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Big D Daily: News for Monday, June 23, 2014

Getting over the heartbreaker in Manuas won't be easy.

Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Waking up to some rain here in Dallas this morning and all I could do was think about that last Portugal goal. Damnit. Hopefully some news will get our minds off that result for a little bit.

// FC Dallas //

FCD getting healthy heading into second half of the season | Soccerly

How good is it to hear that Hendry Thomas is back in training, Mauro Diaz is getting close, Michel will be back. Then you have Walker Zimmerman and Matt Hedges close to returning again. The band is getting back together again folks!

// MLS //

Kaka and Villa are positives for MLS |

Orlando getting Kaka and New York adding David Villa are big positives for MLS's growth. I see more big names coming this summer and next year to be honest.

// World Cup //

Future US citizens that could help the USMNT one day |

Some good names on this list, I for one would love to see what Darlington Nagbe could do.

What happened in Brazil on Sunday |

The best daily recap of the World Cup is here for your viewing pleasure.

Big point but still some issues to correct for USA |

Two bad kicks did the US in on Sunday. It was as simple as that.

The knockout round is still in sight |

Win or tie and the US are in, anything after that and it gets a little complicated.

How the US bottled up Ronaldo |

For 94 minutes Cristiano Ronaldo was a shell of his normal self, but one mistake in the dying minutes and he placed a perfect ball in for the game-tying goal.

England's most important meaningless game |

Crazy to think how England has fared in this tournament. Their game against Costa Rica this week will be huge for a number of reasons.