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Jorge Sampoli is pretty much just there to be a puppet. Six ATL UTD players made the MLS All-Star match.

Argentina Training Session - FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Photo by Gabriel Rossi/Getty Images

MLS

Six Atlanta United Players Named to All-Star Game Fan XI - Dirty South Soccer
It’s gonna feel like a home game.

Seba’s club legend status made official with Philadelphia Union unveiling of Ring of Honor - Brotherly Game
Once a Sounder...

FTC provides hilariously little information about Patrick Soon-Shiong’s transaction with Erick Thohir - Black And Red United
A denial of our FOIA request would have given us the same amount of info.

USA

Sinclair 100: Portland legend has forged an unmatched legacy in Rose City sports | Portland Timbers

Is not qualifying for the World Cup the catalyst for change the USMNT needs? - Stars and Stripes FC
It’s time to instill change.

USL2HARTFORD

Failed penalty kick dooms Lights FC late in 3-2 loss – Las Vegas Review-Journal
The Lights earned a penalty kick in stoppage time against the Swope Park Rangers on Sunday that could’ve tied the match, but Samuel Ochoa’s shot hit the post.

World Cup 2018

Argentine players likely selecting lineup for Nigeria match
The Albiceleste entered Russia among the favorites to win the World Cup, but now Argentina is on the brink of disaster and possibly crashing out of the group stage.

FS1 showed Joseph Stalin’s vacation home and glossed over what he did - SBNation.com
The video segment said that Joseph Stalin used the home "to get away from it all," and never mentioned what "it all" entailed.

Cristiano Ronaldo begged Iran fans partying outside his hotel to let him sleep - SBNation.com
Probably why he missed his penalty.

World Cup goals and the physics of free kicks, explained by an MIT professor - SBNation.com
A Professor of Applied Mathematics at MIT explains the subtle physics behind all those swerving, dipping goals that make you question the nature of the universe.

World Cup 2018: Is VAR trash? A constantly updating post - SBNation.com
Be sure to check in daily to see how this is going.

No U.S. team? No problem for soccer fans at Moscow eatery | Sports | lmtribune.com
MOSCOW (THE IDAHO VERSION) - Chants of "Ole, ole, ole," reverberated around the jam-packed La Casa Lopez early Saturday morning as soccer fans watched a replay…

The World Cup of soccer fans
Soccer fans around the world mark the World Cup by getting fully dressed in colorful costumes.

Alireza Beiranvand: from sleeping rough to the World Cup with Iran | Football | The Guardian
Goalkeeper ran away from his nomad family and worked in a dress factory, a car wash and as a street cleaner before making it.