‘We’re all equal’: Sounders’ Yeimar meets challenge of adapting to U.S. amid pandemic, racial reckoning

SEATTLE — The new chapter began with that fresh apartment smell. A proud Yeimar Gomez Andrade collected the keys to his new spot in Renton, Wash., unloaded boxes shipped from his former Santa Fe, Argentina, home and awaited the fun of having furniture and decor delivered to create his new home. Soccer has always prompted the gifted center back to move. First as a child from his native Tado, Colombia, a town of about 10,000 located along the San Juan River to Argentina. After eight years playing professionally in the South American country, Yeimar was intrigued by the Sounders FC, signing a mul…

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