CanMNT and CanWNT Talk: Canadians on the move
In the latest video bog, I discuss the recent big developments with the Canadian men's and women's teams.
It's been a busy couple of days in Canadian soccer.
Canadian men's team players Cyle Larin and Steven Vitória made important moves to new clubs ahead of this year's FIFA World Cup, while veteran midfielder Atiba Hutchinson inked an extension with Besiktas. On the women's side, forward Adriana Leon left West Ham United to sign with Manchester United, becoming the first Canadian woman to play for the Red Devils.
Canada Soccer also announced it has made a new compensation offer to its men's and women's teams. The governing body said it is looking "to equalize matters related to compensation for the player pool, travel policy, and the configuration of high-performance environments" between the two teams.
Canada Soccer also revealed the men's team will play a pair of international friendlies in Europe on Sept. 23 and 27, in what is expected to be their final tune-up games ahead of the World Cup.
In the latest TFC Republic video blog, I break down and analyze all of these news developments, and discuss what they mean for the long-term future of both the men's and women's national teams.
Watch the video below: