PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri was announced as the Week 3 winner of “MLS Idle: Soccer’s Hidden Talents” after his rendition of the Timbers Army’s “Bella Ciao” chant alongside his daughter Connie. With Valeri’s victory, the Oregon Food Bank will receive a $1,000 donation from MLS WORKS.
Valeri claimed 46 percent of the fan vote, beating out Atlanta United FC midfielder Matheus Rossetto, New England Revolution defender Andrew Farrell and Seattle Sounders FC goalkeeper Stefan Frei. To watch the Week 3 replay of MLS Idle, view above..
The Oregon Food Bank collects food from farmers, manufacturers, retailers, individuals and government sources. They distribute that food through a statewide network of 21 regional food banks and approximately 1,200 food assistance sites serving all of Oregon and Clark County, Washington.
“MLS Idle: Soccer’s Hidden Talents” is a weekly live show that reveals the hidden non-soccer talents of MLS players that lets fans vote for their favorite performances. As a part of MLS Idle, MLS WORKS will make a $1,000 donation in honor of each weekly winner to a local charity designated by his club.