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Major Link Soccer: Thierry Henry is leaving social media.

Henry called it “not a safe place.”

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Seattle

Not many people embody the West Coast’s free and forward-thinking ideals like OL Reign defender Lauren Barnes. Feeling Green — clubeleven

Megan Rapinoe returns to the Reign after a 16-month absence after opting out of last year’s NSWL season due to COVID-19. Here’s what Megan Rapinoe had to say about her busy year away from NWSL soccer, her Reign return, fight for equal pay and more | The Seattle Times

MLS/USL

Orlando City replaced their USL-1 team with a UPSL U-23 side. Orlando City’s U-23 Side Fast-tracks Players to First Team - The Mane Land

Atlanta United’s first-team players are receiving their first dose of the Pfizer COVID vaccine on Monday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Atlanta United players receiving COVID vaccine

A 2012 playoff match between NYRB and D.C. United started with a superstorm and ended with the most unexpected free kick in MLS history. The night Thierry Henry didn’t take the important free kick for the New York Red Bulls – The Athletic ($)

Da Boy, Barco, and more. MLS 2021: For these 10 MLSers, this season is huge | Andrew Wiebe | MLSsoccer.com

Mexico manager Gerardo “Tata” Martino said it would be “illogical” for Carlos Vela to join El Tri at the Olympics. Mexico's 'Tata' Martino: 'Illogical' for LAFC's Carlos Vela to play at Olympics

The USL announced that several ownership stakes in the Charlotte Independence — including that of Dan DiMicco — are in the process of being sold. Controversial owner to sell stake in USL's Charlotte Independence

USA

US World Cup winner Crystal Dunn and Manchester City goalkeeper Zack Steffen talk about using their platforms to combat racism. Racism in football: ‘Was I going to kneel for 30 more years?’ - Crystal Dunn - BBC Sport

More trophies, less crying. The USMNT has talent, now it’s up to US Soccer to create a culture of winning - Stars and Stripes FC

All together now: Time is a flat circle. At least it is when it comes to US men’s national teams in must-win games over the past half-decade or so. Three takeaways from the US' gutting Olympic qualifying loss to Honduras | Charles Boehm | MLSsoccer.com

World

Thierry Henry said the time was right for him to leave social media, telling the BBC on Monday that “it is not a safe place.” Henry - 'It was time to make a stand' against online racism

Argentine striker Sergio Aguero will leave Manchester City when his contract runs out at the end of the season. Sergio Aguero to leave Manchester City at end of season - BBC Sport

One of next month’s FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley will be among the pilot events to trial the return of crowds to UK venues. FA Cup semi-final at Wembley to be part of pilot events for crowd return - BBC Sport

A nasty comment had a lasting impact on the one-time prospect but he has reason to believe things will be better for his son. 'I felt degraded': Ram Marwa on being racially abused as a young footballer | Football | The Guardian

Culture secretary Oliver Dowden has said the government is looking into whether crowds of more than 10,000 will be able to attend matches at this summer’s rescheduled European Championships. More than 10,000 fans could attend later Euro 2020 matches, says Dowden | Euro 2020 | The Guardian

What’s on TV?

9:00 AM - Cyprus v. Slovenia - UEFA World Cup Qualifying - ESPN+

9:00 AM - Azerbaijan v. Serbia - UEFA World Cup Qualifying - ESPN+

9:00 AM - Germany U21 v. Romania U21 - UEFA Euro U21 - ESPN+, TUDN

9:00 AM - Netherlands U21 v. Hungary U21 - UEFA Euro U21 - ESPN+

11:05 AM - Raith Rovers v. Dunfermline Athletic - Scottish Championship - ESPN+

11:30 AM - Qatar v. Ireland Republic - International Friendly - ESPN+

11:45 AM - Croatia v. Malta - UEFA World Cup Qualifying - ESPN+

11:45 AM - Turkey v Latvia - UEFA World Cup Qualifying - ESPN+

11:45 AM - Belgium v. Belarus - UEFA World Cup Qualifying - ESPN+

11;45 AM - Slovakia v. Russia - UEFA World Cup Qualifying - ESPN+

11:45 AM - Montenegro v. Norway - UEFA World Cup Qualifying - ESPN+

11:45 AM - Luxembourg v. Portugal - UEFA World Cup Qualifying - ESPN+

11:45 AM - Wales v. Czech Republic - UEFA World Cup Qualifying - ESPN+

11:45 AM - Gibraltar v. Netherlands - UEFA World Cup Qualifying - ESPN+

12:00 PM - Italy U21 v. Slovenia U21 - UEFA Euro U21 - ESPN+

12:00 PM - Spain U21 v. Czech Republic U21 - UEFA Euro U21 - ESPN+

1:00 PM - Costa Rica v. Mexico - International Friendly - TUDN, UniMas

4:30 PM - Barbados v. Anguilla - Concacaf World Cup Qualifying - Paramount+

6:00 PM - Honduras U23s v. Mexico U23s - Concacaf Olympic Qualifying - FS1, TUDN

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