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Major Link Soccer: Take the day off and watch World Cup Qualifiers

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Here are 12 qualifiers you want to watch, also other news

Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports

Seattle

Sounders 2 managed a draw on the road against Vancouver Whitecaps 2 on Monday behind two goals from Jordan Schweitzer; the result leaves S2 five points back of the final playoff spot with three games remaining.

NWSL

Megan Rapinoe seems to have a firm understanding that the personal is political, even in sports.

USA

Hope Solo's problems have been well documented, so it seems fitting that US Soccer's responses to those mistakes should be well documented as well. Stars and Stripes FC explains how US Soccer did a big thing badly by suspending and terminating Hope Solo.

While players with dual nationalities for international play have been a hot button issue as of late, the dual national fan goes through similar feelings: the tension from identification for both nationals and the constant outside pressure to choose. Unusual Efforts breaks down the inner turmoil for Mexican-American fandom.

World

Like so many hairdo changes before him, Leo Messi's new blonde color represents a fresh start for the player.

The French have won the World Hide and Seek Championship! That's very impressive, France.

Soccer to Watch Today:

NCAA - Drake vs Milwaukee - 4:00pm (ESPN3)

WCQ - China vs Iran - 4:35am (ESPN3, WatchESPN)

WCQ - Thailand vs Japan - 5:15am (ESPN3, WatchESPN)

Friendly - Russia vs Ghana - 9:00am (Fox Sports 2, Fox Soccer 2Go)

WCQ - Belarus vs France - 11:45am (Fox Sports 2, Fox Soccer 2Go)

WCQ - Sweden vs Netherlands - 11:45am (ESPN2, ESPN Deportes)

WCQ - Switzerland vs Portugal -11:45am (Fox Sports 1, Fox Soccer 2Go)

WCQ - Cyprus vs Belgium - 11:45am (Fox Soccer Plus, Fox Soccer 2Go)

WCQ - Venezuela vs Argentina - 4:00pm (beIN SPORTS, fuboTV)

WCQ - USA vs Trinidad and Tobago - 5:15pm (Fox Sports 1, fuboTV, Fox Soccer 2Go)

WCQ - Brazil vs Colombia - 5:45pm (beIN SPORTS USA, fuboTV)

WCQ - Mexico vs Honduras - 7:00pm (Fox Sports 1 USA, fuboTV, Fox Soccer 2Go)

WCQ - Canada vs El Salvador - 7:00pm (fuboTV, UniMás)

WCQ - Peru vs Ecuador - 7:15pm (beIN SPORTS USA, fuboTV)