The Life Of a Sportsman: Edwin Miranda

When it comes to the market be it business, or in our case, sports, there is stiff competition with each organization or team needing the best members to achieve the best results for the overall appeal of the team and the gratification of the individual members. It, therefore, falls on each and every member of the team to always be the best and to understand the importance of their individual positions in the team. For, players, in sports, each member of the team has a unique role with ensures, if played well, the success of that team in matches and tournaments. This understanding combined with skills and discipline is what most sportsmen have built their careers on. These players or sportspeople include Edwin Miranda.

Edwin Miranda’s sports career started, like many other sportspersons, in school, and at a very young age. He started shining and achieved the honor of the Defender of The Year for the Big West Conference when he was playing for the California state Northridge college soccer team. When your star starts shining, doors begin opening. In 2004, Edwin Miranda was drafted by the Dallas Burn for in the 2004 MSL SuperDraft in the sixth round. From then, the defender has played for a number of teams in the United States and internationally.

He has played for the Puerto Rico Islanders in two different seasons. The first time, the islanders and Miranda parted ways due to monetary issues. This was after he had left the Dallas Burn and played for the Portland Timbers for two seasons. The second time was after the 2010 PDL playoffs when he played for the Hollywood United Hitmen. During his second time with the Islanders, Edwin Miranda played four regular seasons, the team won the USSF D-2 pro league championship, 2010. The team, 2008, also won the USL First Division Commissioners Cup.

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