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Keeping tabs on the USWNT, USMNT, & more in Freedom Kicks for 8/22/17

Also just FYI Lukas Podolski’s occupation is still soccer player and not career criminal.

Hello friends! Did everyone see the eclipse yesterday? Are you sick of people talking about the eclipse yet? Too bad, because it was pretty neat. I love this composite photo of the International Space Station passing by:

Anyway, on to soccer!

Washington Spirit trade Kristie Mewis to Chicago Red Stars | B&RU

ICYMI yesterday.

Why charter flights could drive a wedge between owners in MLS' next CBA negotiations | FourFourTwo

But what will we do without pictures of fans running into entire MLS teams in airports?

The 10 most iconic kits in American club soccer history | FourFourTwo

Shout out to 1997 D.C. United.

Three USWNT Players to Keep an Eye On | Stars and Stripes FC

The team has two friendlies against New Zealand coming up in September, and that 2019 World Cup is a lot closer than it seems...

Predicting the USMNT’s September World Cup qualifying roster | Stars and Stripes FC

Speaking of World Cups, there is obviously one next year also. Gotta qualify first though, kinda important.

Eni Aluko accuses England manager Mark Sampson of ‘racist’ Ebola remark | The Guardian

Wtf are you doing, England Football Association. This story is awful.

Lukas Podolski considering legal action over Breitbart ‘migrant gang’ photo | The Guardian

Please sue them.

That’s all I got, folks. You know the drill, so hit the comments with your thoughts/feelings/additional news I missed/eclipse photos.