Here's a couple of future USMNT stars for you, no big deal. The USMNT plays Chile tomorrow (6 p.m. ET, Fox Sports 1). Get it, guys! #BirdBomb4Eva
To the links!
Former Toronto FC defender Darren O'Dea bullish on the future of MLS - Goal.com
Tell you what, I like reading nice words about MLS. I really do.
Can the U.S. pull off a false nine at the U20 World Cup? | The 91st Minute
The U.S. qualified for the U20 World Cup this weekend, so let's talk tactics.
MLS Atlanta up to 17,500 seats reserved | www.ajc.com
Yay, Atlanta! I'm pulling for you, as-yet-unnamed team. I wish you'd been around when I was growing up in the ATL. Also shoutout to the Galaxy's fourth-round draft pick, goalkeeper Andrew Wolverton, because he went to my high school, apparently. #PiHi
Columbus Crew SC's Justin Meram is on a mission: To bring Asian Cup glory to war-torn Iraq | MLSsoccer.com
I always like checking in on Meram with the Iraqi national team. Iraq lost their semifinal against South Korea, but a good article nonetheless.
Juan Agudelo near deal to return to MLS, Revolution - Stars and Stripes FC
Oh yeah, hey Agudelo! Welcome back, maybe!
Erick Thohir: Inter players could head to D.C. United - Goal.com
But you knew that, because you read about it here already.
U.S. Soccer Announces 2015 Schedule for U.S. Women's National Team - U.S. Soccer
And all the games are on TV! Huzzah!
Circumstances have yet to threaten Hope Solo's career, aren't likely to now - Planet Futbol - SI.com
Sigh. Hope Solo. She's suspended from the USWNT for 30 days. Will she be in goal at the World Cup? Yeah, probably. Will she be awesome in goal? Yeah, and I'm going to hate/love that she is.
BBC Sport - Michael van Praag to challenge Sepp Blatter for Fifa presidency
I guess if we can't have Grant Wahl for pres... (video of our potential new overlord here if you're interested)
Summers Restaurant in Arlington plans to reopen next month - The Washington Post
Stop your sad drinking, start your happy drinking.
Finally, looks like Halsti will be joining the team soon. I require a good #headbandwatch photo of him and Rolfe as soon as possible, please and thank you.