Happy Wednesday everyone. The entirety of my Tuesday was spent flying home from Munich, where I was this past week for Oktoberfest. What a fun trip that was! As a result, today’s Kicks are short since I arrived home at 1:00am after starting my travel day at 2:00am Tuesday in Munich. That travel consisted of a train to Frankfurt, a flight to Charlotte, a 9.5 hour layover, and then a flight to BWI that ended with the drive back to DC. While I’m catching up on sleep, here’s the news:
Barcelona beat Villareal, but Lionel Messi went down injured in his first game back from his other injury. Uh oh.
Columbus Crew SC released new renderings of the stadium they will begin to build in October. Looks pretty cool.
The home stadiums of Zenit St. Petersburg (Gazprom Arena), Bayern Munich (Allianz Arena), and England (Wembley Stadium) will host the next three Champions League finals after the 2020 final is played in Istanbul.
Portsmouth and Southampton is apparently one of the realest derbies in soccer, even if they don’t play all the time.
To close, I want to send a special birthday shoutout to my younger brother, Steven. Happy birthday bro! Hit the comments and discuss other things I missed while in the air on Tuesday.