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Major Link Soccer: Yunus Musah picks the USMNT

The Valencia midfielder represented England at the youth levels and could choose from the US, England, Italy, and Ghana.

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Getafe v Valencia - La Liga Santander Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images

MLS/USL

The professional soccer team is launching the Accessimingos, a first-of-its-kind fan club for people living with disabilities. Forward Madison FC announces first-of-its kind group for fans living with disabilities

Phoenix Rising, the Valley’s largest professional soccer club, now has a new home, and they hope it will improve the experience for players and fans. FOX 10 Photojournalist Brian Kae takes an exclusive look at the upgrades inside the stadium. A new home for Phoenix's soccer team

They are better than the All-Star jersey’s MLS has used, in my opinion. Limited edition eMLS Cup jersey released ahead of 2021 eMLS Cup | MLSsoccer.com

USA/Canada

A shocking Monday announcement has America rejoicing. Yunus Musah commits to USMNT - Stars and Stripes FC

More things may move behind a paywall but others could end up on USA. What the NBCSN Closure Means for the Streaming Future - Variety

Bayern Munich’s pipeline to the United States keeps flowing. Report: Bayern Munich bringing in young American on trial - Bavarian Football Works

While the race for a league title is still in full swing in England, the quest to be crowned champions of Europe is also heating up, with several U.S. Women’s National Team players contributing to their clubs’ success this past week. USWNT REWIND: Americans Advance in Champions League, NWSL Preseason in Full Swing

Abby Wambach tells PEOPLE about how the Gatorade Zero commercial revamps the brand’s iconic 1997 ad with special appearances from the original spot’s stars. Abby Wambach and Usain Bolt Star in Anything You Can Do Gatorade Ad | PEOPLE.com

Previewing Canada’s Olympic hopes. Olympic Dreams - The 24th Minute

World

PSG upgraded security at players homes in wake of robberies to Angel Di Maria and Marquinnhos as police launch investigation. Police investigate robberies to Marquinhos, Di Maria homes as PSG upgrade security

If a season could be summed up in one match, the latest installment of El Derbi Madrileño would be it. Atlético are floundering while Real Madrid are thriving. Sofia Jakobsson settles a testy affair between Atlético and Real Madrid - All For XI

Financially troubled League One side Wigan have had a takeover agreed with a consortium led by Bahraini businessman Abdulrahman Al-Jasmi. Wigan Athletic: Abdulrahman Al-Jasmi has takeover of League One club agreed - BBC Sport

World players’ union Fifpro says it has received claims for almost $60m (£43.75m) from players whose clubs have not paid their wages. Fifpro: Players' union says more than $60m has been claimed in unpaid wages - BBC Sport

Zoran Mamic resigns as Dinamo Zagreb boss after his prison sentence for fraud was confirmed by Croatia’s supreme court. Dinamo Zagreb boss Zoran Mamic quits after jail term for fraud confirmed - BBC Sport

Fifa has opened disciplinary cases against three Russian footballers over suspected violations in 2013, according to reports. Fifa opens cases against three Russian players for suspected doping violations | Football | The Guardian

All divisions below the Women’s Championship were declared null and void in an FA announcement on Monday. Tiers three to six of women's football curtailed for second successive season | Women's football | The Guardian

Managers must understand that their decisions can “cast shadows” regarding players’ mental health, says former Manchester City boss Mark Hughes. Mark Hughes: Ex-Manchester City boss calls for greater suicide awareness - BBC Sport

Government-backed fund is being made available in preparation for the return of grassroots football at the end of this month. Grassroots football to get £16m funding for post-Covid return to action | Football | The Guardian

Swiss system pushed by Juventus’s Andrea Agnelli’s will generate meaningless matches and worsen football’s inequality. New-look Champions League is a pointless waste of time that will destroy the drama | Champions League | The Guardian

Brynjarsdottir was written off after giving birth in 2018 but the Icelander is determined to prove her critics wrong. Meet West Ham's Dagny Brynjarsdottir: One of the few mums in WSL explains why motherhood makes her a better footballer

He messed up. He was disciplined. You need to move on. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s benching is over and done with. Move on. - The Short Fuse

Brazil and Flamengo star Gabriel “Gabigol” Barbosa has apologised after being found at an illegal gambling hall in Sao Paulo during a police raid. Brazil's Gabigol apologises after being caught in illegal gambling hall

Rui Patricio was taken off in Wolves’ loss to Liverpool, becoming the Premier League’s first player to come off under the new concussion rule. Wolves keeper Patricio 'conscious' after scary collision in Liverpool loss

What’s on TV?

12:45 PM - AFC Bournemouth v. Swansea City - EFL Championship - ESPN+

1:00 PM - Real Madrid v. Atalanta - Champions League - CBS Sports Network, TUDN, UniMas, Paramount+

1:00 PM - Manchester City v. Borussia M’gladbach - Champions League - Galavision, Paramount+

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