Andrew Luck, Houston Dynamo superfan? You bet. In a recent interview with Roger Bennett and the Men in Blazers podcast, the Stratford High School alum dished on his love of the beautiful game. When asked about his favorite team, here's what the Indianapolis Colts quarterback had to say:
"The team that I follow completely is the Houston Dynamo. That's my No. 1 team in my heart because my father used to work for that club."
His father of course being Oliver Luck, former president of the Dynamo and current athletic director at West Virginia University.
Luck goes on to mention that he keeps up with MLS and is excited about the growth of the sport in the US, but he describes his own soccer playing style as "a hustler with zero technical ability." But who knows, maybe we could use a long-throw specialist at another testimonial match.
Dynamo TV brings you all the moments from the Brian Ching Testimonial Match.
Shot 100% by GoPro. Brad Davis plays in the Brian Ching Testimonial Match.
The Brian Ching Testimonial Match got an unexpected visitor, as Craig Waibel pulled a fan out of the stands and fitted him up for a minute-long cameo on the field.
Tune in to ESPN 97.5 FM tonight for a new episode of Soccer Matters with Glenn Davis! Glenn will look at everything in the world of soccer, including the launch of the Houston Dash, UEFA Champions League, and today's trade between the Dynamo and the Portland Timbers.
Tune in and give Glenn a call with your thoughts!
Tonight's episode airs from 8-10 p.m. and can be heard on the radio on 97.5 FM or online at www.espn975.com.
The call-in number for the show is 713-780-3776.
MLS put together this great video recapping Brian Ching's career and legacy in the city of Houston. What does Ching mean to you? Let us know in the comments!
Our four part series with Brian Ching comes to an end, with the Dynamo legend reflecting on his decision to retire and his upcoming Testimonial Match.
The Houston Chronicle announced their list of the most interesting people in the Houston area, and Brian Ching was named as one of the 43 individuals in the lineup.
Here's what the Chronicle had to say about Ching:
Ching will soon retire from the Houston Dynamo. He is the first Hawaiian US men’s national team soccer player. Although he is a Houston import, Ching has become the face of the franchise, and indeed soccer in Houston, and has completely adopted his new hometown.