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World Cup Round of 16, USMNT friendlies, and more: Freedom Kicks for 6/26/18

Btw don’t hold your breath for a new USMNT coach anytime soon.

Hey guys, remember that time when Germany scored in the 95th minute to beat Sweden? ME TOO. IT WAS SO GREAT.

Sorry, I know it was days ago, but ahhhhh I’m not quite over it. And ahhhh they’re playing tomorrow and ahhhh it’s fine I’m fine.

OK. Anyway. Freedom Kicks!

D.C. United reportedly signing Gabriel Gomez from Nueva Chicago | B&RU

ICYMI yesterday.

ESPN: The Body Issue | ESPN

Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird are the first openly gay couple to be on the cover! Crystal Dunn is also in here. (And Zlatan.)

Official: USMNT to play Brazil, Mexico in September | Stars and Stripes FC

New Jersey and Nashville are the where, September 7 and 11 are the when.

U.S. Soccer President Carlos Cordeiro: ‘There’s no timeline’ on hiring new coach | The Washington Post

Say what now.

Scenarios for every World Cup team that can still reach the Round of 16 | SB Nation

Honestly thank god for articles like this because I need people to just tell me what’s up. I don’t have the patience to figure all these things out. Also, with the exception of Germany, I am firmly #TeamChaos.

Cristiano Ronaldo misses penalty and escapes red card as Portugal survives Iran tussle | Yahoo! Sports

This game was bananas b-a-n-a-n-a-s. I’m kinda bummed we didn’t get any Ronaldo tears.

Hope y’all are ready for another set of simultaneous World Cup games today! Leanne out.