Pop quiz, hot shot: Of the leading professional sports teams in Chicago, which is headed to the playoffs next month? (Hint: It’s the only franchise named after a natural disaster.)
To help you bandwagon-fans get excited about the playoffs, and familiar with the team, we’re profiling 5 players—official particulars, important questions…
Height: 5′ 8″
Weight: 146 lbs.
Birth Date: January 17, 1983
Birthplace: Kettering, Ohio
Impact: Leads Fire with 8 goals
Denmark calls itself the ‘happiest place on Earth.’ You played there, so is it true?
“No, it’s not.”
Who’s the best soccer player in the world not named Messi or Ronaldo?
“Corbin Bone. Because he’s the best player and he’s undiscovered still.”
Do you feel bad for Messi always being pictured next to the handsome Ronaldo?
“Yes, it’s a little unfair. And he’s quite a bit shorter which is a disadvantage also.”
Since it’s customary for Chicago teams to space-out championships by at least 100 years, are you willing to make the other teams look bad by winning the MLS championship?
“We don’t care about those customs at the Chicago Fire. We’re going to try to win as soon as possible.”