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Freedom Kicks for 23 October 2014: Andy Najar's goal, Greg Garza, Steve Birnbaum Roast

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We have all the news that's fit to print this morning.

Valerio Pennicino

Good morning, my name is Ben and I will be your morning curator of D.C. United soccer links. Make sure that you have signed the waiver, and jump right into your morning Freedom Kicks!

DC United Homegrown product Andy Najar scores for Anderlecht against Arsenal in Champions League | MLSsoccer.com: Miss you, Andy.

VIDEO: D.C. United teammates roast Steve Birnbaum amid hype for Rookie of the Year | SIDELINE | MLSsoccer.com: This is actually fairly hilarious, especially Perry Kitchen's part.

Three years after considering leaving the game, USA and Club Tijuana defender Greg Garza's career is thriving - Goal.com: Good profile on Garza, and apparently D.C. United tried to sign him in 2011 but MLS would only allow a development level contract (although I thought those had already been phased out).

U.S. MNT to face Fellow 2014 FIFA World Cup Finalist and No. 3-Ranked Colombia on Nov. 14 in London - U.S. Soccer: Instead of Croatia, we get Colombia! Good trade.

SoccerAmerica - MLS set to break season attendance record 10/21/2014: It helps that, especially over this late stretch run, that D.C. United's attendance numbers have bounced back.

THE LOAN IS OVER  Lade will remain with the Red Bulls, not return to Cosmos: In your daily dose of Metrofreude, Conor Lade was recalled to NYRB temporarily and now the Cosmos won't take him back.

That's all I have for now, what do you got?