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The Sounders continue to rise in the power rankings, the USMNT will play in Cuba Friday, and Goals of the Week

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Chad Marshall and Ozzie Alonso were named to the MLS Team of the Week. After a 1-0 win at home and a big 2-1 win on the road over Cascadia rival Vancouver Whitecaps FC, defender Marshall and midfielder Alonso were both named to the list.

Seattle Sounders FC are the hottest team in all of Major League Soccer. The Sounders have been on an unholy tear since they replaced Sigi Schmid with Brian Schmetzer and Nicolas Lodeiro made his debut concurrently at the end of the July.

Victor Mansaray and the U-20 MNT team take on Germany today. The US will play the first game of the Four Nations Tournament in Manchester, England. The US will also play Netherlands Oct 7, and England Oct 10.

US Soccer

Two American's plying their trade in Germany will have the chance to show off their skill against Cuba. Can they play together and be successful?

Ron Newman helped bring the beautiful game to America. Newman holds the US record in wins at 753 (combined outdoor & indoor). Newman was also known for his outlandish antics.

The U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team lost 2-1 to Ghana at King Abdullah II International Stadium in its second Group D game of the 2016 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup.

Carli Lloyd is the reigning FIFA World Player of the Year and a defending World Cup champion. She's arguably never been in better form than she's in right now, but she is 34 years old, so she is much closer to the end of her career than she is the beginning.

World Soccer

AC Milan is being led by a veteran in Vincenzo Montella, but it is his babes that are doing all the work and crying about it when they are done. Then you look at their goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma who's future is bright and expensive, the 17-year old  is the back stop of AC Milan and will inherit the Italian National Team jersey from Buffon.

Remember what it was like to have your dad at all of your soccer games? A bit of advice, a pat on the shoulder after a tough game, or chasing balls behind the goal.

According to reports, wee Dembele "didn't look out of place" during his brief cameo despite playing in a side seven years above his actual age group. He's two years younger than the iPod for crying out loud.

You've already played FIFA 17 with today's greatest players, so why not use some legends of the game? Here are the 25 best options available in the game.

Imagine having to talk with a teammate and eat breakfast or lunch together. Imagine your team is Manchester City and this is happening.

Major League Soccer

The MLS Golden Boot race, unlike the one for the MVP, is a straight-up goal-scoring competition. In earlier years, MLS used a point system for both goals and assists, but now it’s just about goals and the tiebreaker goes to whoever has more assists. Can Jordan Morris use the game in hand to make a run?

Michael Bradley is very proud of his dad and his new job at Swansea City. could we see the younger Bradley jumping over the pond to play for dear old dad in the EPL? Winter loan looks doable.

LA Galaxy manager Bruce Arena says he is so "embarrassed" that Major League Soccer teams must use commercial flights that he has told players not to wear team gear to the airport.

A quick update on the world of MLS Expansion. This update includes news from San Diego, St Louis, Cincinnati, Nashville, Oklahoma City and more. Remember that Minnesota and Atlanta ate joining MLS for next season.

Goals of the Week: One Keeper to another, Triple save you gotta see, and two oldies but goodies.