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Major Link Soccer: Christian Pulisic goal a highlight in DFL Supercup

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The American star did his part for Dortmund in their Supercup match versus Bayern, opening the scoring of the match (and the new season)

Urawa Red Diamonds v Borussia Dortmund - Preseason Friendly Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images

MLS

In case you were wondering why the University of Minnesota logos have remained on the field for almost all Minnesota United matches (including the 4-0 Sounders victory this weekend), the reasoning can be traced back to a deal the school set up with the Minnesota Vikings when they had been using the stadium.

Four years ago, Diego Valeri was packing up his life in Buenos Aires in search of a new home for his career and his family; he found one, and then some, in Portland.

In some form of poetic justice, Ricardo Salazar was the first official to (correctly) overturn a called goal using VAR, during the Philadelphia Union - FC Dallas match.

LA Galaxy cornerstone/eternal heel Robbie Keane has taken his somersaults across the hemisphere, joining India Super League champions Atletico de Kolkata.

United States

Christian Pulisic is picking up where he left off last season, opened his 2017-18 scoring account with a smooth finish versus Bayern Munich.

When her depression returned this fall, Canadian National Team member/Washington Spirit Goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe wasn’t afraid to face it and talk about it.

The World

Scouting your opponent’s on field product is a pretty common strategy for soccer victory, but few will go as far as to scout their opponents off-field cuisine, like Liverpool offside did for Hoffenheim.

In a shocking move, the Premier League has banned pitch designs for the 2017/18 season, marking an unfortunate end to one of the best aesthetics of Premier League matches.

The aptly named Forest Green Rovers are on a mission to bring their eco-friendly ways beyond their home of Nailsworth to the rest of England- followed soon after by the world.

The Arsenal Ladies are getting their proper due in the team store, with forward Danielle Carter tweeting out the team’s kits on full display: