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Loons fullbacks Francisco Calvo and Romain Metanire were dangerous in season opener

Mar 04, 2019 - St. Paul Pioneer Press (Minnesota)

Minnesota United captain Francisco Calvo didn't stir a surprise when he spoke his mind again last week. Now in his third season with the Loons, holding back has never been his thing.

Calvo sent reverberations across Major League Soccer last March when he fumed that the Loons "deserve more respect in this league" after a 1-0 loss to more-popular and more-successful expansion cousin Atlanta United.

On other occasions, the Costa Rican has been surly when raising his hand to accept blame...