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Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores 500th career goal with stunning spinning volley – video

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 500th career goal on Saturday in LA Galaxy’s 5-3 loss to Toronto. The 36-year-old Swedish striker has now joined Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as the only active players with 500 goals for club and country Continue re…

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23 Thoughts: Did Zlatan impact Galaxy shuffle?

Sigi Schmid was pushed out the door as Galaxy manager, and don’t get it confused: This had a ton to do with Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s signing.

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David Beckham’s new MLS team will be called Inter Miami

Franchise’s name is a nod to Spanish-speaking communityClub have name but are still finalising plans for stadiumFrom the league that brought you exotic names such as LA Galaxy, Miami Fusion, Tampa Bay Mutiny and, um, DC United a new power has arisen. D…

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Orlando City GK trained while beating cancer

Earlier this year, Mason Stajduhar underwent twice-daily radiation treatments for cancer in his leg, then drove hours on end to be with his club.

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Duck sneaks onto field in middle of Real Salt Lake-LA Galaxy match

A duck made its way onto the field on Saturday night in the middle of Real Salt Lake’s game against the LA Galaxy.

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Clint Dempsey was gritty as hell – but he could also conjure moments of inspiration

The striker proved American outfield players could cut it in Europe and helped blaze a trail for the likes of Christian PulisicAfter Clint Dempsey’s somewhat surprising retirement announcement on Wednesday morning, his place in the overall hierarchy of…

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Does partnering with men’s clubs help or hinder women’s football teams?

Sharing a stadium and facilities can help both men’s and women’s clubs grow, although the tactic isn’t always a guarantee of successIs a downtown stadium a cure-all for any soccer club that needs a boost? And do US women’s soccer teams need to be affil…

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Here’s how pro-rel could work in United States

This debate isn’t dying down, so while the U.S. hasn’t adopted a promotion-relegation system like most of the world, that doesn’t mean it can’t happen.

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Martinez sets MLS record with eight to play

How good has Josef Martinez been for Atlanta United? The striker set the league record for goals in a campaign with a quarter of the season left.

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Tata Martino: ‘The World Cup final was played before 78,000 … that day Atlanta had 73,000’

The Atlanta United coach has managed Argentina and Lionel Messi’s Barcelona. But he has relished the opportunity of a blank canvas in MLSGerardo “Tata” Martino started playing for his local club, Newell’s Old Boys, in the city of Rosario, as a child. H…

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23 Thoughts: Crew’s move is a bad look

In the debut edition of the Major League Soccer-centric column, the attention goes to the Crew’s controversial relocation and other topics.

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MLS player vilified at home for LGBTQ armband

Guram Kashia, defender and captain of the Georgian national team, is getting a prestigious award for something that made him a target of hostility in his home country.

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Wayne Rooney thrust into unfamiliar role in MLS: an out-and-out goalscorer

The former England captain has had a successful start to his career with DC United as he adapts to a new approach to the game across the AtlanticIf ever there was a moment to illustrate all that is good about Wayne Rooney, it came in his one-man crash-…

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Inside Toronto FC’s passionate supporter culture

Kings in the North formed when the team was at its lowest, but find out what drives the the passion and pride.

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Stadium vote opens way for MLS’s Crew to move from Columbus to Austin

Club would move 1,000 miles from current home under planCrew owner keen on Austin, city without major league teamAustin City Council has voted to move ahead with a plan for a new, privately funded stadium on city land sought by the owner of Major Leagu…

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Vela: L.A. is great, World Cup exit still stings

Mexican international Carlos Vela has found a great situation with LAFC, but he’s still disappointed over El Tri’s ending in Russia.

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