Currently on loan with Vitesse, Miazga remains convinced he made the right move. “I had a good string of games earlier in the season but for whatever reason I wasn't playing a bit anymore,” Miazga told American Soccer Now from Arnhem.
I've gotten my chance this past month and I've made sure that when I got my chance against, I wouldn't let it go.So far I've performed really well and it's been going well.” Miazga, 21, saw his opportunity come on February 11 when central defender Maikel van der Werff went down with an injury.In an online forum in December, Arena did say he was monitoring Miazga’s progress.For now, Miazga is pleased with where things stand. U-20 team's upset win over Mexico and the start of the season for his former club, the New York Red Bulls.He is confident from his recent performances and he still followed the progress of American soccer from the Netherlands. He is proud to represent American soccer in Europe and acknowledges that he took a challenging career path because signing for a top club like Chelsea requires a very high level to get on the field (which he did twice in 2016).
Despite the obstacles ahead of him, Miazga hopes others follow in his footsteps because he believes the talent is there and that it will only help to elevate all areas of American soccer—including MLS.This is the first Grand Slam in 18 years, with San Mig Coffee coach Tim Cone himself the last one to achieve the feat in 1996 with Alaska.From the physically and mentally draining classic battle between two of the PBA's best teams, to the polarizing anguish of a loss and the euphoria of a victory, Rappler captured the historic moment unfold the Smart Araneta Coliseum.“That matures you and helps you as a player because you realize, 'Wow, sometimes things don't go your way in football and you have to find a new answer.' For me, I was training very, very hand and working hard off the pitch as well after training to get back into the squad."In football sometimes you get lucky and you get another chance.MANILA, Philippines – Everything the San Mig Coffee Mixers' worked for in the past year culminated in one historic night when they accomplished a very rare feat – winning the Grand Slam.