WASHINGTON (AP) — Alejandro Bedoya made a statement about gun violence in the nation’s capital.After scoring the opening goal in the Philadelphia Union’s 5-1 victory over D.C. United on Sunday night Cheap Australia Soccer Shirts
, Bedoya ran to an on-field microphone and shouted to the crowd: “Hey Congress, do something now! End gun violence! Let’s go!”Bedoya earlier tweeted about recent gun violence in Texas and Ohio that killed 29 people.Article continues below ...The 32-year-old Bedoya has played for the U.S. national team.Bedoya first-timed a right-footer off the post into the net to give Philadelphia (12-7-6) the lead in the third minute. Union goalkeeper played a clearance into the left side of the attacking half where Andrew Wooten won the ball from defender Donovan Pines and crossed it to Marco Fabián, who fed Bedoya for the finish from just outside the box.Marco Fabián had two goals and an assist for the Union.Fabián side-footed a first-timer Cheap Belgium Soccer Jerseys
, off a cross from Kai Wagner, in first-half stoppage time and, after a United turnover Cheap Brazil Soccer Jerseys
, Kacper Przybylko’s side-netter made it 3-0 in the 52nd minute.Frédéric Brillant scored in the 54th for D.C. (9-7-9). Fabián struck again in the 70th minute, and Fabrice-Jean Picault capped the scoring in 90th.United, which was outshot 26-11 and is winless in its last three games Cheap Colombia Soccer Shirts
, played a man down after Júnior Moreno was shown a straight red card in the 40th for denial of an obvious goal scoring opportunity. ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has hired a former Champions League marketing executive to run its commercial department.The governing body said Monday it recruited Simon Thomas as chief commercial officer to replace Philippe Le Floc’h, who oversaw World Cup sponsor sales since 2016.Thomas has been CEO of Switzerland-based agency TEAM Marketing, which has exclusive rights from UEFA to sell Champions League broadcast and sponsorship deals.His move to FIFA reunites a working relationship with FIFA president Gianni Infantino. Thomas’ two-year spell as TEAM CEO was during Infantino’s six-year stint as UEFA general secretary.Thomas’ career includes spells working for Nike in Australia and with the local organizing committee in Sydney ahead of the 2000 Olympics. He was also global head of sport for the international Fox Sports Channel.FIFA said Le Floc’h Soccer Uniforms Wholesale
, also a former UEFA executive, chose to leave for personal reasons and will continue his career in Asia.Thomas will be expected to shape a commercial strategy for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. FIFA currently has eight 2022 sponsors in the top two tiers, which have typically included 12 to 14 deals. No third-tier sponsors have yet been signed.FIFA has also considered creating a separate www.thetopsoccer.com/croatia
, stand-alone strategy for the 2023 edition of the Women’s World Cup.