Pedro Heizer

Pedro Heizer began his sportswriting career covering the Miami Heat of the NBA. Soon after, he opened his horizons and began writing about soccer in the United States on his website 90 Minutes Strong. Pedro highly enjoys watching and covering Major League Soccer and the United States Men's and Women's National Teams.
Tim Howard Thinks USMNT Youth Will Be A Huge Factor in World Cup Success
Tim Howard Thinks USMNT Youth Will Be A Huge Factor in World Cup Success

Even before Jürgen Klinsmann made the shocking decision to leave Landon Donovan out of the final 23 players that will play in Brazil, this U.S. Men’s National Team was heading to Brazil as one of the least experienced US teams in a very long time. This is USMNT’s first World Cup […]

David Beckham May Have Finally Found a Site For His Miami MLS Stadium
David Beckham May Have Finally Found a Site For His Miami MLS Stadium

David Beckham’s new MLS team could very well be making a change for the better. While all the attention was on PortMiami, the controversial site for a proposed Miami MLS stadium in an area of the city with limited space and poor access to parking and transportation, David Beckham’s group’s […]

Gedion Zelalem Moves a Step Closer to Becoming Eligible for USMNT
Gedion Zelalem Moves a Step Closer to Becoming Eligible for USMNT

The United States Men’s National Team (USMNT) might be on the verge of acquiring yet another high profile European in the near future. According to Steven Goff of The Washington Post, Arsenal midfielder Gedion Zelalem is on the verge of becoming an American citizen. And by doing so, he’ll be […]

Atlanta Phoenix Is Best Choice For Name Of MLS Team
Atlanta Phoenix Is Best Choice For Name Of MLS Team

Last week, that Atlanta Business Journal newspaper created a poll asking readers what they thought the name of their new 2017 MLS franchise soccer team should be. After over 1,000 entries, the results are in. With over 29% of the votes, the fans decided that Atlanta Phoenix would be the perfect name. […]

USA Has Caught World Cup Soccer Sticker Fever
USA Has Caught World Cup Soccer Sticker Fever

The World Cup sticker album from Panini has been one of fascination for kids and adults alike, and has been for at least every four years. In 1998, on the heels of the World Cup, my dad bought me my first ever World Cup sticker album. Gluing stickers into an […]

US Soccer Announces Lottery System for Tickets to Match Against Turkey
US Soccer Announces Lottery System for Tickets to Match Against Turkey

U.S. Soccer announced yesterday that tickets for the highly anticipated match versus Turkey on June 1 at Red Bull Arena will be distributed to the general public thorough a lottery system. Unlike the match versus Nigeria in Jacksonville, in which fans can purchase their tickets on ussoccer.com and over 20,000 […]

MLS Stadium Plans Not Going According to Plan In New York and Miami
MLS Stadium Plans Not Going According to Plan In New York and Miami

On Monday, the New York Times broke the news that Major League Soccer’s newest MLS franchise, New York City FC (NYCFC) — which is slated to begin play in 2015, will be playing its first three seasons in a baseball stadium. NYCFC is set to publicly announce that the expansion […]

MLS Team In Atlanta Is a Smart Move For League and Atlanta Falcons
MLS Team In Atlanta Is a Smart Move For League and Atlanta Falcons

All indications are that Atlanta will be officially named as Major League Soccer’s newest franchise on Wednesday, and that Hotlanta, not Miami, will be the 22nd team in MLS. Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank and MLS have scheduled a “major announcement” for Wednesday at 5pm in downtown Atlanta. Unlike Miami, […]

USMNT 2-2 Mexico: US Let 2-0 Lead Slip In Julian Green Debut
USMNT 2-2 Mexico: US Let 2-0 Lead Slip In Julian Green Debut

After a strong first half that led to two goals, the United States Men’s National Team looked lost in the second half as they let a 2-0 lead slip into a 2-2 final result against rivals Mexico in Glendale, Arizona. Deciding to spice things up, head coach Jurgen Klinsmann decided […]

USA-Mexico Preview and Possible Starting XI For USMNT
USA-Mexico Preview and Possible Starting XI For USMNT

When: April 2, 2014 Where: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona TV: Pre-match coverage begins at 11pm ET on ESPN2 and WatchESPN. Game kicks off at 11:15pm ET on ESPN, UniMas and WatchESPN. The United States will face Mexico for the first since their 2-0 victory over “El Tri” last September. Essentially […]

Jurgen Klinsmann Hires Berti Vogts as USMNT World Cup Special Advisor
Jurgen Klinsmann Hires Berti Vogts as USMNT World Cup Special Advisor

The U.S. Men’s National Team is getting more of an European flavor after it was announced earlier today that head coach Jüngen Klinsmann has appointed Berti Vogts to be a Special Advisor to the USMNT from now through the World Cup this summer. Any fan of the Germany National Team […]

Jurgen Klinsmann Names 22-Man Squad For USMNT Game vs Mexico
Jurgen Klinsmann Names 22-Man Squad For USMNT Game vs Mexico

Mostly made up of Major League Soccer talent, U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called up 22 players for the friendly on April 2nd versus border rivals Mexico. The clock is ticking, and this will be the last time Klinsmann will be able to notice players before […]

Why It’s Time to Stop The Jokes About Miami Being A Bad Soccer Market
Why It’s Time to Stop The Jokes About Miami Being A Bad Soccer Market

When artist renderings of David Beckham’s proposed Miami MLS stadium were unveiled on Monday, the Internet responded with its typical negative and stereotypical comments about Miami as a sports town. Some of the few choice comments included: “looks good except the stadium will be half full most of the time” […]

MLS Preview: Philadelphia Union vs New England Revolution
MLS Preview: Philadelphia Union vs New England Revolution

Teams: Philadelphia Union vs New England Revolution Location: PPL Park Date: March 15, 2014 Time: 4:00pm ET 2013 Series: Last season, the Revolution won the season series 2-1 with a 2-0 win on April 28, and a 5-1 victory on August 26. Philadelphia Union’s lone win in the series was […]