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Staff writer, @theathletic. Covering the game of soccer in North America, particularly its oddities. Photographer: @abandonedstates. Has-been mechanic. 🇪🇸

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ok fine i’ll allow it https://t.co/N6xiVEp1NR @jeffrueter i just remembered THE JUICE and fell over laughingI hate it when people say “we put a man on the moon but we can’t figure out how to do (x) thing” but we put a man… https://t.co/F5VqZQgZrlAnybody else having a hard time today?
12/2
2020
Upper 30s tonight in Florida? You know what time it is https://t.co/0rl48YtQxZ
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias Maurer"I don't know if you saw — in one episode one of the guys farts and the referee gives him a brown card. Did you see… https://t.co/qIgnur5amL
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias MaurerOh boy. *This* is why women don’t come forward. We are always blamed, without fail. https://t.co/XIFWKGBSjo
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias Maurer👀 here https://t.co/Q8J5qupieqI’ve loved reading about Maradona’s far-reaching influence and this, from Jeff, is great: https://t.co/PsVJE9ya7oHave said it since the beginning: it’s a disgrace that we prioritize testing for professional athletes before regul… https://t.co/VU86Q5JqRoHuge news out of Toronto. https://t.co/a8xCJF7INo
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias Maurer🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍⚧️@CasaRuby is the only bilingual and multicultural org in DC that offers homeless services to #LGBTQ+ indiv… https://t.co/FZ4OYZ040D
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias Maurer @forever_metro @TheAthletic @PaulTenorio @itsmeglinehan @samstejskal @mattpentz @FelipeCar @jeffrueter @chriskamrani Yes! Thank you! @rickeybevington @TheAthletic @PaulTenorio @itsmeglinehan @samstejskal @mattpentz @FelipeCar @jeffrueter @chriskamrani welcome!!! @shanevans @TheAthletic @PaulTenorio @itsmeglinehan @samstejskal @mattpentz @FelipeCar @jeffrueter @chriskamrani my young son i’m so proudYou've got an hour (on the east coast) to sign up for @TheAthletic for $1 a month. $12 for a year. All of my stuff… https://t.co/ks0lM0Tg0m @JoeWillis23 @TheAthleticSCCR Joe, buckle up. https://t.co/Fu9RfhcbVjTonight: 🤠 Thanksgiving round-up 🤠 and then we will talk #DCU, and then more #DCU with @MLSist
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12/1
2020
Getting Americans to like soccer by 1) adding a k 2) letting people knee each other in the face -- that's just a no… https://t.co/PaxLcltxyd
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias Maurer"We’re not here to cancel Socker Slam ... we’re here to gawk at it through the museum glass, to stare at it and tak… https://t.co/AP7e9dEwoM
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias MaurerImagine, for a second, if January's #USMNT friendly against El Salvador was played at RFK Stadium. The place would… https://t.co/8ZJRc9Fqd8One more push for the absolute dumbest thing I've ever written. Take advantage of the promo in the story and get… https://t.co/an0pc7d9XZ#DCU's @BillHamid28 & @PaulArriola among the 22! Congrats. https://t.co/hgkeVKA5CaAgain, Jon's CONCACAF newsletter is essential reading. https://t.co/HToeuOkAiU @AudioQuack straight up that's carson daly lolThis really happened. Yours truly, Bucky LaRue. https://t.co/7nqrEuboSJ
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias MaurerI just re-upped my The Athletic subscription to read this. Worth it (also it's only $1 a month for a year right now… https://t.co/g4LhfgXGp3
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias Maurer"It was soccer on cocaine, man." This is the story of how an unholy bastardization of the world's most popular spo… https://t.co/jb6ZUn5Amm
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias MaurerLadies and gentlemen, I give you actual viewer quotes submitted via SockerSlam dot com in the year of our lord 2000… https://t.co/R1pgDrTnBeIf you've been waiting for a reason to try The Athletic, here's your reason. This is completely insane, in a fun wa… https://t.co/0wTuumTsId
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias Maurer @DaveHolmes god I fucking love TwitterThis story by @MLSist is pure Pablo, which is to say it's fascinating. https://t.co/6dtVNwttS1
