Gus Kartes sighting...

Discussion in 'Yanks Abroad' started by Cweedchop, Jul 11, 2005.

  1. Cweedchop

    Cweedchop Member+

    Mar 6, 2000
    Ellicott City, Md
    Gus subs in for Freddy Adu in United's reserve game exhibition against Rochester.

    Kartes is a guest player.


    One youth phenom for another. :D
     
  2. SgtSchultz

    SgtSchultz Member

    Jul 11, 2001
    Parts Unknown
    You sure it was not Convey in for Adu.
     
  3. Dave Marino-Nachison

    Jun 9, 1999
    Gus was playing indoor last I heard.

    The rosters on these reserve matches are real interesting. More than a few young former YA types appear to have come back to the States in hopes of a contract with the league. I expect this to be a good bit more common if the league continues to expand.

    The Bryce Wegerle watch is on...
     
  4. PaulGascoigne

    PaulGascoigne Member

    Feb 5, 2001
    Aotearoa/NZ
    Please don't neg rep me for the following. We NEED this guy worse than Kartes or Convey (25-inch thighs--wow!).

    from www.jordanolder.com:

    Characteristics

    Very Fast Over 10-50m - Fastest Player On All
    Teams Listed

    Over 30" (76.2cm) Vertical Leap

    Very Strong - 25" (63.6cm) Thighs, 225lbs (102kg)
    Bench Press, 10% Body Fat

    Excellent Shooting Ability From Long Range With
    Both Feet

    Great Vision And Passing With Both Feet

    Creative, Individual, And Skillful Player

    Can Play Forward, Midfield, And Defense

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    Special

    Voted By The Fans "Top 40 Players" In Soccer
    America's World Cup Poll

    Played With Three 1st Division Teams In Brazil

    One Of The First American Born Players To Play
    Professional Soccer/Football In Europe
     
  5. Excape Goat

    Excape Goat Member+

    Mar 18, 1999
    Club:
    Real Madrid
    And Nike has shoes named after him even through everyone thinks they were named after Michael.
     
  6. bmurphyfl

    bmurphyfl Member

    Jun 10, 2000
    VT
    Club:
    Montreal Impact
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    I'm not making this up. It really happened.

    Last week, I was in Maine and I took my son to play mini-golf. While we were there, I saw some teenager wearing a Brazil soccer jersey. No big deal, right? They're fairly common these days.

    Well, the kid turns around and the name on the back of the jersey is "Older"! I nearly snapped my head off doing a double-take. I then walked around him a little to make sure I wasn't reading it wrong. It was the freakiest thing I've seen in a while.
     
  7. Sandon Mibut

    Sandon Mibut Member+

    Feb 13, 2001
    Was it the Pirate's Cove at Bar Harbor?

    I hit three holes in one in a row there once. Woulda thought I'd won a Green Jacket, the way I acted.
     

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