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Find out which Liga MX side your favorite MLS team will face in the 2023 Leagues Cup

The Leagues Cup this summer featuring Liga MX and MLS teams will be a historic tournament and crossover between the two leagues. For the first time every team from both leagues will compete in the same tournament at the same time.

Usually, the only time an MLS and Liga MX team faced off was in the Concacaf Champions League for just a select few. Now every team is involved and guaranteed to play at least one opponent from the rival league.

Wondering who your favorite team will play? Let’s look at the Leagues Cup draw that happened on Friday.

Charlotte FC defender Anton Walkes passes away at 25 after boating accident

A statement from Charlotte Football Club has confirmed the tragic death of 25-year-old defender Anton Walkes. Walkes was injured Wednesday after two boats collided near the Miami Marine Stadium, and after being found unconscious and receiving CPR, he was hospitalized in critical condition.

Walkes passed away early Thursday morning.

Yet another MLS teenager has moved to the Premier League

It's been confirmed that Colombian forward Jhon Durán has completed a move to Aston Villa in the Premier League for a potential transfer fee of $22 million. The 19-year-old made 27 appearances during his time with the Chicago Fire, scoring eight goals including a spectacular brace against Toronto FC. 

Durán is now the second teenager to make the switch from the Fire to the Premier League following his former teammate Gabriel “Gaga” Slonina, who currently plays for Chelsea. 

Concacaf champion Seattle Sounders are on the path to face Real Madrid at the Club World Cup

Seattle Sounders learned on Friday how their path at the Club World Cup looks. And to be honest, it's pretty exciting! 

Following FIFA's official draw, the current Concacaf champions and the first team in MLS history in the tournament is just one game away from a potential clash against Spanish giant Real Madrid.

Seattle Sounders vs Real Madrid potential game

Seattle Sounders will debut in the Club World Cup – held in Morocco – on Feb. 4 against the winner of the game between Egyptian powerhouse Al-Ahly and New Zealander hope Auckland City on Feb. 1.

Apple reveals list of broadcasters for MLS Season Pass

The 2023 MLS season begins Feb. 25 with a massive change in the league's broadcast partnership. The 28th season marks the first without ESPN airing matches and the end of local broadcasts after MLS struck a national 10-year deal with Apple. 

Beginning Feb. 1, you can subscribe to MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app for $14.99 per month or $99 per season. If you're already an Apple TV+ subscriber, the cost is reduced to either $12.99 per month or $79 per season.

5-time Champions League winner Gareth Bale announces his retirement

Wales and Los Angeles FC winger Gareth Bale said on Monday he had decided to end his playing career at the age of 33, having reached exceptional milestones in both club and international football.

Bale played a Wales record of 111 games for his country and was a five-time Champions League winner with Real Madrid. He helped the Welsh reach the 2016 and 2020 Euros before leading them in their first World Cup since 1958 at Qatar 2022.

Is he a nepo baby or the real deal? David Beckham's son Romeo joins Brentford

A Beckham is ready to start writing a new story in English football. 

Romeo, son of the legendary David Beckham, joined Brentford on a six-month loan from Inter Miami. 

Brentford announced the news on its social platforms, confirming that Romeo will not be on the Premier League squad but on the Bee's reserve team. The club also clarified that the 20-year-old midfielder has been training with them since the end of the MLS Next Pro season and impressed the coaches enough to make the move.

The details of how close Sporting Kansas City came to signing Ronaldo are crazy

When Cristiano Ronaldo signed a two and a half year deal with Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr on Friday, the Portuguese legend put pen to paper on a contract worth $75 million annually, meaning he'll almost certainly still be the world's highest paid footballer when he turns 40 on Feb. 5, 2025. 

In the U.S., Pelé’s legacy went far beyond the pitch

Pelé. 

The mere mention of the name conjures grainy, black-and-white footage of a bright-eyed young man announcing his arrival on the world stage in Sweden. Of a triumphant, shirtless star carried off the pitch at the Azteca. Of a smiling veteran bringing the beautiful game to a new audience. Of a septuagenarian snacking on a Subway sandwich with swimming stud Michael Phelps.

Of the greatest footballer to ever walk the earth.

Pelé. 

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