By Greg Orlandini

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) –- A flurry of activity for the Philadelphia Union at the MLS Super Draft, and the KYW Philly Soccer Show has it all for you!

KYW’s Greg Orlandini and Philly Soccer Page writer Eli Pearlman-Storch were in attendance at the draft, which was held yesterday at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, here in Philadelphia.

The Union made some history, trading their second overall pick for the top pick and top goalkeeper Andre Blake, from University of Connecticut.   Blake is the first goalkeeper ever to be taken first overall in the draft.

They then traded their sixth pick down to the 15th pick and acquired midfielder/forward Pedro Ribeiro from Coastal Carolina.

Hear the full interview with Philadelphia Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz, live at the MLS Super Draft (runs 10:01)…

Hear the full interview with Philadelphia Union manager John Hackworth, live at the MLS Super Draft (runs 10:24)…


Greg and Eli also look at the signing of Cristian “Chaco” Maidana.   The 26-year-old attacking midfielder from Argentina most recently played for Argentinos Juniors in the Argentine Primera División.

Listen to or download the full show podcast (runs 51:34)…

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