Thursday, July 9, 2009
Former Gallaudet University soccer player Matt Eby have signed with Real Maryland FC, a new professional soccer team in Maryland. He is believed to be the only Deaf one in the United States. Perhaps the most accomplished American was Silver Spring's Curtis Pride, who started for the U.S. under-17 national team in 1985 World Championship in China before pursuing baseball and playing for six major league teams.
Real Maryland F.C. is an American soccer team, founded in 2007. The team is a member of the (USL-2) United Soccer Leagues Second Division, and will make its competitive debut in 2008. They will play their home games in the Championship Stadium at the Maryland SoccerPlex in the town of Boyds, near Germantown, Maryland. The team's colors are white and gold.
Check this out Matt's Real Maryland Player Feature:
Check this out Matt's Washington Post interview: