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Noteworthy links from Stumptown and the rest of the web on 5/17/16.

Jonathan Ferrey

From the Wide World of Soccer:

MLS Commish Don Garber once again has obvious facts fall out of his mouth: this time it's that MLS clubs really need to start beating Liga MX teams in Champions League play. [Goal.com]

The Guardian's excellent weekly roundup in which they make the case that Zlatan should choose Philadelphia over LA. [Guardian]

Thierry Henry offers some unsolicited advice for Zlatan; strangely it wasn't "use your hands!" [SI]

Kamara trade demonstrates the harsh realities of sports. [VICE]

Turkish supporters club takes "It's Lit" way too far and burn stadium in rage due to relegation. [Deadspin]

Jozy Altidore to miss the Copa America with a hamstring injury. [Fox]

Right in Stumptown:

David Villa says that Portland has the best atmosphere in MLS. It momentarily makes me forget how much I hate his soul patch. [Empire of Soccer]

David Villa was spotted buying a homeless family a meal before the game. [Twitter]

Timbers squeak in at #10 on the Daily News list of worst signings in MLS history. [NY Daily News]

Kwarasey out longer than expected. [MLS]

A little late, but Porter's post-game remarks to reporters. [Timbers.com]