Soccer is known throughout the world as the beautiful game, a contest of skill, determination, and talent in which everyone who laces up their boots and faces their rival is equal. It’s the level playing field that forges champions and creates legends, brings family and friends together, and unite nations. And it is, without a shadow of a doubt, the greatest game in history.
Hi, I’m Mike Quint, and I’ve been obsessed with soccer since my dad took me to see the USA play Columbia in the nineteen ninety-four FIFA World Cup. I’ll never forget the atmosphere in Pasadena that day, or watching Earnie Stewart push the US ahead of Columbia, and the way the crowd roared when he smashed the ball into the bag of the net. I was hooked, and when MLS (Major League Soccer) started in nineteen ninety-six, I became a lifelong fan of LA Galaxy.
I don’t remember how many games I’ve been to since then, it’s probably way more than I should have, but my passion for soccer, MLS, and my team remains unabated. That passion led me to become a fan of England’s Premier League and the Serie A-League so that even when I couldn’t watch LA Galaxy, I could still watch soccer and support the other teams that I loved
That’s why I started Soccer Authority so that I could share my love for soccer and the teams that play the beautiful game in Europe with you. Hopefully, you’ll be able to find out everything you’ve ever wanted to know about some of the greatest clubs in the world, and in doing so will lose yourself in the majesty and magic of soccer, in much the same way as I did when I saw the United States score their first decisive win in the World Cup. And maybe, just maybe, we’ll bump into each other at a game one day…