Best Quote this week:

“Which Saint is that?”

First Daughter Ivanka Trump, after seeing a picture at a restaurant in Italy where she was dining, of former Lazio and New York Cosmos star Giorgio Chinaglia – standing on a soccer field with his arms stretched to the heavens. (The Guardian)

Best article discovered from outside of the Republic this week:

An outsiders spin on the Texas Derby from former FCD player and now journalist Bobby Warshaw. (mlssoccer.com)

https://www.mlssoccer.com/post/2017/05/25/bobby-warshaw-rivalries-are-different-experience-texas