About Us

Welcome to Metro Soccer Nation, the site devoted to providing the best New York soccer coverage. Our writers delve into the latest goings-on involving New York City FC, the New York Red Bulls, MLS, the New York Cosmos, and the United States Men’s and Women’s National teams. Metro Soccer News is not only here to serve as a news site, but also to bring fans closer to each other and the game they love. We strive to bring you exclusive news, analysis, and media about your favorite teams and players.

Editorial Staff

MattMatthew Klimberg – Executive Editor

Matthew served as the New York City FC beat reporter for Metro Soccer Nation during their inaugural season. As executive editor his responsibilities include site content review, recruitment, budget control, and marketing. In addition to his duties at Metro Soccer Nation, Matthew is a regular contributor to GianlucaDiMarzio.com, and Islanders Insight. Outside of his writing responsibilities, he is a commercial real estate executive with B.A. in Economics from Muhlenberg College. While attending Muhlenberg, Matthew served as both the Managing Editor and Sports Editor of the student-run college newspaper, The Muhlenberg Weekly. He lives in Brooklyn and is a long suffering supporter of the New York Islanders, Mets, and Jets. Matthew loves Serie A and supports AC Milan, Roma, Torino, and the Italian national team. His twitter handle @KlimbergCalcio

ScottScott Interrante – Beat Writer, New York Cosmos

Scott Interrante is a musician and writer, letting his passion for soccer move him into writing about sports. He has previously contributed to Metro Soccer Nation and NYCFC Blues, but is excited to follow the New York Cosmos as a beat reporter for the 2016 NASL season. His music writing can be found at PopMatters, Short and Sweet NYC and Pop Unmuted. You can follow him on twitter @TheSoccerScott.

IMG_4732Chris Mendez – Chief Photographer

Chris serves as chief photographer for Metro Soccer Nation, and has been with the site since its inception. He is currently a student a Centenary College, pursuing a career in Communications (TV/Radio). During his time at Centenary, Chris contributed to the school’s radio station. While he actually played football for much of his life, soccer has always held a special place in his heart, and it was that passion that led him to Metro Soccer Nation. You can follow Chris’ work on instagram: @majestic_mendez_



LeoLeo Rodriguez – Staff Writer

Leo Rodriguez has been a supporter of soccer since the day he was born. A New Jersey native, Rodriguez has an extensive knowledge of the game from both playing and watching soccer. His favorite teams to watch include Paris Saint-Germain, Boca Juniors, New York City FC and Barcelona. He even loves other sports like football especially the Dallas Cowboys and basketball in which he’s a huge Boston Celtics fan. Sports have been a huge thing in his life and he loves to talk any kind of sports news that’s been going on. He’s currently on Twitter @iamkingleo1222.

Past Contributors

Matt Reed – Founder, Editor Emeritus

Tyler Terens – Staff Writer/Editor

Julian Navarrete – NYCFC Staff Writer

Carlos Jimenez – Photographer

Social Media

Twitter: @metro_soccer


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