Robinson leaves Chile amid possibility he might play for US
Striker Robbie Robinson left Chile's national team hours before Thursday's World Cup qualifying match against Brazil after admitting he is unsure whether he wants to play for the United States instead. The Inter Miami player has dual nationality; his father is American and his mother is Chilean. Robinson did not show up for Chile's afternoon practice on Wednesday.news.yahoo.com
MLS to resume season minus 1 team amid growing virus concern
Major League Soccer MVP Carlos Vela will not accompany Los Angeles FC to the league's return tournament in Orlando this month. Vela announced his decision Monday, July 6, 2020, citing his concern for the health of his family, including his pregnant wife. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)Major League Soccer is about to resume its season in a state that has seen a huge spike in coronavirus infections, with one team absent because of a COVID-19 outbreak, and with plenty of worry about what will happen next. FC Dallas withdrew from the tournament on Monday after 10 players and a coach tested positive for the virus. We are proud of Major League Soccer, and we want to show our game to the world, Orlando City coach Oscar Pareja said.