Michael Bradley is proving there's more about his game than his name
This story appears in the April 19 issue of ESPN The Magazine.
It's another heated U.S.-Mexico match -- a World Cup qualifier in Columbus, in February 2009, before a typically crazed crowd -- and as usual, there's a flash point. U.S. keeper Tim Howard rises to grab a ball that floats in front of the six-yard box, and as he does he's kicked in the leg by Mexico's Rafael Marquez -- a flagrant red card. In a flash, American midfielder Michael Bradley has sprinted to the fallen ...
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