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Major Link Soccer: Say it isn't so Infantino

New FIFA president linked to corruption scandal, MLS turns 20, and goals of the week.

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World Soccer

Say it isn't so; the new FIFA boss is already linked to corruption. The Panama papers ensnare Gianni Infantino in a corruption scandal.

Not sure what this goalkeeper was going for, the no-look penalty kick save or the "I don't know what just hit me" save, which is all well and good because he still saved the penalty.

The soccer world lost another great player and coach when Cesare Maldini passed away over the weekend. Maldini was a part of the AC Milan organization and the Italian National Team.

Chelsea could possibly have one problem when it comes to hiring Antonio Conte. That problem being a six-month prison sentence still outstanding for Conte in his match-fixing case.

He may say time out on one career only to start another. First Christian Fuchs wants to help Leicester City win the EPL title, then he might set his sights on the NFL.

Major League Soccer

It all began April 6, 1996, at Spartan Stadium in the San Jose Clash's 1-0 victory over D.C. United. Twenty years in the future and soccer teams are occasionally selling out football stadiums.

USL Roundup: It's a four horse race in the east and LA leads the west with Seattle bringing up the back of the pack.

U.S. Soccer

Every goalkeeper feels like they can score goals and Tony Meola is no different. The U.S. Hall of Famer feels like a striker trapped in a goalkeeper's body.

After spending a year in Scotland seasoning his skills and helping Rangers win promotion. Gedion Zelalem will be given the chance to show what he has learned come July. Arsenal has announced the young American will be given every chance to make the first team next season.

Champions League

Luis Suarez puts two in the back of the net late, while Fernando Torres scores and is sent off in the first thirtysix minutes of the game. Suarez was the hero for Barcelona Tuesday, but if video replay was in affect Suarez could have been the villain.

Arturo Vidal leads Bayern Munich to victory. The German squad played organized defensively and only need the lone goal from Vidal to take the aggregate lead heading into the second game in Portugal.

Goals of the week: Bicycle, Scissors,  Ciseaux Retourné, Chilena, Rovisciata, Fallrückzieher

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