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Connor Smith

I'm Connor, the guy behind SoccerPrime. I'm a former NCAA Div 1 college player that retired at the age of 21 due to injuries - which led me into a new career as a soccer coach.

10 Best Portuguese Soccer Players of All Time 

Some genuinely exceptional soccer players have emerged from Portugal over the years. One of the main reasons is that the Portuguese leagues are excellent at giving young players a chance to play regularly, as it’s a great way to generate income; talented youth costs money, lots of it.  Despite the history and popularity of the …

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Mason Mount’s Girlfriend: Who Is She?  

Mason Tony Mount is a famous English professional footballer with a huge fan following. He now plays for Chelsea and the England national team. The offensive midfielder has always been capable of playing in any center midfield position and is particularly adept at moving from box-to-box. Mason enjoyed a few romantic flings in the past, but he has …

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10 Best Argentine Soccer Players of All Time 

There’s just something special about South American soccer that stands out; it could be the passion, the color, or the incredible skills on show. Argentina is no exception, the national team has given us some amazing memories, and the players are passionate, skillful, and often temperamental.  A hotbed of talent, Argentinian soccer has produced some …

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10 Best French Soccer Players of All Time 

If you think of famous French exports, you’ll probably think of great wine, great restaurants, and great bread, but French soccer players are easily on a par with all of these. Over the decades, France has produced and invariably exported some of the world’s greatest soccer players.  Every great team invariably has a French player …

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7 Best Leeds United Players of All Time

In 1919, Leeds United was formed to be the team that represents West Yorkshire. Throughout the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s, Leeds United was a staple team in the First Division league. In 1992, they were part of the inaugural season of the Premier League, where they stayed until 2004.  They were then relegated, only returning …

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Why Does Italy Play In Blue? 

Given that the Italian national flag is Green, White, and Red, you could be forgiven for wondering why the Italian national soccer team plays their home internationals in a blue jersey. Many nations use their national flag to at least some degree when choosing their jersey colors, but Italy stands out from the crowd in …

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10 Best West Ham Players of All Time 

West Ham has long been associated with developing outstanding soccer players, supplying some of the best soccer players in the English leagues. Renowned for their superb youth teams, West Ham has always produced technically superb players, with many home-grown youngsters making their way into the England team.  Several members of the only England team to …

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