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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Two FCD players make the league’s Best XI.

Another day down in the offseason here as FC Dallas picked up more honors on the season.

// FC Dallas //

Diaz and Hedges land on 2016 Best XI | Big D Soccer

The roster itself is a little wild for the Best XI but we can be happy in the fact that we saw two of our own make the list.

Chala confirms his deal with FC Dallas | MitFutbolEcuador

No official word from FCD on the Anibal Chala rumor but he is apparently telling folks in South America that it is a done deal.

Reynolds and U-17s win Nike Challenge | FCDallas.com

Bryan Reynolds is having a heck of a month here as he signed a professional contract and then helped lead the US U-17s to a big time win at the Nike Challenge.

// MLS //

Who made the MLS Best XI for 2016? | MLSSoccer.com

While we know Diaz and Hedges were on the list, here are the other nine on the roster.

TFC fans deserve answers after MLS Cup ticket fiasco | Waking the Red

So MLS Cup sold out in an impressive three(ish) minutes yesterday. In all reality, there wasn’t a ton of actual tickets for the general public to get though as season ticket holders and league sponsors gobbled up most of the tickets before the general public sale.

Miguel Almiron signs with Atlanta on a Young DP deal | Dirty South Soccer

The reports are saying Atlanta put up a hefty transfer fee for the young attacker. So far AU continues to spend well this offseason as they build their roster.

Toronto is bucking the trend as MLS grows less domestic | MLSSoccer.com

Kind of crazy that Toronto had the most minutes played by domestic players this year. FCD was towards the back half of that list.

How does Seattle stop Toronto’s strike duo? | Sounder at Heart

The matchups in this MLS Cup are going to be pretty interesting to watch. Slow down Giovinco and Altidore and you have a good shot at things.

NYCFC sign USL MVP Okoli | Hudson River Blue

I always felt that Sean Okoli would be back in MLS after the season he had in Cincinnati. Good pick up for NYCFC.

// NASL //

Cosmos are going down and they are taking NASL with them | SBNation

And here is some more on the death of the NASL that seems to be taking place.

NASL down to four teams | FiftyFive.One

We’ll apparently know more by the end of today as to where things stand but it seems like there is really no way the NASL will survive.