The U.S. soccer community reacts to Carlos Cordeiro's election as USSF president
— U.S. Soccer (@ussoccer) February 10, 2018
— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) February 10, 2018
Post-election, Hope Solo was disappointed that the Athlete Council voted in a bloc for Cordeiro #USSFPresident: “It was very disheartening but I’m not surprised. I’ve seen athletes time & time again crack under pressure & fear." #USSFElection #USSFAGM
— Glenn Crooks (@GlennCrooks) February 10, 2018
MLS supported Kathy Carter as expected, but after the second round when it became clear she wasn't going to win, they switched to Cordeiro. #USSFPresident
— Steven Goff (@SoccerInsider) February 10, 2018
Thank you everyone for your support in this fight for @ussoccer. I pledge to never stop fighting with you.
— Kyle Martino (@kylemartino) February 10, 2018
— Eric Wynalda (@EricWynalda) February 10, 2018
Congrats to U.S. Soccer for electing the righthand man of the guy who just f’ed up American soccer these last 10 years - you gotta be kidding me.
— Bill Simmons (@BillSimmons) February 10, 2018
If Sepp Blatter’s ouster didn’t bring change to FIFA, why should the #USSFElection for #USSFPresident? Money decides elections, and there was way too much at stake for those in power to lose the status quo.
— Joe Lago (@joelago) February 10, 2018
Congratulations to @CACSoccer on his election as the President of U.S. Soccer. We look forward to building NWSL and the sport with his continued support.
— Amanda M. Duffy (@AmandaMDuffy) February 10, 2018
Major League Soccer congratulates Carlos Cordeiro on his election today as President of the U.S. Soccer Federation. We have enjoyed a productive relationship with Carlos in his time as a U.S. Soccer board member during the last 11 years.
— Don Garber (@thesoccerdon) February 10, 2018
“I’ll bring a new style of leadership that’s more open, inclusive and transparent. I’ll lead with humility and ensure that our Federation listens to and works with all USSF members—including fans.” - @CACSoccer to AO members (1/30/18)
We will hold him accountable to this. pic.twitter.com/OdnIU48ETF
— The American Outlaws (@AmericanOutlaws) February 10, 2018
Congrats to @CACSoccer . we have a soccer community that needs to come together. I hope other candidates and influencers judge Carlos on his actions and not on any preconceived notions. He is highly qualified and will work like nobody else. Good luck Carlos!
— Merritt Paulson (@MerrittPaulson) February 10, 2018
The same people who angrily pushed the membership-fee issue are the same people who stood up and applauded him at the end. There are disagreements over issues, and then there's the big picture. https://t.co/WpATutC5hy
— Beau Dure (@duresport) February 10, 2018
In other words, the Board was already re-making the President position into more of a chairperson position than a manager position even before the election. https://t.co/rokHwxDtLV
— Steven Bank (@ProfBank) February 10, 2018
Congrats @CACSoccer on becoming the next US Soccer President. Lots of work ahead and it’s time to come together and unite this soccer nation. We all look forward to working with you to help grow the game
— Landon Donovan (@landondonovan) February 10, 2018
Reading @CACSoccer interviews before the #USSFPresident election, he has some really good ideas. If he wasn't considered a Sunil protege I think folks would be much happier with his election.
Yes, he IS an insider, but if he gets his ideas implemented folks will come around.
— Brooke Tunstall (@YesThatBrooke) February 10, 2018
Say what you will about @hopesolo but she’s not wrong. Both Carter & Cordeiro had chance to make changes and for whatever reason did not. Fans right to be skeptical of @CACSoccer until he actually shows he is serious about change. Until then, business as usual for @ussoccer https://t.co/BFEK4DWK2F
— Jeremy St.Louis (@jrstlouis) February 10, 2018
Yes, I am disappointed by this result... but most disappointed by how *not even close* it was. Next step: any teams / leagues that want an #OpenSystem need to get organized and start finding a way to exist/play/prosper outside the existing too-rigid D1/D2/D3 structure https://t.co/vwaa4q6Bws
— Dennis Crowley (@dens) February 10, 2018
Jonathan Spector was criticized for failing to attend today's #USSFPresident election in Orlando as part of the Athlete Council. After all he lives IN Orlando while Heather O'Reilly flew from London to vote. Here is Spector's response @ProSoccerUSAcom https://t.co/esUGL8Obn1
— Glenn Crooks (@GlennCrooks) February 10, 2018
The definition of insanity- doing the same things over and over but expecting different results. #USSFPresident
— Matt Horth (@mhorth18) February 10, 2018
This. Plus, I might add that Cordeiro has some of the most detailed plans from any of the candidates on a path forward. I may not agree with all of them, but I respect his commitment to detail during an election process filled with vague ideas and hyperbole. #USSFPresident https://t.co/ir9d0y1M8y
— Jay W. Riddle (@jay_riddle) February 10, 2018
Congratulations to Carlos Cordeiro on winning an unpaid position where fans will assume the worst about you and blame you for some overarching conspiracy to keep whatever hot button issue they want to happen from happening.
— The Nutmeg News (@TheNutmegNews) February 10, 2018