Brian Straus and Luis Miguel Echegaray and Avi Creditor

A lifelong soccer player, coach and fan, Brian Straus joined SI in 2013 after covering the sport for The Washington Post, AOL and Sporting News.

Luis Miguel Echegaray is a reporter, producer and head of Latino/Spanish content with Sports Illustrated. He is also an adjunct professor at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

Avi Creditor is the producer of Planet Futbol and has covered soccer for more than a decade. He’s also a scrappy left back.