- The Crew is close to making a serious offer to Martin Palermo of Boca Juniors. The uncertainty surrounding his injury (right knee) and his age (35) have dropped the price into the Crew’s range. Some sources are telling El Luchador that the Argentine striker will be making a visit to C-Bus as early as next week.
- El Luchador’s Crew news and analysis is now on Twitter: www.twitter.com/luchador.
- After his humiliating smack-down in Columbus this week, Sven-Göran Eriksson will be leaving Mexico for the English Premier League within the next month, probably to return to the EPL as Portsmouth's manager.
- The U.S. v Mexico match reached more than 10 million homes on Wednesday night, a record audience. No non World Cup final in the United States has even drawn more.
- U.S. Soccer has released a great highlights video of Team America’s (Fuck Yeah) defeat of Mexico.
- Frankie Hejduk deserves the credit for getting things rolling on that first goal, earning the corner kick that led to the first goal. In honor of his Massiveness, El Luchador offers three classic videos: Frankie tailgating, Frankie’s Starbucks obsession and Frankie chugging on the field.
Columbus till I die mother fuckers.