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Rooney impact, Ozil meeting & more: Freedom Kicks for 8/16/19

It’s a periodic Bong Joon Ho appreciation post!

MLS: LA Galaxy at D.C. United Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Hi. I’m the replacement Jason today. Imagine the same wit, but far more Maryland hate.

Wayne Rooney’s brief stay in MLS lived up to the billing for D.C United, and it’s not over yet (Yahoo!): I mean, I guess?

Rooney’s Exit Raises More Questions than Answers (Oddschecker): This is probably right.

Ozil’s agent meets with D.C. United officials (WaPo): Saw team Mesut Ozil chatting and cordial on Wednesday at the Loudoun game. We’ll see I guess!

Felipe Martins wants to be your friend (Pitch Pass): Feel free to skip if you’re so triggered, but it’s actually a good interview where he talks about his origin story, the life circumstances around his MLS moves, and his rebuttal to the Frank Lampard anecdote.

So long, Salt Lake (RSL Soapbox): No, not THAT departure, but sort of related to a notorious Mike Petke incident.

Finally, the English trailer for Bong Joon Ho’s new film Parasite came out and I COULD NOT BE HAPPIER: