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Sounders win MLS Cup, Spirit travel for home games & more: Freedom Kicks for 11/11/19

And an interesting crime series hit Netflix.

MLS: MLS Cup-Toronto FC vs Seattle FC Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

Hi, well welcome to the 2020 season, trade window opens at noon, closes on Wednesday. Oh, and speaking as a vet, I appreciate your thanks but as always and forever, unsolicited large cash donations to me are more heartfelt.

The Seattle Sounders are your MLS Cup Champions for 2019, defeating Toronto FC 3-1. More from Sounder at Heart, Waking the Red and MLS. If you liked a gamer, drop it in as always.

Washington Spirit to split home matches among three venues next season (WaPo): The Spirit may be putting the Plex in the rearview? Dunno.

Nike International Friendlies set for November 14-18 (US Soccer): D.C. United’s most recent signing (Moses Nyeman) and a prospective one (Kevin Paredes) are on the United States U-16 roster.

Football Team Named For Match Against Mexico (Bernews): The Opposition XI for D.C./Loudoun United’s thing gets narrowed down a little.

Spike Gjerde plans big food hall and two restaurants at Buzzard Point (WBJ): For you pregame Audi Field foodies out there, another option may be in the works.

So Leonardo Jara and Lucas Rodriguez were in La Plata to see their former/current club reopen their stadium (Estadio Jorge Luis Hirschi) on Saturday, let’s see how things went and whaaaa

Match day photos: Real Monarchs vs El Paso Locomotive FC (RSL Soapbox): Real Salt Lake’s USL team will play Louisville City FC, who appear in the USL Final for the third straight year. If the USL wants to move MLS2 teams down that’s fine, but it should be noted an MLS2 is in the final for the fourth time in five years so...

Michael Fassbender steps on to the pitch as real life soccer coach Thomas Rongen while shooting remarkable true story Next Goal Wins (Daily Mail): Where’s the bowties?

Finally I started watching Netflix’ new docuseries “The Devil Next Door,” about a Cleveland auto worker who was arrested and deported to Israel for being the Nazi prison guard “Ivan the Terrible.” I remember this a little growing up but it dropped off the news radar, and touches upon a variety of modern themes today. Trailer be below: