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Wayne Rooney to D.C. United?, MLS & NWSL results, and more: Freedom Kicks for 5/10/2018

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Wayne Rooney, Wayne Rooney, Wayne Rooney!

Good morning! There was a ton of soccer stuff yesterday and not only was a lot of domestic, the hottest news is in D.C. Let’s get to it.

Wayne Rooney transfer would be a big gamble D.C. United appears willing to make | The Washington Post
D.C. United seems willing to roll the dice on Wayne Rooney, but there’s still plenty of issues to clear up before today’s rumors become a deal.

Why would Wayne Rooney leave Everton to join DC United? | Royal Blue Mersey
Over at Royal Blue Mersey, Jason wrote about why Rooney might want to come to D.C.

Wayne Rooney tells Everton that he wants to join DC United | Daily Mail Online
The deal is reported to be 12.5 million euros, though this being the Daily Mail you might want to take it with a grain of salt.

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts buying new Chicago soccer team - Chicago Tribune
The Cubs owner is forming a joint venture with a developer to bring a USL team to Chicago, with a stadium site that just so happens to be much closer to Chicago than where the Fire play.

South Side Trap Ep. 8: TACOS | Hot Time In Old Town
In other Chicago news if you're into NWSL you should check out South Side Trap.

Sounders at Toronto FC, recap: Seattle rides bear to victory | Sounder At Heart
Thanks to a goal and assist from Will Bruin, the Seattle Sounders surprised Toronto FC on the road.

Under pressure: LAFC flies past Minnesota United, 2-0 | Angels on Parade
Some MLS games from last night were upsets. Others went exactly as you’d expect, like LAFC beating Minnesota with ease.

Portland Thorns Draw 1-1 With Houston Dash | Stumptown Footy
Going back to upsets, Kyah Simon scored for the Houston Dash, who managed a result against a full-strength Portland Thorns FC.

That’s all I’ve got. Let me know in the comments what you’re reading.