News in Brief: A Chapocoense Return, Timbers Throw Shade, and More

by on 8 August 2017

Uplifting moment

Brazillian club Chapocoense played a friendly against Barcelona at Camp Nou as the former continues to recover from last November’s terrible plane crash.

After the match, Leo Messi swapped shirts with survivor Alan Ruschel.

Hope Solo looks abroad

Former USWNT goalkeeper Hope Solo says she has recieved offers to play overseas. The 36 year-old is currently recovering from shoulder surgery but remains upbeat about continuing her career and rejoining the USWNT for the 2019 World Cup.

Neagle heads west

The Seattle Sounders have sent a 2018 fourth round pick to DC United in exchange for Lamar Neagle. Neagle will return to his home state for his fourth stint with the reigning MLS champions.

Today in awesome

Portland Timbers FC threw some serious shade at the Los Angeles Galaxy after its 3-1 win at Providence Park this past weekend.

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