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MLS signings galore, and more: Freedom Kicks for February 6, 2019

A lot of signings in Major League Soccer lead today’s news recap.

Happy Wednesday folks! We have the latest edition of El Clásico airing today in the Copa del Rey semifinals (3:00pm, beIN Sports). Real Madrid and FC Barcelona will dance again. Before that, the news:

Terrence Boyd joins Toronto FC | Stars & Stripes FC

Cyclops has come to MLS, as Terrence Boyd signs with Toronto FC. He’s the backup to Jozy Altidore that was sorely missing during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. TFC will now see if Cyclops can be his replacement.

Report: Philadelphia close to acquiring Mexico international Marco Fabian | MLS

This would be a big get for the Philadelphia Union if they can get Marco Fabian from Eintracht Frankfurt.

Atlanta United acquires Paul Pogba’s brother Florentin Pogba | ESPNFC

Florentin Pogba, the brother of Paul Pogba, will join Atlanta United. Forentin is the older brother of Paul, and plays internationally for his birth country of Guinea.

José Mourinho Spain tax fraud settled in multi-million deal | BBC

Jose Mourinho is the latest to be hit by the tax man in Spain, agreeing to a one year suspended sentence and a €2.1 million fine. Who’s next for the Spanish tax man?

Pulisic scores in wild German Cup match (video) | NBC Sports

Our son Christian Pulisic scored in extra time for Borussia Dortmund in an incredible DFB-Pokal match against Werder Bremen. Bremen eventually won in penalties.

Armchair Analyst: The biggest winners from January’s US camp, ranked | MLS

D.C. United’s very own Paul Arriola comes in 5th on this list, and it’s well deserved. He showed out during January Camp for the United States.

World Cup 2022: Qatar ‘falling significantly short’ on reforms - Amnesty International | BBC

This shouldn’t be surprising, because it’s been going on for years. The World Cup is less than 4 years away, and they need to get on it. Now.

Alright, that’s all from me. Hit the comments!