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D.C. United wins, Gold Cup schedule announced, and more: Freedom Kicks for May 14, 2021

Boom! 3 points!

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Montreal Impact v D.C. United

Hey folks. As Jason mentioned on Wednesday, he and I switched dates this week so that he didn’t have to write all of the things last night. Happy to oblige because we lead with...VICTORY!

Edison Flores’s first MLS goal leads D.C. United to 1-0 win over Chicago Fire - BRU

Boom! Edison Flores notches his first goal for D.C. United as the team held off the Chicago Fire in a 1-0 victory. Just keep us at home the rest of the year!

2021 Gold Cup schedule announced - SSFC

The USMNT will post up in Kansas City for the Gold Cup group stage, and their knockout stage route will be JerryWorld, Austin/Houston, and then the final in Las Vegas.

Juventus’ Ronaldo will play at Sporting next year - mother tells fans - ESPNFC

Sounds like Cristiano Ronaldo might be leaving Juventus for Sporting Lisbon, if his mom is a legit source.

For those who are trying to watch the Women’s Champions League Final between Chelsea FC and FC Barcelona, Paramount+ is ready:

Manchester United v Liverpool: Hundreds of fans in anti-Glazer protest at Old Trafford - BBC

Manchester United fans tried once again to get their team’s match against Liverpool FC postponed. The match eventually proceeded, with Liverpool winning.

MLS Players Association Releases 2021 Salary Guide - MLSPA

We get to see what MLS players are making this year. Edison Flores remains D.C. United’s highest paid player at $1.7 million.

Thorns’ Mark Parsons to coach Dutch national team after ‘21 NWSL season - The Athletic

Mark Parsons may be coaching the Portland Thorns for just a bit longer. Reports are he will be taking over as the coach of The Netherlands after the end of the season.

Enjoy your Friday...Vamos!