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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Seattle wins 2019 MLS Cup

Seattle wins MLS Cup, Liverpool beat Man City and more in today’s links

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MLS News

Seattle Sounders win 2019 MLS Cup, steamroll Toronto FC in front of record crowd
A slick top-of-the-box strike from Victor Rodriguez, followed by a Raul Ruidiaz breakaway chip in the second half, sealed a 3-1 win and the Sounders’ second MLS Cup in four years in front of a record crowd at CenturyLink Field.

2019 MLS Cup breaks Seattle Sounders all-time attendance record
With 69,274 people on hand for the 2019 MLS Cup, the Seattle Sounders have set a new franchise record for attendance. The number only trails last year’s final for most all-time in MLS Cup.

Atlanta United tried to keep Darlington Nagbe
Atlanta United wanted to keep Darlington Nagbe. So much so, the player was offered a multi-year contract during the middle of its 2019 season, according to a person familiar with the situation.

Rest of the World News

Liverpool down champions Manchester City to extend lead at top of table
Liverpool opened up an eight-point lead at the top of the Premier League with an emphatic and hugely impressive 3-1 win over defending champions Manchester City at Anfield on Sunday.