The Red Bulls have spread the love around the entire American Soccer landscape, whenever they move on from players they felt had spent their time wisely. Of course we remember how potent this certain player was when he came over back in 2012.
He terrorized his opponents down the right flank of the midfield and had a knack for scoring goals against the clubs most hated rival until he became apart of them, in the middle of the 2016 season.
But since he was away for one season back in England for AFC Wimbledon, Lloyd Sam has made a return to the States and has signed a deal with the NPSL Pro side, in Miami FC and will display his talents down in South Beach.
Reported by Michalel Lewis of Front Row Soccer, Sam has signed his deal this Saturday and will join the Founders Cup side for the 2019 season when the entire professional division of the National Premier Soccer League will get underway this coming Summer.
We all remember those wonderful times Lloyd Sam graced the pitch at Red Bull Arena, when he would be teaming up with Bradley Wright-Phillips, for his amazing goal scoring record back in 2014. That’s when BWP remained level with both Roy Lassiter and Chris Wondolowski with twenty-seven goals, till Josef Martinez broke it last season in 2018.
But the time we remember about Lloyd Same was when he was burying almost every ball he converted inside the back of the net whenever he face DC United. The first season of the Jesse Marsch era in the home opener as Sam took a nice pass and buried it short side to the near post against Bill Hamid.
Or how about this one where a brilliant chip that hits inside the back post, then off Bill Hamid, and completely across the goal line. Lloyd Same has converted twenty times in 106 appearances for the Red Bulls, as well as helping the club converting two Supporters Shield titles in 2013 & 2015.
Sam will be joining a club that defeated FC Motown for the 2018 NPSL Championship and had a former teammate of his with the Red Bulls who helped the club win the title in Northern Ireland midfielder Jonny Steele was on the squad.
So we shall see what will happen in 2019 for Lloyd Sam as I believe he will get some action in early May as Miami FC qualified for the 2019 US Open Cup, so he is very familiar being involved with that competition as well, converting several chances.
But here is hoping that Lloyd Sam enjoys himself back in the states and has success with his new side in their brand new professional league that will begin this coming Summer in 2019.