Author: Maria Teixeira

Maria is a sports journalist for soccernation.com. She is from Brasil and grew up there until coming to the U.S. for college. She is passionate about soccer, her favorite team is the Seleção, and she also likes to surf.

San Diego native Chad Barrett pulls hamstring during goal celebration

San Diego native Chad Barrett pulls hamstring during goal celebration

SAN DIEGO – On Sunday, August 9th, Seattle Sounders was playing against LA Galaxy. With 50 seconds on the clock, San Diego native Chad Barrett scored ...
NASL calls for Promotion and Relegation

NASL calls for Promotion and Relegation

SAN DIEGO – North American Soccer League might be changing its structure soon. The chief commissioner of NASL, Bill Peterson, said it is time to chang ...
Unexpected demand for men’s USWNT 3 star jersey

Unexpected demand for men’s USWNT 3 star jersey

After the U.S. Women’s National Team won the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, Nike announced that the 3-star jersey would be coming soon. Now that they ar ...
USMNT moves up in the FIFA World Rankings

USMNT moves up in the FIFA World Rankings

Although the 2015 Gold Cup didn’t end up the way the U.S. Men’s National Team wanted, it still helped them to move up in the FIFA World Rankings. The ...
TFA PUTS THREE INTO SEMI’S AT soccerloco SURF CUP

TFA PUTS THREE INTO SEMI’S AT soccerloco SURF CUP

This past weekend marks our 16th straight year that our club has participated in the annual soccerloco Surf Cup and as tradition would have it, we had ...
U.S vs. Mexico playoff game postponed

U.S vs. Mexico playoff game postponed

The playoff match that is worth a spot in the 2017 Confederations Cup between the U.S. Men’s National Team and Mexico has been pushed back one day, no ...
California native Hercules Gomez signs with Toronto FC

California native Hercules Gomez signs with Toronto FC

After six years and six different clubs Hercules Gomez is finally returning to MLS. Toronto FC announced this Friday morning that they signed with the ...
Potential leak of new U.S. soccer crest

Potential leak of new U.S. soccer crest

There have been rumors for some time now suggesting that the U.S. would be getting a new crest in 2016, which coincides with the year that Copa Americ ...
U.S. U-17 World Cup group

U.S. U-17 World Cup group

The 2015 Under 17 World Cup is rapidly approaching and the United States U-17 Men’s National Team now know who they will be facing the in group stage ...
What has changed in the USWNT lives after the World Cup title?

What has changed in the USWNT lives after the World Cup title?

SAN DIEGO - It has been a month since that final match day with the 5-1 win over Japan. A month of celebrations for all 23 players, staff and the fans ...
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