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Brotherly Game Daily Links: MLS players vote to send restart plan to owners

MLS players vote to send restart plan to owners, how the 1970 World Cup shaped the sport and more in today’s links

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Philadelphia Union News

How Jamiro Monteiro ended up with the Philadelphia Union: “Trust is really important”
After Monteiro’s loan ended following the 2019 season, his future was up in the air. He returned to Metz because a deal wasn’t yet reached between all three parties, a complicated transfer with several moving parts. Still, Monteiro was desperate to rejoin the Union.

MLS News

MLS players vote to send new proposal to league - sources
The Athletic was the first to report that the return-to-play plan was approved, as well as the players’ intention to not head to Orlando unless a CBA has been ratified and an approved health and safety plan was put in place.

Charlotte MLS president Tom Glick says club will choose name in June
Charlotte will join Austin FC in becoming the 27th and 28th teams to compete in MLS beginning next season. The league will then welcome Sacramento and St. Louis in 2022, bringing MLS to 30 clubs.

Rest of the World News

Bayern continue relentless charge towards Bundesliga title by going 10 points clear. Is there more silverware to come?
But while they charge towards yet another booking with the Meisterschale, the battle for the Champions League places is bubbling nicely with Bayer Leverkusen and their outstanding Kai Havertz winning on the road.

How the 1970 World Cup in Mexico changed the face of global soccer forever
It was the first World Cup to be globally broadcast, the first to be played outside of Europe and South America, the first to feature staples such as penalty cards and substitutions, and the first to realize significant commercial potential.