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias MaurerFINALLY, I've been tagged mistakenly as Pablo Iglesias, the deputy PM of Spain. I've been waiting for this. https://t.co/BoWZoFeY5hWhoever the spineless, visionless coward is that cancelled this and prevented me from experiencing it first hand, h… https://t.co/0Xbc1ugmpp
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias Maurerunclear if this is a compliment or insult, which is how i like it https://t.co/LkFleLuVteFirst, @MLSist did the deepest of dives on a short-lived attempt to Americanize/WWE-ify soccer in the early 2000s.… https://t.co/dCIFCYVDOl
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias MaurerMy young son Giuseppe Tirabassi made a mix of Italo inspired by Diego Maradona at Napoli and it’s been keeping my h… https://t.co/7bDxVGnL25When will @UNESCO do the right thing and acknowledge Des Moines’ Buccaneer Ice Arena, site of SOCKER SLAM’s four-ep… https://t.co/3FG2iAfZ0zAnyways, I’ll remind you that today is Cyber Monday or whatever and you can celebrate rampant unchecked capitalism… https://t.co/ImSCGVna0J @RadarPSU @hoover_dam it’s like that, yeah - i looked into it for a piece in maybe 2012. it’s a shame the team does… https://t.co/s4iqqvXcO0Never understood why #DCU didn’t push for vanity tags in the District. Seems like a no-brainer... Free advertising.… https://t.co/gebVO2ZiKK @Miazgatheory LOWER THE 20-POINT GOALbro come on we all know that's content i offer to my Patreon subscribers only https://t.co/LPEzbSl4g5a/s/l? #cybermondayLong read by @MLSist, instant click. https://t.co/H8143zvp7v
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias MaurerSave @ArtDecider some time: this is art. Now waiting for Socker Slam 2021. https://t.co/MkqBEtFEw7
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias MaurerShow I wish I was an Executive Producer for ⬇️ https://t.co/xk42EWRyyJ
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias Maurer @jordanpatrick32 @NicoleAuerbach clearly you didn’t read the article, thanks as always for playingOMG I remember seeing this on Fox Sports World back in the day. It was bizarre. https://t.co/nmKasCyiEp
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias MaurerThat’s always the burden of those who break barriers: They must be as perfect as possible to make things easier for… https://t.co/hYJSf5ggeg
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias MaurerLol Pablo forever. https://t.co/JridbcxOkF
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias Maurer @LiaOffLeash Thank you! 😊 @chaselakhani @TheAthleticSCCR uh yeah, about that, fire up the old Nintendo GameCube and enjoy this relic https://t.co/S8TQPEU02z @chr31ter Mike, don't make me write this article @lgbtqfc @TheAthleticSCCR Kim you're going to need to read thisIn March, a tiny bit of ephemera popped into my mind. Something I swore I saw on TV once as a teen, which was so ri… https://t.co/9laoZkuKtG
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias MaurerAnyways, I know many of you will not read that Socker Slam piece I just tweeted out, because many of you possess li… https://t.co/W0ksd8wK0w @phStephenHD @TheAthleticSCCR you're asking the correct question hereFor four glorious nights in 2000, SOCKER SLAM took the airwaves. It had Slamballs. Fistfights. Croptops. And it h… https://t.co/u9fvIfVvHh @kylesheldon "tHiS tWeEt iS........ ..... THe CaLM bEfOrE thE sToRM"About to tweet out the absolute dumbest, most incredible thing I've ever written, something I worked on for months… https://t.co/XR6bakU0zQ @cboehm Me, to Mike Jacobs: “Mike, Mike... Four words: SHELBY TURBO DODGE RAMPAGE” @AlexiLalas just spray it until a rod comes flying out the side of the block. let’s go.Nashville are like the Honda Civic of MLS teams - just reliable, well-constructed, but kinda boring and what not. S… https://t.co/4NAOZVbaUr18 months ago, I sat with a bleeding (seriously) Bruce Arena on one of his first days in New England. It was an un… https://t.co/o1TuRTVFvU
