Osvaldo Alonso, a first team All-USL First Division midfielder and league rookie of the year in 2008, has signed with Seattle Sounders FC.
Not surprisingly, all early opinions are optimistic.
I asked Alonso for a self-scouting report on what he can bring.
“He can help a lot in the defense and attacking,” his interpreter said from Alonzo’s response in Spanish. “He’s very equal in terms of being able to attack and play defense. He plays the ball extremely well.”
And this, from coach Sigi Schmid: “He’s a good player, that’s why we wanted to get him.…