Big D Daily: News for Friday, June 20, 2014

Dean Mouhtaropoulos

We're just a couple days away from the next US game.

We're nearly halfway through the group stage games at the World Cup.

// FC Dallas //

Debut something to build on for Walker | Soccerly.com

Nick Walker is just one of several players that have made their MLS debut this season for FCD.

Blogging in Brazil | FCDallas.com

Some FCD folks are down in Brazil, taking in the Cup.

Party at the park | FCDallas.com

The big watch party for Sunday is at Kylde Warren Park. Be there.

// MLS //

Kaka reportedly signing with Orlando | MLSSoccer.com

This is a rumor that has been floating around for what feels like forever at this point. But good for Orlando to get something done this summer. Even if Kaka isn't on the right side of his career, he'll still bring something fun to the league.

// World Cup //

What happened in Brazil on Thursday | SBNation.com

Once again, here is the one daily recap everyone should read.

No Ronaldo? USMNT doesn't buy it | MLSSoccer.com

I'm not buying the hype that Cristiano Ronaldo could miss Sunday's game. But I do buy the thought that he won't be 100% for it.

Alitdore ruled out for Sunday's game | SI.com

The one question people continue to ask me is about Jozy Altidore and whether or not he'll be able to play. The answer is no.

German influence on the US team | SI.com

It certainly is hard to deny what these four players have brought to the US team.

England can still advance....and here is how | SBNation.com

So you're telling me there is a chance?

Uruguay's Pereira sends wrong message | Yahoo Sports

Alvaro Pereira definitely sent the wrong message yesterday when he was knocked unconscious in Uruguay's win over England. Instead of doing what we tell every kid and young player to do in that situation, he went the opposite way and his coaches allowed him to.

Hidden symbols in the jerseys | Dirty Tackle

This is pretty cool to see. It has a little bit of information for every team and what their crests mean.

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