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias Maurer @J_Hart201 “CRAZY TOWN HASNT LEFT THE BOAT YET - I REPEAT CRAZY TOWN IS STILL ON THE BOAT MY GOD NO THE HUMANITY (cries in eric nies)"y'all ready to blow this boat up" yes fredThinking a lot tonight about that one time Limp Bizkit blew a sailboat up in the middle of performing "Nookie" at M… https://t.co/1OiKOJO9LG
11/30
2020
De Maradona a Messi: dos zurdazos calcados, una celebración para la historia... https://t.co/4ZpoNQWrlT
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias MaurerThis story alone is worth the subscription to the Athletic. https://t.co/rF3bZuwyfu
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias MaurerYou only have a few hours left to take advantage of @TheAthleticSCCR's lowest-ever rate: $1/month for a year. 12 bu… https://t.co/uB5iHJb83mThank you all for the incredible listener love that enveloped myself & the Grove family this month. It is felt & ap… https://t.co/vGmD1dJZNe
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias MaurerBeautiful, touching. I referenced this in my Maradona in Canada piece - Messi was in the stands, as a youngster, du… https://t.co/mov9jxOqsk @BR_James @jeffrueter @FireFightaFoley v good idea @jeffrueter @FireFightaFoley jeff we have to keep our brilliance behind the paywall remember shitposting vertical we talked about this🤦‍♂️ https://t.co/0z0QQHFbGV @jeffrueter @FireFightaFoley AMA NO JEFF @jeffrueter @FireFightaFoley jesus apparently we inadvertently started an ana @jeffrueter what if we did one togetherATTENTION: FIFACAT was rescued by an extremely helpful member of the Philadelphia Union’s staff and is now apparent… https://t.co/ncWLy5qkiI @HallesColette @WaitingForDogot @sfskinner4 @mattpentz @KatieWhyatt thank you! i’m proud of that one
11/29
2020
ICYMI late last night: #DCU's coaching short-list now includes an assistant from one of the global game's biggest… https://t.co/MMsSeeAuxjNews from Pablo Maurer (@MLSist): D.C. United considering Man City assistant Rodolfo Borrell as new coach. Few conv… https://t.co/jvWbkUl5rh
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias Maurer @WrightStuff7690 @TheAthletic Thank you! In reality tho I’m just riding the Meg 🌊Late-breaking Friday #DCU news: United's coaching search now includes an asst @ one of the global game's biggest c… https://t.co/C50YstBanpI hesitate to amplify a voice like this, but I'll do it just to prove a point—even when a team admits wrongdoing, e… https://t.co/oEcVQL6EkKAll of you asking for this not to be behind a paywall I ask for you to take the time to read it. https://t.co/SKcKF5zva7
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias Maurer*NOW UNLOCKED & FREE TO READ* In July, former #NYCFC intern Skyler Badillo leveled sexual harassment claims agains… https://t.co/NaTnLFR3ws
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11/28
2020
As requested 😝 @fcdallas teaching Tanner #bachata https://t.co/gyFMeRtgPt
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias Maurer🔓 Available for all to read today 🔓 When a former NYCFC intern was harassed by star striker David Villa in 2018, s… https://t.co/t1CHMvzxb4
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias Maurerone of my favorite things is discovering that i’m blocked by someone and then going into like a full-on, CSI-style… https://t.co/uDP5OgVi6NWhomst amongst us is not blocked by this journalist. So weird. https://t.co/SBHobysLby @davisjsn @lgbtqfc muting this now lol @davisjsn @lgbtqfc the word is libertarian jasonReal talk, I grew up on Knight Rider in the 80's obviously, the catch here is I grew up on it in Spain, shit was ca… https://t.co/c4DxA3jn79Trying to give off some extreme Garthe Knight (Michael Knight's evil twin) escaping from prison energy today.… https://t.co/tsEfezypV7I pay for a subscription, but thank you for unlocking this one. It's important that it be able to be read widely. https://t.co/gcPn26zvuq
Retweeted by Pablo Iglesias Maurer @andrewbucket tempted to push for having videos and photos not turned into 8-bit horrorshows as well, but that might be a bridge too far****ATTENTION**** Been putting off subscribing to @TheAthleticSCCR? Our Black Friday deal kinda gives you no excus… https://t.co/W4pbjBarwlThe Michigan Secretary of State is right. And you can sign up for $1. https://t.co/zkvcP7DWIM
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11/27
2020

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