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Major Link Soccer: Mile high Impact

Major League Soccer has a chance to shine tonight when the Montreal Impact play Club America in front of 105,000 in Estadio Azteca.

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Stanford Sophomore and Seattle Sounder academy product Jordan Morris will suit up for the U.S. U-23 team tonight when they take on Mexico in Carson, California. Some think Morris is the next U.S. Superstar.

The team Jordan Morris may play for this summer has added a few more players to their roster. The Seattle Sounders U-23 team signed three players for the 2015 PDL season.

Zach Scott has made a career in Seattle and with 307 appearances for the Sounders, Scott shares what it means to him,  To Be A Sounder.

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Major League Soccer

Tonight's CONCACAF Champions League Final will be played in a sold out Estadio Azteca. The first leg of the Montreal Impact Club America final will have 105,000 spectators packing the stadium. The Impact hope they can write their own piece of history while all of MLS pull for the Impact to win.

Montreal is doing their part as well by selling out the Olympic Stadium for the April 29 return leg, they also flew down 23 players and a 27 member support staff to Mexico for tonight's first leg.

Major League Soccer has grown by leaps and bounds over the last 20 years. Now MLS is growing internationally as well with games being broadcast in Brazil, UK, Europe, Middle East, and Africa.  In some countries it will be easier to watch a Seattle Sounders game than it is to watch AC Milan.

When MLS bought the Chivas USA franchise and decided to close it down this year they had no use for the academy system that came with it.  Now a coach and his whole team will be moving to the LA Galaxy academy.

U.S. Soccer

Former USMNT player Steve Cherundolo has been promoted to assistant manager at Hannover 96. Cherundolo and new manager Michael Frontzek hope to avoid relegation from the Bundesliga.

It has been slow growth for U.S. Soccer and the academy system, but last week's game against Mexico was proof that the USSDA is working as it was intended too.

Julian Green has had a difficult time of it since his goal against Belgium. Jurgen Klinsmann has been bringing him into U.S. camps but playing time has been sparse for the teen, the U.S. U-23 team asked for Green to play against Mexico tonight but his new Hamburg coach was too slow with the response.

World Soccer

Barcelona and Bayern Munich won their UEFA Champions League games and booked spots in the semifinals.  Barcelona defeated  Paris Saint-Germain 2-0, Bayern Munich showed their class and skill with a 6-1 victory over FC Porto.

Mr. Bee is buying AC Milan; at least that is what he is saying. The Thai entrepreneur is also saying that he will bring Carlo Ancelotti back to Italy to coach AC Milan. All current owner Silvo Berlusconi can say is Bunga Bunga.

When your team loses 4-1 it's normal to be down in the dumps and upset. Jay Hart found a quick way to release his tension after the loss, unfortunately it cost him his spot on the team.

The 2018 World Cup in Russia is already in trouble and our man Sepp Blatter of course sees things different. Now the 47 nation Council of Europe has asked European lawmakers to urge a re-vote on the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

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