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About Us

We are the new age of football

Topbin90 is dedicated to bringing you the latest football news in the Queen City in an informative and entertaining way. Our focus is to provide quality coverage of the beautiful game through articles, depict stories of collegiate and professional players through podcasts, and create fun and interactive football content through vlogs.


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Jorge Gonzales 

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I started Topbin90 as an outlet to talk about football and I never Imagined I could turn this into what it's becoming. I like to think of Topbin90 as a way for fans to get the latest information and an outlet to voice football opinions in an interactive and entertaining way. I believe the future is about creating content that is informative and enjoyable and that is what Topbin90 will always be about.


Chief Editor

Brian Maurer

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I enjoy discussing football. Writing provides me with the opportunity to express my thoughts on the beautiful game, in a well-thought-out, constructive way. I aim to provide written content on football that can be easily digestible by both the casual fan and the "football is life" -er.



Tyler Trent 

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I'm an avid soccer fan currently living in Virginia. I graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in civil engineering in 2016, but have always enjoyed writing. I've been following soccer since the 2010 World Cup and haven't let up since. I follow almost every soccer league around the world. I'm excited to be writing about fan culture and supporters for TopBin90!


Marketing Coordinator 

Pierce Brannen

I am currently studying Marketing at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. I grew up playing and following the game my whole life, and have supported Charlotte FC since the club’s inauguration.

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Jacob Sokol

I live in Mooresville, NC, with my wife, Nora, and my dog, Toby. I enjoy playing in local pickup games around Charlotte and watching games on the weekend. I was at Philadelphia Union’s first-ever home match, and I supported them until Charlotte FC became an expansion team. Writing is another great passion of mine. I am currently pursuing a career as a novelist. With this blend of soccer and writing in my life.


Chief Of Operations

Emmanuel Martinez Lahut 

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" Born at a very young age."- Marco from BofA section 133.

Having started playing football at the age of 3, I have always been passionate about the beautiful game. I am excited to join the team as a business strategist. Here, I will be able to merge my knowledge of business and my passion for football to continue to grow this brand into a household name. I am enthusiastic about the future of Topbin90. Stay positive, but 2014 no era penal.


Contributing Writer

Vaughn Pollman

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MLS has grown to be more than a passion for me. I have followed the league since its inception and feel fortunate to get to write, podcast, and share my opinions about MLS and Charlotte FC. I am motivated by the desire to help play a small part in enriching other people’s experience with the club, league, and sport as we grow the beautiful game together in our community and beyond.

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Marketing Manager 

Chris Buxton

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I am based in Rock Hill, SC, and I enjoy discussing everything about soccer. From the age of 4, soccer has played an important role in my development as a person, so I'm excited to continue my passion in spreading my love for the beautiful game. After seeing the success of the inaugural season for Charlotte FC, I'm happy to join a team that continues to build a community around a growing organization. I look forward to 2023 and beyond!

Photography & Videography 

Francisco Diaz

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I'm a content creator from Hartsville, South Carolina. My expertise is in photography and videography. In the world of digital content creation you learn something new every day and that's what I love about it. I've been a passionate fan of world soccer for as long as I can remember. It is exciting that the sport of soccer is growing rapidly in the states and that I have the opportunity to create high-quality video content and photos with TopBin90.

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