Just heard on World Football Daily that Bobby Rhine, former FC Dallas player, face of that franchise, TV commentator, Around the League contributor and all-around good guy has died of a sudden heart attack while vacationing with his family. He was 35 and leaves his wife and two sons.
Here's Buzz Carrick's piece: http://espn.go.com/blog/dallas/soccer/post/_/id/13390/bobby-rhine-dies-of-heart-attack
Rhine was on the 2007 FCD team that Dynamo beat here in the Western semifinals, and speaking as a longtime anti-Dallas person, I have to say that Bobby Rhine was always someone I completely and utterly respected. A wonderful player and great commentator and his loss leaves a big hole in the Texas, and US, soccer community.
Here's his final Tweet, from August 31: "1st weekend w/o a telecast since April 8th. Going off the grid for some beach time. Cup full of seeyoulaterade."
See you later indeed Bobby. Rest in Peace.