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Major Link Soccer: Messi breaks an (opponent's) (fan's) arm

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Now see, if I'd not included those parenthesis, you'd all be mad about "misleading headlines" and "lack of integrity" and "fishing for page views."

Just photoshop some blood and fangs, and we're good to go
Just photoshop some blood and fangs, and we're good to go
Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Seattle

A familiar name may be returning to Seattle this summer with an unfamiliar look; Duncan McCormick, Sounders Academy vet and member of the Sounders extended family has signed with AZ United FC.

MLS

Ronaldinho simply can't stop playing, currently looking at options in the States or China.

My ideal MLS map includes a pin through the heart of San Diego; turns out it may be in the realm of possibility even with Tijuana's uber-popular team right down the road. San Diego is ready to reveal a plan to keep the NFL's Chargers in town, a plan which could leave the team's current digs available for an MLS club and a local college to tear down and build up for soccer, football.

The Real Monarchs suffered a scary moment this weekend as rookie Omar Holness suffered a seizure during the match. He was released from the hospital four hours later, but will continue to undergo medical evaluation.

Those looking for Ashani Fairclough can find him with the Wilmington Hammerheads.

David Beckham has reportedly bought the land needed to make Miami an MLS reality.

United States

Jurgen Klinsmann has been on the receiving end of some hot takes since his USMNT squad underperformed against Guatemala in World Cup Qualifying play. Losing their home leg in Columbus would put a 2018 berth on life support.

Klinsmann has called upon the services of the 17-year-old Christian Pulisic to potentially help send the USA on to the next round of qualifying.

World

We are slowly seeing the transformation of Messi from world-famous soccer star to psychotic murderer. He took the latest step with a shot that broke the arm of a Real Madrid fan.

While the team may not have shown up to Canada's 3-0 defeat to Mexico, 50,000 fans made BC Place as good a place as any to watch a soccer match in the Great White North. And for those who are more into the BC Lions, there was one fairly excellent tackle right at the end: