Eric Wynalda showed a reporter a cellphone video he had recorded in the wee hours of Nov. 9. It showed a red fireball moving toward his home in the hills above Ventura County, California.
It was a year ago when Las Vegas Lights FC owner, CEO and scarf-wearing optimist Brett Lashbrook predicted the budding second-tier domestic soccer franchise would average around 10,000 spectators, which is roughly the capacity of Cashman Field.
If you’ve watched TV for anytime in Las Vegas, then you already know John Barr will do anything to sell you a car —as long as England isn’t playing in the semifinals of the World Cup.
Huge sellers after the first five days of the quadrennial soccer shindig: Brazil, France, Germany (before the game against Mexico) and Ronaldo, the Portuguese star (first name: Cristiano) who rained goals on Spain’s plain right out the box.