Sports Spectrum Magazine Summer 2021

Stephanie Gardner

Wells Thompson - So Much Bigger Than Soccer

On a cold night last November, Colorado Rapids midfielder, Wells Thompson, ended the 2010 MLS season on his knees after a hard fought battle between Colorado and FC Dallas for the MLS Cup. When the final whistle blew, the Colorado Rapids were named the MLS Champions with a 2-1 victory. That’s when Thompson dropped to his knees and thanked God. “I was thanking God for everything, because without Him none of this would have happened, and without Him none of us would be here,” says the 27-year-old Thompson...