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Tuesday Freedom Kicks: It is Tuesday, right?

Copa América is coming.

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Hope everyone had a restful Memorial Day weekend. If you're like me, you forgot yesterday was Monday and thought today was Monday and thus only just remembered to do Tuesday Freedom Kicks.

I guess that was probably just me.

MLS clubs learn opponents for 2016-17 CONCACAF Champions League group stage |
Of note, the Vancouver Whitecaps and Sporting Kansas City are in the same group.

Armchair Analyst: Bradley's shift to D-mid a reason for USMNT optimism |
The USMNT's first Copa América game is this Friday against Colombia.

Copa America Group A preview: Host USA faces challenging foes |
And speaking of the Copa América.

PUGHLISIC: Get to know U.S. Soccer's two phenoms - Stars and Stripes FC
I am objectively not very old and yet feel VERY OLD right now.

The Women’s Soccer Team Is Getting Ready to Go On Strike - Vogue
Headline is misleading—the team is not getting ready to go on strike. Rather, "the team asked a federal judge to allow them to strike against the U.S. Soccer Federation." But, you know. Still. (Also, I never thought I'd be linking to Vogue in FKs??)

Alan Pulido: Freed Mexico footballer fought kidnapper - BBC News
ICYMI: Alan Pulido was kidnapped, is now safe and also pretty awesome.

Shreveport soccer team to wear seersucker jersey (photo)
Big yes to this.

Breaking the sound barrier - Trapped in silence, Adam Dejka pushes himself toward lofty goals - Longreads by the Omaha World-Herald
This is a long read, but totally worth it.

That's all from me. Your turn in the comments!