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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, June 25, 2019

FC Dallas gets a pair of players added to the MLS All-Star roster.

MLS: Toronto FC at FC Dallas Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

The week rolls on here as we get ready for another home game tomorrow night against Vancouver, but first let’s get through some morning links.

// FC Dallas //

Transfer Rumor: Carlos Gruezo returning to Germany - Big D Soccer
Gruezo is being linked with a return to the Bundesliga, which may just be best for all parties involved.

FC Dallas duo named to 2019 MLS All-Star Game roster - Big D Soccer
Pomykal added to the roster via Commissioner Don Garber’s selection, which I think he may be the first HGP to receive that honor.

Waco native surprised with graduation ceremony after FC Dallas practice | KWTX
FC Dallas midfielder Edwin Cerrillo thought his parents were hanging around Frisco an extra day but it was for a big surprise in the end.

Paxton Pomykal, Jesus Ferreira, Bressan, Dominique Badji and Luchi Gonzalez Make Team of the Week Roster for Week 16 | FC Dallas
Badji had two goals but was on the bench for this week's honors. Weird.

US youth international Ricardo Pepi signs with FC Dallas - Stars and Stripes FC
People are already getting on board the Pepi Train.

Vancouver Whitecaps Match Preview: Frisco Bound! - Eighty Six Forever
The folks up in Vancouver are previewing our Wednesday night match already here.

// MLS //

Warshaw: 24 Takeaways on 24 MLS teams after Week 16 | MLSsoccer.com
Our pal Bobby goes into each team a little more including a deep dive into his thoughts on Bressan.

Ezequiel Barco to miss at least two weeks with injury - Dirty South Soccer
Atlanta has some injury issues to deal with these days.

Reports: Earthquakes set to sign Argentine striker Andres Rios from Racing | MLSsoccer.com
One thing is certain in my mind, San Jose is going to continue to improve under Almayeda if he is able to bring in signings like this.

ASN article: Dallas kids shine, solid MLS youth numbers, Wooten, Portland's rise & more
Plenty of love thrown Dallas' way in this article as last weekend we got to see a strong mix of HGPs on the field lead the way.

Lost in Transition — American Soccer Analysis
New York has possible been one of the more fascinating clubs to watch this season for me. Here is a solid breakdown of where they're at right now.