Thursday, September 16, 2010

Paulo Jr scores in his debut for RSL. Want to be a Pro Soccer Player?

Paulo Araujo Jr's debut for Real Salt Lake was one of those story book, fairy tale, once in a lifetime type of situations. Paulo, Loaned to RSL for the rest of the season came into the Concacaf Champions game versus Toronto in the 74th minute making an immediate impact as he scored 6 minutes after entering the game to leave the final tally at 4-1 in favor of RSL.
Real Salt Lake finished off TFC in the 80th minute with a goal by Paulo Araujo Jr., who was making his debut with RSL. The Brazilian striker, recently acquired on loan from USSF D-2 side Miami FC, received a square ball from Robbie Findley across the goal mouth, and the youngster tapped it in to seal the victory.
For a complete break down of the game go HERE

Former Miami Fusion players Kyle Beckerman, goalkeeper Nick Rimando and midfielder Andy Williams also contributed to RSL's victory. Beckerman tied the game off a center by Williams who had 2 assists in the night.

Here are the match highlights:

Here is a fan Video. at the end you can see as Paulo Jr. greets the fans. Looks like Paulo may end up staying at RSL if he continues to prove himself.

Want to be a Professional Soccer player?

Think you've got what it takes to be a Pro? Traffic Sports USA has organized a Pro Soccer Combine which will be lead by National Soccer Hall of Fame Member and current Traffic Sports USA Director of Soccer, Fernando Clavijo. Marcelo Balboa, National Soccer Hall of Fame Member and former U.S. National Team Player and Daryl Shore, current Head Coach of Miami FC and former Assistant Coach of the MLS’s Chicago Fire.
Traffic Sports USA, one of the premiere soccer companies in the United States, would like to invite all aspiring footballers to Fort Lauderdale Stadium from Oct 22-24. The Traffic Sports USA Combine provides elite players, with the passion to take their game to the next level, the opportunity to demonstrate their talents and abilities in an environment designed to find professional level athletes. Aside from thorough player evaluations, introductions and access to scouts and player personnel managers, a number of select players from the combine will be invited to pre-season tryouts with South Florida’s Professional soccer team and/or one of its sister clubs in Portugal or Brazil.


Anonymous said...

Good for Paulo! He is a great player.
$200 to try out to be a pro soccer player? Hmmm, good way of keeping those that are not that good away.

Anonymous said...

We want to see MLS in Miami.