Well that was poop, plus I think I got a cold from it. Es la vida I guess.
2017 Top 50 MLS Prospects: 1-10 (Top Drawer Soccer): Which D.C. United homegrown player was # 3 on this list? Well in case my clue didn't help, subscribe and get behind the paywall to find out.
USWNT concedes late goal, loses to England 1-0 (us): Well, the United States Women come to town this week, and I hope things are better than this?
US Soccer’s new policy requires players to stand during national anthem (Stars and Stripes FC): In the wake of Pinoekneelgate, prolly not.
Freddy Adu and the Children of the Beautiful Game (The New Yorker): An interesting read on the influence of the wunderkind of yesteryear.
Llorente scores late goal to win 3-2 thriller (Wales Online): In partner club news, Fernando Llorente’s goal helped Swansea City beat Burnley, which combined with losses by Middlesborough and Hull City, moves them 5 and 6 points (respectively) clear of the bottom 3 at the moment.
Cagliari 1-5 Inter: That went well (Serpents of Madonnina): In other partner club news, Ivan Perisic had two goals, part of an Inter Milan rout that saw them 6th at the end of the day in Serie A, one of 4 clubs separated by 3 points, and in positions 4-7 on the table.
Finally, I’m a fan of Terrence Malick’s “The Thin Red Line” and I think it’s growing into one of the better war movies of the last few years. This look at a fleeting moment and its overarching message is worth 5:54 of your time.