I'm finally back from Baltimore, so here are some links to get you through your coffee.
DC United's Jairo Arrieta finds his scoring touch at ideal time: "I've earned the coaches' confidence" | MLSsoccer.com: A good feature on Jairo Arrieta and what he has meant to the team so far this season.
FIFA: Chuck Blazer testifies ExCo took bribes for World Cup votes - Planet Futbol - SI.com: The awarding of the 1998, 2010, 2018, and 2022 World Cups had bribes attached (Blazer was bribed by the losing side in 1998), and most of the pre-SUM run Gold Cups as well.
FBI to probe 2018 and 2022 World Cup host awards says report - ESPN FC: The long arm of the law is going after everybody.
Fifa corruption claims: Jack Warner promises 'avalanche' of secrets | Football | The Guardian: And in case you didn't think Diamond Jack was gonna roll, Diamond Jack is gonna take everyone down with him.
‘Speculation’ surrounds NYCFC adding Italian ace Andrea Pirlo | New York Post: While Pirlo in MLS would be awesome, him partnering Lampard would be ridiculous.
ASN article: Paul Arriola Seizes Chance, Scores World Cup Dazzler: The U-20s are doing well in their World Cup so far!
What do you have this morning?