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US soccer unites as father-in-law of Matt Reis (NE Revs) is injured in the Boston Marathon bombing

The bombings at the Boston Marathon have reverberated around the world as innocent American civilians were killed and maimed on Monday in Massachusetts.

Sadly the incident has hit close to home for a member of the New England Revolution MLS side.

The father-in-law of Matt Reis, New England’s 38-year-old goalie who has twice represented the US national team, was one fo those injured by the bomb blasts.

One hearing the news, Tweets have been flowing from personalities throughout the American soccer family.

The Tweets can be read below.