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US eliminated in U20s World Cup, Real Madrid wins Champions League: Brotherly Game Daily Links 6/5/17

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Philadelphia Union News

Quick Hits from Jim Curtin's Union vs. NYCFC Press Conference
Some highlights from Coach Curtin's conference.

Three Philadelphia Union players named to United States roster
CJ Sapong and Chris Pontius will join Alejandro Bedoya in Bruce Arena’s 40 man preliminary Gold Cup camp.

MLS News

MLS Review: Lamah hat-trick leads Dallas, NYC win
Roland Lamah inspired Dallas to a huge win in MLS, while New York City left it late on Saturday.

Sounders asked for one of their forwards back. U.S. Soccer said no.
USMNT Coach Bruce Arena denies request even happened.

US Soccer News

USA announce 40-player preliminary roster for 2017 Gold Cup
Jesse Gonzalez tug-o-war story reaches climax.

U.S. U-20s eliminated from World Cup by relentless Venezuela- Goal.com
The Americans were eliminated from the Under-20 World Cup on Sunday, losing in extra time to a superior Venezuela team.

USA vs. Venezuela, 2017 Friendly: Final score 1-1, A draw ahead of an important qualifier
Go to your happy place and remember it’s just a friendly.

Rest of the World News

Cristiano Ronaldo inspires Real to 2nd straight Champions League
Cristiano Ronaldo's brace ensured Real Madrid became the first team in history to win back-to-back Champions Leagues with a 4-1 victory over 10-man Juventus.

Antoine Griezmann confirms Atletico Madrid stay after transfer ban upheld
Antoine Griezmann has told Telefoot that he now plans to stay at Atletico Madrid after the club were handed a transfer ban until January 2018.

Canadian Premier League intends to work towards promotion & relegation
The new league will have two divisions as soon as it hits 16 teams, according to Duane Rollins.