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USMNT to play Mexico, transfer stuff, and more: Freedom Kicks for 7/16/19

yes, Mexico again

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USMNT to face Mexico in September | Stars and Stripes FC

Sept. 6 to be exact.

Ending period ‘taboo’ gave USA marginal gain at World Cup | The Telegraph

I think much of our readership is male but I just want to be clear with you all that Rose Lavelle scoring in a World Cup final the day before her period started makes her even more of a superhero.

Washington Spirit acquire Australia midfielder Elise Kellond-Knight in trade with Reign FC | B&RU

Also check out Sounder at Heart’s take because it made my head hurt.

MLS provides updates on St. Louis, Charlotte, Sacramento expansion bids | MLS

I enjoy when MLS talks about itself in the third person.

St. Louis ownership group makes presentation to MLS expansion committee | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

OK why didn’t I know until today that they’re called MLS4TheLou. This doesn’t rhyme or alliterate or anything.

A refereeing controversy where both teams are right was this week’s one weird thing in MLS | The Athletic

Behind the paywall, so, you know.

The Summer Transfer Window’s Major Remaining Storylines in Play | Sports Illustrated

ugh Neymar who cares about your future thank u next

Tyler Boyd signs with Besiktas | Stars and Stripes FC

If anyone needs help with their Turkish pronunciation, I took, uh, two semesters of it in college.

That’s all for now, friends. Have a great day!