With the 2013 MLS SuperDraft only days away followed quickly by players and coaches reporting for preseason, we take a look back at what a few players have been up to during their offseason.
Forward Brent Richards spent some of his time away from the pitch with a trip to Europe visiting Spain and Germany among other places.
Plaza de España en Sevilla. ¡Que fantástica! instagr.am/p/StEeBYNHl0/— Brent Richards (@BRichards16) December 1, 2012
Also busy this offseason was midfielder/forward Darlington Nagbe who was married in mid-December. And yes, this is an X-Box cake with what appears to be an edible copy of FIFA 13 on top of it. Very clever:
Also tying the knot in the offseason was Timbers midfielder Diego Chara.
After a mid-December acquisition, new Timbers defender Michael Harrington was eager to get started after his chat on Talk Timbers:
While fellow new Timbers player Will Johnson also did some shopping for his daughter:
My daughter is so excited for the new season that she took it upon herself to order a new outfit! twitter.com/WillJohnson08/…— Will Johnson (@WillJohnson08) December 10, 2012
Midfielder Eric Alexander got some training in with a jog in the rain as preparation for in-season weather.
Just went for a good run in the rain. Game realistic for Portland...— Eric Alexander (@EzDoesIt17) December 20, 2012
And defender Rodney Wallace visited his high school alma mater to get a quick workout in: