The San Jose Earthquakes have created the mother of all infographics, cataloging all of the reasons that USMNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann's should inscribe Chris Wondo(w)lowski's name on the final roster for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
The numbers speak for themselves. So, join the movement, head on over to #Wondo4Brazil Campaign Central and print out print out your own #Wondo4Brazil button.
The Earthquakes will host UEFA Champions League Semifinalists Atletico Madrid at Candlestick Park on Sunday July 27 - kick off at 4 PM PDT.
Earthquakes season ticket holders will have a special pre-sale starting on May 12 and will receive a discount off regular ticket prices. Those fans should look for an email from the club's fan relations department. Tickets for the match will go on sale to the general public starting on Tuesday, May 20 at http://www.sjearthquakes.com.
It's a busy summer of soccer for Quakes fans, with the kick off on May 27th when the United States Men's National Team host Azerbaijan at Candlestick Park (7 p.m. PT / ESPN2, WatchESPN, Unimas). Next up, the #CaliClasico against LA Galaxy at Stanford Stadium (Saturday, June 28, 7:30 p.m. PT / NBC Sports Network). One month later comes the Atletico Madrid match followed by a trip to Levi's® Stadium for the inaugural event at the state-of-the-art venue on August 2nd.
Heading Up North.
Shea Salinas and Mark Watson return to Vancouver, and will reacquaint themselves with Steven Beitshour when the Earthquakes return to action on Saturday, May 3 against Vancouver Whitecaps FC at BC Place. Kickoff is 4 p.m. PT on Comcast SportsNet Plus, 1590 KLIV and 1370 KZSF.
The match will celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the first match ever played for both clubs. The teams squared off for the first time in the North American Soccer League on May 5, 1974. The Earthquakes have yet to win at BC Place; the club is 0-3-0 at Vancouver's home venue.