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MLS officially going to Miami, USMNT unofficially still going downhill: Freedom Kicks for 1/30/18

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Plus: Zlatan!

You guyssss it’s almost February. And that means it’s almost March, which means it’s almost the start of the MLS season. Gimme it!

In the meantime, we must make do with off-season things. I don’t have a long list today, but I think what I do have should keep you guys occupied.

MLS Makes it Official in Miami, But Much Still to Be Learned About Beckham’s Team | Sports Illustrated

“Much still to be learned” is right. To be honest I was skeptical this would ever actually happen, so I guess...props to the people who got it done?

USMNT vs. Bosnia Herzegovina: What we learned | Stars and Stripes FC

Unfortunately I missed this game, but it sounds like maybe that wasn’t that unfortunate.

U.S. Soccer still doesn’t get it | Yahoo! Sports

Preach.

What five MLSers should take from US national team experience | MLS

Again, I didn’t watch, so I will just assume I agree with all of this.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic nearing move from Man United to LA Galaxy in MLS | ESPNFC

Sure, why not!

The Jew who built Bayern Munich, then saved it after surviving the Holocaust | LA Times

This is worth your read. I had definitely read about Kurt Landauer before, but it was great to be reminded. (And if you’re at all interested in German soccer but have never read Tor! by Uli Hesse-Lichtenberger, do yourself a favor and go pick that up right now.)

That’s all, folks, so to the comments with you!