Hey there, soccer happened this weekend! It was good!
Rose Lavelle leads Washington Spirit to 2-1 win over Chicago Red Stars in NWSL Challenge Cup (us): The Spirit start 2020 late, but on an up note. WaPo with more, and even more from Hot Time in Old Town.
‘They looked f***ing miserable’: How the Spirit recalibrated its culture (Athletic, $): Nice dive on this one.
Woodbridge resident Nelson Martinez signs with Loudoun United FC (Inside NoVa): Putting aside the clarification that Martinez upgraded from a USL Academy deal to a pro one, the fact that they’ll already be without Robby Dambrot (torn pec) and will face the departures of Jeremy Garay, Jacob Greene and Adam Lundegard (college), bringing back a guy who can play a couple positions in back as well as defensive mid makes sense.
Wayne Rooney To Be Subject Of Official Documentary From ‘Maradona’ Producer Lorton (Deadline): Look, I’m here for 10 minutes alone on the Dulles arrest.
Finally, Josh Gad brought together those still with us for a reminiscing of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, and the last five minutes or so brought together those who said all the memorable lines from those John Hughes films. You can watch the reunion or skip to the really good thing at 40:00: