Galindo is the new kid in town

July 31, 2006
By Andrew Winner
The last two months have been difficult for Maykel Galindo. On one hand, he's the MLS-destined star striker of the defending USL champions, the Seattle Sounders, making a comfortable living in a new city. But on the other hand, he's a Cuban refugee far from his friends and family and unable to work, unable to play the game he loves.

"I am going through very challenging times because my family is not here and with the injury ... I am here by myself," Galindo said through a translator. ...

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