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Alex Morgan injured as Lyon wins Champions League title, plus more: Freedom Kicks for 6/2/2017

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It was a rough day injury-wise

Hello! I’m filling in for Jason today so I will do my best to bring you bad [editor’s note: actually, good] jokes and a weird [editor’s note: well...yeah] video at the end to make you feel like he’s writing this. Reminder that we will have a tailgate in Lot 8 tomorrow ahead of D.C. United’s game against LA.

Patrick Mullins out with torn meniscus - Black And Red United
Mullins tore his left meniscus. The timetable is still to be determined, it could be weeks or months depending on how the surgery goes and the extent of the tear. Prepare your 'we need a mulligan' jokes.

Lyon beat PSG on penalties to win women’s Champions League final | Football | The Guardian
After two hours of scoreless soccer, Lyon beat PSG on penalty kicks to win the Champions League final. That's soccer for you. In all honesty, PSG (underdog) played a much better game than I expected them to play and they were pretty sound defensively.

Alex Morgan out of Champions League final after 17 minutes - Stars and Stripes FC
Alex Morgan started in the Champions League final yesterday afternoon but exited early due to injury. Morgan hurt her left hamstring on May 13 but nonetheless started against PSG. She exited the final with her left thigh wrapped but walking on her own power. Morgan will likely miss the USWNT’s upcoming set of friendlies.

USA vs. New Zealand, U20 World Cup 2017: Final score 6-0, Quarterfinal bound - Stars and Stripes FC
In a shocking development, teenagers brought good news early in the morning. The U-20s beat New Zealand yesterday while in South Korea for the under-20 World Cup. They'll face Venezuela in the quarterfinals this Sunday at 2 am Eastern.

D.C. United vs. Orlando player ratings form - Black And Red United
Complain, congratulate, do whatever.

Come to the Black and Red United tailgate on June 3! - Black And Red United
This is your last reminder. Come!

I promised a random Youtube video so here’s a fun music video.