Well that wasn’t fun at all!
With one tweet to his 17 million followers, Wayne Rooney does lovely thing for MLS teammate (For the Win): Look at Wayne Rooney getting involved in #brand #visibility.
Manchester United scouting D.C. United’s Acosta (Athletic, $): So apparently they were in town Saturday. I don’t have much to add, other than the story I have, which is when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over as interim manager, he apparently gave his old pal and former teammate (Rooney) a call to kick the tires. This was before the PSG rumor broke, so the news of the interest (and D.C.’s awareness of same) has been there for a couple of months at least.
Spirit close out preseason with 1-0 win over Virginia Tech Hokies (Us): Jason made the drives from home, to Audi, to the Plex, and lived to tell the tale. Speaking of WoSo for a sec, this is a cool pic of the current United States women’s team and the 99s:
The Definitive Angle (PRO): This gets into some detail about the foul that led to D.C. United’s game-winner over Orlando City last Sunday, and the subsequent VAR. Definitely recommend and throw into their fanbase.
U.S Soccer and ESPN+ reach Multi-Year agreement to Broadcast U.S. Open Cup (US Soccer): Finally, semi-reliable streams for Denver Bucks SC versus Real Boise can be viewed nationally! But seriously this is a good thing.
How Do You Follow A Masterpiece? Marvin Gaye Tried With ‘You’re The Man’ (NPR): 35 years after his tragic murder, a newly discovered album of Marvin’s work after “What’s Going On” made its way out into the consciousness. Definite recommendation on your Monday morning.