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Around the Forest: Zlatan Ibrahimovic to ink new deal with LA Galaxy

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Via Costa Rica and Portugal, new Timbers signing Marvin Loría ready to take his MLS shot | Portland Timbers

Why Valentin, Timbers committed to each others' futures | Portland Timbers


Thorns FC's Horan, Heath and Sinclair among nominees for 2018 Concacaf Awards | Portland Timbers

Major League Soccer

Breakdown: What Tesho Akindele Brings to Orlando City - The Mane Land
How will the Lions’ new signing impact the team?

MLS Champs Bring Trophy to Famous Atlanta Booty Club |
The MLS Cup got LIT on stage at Magic City!!

FC Cincinnati makes expansion draft picks, trades for Garza, Waston |
FC Cincinnati is in the midst of building its roster ahead of its inaugural 2019 MLS season, a process that will ramp up considerably in the coming weeks.

Toronto FC: Why Fabian Johnson would be perfect
Fabian Johnson hasn't been getting the most minutes with Borussia Mönchengladbach. Is an MLS move near? Here's why Johnson would be perfect for Toronto FC.

Adidas finding new value in Major League Soccer
Adidas is finally realizing the potential and the market that Major League Soccer provides the brand.

The complete list of MLS free agents for the 2019 season |

Zack Steffen will join Manchester City in July after historic transfer - Massive Report
The Black & Gold will send their young goalkeeper to England in the summer.

FC Cincinnati MLS roster: How deal for Vancouver captain worked out
The allocation money in the package Cincinnati sent to Vancouver is an MLS record for a single-player trade for a defender, according to the Whitecaps.

List of eligible players for 2018 MLS Waiver Draft announced |

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Reportedly Agrees to New LA Galaxy Contract | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is reportedly in line to agree a new contract to remain with L.A. Galaxy in Major League Soccer. The Swedish icon had been linked with a return to European football, but it appears the striker will remain in California...

Reports: Luchi Gonzalez to be next FC Dallas head coach | SBI Soccer
FC Dallas is reportedly turning to a familiar face to fill its head coaching vacancy. According to multiple reports. FC Dallas academy director Luchi Gonzalez is set to take over the position vacated by Oscar Pareja at the end of the 2018 regular season.

World Soccer

Watch 'Japan's Messi' score a Barcelona-style goal for Real Madrid U16 - Business Insider
Takuhiro 'Pipi' Nakai, also known as 'Japan's Messi,' scored a goal for Real Madrid's under-16 team that would have made Lionel Messi purr.

Ousmane Dembélé Clowns Tottenham And Gives Barcelona The Lead
Ousmane Dembélé just gave Barcelona the lead against Tottenham in the Champions League by flying past defender Kyle Walker-Peters with an absolutely insulting big touch and then sitting midfielder Harry Winks on his ass with his trademark fake shot before slamming the ball past goalkeeper Hugo Lloris and now I want the young French stud to show up to practice late every day if it means he’ll go off like this in the following match:

Ada Hegerberg Would Prefer to Talk About Soccer - The New York Times
The best women’s soccer player in the world discusses her career, her crowning achievement and the controversy that overshadowed her big moment.