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Wilderness, I’mma take a step away from hockey for a minute and talk about soccer. We’ll get back to hockey, I promise.

So, some of you know I love soccer- LOVE it. I’m a season ticket holder for Minnesota United FC, and have been for... 4 years now? My first year as a STH was the first year the team signed a new player from California named Christian Ramirez. Ramirez came in as a forward with talent, but few results to his belt. He won the golden boot (most goals in the league) twice and golden ball (MVP) once.

When MNUFC went to MLS, the coach the team hired never gave Ramirez a chance; he sat the beginning of each season in the opener. In season 1 was in the golden boot race (and would have had a chance of winning if Heath had let Ramirez take penalties). Last season he had a bit of a draught and the team sold him for a player who has failed to impress.

He scored 4 goals in his first 3 games for his new team (LAFC) and this January got called up to represent the US in a series of friendlies.

Last night he scored his first goal for the US.

Enjoy, then let’s hit some music, and Walk....

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