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The saga that gripped the world is over. Another less important saga ends: Fernando Torres signs in Japan. Also, Brad Evans still has love for young Sounders.

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Seattle soccer

Raul Ruidiaz: Seattle Sounders land hungry, accomplished Peru star | SI.com
Food before business–yes, he’s definitely Peruvian. But his hunger extends beyond the dining table and to the field, too.

Once, and always, a Sounder

Sounders Women go undefeated | Tukwila Reporter
The team are moving onto the semifinals that take place on July 14.

Before Atlanta United match, World Cup final will play at Mercedes-Ben
Mercedes-Benz Stadium will screen the FIFA World Cup Final before the Atlanta United-Seattle So...

MLS

Bayern Munich sign FC Dallas defender Chris Richards on loan - Bavarian Football Works
The young Alabama native impressed the club so much, he’ll spend the next six months developing on Bayern’s U19 team.

Strength of Schedule Rankings update: Who has the toughest road left? | MLSsoccer.com
Sounders have the fifth easiest record going forward based on opposition points per game.

FC Dallas Loans Defender Chris Richards to FC Bayern Munich | FC Dallas

Loons sign Ecuadorean standout Romario Ibarra - StarTribune.com
Ibarra comes from Club Deportivo Universidad Catolica in Ecuador's top division and is seen as a potential "difference-maker" by Loons coach Adrian Heath.

Player Song With Three Words Too Difficult To Learn And Get Going — The Nutmeg News

Josef Martinez acquires green card, Atlanta United adds roster space - Dirty South Soccer
The team can add another international player.

NWSL

Over and Over again | Home | kelly.con
How did you get to be a professional athlete? It's a question I am asked often. By parents, coaches, fans, etc. It's a common question for any professional ath

USL

LIGHTS FC MIDSEASON TRANSFERS READY FOR THEIR “MOMENT” AS SUMMER WINDOW OPENS

World soccer

Inside Oscar Tabarez's youth system that ensures tiny Uruguay will keep punching above their weight | Goal.com
Oscar Tabarez has overhauled the entire set-up of Uruguayan football to ensure the tiny country keeps producing top talents

Luis Enrique confirmed as new Spain boss - Barca Blaugranes
The former Barcelona man takes over from Hierro

The Fernando Torres Transfer Saga Is Over - Hot Time In Old Town
The former Atletico Madrid and Liverpool striker officially announces he’s heading for Japan

Thai cave rescue: All 12 boys, soccer coach freed from cave - CNN
The last remaining member of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach have been pulled out of a flooded cave in Thailand, bringing an end to a near three-week ordeal that prompted a huge international rescue effort.

World Cup

Fear of a Black France

Hey There, Neighbor! – Analyzing the World Cup using Google Cloud – Medium
The semi-finals are upon us as we continue our analysis of World Cup using Google Cloud with a preview of France and Belgium. The two nations share part of a border with each other (620 kilometers to…

World Cup 2018: Why the biggest nations fail at soccer
None of the four most populous countries on the planet made the World Cup this year.

‘The English are less perverted than the Swedish’: Meeting the Russian - and English - fans on 16-hour train to support Kane and co | The Independent
“Jesus! Sixteen hours without food! This is outrageous!”

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'Star Wars': Billy Dee Williams Returning as Lando Calrissian in 'XI' | Hollywood Reporter
Billy Dee Williams, who played the galactic gambler Lando Calrissian, will reprise the role for 'Star Wars: Episode IX,' the next installment from Lucasfilm.

Thai official: Rescued boys generally healthy and smiling
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — A Thai public health official says the eight boys rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand are in "high spirits" and have strong immune systems be

A Washington state town had become listless. Then a bar came to town and everything began to change