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Union history, pandemic puts additional strain on international MLS players and PSG named French champions

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Philadelphia Union News

Philly’s Homegrowns: Zach Pfeffer’s memorable walk off winner
Pfeffer doesn’t remember all the details from that special night, but he will never forget the feeling of scoring a stoppage time winner in front of his hometown crowd.

OTD 2011: 10-men Union defeat the Earthquakes
Nine years ago despite a first-half red card to defender Jordan Harvey, Philadelphia Union defeated San Jose Earthquakes by a 1-0 margin.

MLS News

Pandemic puts additional strain on international players in Major League Soccer
No other top-flight league in the world has the same geographic diversity as MLS, which had 74 different nationalities represented at the start of the 2020 season, according to data from Sports Reference. The Premier League had 63 nationalities represented among its players for the 2019-20 season. Same for the Bundesliga. Serie A in Italy had 65. La Liga in Spain had 52.

Inter Miami helps food drive, signs deal with Univision
Inter Miami announced Thursday that it has partnered with Univision Miami, a part of Univision Communications Inc., to broadcast its games locally on UniMás Miami 69, WQBA 1140 AM and streamed live on Uforia and Univision 23 apps for the 2020 Major League Soccer season.

USL Extends Suspension for Championship, League One, Calls Off League Two Season
League Two joins the other half of the fourth tier, the NPSL, and third-division NISA, in calling off its season (NISA intends to play a fall-to-spring schedule and still plans on starting its 2020-21 season). A significant number of League Two and NPSL players are in college, so must return to campus in August.

Rest of the World News

PSG crowned champion as Ligue 1 stands by decision to end season
The LFP decided that the league table as of the last game played would be used to determine the final standings. Prior to the cancellation, PSG was 12 points ahead of second place Marseille with a game in hand.

Bundesliga return delayed by German government
German football wants to finish the season by June 30 to avoid running into legal trouble with loan deals and contracts ending that day.