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Schweinsteiger to Chicago, Steven gerrard retires: Brotherly Game Daily Links 11/25/16

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Philadelphia Union News

Philadelphia Union Staff Cooks Thanksgiving Meals For Cityteam Ministries
While most were sleeping in on this Thanksgiving holiday, select members of Philadelphia Union family chose to give up some sleep to give back to their neighbors.

Does Klinsmann's Firing Hurt Rosenberry's Chance at a USMNT Call Up?
In the wake of Klinsmann being fired, one tidbit of news to leak is that Philadelphia Union rookie, Keegan Rosenberry was in line for a call-up.

MLS News

Sources: Chicago Fire offer Schweinsteiger $16.5 million deal | Soccer | Sporting News
Sources with knowledge of the ongoing discussions told GoalUSA on Thursday that the Fire have offered Schweinsteiger $5.5 million per year for three years.

Stejskal: Who's next in LA? | Cabrera talks Houston | Change at top for SJ
Jurgen Klinsmann is out, Bruce Arena is in and the LA Galaxy’s search is on for new head coach and general manager.

The football pyramid in America: Why is there no promotion and relegation in the United States?
Because Major League Soccer (MLS), the first division, maintains a closed-league structure—de rigueur for American team sports, but unique in the context of global football—all the Cosmos have to look forward to is another year of mediocre opposition and ho-hum revenues. Similarly, no matter how poorly the worst team in MLS performs, its slot in the league is never in doubt.

US Soccer News

FIFA: Argentina, Brazil top latest rankings
Brazil rises to No. 2 in FIFA rankings, Argentina still 1st; USMNT drops to No. 28.

Rest of the World News

Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard announces retirement
Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard has announced the end of his playing career.

Fenerbahce beat Zorya in Europa League pile pressure on Man United
Results from yesterday's Europa League.