Friday, June 20, 2008

The Last Leg...


After weeks on the road, the MNT has reached is on its last stop: Barbados. We landed on the Caribbean island about an hour and a half ago, and we're just settling into the hotel.

Our wait in Miami was a bit long, but luckily we had Euro 2008 to keep us company. We sat down to watch the Croatia/Turkey early in the second half and stuck it all the way through to what must surely be one of the most sensational finishes ever to a European Championship match (seems like we're saying that for a lot of Turkey's matches these days). Croatia scored in the 119th minute and looked to be all but through to the semifinals. Never one to give up, Turkey equalized with the last kick of the game to send it to a shootout. Seriously, just watch it...It definitely helped us kill a few hours in the airport.

On our plane we were accompanied by a fair number of jersey-wearing U.S. fans. A big shout out to everyone on our flight! Hope we weren't too loud...Just kidding. As usual, most of the guys just slept the whole time...


Random tidbit of the night: On the flight Bob Bradley sat next to Zane Lamprey, host of Mojo's Three Sheets. Most of the team (and staff...) were pretty thrilled about that one...Good luck filming down here, Zane. If you need some tickets to the game, you know, the Blog would be THRILLED to provide them for ya...

It's stop number six on the tour since the team began gathering one month ago to the day in St. Albans outside of London, and the team is looking forward to finishing the journey in style. With the Caribbean Sea providing soothing sounds and the team's only training session in country scheduled for later this afternoon, we're shutting down.

3 comments:

Gabe said...

Tough job huh? Hanging with the US team, chilling in the Carribean... hahaha, just kidding- sort of.

cjk1975 said...

I Love Three sheets. Did Zane have Pleepleus with him or does the monkey have to fly with the bags?

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