Shalrie Joseph Trade Stuns Revolution Players, Fans
Wednesday's trade sent shock waves around the world of American soccer, but they hit New England harder than anywhere else. Joseph, teammates (past and present) and fans reacted to the news with a mix of astonishment and sadness. Some of their thoughts appear below.
- First, let's hear from the man himself.
- — Shalrie Joseph (@ShalrieJoseph21)Wed, Aug 01 2012 09:13:441 of the saddest days of my life, I believed n trusted that I would retire a Rev. It's a tough business but am looking forward to the future
- — Shalrie Joseph (@ShalrieJoseph21)Wed, Aug 01 2012 09:17:294 all my fans and young players I inspire take nothing for granted. Use everything for motivation, make urself better everyday in every way.
- Fellow Revolution legend and longtime teammate Taylor Twellman weighed in too.
- — Taylor Twellman (@TaylorTwellman)Wed, Aug 01 2012 03:58:17
- Two of New England's biggest fan groups saluted their departing captain. He will return as a Chivas USA player on Aug. 29.
- — Midnight Riders (@MidnightRiders)Wed, Aug 01 2012 10:27:57
- Joseph helped first-year Revs Lee Nguyen and and Kelyn Rowe settle and thrive in New England.
- — Lee Nguyen (@LeeNguyen24)Wed, Aug 01 2012 15:34:08Really sad to see my boy @ShalrieJoseph21 go but I know he'll tear it up in LA. A great friend, teammate, and player! I'll miss you brother!
- — Lee Nguyen (@LeeNguyen24)Wed, Aug 01 2012 16:05:28
- — KelynRowe (@Krowe210)Wed, Aug 01 2012 05:41:43
- He was also instrumental in showing promising youngster Diego Fagundez how to be a good professional.
- — diego fagundez (@DiegoFagundez14)Wed, Aug 01 2012 10:19:05@ShalrieJoseph21 shalrie all the best at Chivas your a great teammate and roommate. You were one of the people i was close to on the team.
- Kevin Alston and Darrius Barnes joined the Revs in 2009. They all shared plenty of good times over the years.
- The welcome wagon on the west coast is ready for Joseph's arrival.
- — The Third Kit (@theThirdKit)Wed, Aug 01 2012 10:31:14
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