Best Of US Soccer Awards

Riding the success of the U16 Academy’s national championship win in July, the Chicago Fire Soccer Club was nominated Tuesday in four categories for the 2010 Best of U.S. Soccer Awards.

The highest accolades: The U16’s dramatic shootout victory on July 16 in the US Soccer Development Academy national championship is nominated for Best Team Performance while Luis Medina's goal in the match is up for Best Goal.

VOTE U16 FIRE ACADEMY FOR BEST TEAM PERFORMANCE OF 2010

VOTE LUIS MEDINA FOR BEST GOAL OF 2010

Other honors: Great Lakes Dynasty”, the U.S. Soccer story highlighting the U16’s championship win is nominated for Best Academy Story while the photo of Victor Pineda’s bicycle kick in the match, titled “Academic” is up for Best Photo.

VOTE “GREAT LAKES DYNASTY” FOR BEST ACADEMY STORY OF 2010

VOTE “ACADEMIC” AS BEST PHOTO OF 2010

Also nominated for Best Bar were two Fire partner bars: Small Bar and Fado and for Best Soccer Specialty Store: Chicago Soccer

Please share and encourage your friends and family to vote for these three categories once a day through December 10, with the hopes that the Academy will win at least one of U.S. Soccer’s Best of 2010 awards!