Inter Miami CF's Wil Trapp pays tribute to David Beckham and Jorge Mas during coronavirus suspension

With the extension Wednesday of the team training moratorium across MLS, players are having to get creative as they look to stay fit. “I don’t have weights at home,” said Inter Miami CF goalkeeper Luis Robles during a conference call on Wednesday. “One of the examples that have been used for strength training is filling up a gallon-sized milk jug. So I use that for some of the exercises and it is a creative way to do the training." While the players have been physically isolated, Robles' teamm

How Inter Miami coach Diego Alonso is managing his team from a distance during the coronavirus pandemic

With virtually every sporting league and competition, including most recently the Olympic Games, on hold due to the coronavirus outbreak, sports figures around the globe have been learning to handle the unprecedented unfolding of events on the fly. The same applies to Inter Miami CF head coach Diego Alonso, who was just two games into a new job in a new country when Major League Soccer suspended play earlier this month. “No doubt, at a professional and athletic level, this is an obstacle,” Alon

Inter Miami's Luis Robles on maintaining La Familia during MLS coronavirus suspension

Like millions of Americans, Luis Robles has been largely confined to his home, unable to carry out his day job — in his case keeping the ball out of the net for expansion MLS side Inter Miami CF —since the coronavirus pandemic began taking its toll on communities across the United States. But the 35-year-old, who has spent 13 years traveling far and wide as a professional, is trying to focus on the positives and getting to enjoy some rare extended family time. “I have been able to spend a lot o

Inter Miami CF's Jorge Mas and Paul McDonough react to MLS suspending season for 30 days

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — In the wake of MLS suspending its season for 30 days due to concerns surrounding COVID-19 (coronavirus), Inter Miami CF owner Jorge Mas and Sporting Director Paul McDonough shared their perspective on the enforced delay of their home opener at the new Inter Miami CF stadium in Fort Lauderdale. "We think it is a prudent decision by the league," Mas told reporters on Tuesday. "Obviously, we want to protect our players and protect our fans as much as possible. We look with

Can Inter Miami upset LAFC in MLS opener? They have two veterans who know what it takes

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Inter Miami CF will get an immediate taste of what it takes to match their lofty ambitions to be the team, both at home and abroad, when the expansion club goes one-on-one with the record-breaking 2019 Supporters' Shield winner LAFC at Banc of California Stadium on Sunday (5:30 pm ET | ESPN, ESPN Deportes, WatchESPN in the U.S., MLS LIVE on DAZN in Canada). But while the expansion side's roster has plenty of new imported talent like Designated Players Rodolfo Pizarro and

Inter Miami's Lee Nguyen responds to transfer rumors linking him with move to Vietnam

Just three months after leaving LAFC, Lee Nguyen is preparing to face off against the 2019 Supporters Shield winners in the colors of expansion side Inter Miami. But if recent transfer speculation is to be believed the 33-year-old's time in South Beach may not last very long. Last week local reports in Vietnam quoted an unnamed source from Ho Chi Minh City FC claiming that they were in discussions over a deal that would offer Nguyen a salary in excess of $400,000 salary to take him back to Viet

Inter Miami's David Beckham and Jorge Mas reveal latest on third DP search, Agustin Almendra interest

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Just five days away from their debut in MLS at the home of the 2019 Supporters' Shield winners LAFC, Inter Miami showcased the club's star power as co-owners David Beckham and Jorge Mas dropped in to give the latest on the team's preparations in Fort Lauderdale. As so often with the club, the conversation quickly turned to the potential star power on the field and the fact that one Designated Player spot remains unfilled. But, despite public comments that they intended t

David Beckham on Luis Robles being named Inter Miami captain: He has an aura about him

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Inter Miami CF took another important step toward their MLS debut this Sunday (5:30 pm ET on ESPN) when coach Diego Alonso named veteran goalkeeper Luis Robles as the club’s first team captain. “I’m truly honored. I’ll do everything I can to represent the guys and this franchise well,” said Robles just moments after his teammates, coaching staff and co-owners David Beckham and Jorge Mas congratulated the 35-year-old at Inter Miami's new training facility in Fort Lauderda

Inter Miami reveal they still have plenty of roster moves to come before MLS opener

MIAMI — As Diego Alonso was unveiled as Inter Miami CF's first head coach on Wednesday, the club’s front office will be the first to admit that there are still plenty of questions when it comes to their roster. "We’re very happy with the squad so far," said sporting director Paul McDonough. "It’s no mistake that there is an equal amount of experience and youth in the team. The guys get along very well, so that’s good. The coaching style has been welcomed, which is good but we are well aware tha

Inter Miami CF unveil Diego Alonso and set lofty goals for MLS and global success

MIAMI — Just hours after Inter Miami CF's third-ever practice as an MLS franchise, Diego Alonso was officially presented as the expansion club’s first head coach alongside Managing Owner Jorge Mas and Sporting Director Paul McDonough. Despite the club's young status, it did not take long for the trio to drive home their ambitions for this long-awaited team in the Magic City. “True dreamers never simply meet their dreams, they surpass them,” Alonso said as he described his coaching philosophy wi