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Chad Ochocinco to play in reserve game

Updated: March 27, 2011, 5:12 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Chad Ochocinco's soccer career has been extended at least two days.

Sporting Kansas City has asked Ochocinco, a six-time Pro Bowl wide receiver with the Cincinnati Bengals, to play in their reserve team's game Monday against a local squad.

Ochocinco, who says he actually preferred soccer to football as a youngster, began a four-day trial with the MLS team Wednesday as a way to stay fit and keep busy during the NFL lockout. He admitted he was rusty because ...

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