A learning experience

August 26, 2005
By Doug McIntyre
MADRID, Spain -- It's 7:45 pm in Madrid, and outside the MLS Select Team's luxury downtown hotel, Youri Djorkaeff, Frankie Hejduk and Landon Donovan are signing for autograph seekers before boarding the bus that will take them to Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. A police motorcade leads the way onto Paseo de la Castellana en route to one of the true cathedrals of the world's game. As we get close to the arena, thousands of people barricaded 12-deep behind iron fences line the streets, waving and hollering ...

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