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2014-05-15 12:31:38

Former MLS Cup MVP and Gatorade National Boys Soccer Player of the Year Alecko Eskandarian Surprises Standout with Elite Honor LOS OLIVOS, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 29(th) year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Abu Danladi of Dunn School (Los Olivos, Calif.) as its 2013-14 Gatorade National Boys Soccer Player of the Year. Danladi was surprised with the news at school...

2011-05-18 12:15:00

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 26th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ESPN RISE, today announced Luis Rendon of Cosby High School (Midlothian, VA) as its 2010-11 Gatorade National Boys Soccer Player of the Year. Rendon was surprised with the news in his art class by former MLS All-Star Alecko Eskandarian, who earned Gatorade National Boys Soccer Player of the Year honors in 1999-00. "When I...

2010-05-20 12:15:00

DETROIT, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 25th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ESPN RISE, today announced Soony Saad of Dearborn High School (Dearborn, Mich.) as its 2009-10 Gatorade National Boys Soccer Player of the Year. Saad was surprised with the news during his fifth period class at Dearborn High School by former MLS Cup MVP Alecko Eskandarian, who earned Gatorade National Boys Soccer Player of the Year honors in...

2009-07-16 22:18:23

Alecko Eskandarian and Landon Donovan scored on long-range strikes Thursday and Los Angeles coasted to a 3-1 victory over New York. With the return of midfielder David Beckham, the Galaxy won its fourth straight game. Beckham had been on loan to a team in Italy. Eskandarian and Donovan both scored in the first 30 minutes, and Eddie Lewis made it 3-0 just before halftime. Los Angeles improved to 6-3-9 and moved into a third-place tie with Chivas USA in the Western Conference. Los Angeles is...

2009-07-05 00:41:01

Alecko Eskandarian scored in his first game with Los Angeles Saturday in the Galaxy's 1-0 win over New England. The Galaxy (4-3-9) acquired Eskandarian Wednesday from Chivas USA. The win was LA's third in its last five matches. The Revolution (4-5-4) has lost two straight. Eskandarian scored eight minutes into the game off a feed from Todd Dunivant from the left wing into the middle of the box. Eskandarian broke away from a defender and kicked the ball inside the left post of the goal with...

2009-06-02 14:00:00

Texas senior named nation's top high school performer PLANO, Texas, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- In its third decade of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in partnership with ESPN RISE, today announced senior midfielder Dillon Powers of Plano Senior High School (Plano, Texas) as its 2008-09 Gatorade National Boys Soccer Player of the Year. Powers joins Lee Nguyen (2004-05, Plano East HS, Plano) and Nick Garcia (1996-97, Bishop Lynch HS, Dallas) as the only...

2009-04-26 00:31:15

Second-half goals by Atiba Harris and Alecko Eskandarian Saturday led Chivas USA to a 2-0 win over FC Dallas. Chivas (5-1-1) got six saves from Zach Thornton and cashed in on the first-half ejection of FC Dallas (1-4-1) goalie Dario Sala, to rebound from its first loss of the season Wednesday against Toronto FC. Mariano Trujillo and Paulo Nagamura were credited with assists on Harris' goal. Gerson Mayen assisted on Eskandarian's goal.

2009-04-12 00:34:42

Chivas USA and the Los Angeles Galaxy combined for nine cards and three ejections as they fought to a scoreless tie Saturday. Chivas USA midfielder Paulo Nagamura drew a second yellow card -- and an ejection -- after a hard tackle on Landon Donovan just before the intermission. Galaxy forward Alan Gordan left the game in the 71sst minute after getting two yellows within three minutes. Galaxy defender Gregg Berhalter drew a red card in the 79th minute for grabbing Alecko Eskandarian to keep...

2006-08-14 20:53:15

By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Freddy Adu methodically lines up five soccer balls during a post-practice competition with D.C. United team mate Alecko Eskandarian. Eskandarian has already banged home four of five balls from 25 metres out against United goalkeeper Troy Perkins and now it is down to Ghana-born Adu. He turns to Eskandarian and smiles. Eskandarian then watches in awe as Adu fires all five in succession past a bewildered Perkins, who looks skyward with his...


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