Happy Thanksgiving from the workforce at SBI Soccer



It’s Thanksgiving Day in the US, that day of the yr you come to SBI on the lookout for a soccer repair and discover this acquainted waving turkey greeting you.

It’s a very totally different Thanksgiving this yr as a result of, for the primary time ever, the FIFA World Cup is going down when Thanksgiving is being celebrated. As unusual as it could be, additionally it is nice for soccer followers to have the ability to benefit from the sport’s most essential occasion throughout this particular vacation.

American soccer followers have loads to be glad about proper now. Main League Soccer is continuous to develop, increasingly more American gamers are making their strategy to Europe, and there are increasingly more soccer viewing choices on tv than ever earlier than.

Thanksgiving is an efficient day to take time to understand what now we have to be glad about, and with that in thoughts, here’s what I’m most grateful for in 2022:

What I’m most grateful for in 2022:

The SBI readers, who assist make operating the positioning worthwhile, and who’ve continued to help us as we head into yr two as a subscription-based web site.

The SBI employees that helps preserve the positioning rolling each day, and has helped us full our fifteenth full yr as an impartial soccer information web site.

The success that so many former SBI employees members are persevering with to get pleasure from within the soccer world. It’s a lengthy checklist of alumni that continues to develop, making us proud.

My twenty fifth yr as knowledgeable reporter, a milestone that undoubtedly makes me really feel outdated, however one which makes me appreciative of the experiences and alternatives I’ve been fortunate sufficient to have.

A rising soccer fan base in the US, a fan base that’s getting smarter and extra demanding by the yr, which is a superb factor for the sport on this nation.

The continued progress {of professional} soccer in the US, together with an MLS that may quickly develop to 29 groups in 2023 with the arrival of St. Louis Metropolis SC.

The chance to cowl my twenty first straight MLS Cup ultimate. 

The chance to cowl my fifth World Cup.

My second yr as an editorial guide/author for CBS Sports activities TV, the place the soccer protection is rising into one of the best in American sports activities tv. The function has allowed me to expertise and be taught new issues professionally, in addition to work with an impressive workforce, and I’m excited to see what we shall be doing in 2023.

Final, however definitely not least, I’m grateful for my household, which supplies me the help and motivation to try to do my job to one of the best of my skills.


These are simply a number of the issues I’m grateful for relating to 2022. I do know I might make this checklist twice as lengthy if I gave it extra thought.

Now it’s your flip. What is going to you be giving thanks for as a soccer fan right this moment?

Share yours beneath (And have a Happy Thanksgiving).

Supply – sbisoccer.com

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