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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, April 1, 2020

We’re finally out of the hell that was the month of March.

FC Dallas v Montreal Impact - MLS 2020 Photo by Omar Vega/Getty Images

March is finally over. Let that sink in for a second folks as we move into a new month and hopefully some brighter days ahead during this virus fun that we’re living in.

I’m back for some morning links after taking a few days off from doing this daily morning piece. Forgive me for that, my regular job has been absolutely crazy during the last week and I needed some mental space to focus on that a bit. Anyways, lets get down to it.

// FC Dallas //

Who might the next big player for FC Dallas be from their U-15s? - Big D Soccer
As the first team benefits from a wave of homegrown talent, the next Big One may be forming already.

Quick Burns: Who is FC Dallas’ all-time cult hero? - Big D Soccer
There are so many good options, but we all have different ideas. Which leads me to ask, is there a wrong choice?

Brandon Servania: How COVID-19 Has Changed My Perspective | FC Dallas
I will say it is nice to hear from players during this time as they explain how they are handling this crisis.

During COVID-19 outbreak, New York City native Fafa Picault staying connected with family | MLSsoccer.com
Fafa has family all over and that can be tough to not be able to see everyone in person during a time like this.

Reports: Bayern, former FC Dallas defender Chris Richards targeted by Arsenal, Chelsea | MLSsoccer.com
No shock here that Richards is gaining more attraction these days. We'll gladly take whatever sell-on fee there is from a sale here.

ASN article: FC Dallas adapting during COVID crisis, planning for challenging 2020
Here is another good write up on how FCD is handling things right now.

// MLS //

Inter Miami CF midfielder Victor Ulloa ramping up schoolwork in pursuit of degree | MLSsoccer.com
Our boy Vic is back in the classroom while the league is on pause. Good for him.

The local legend Best XI: Players you can't imagine in another jersey | MLSsoccer.com
Two FCD players on this list. I know some out there seem to think Hedges could easily leave after losing his captaincy to Reto, but I find that hard to believe right now.

Real Madrid's Vazquez: Playing in MLS would be 'incredible' | ESPNFC
Lucas Vazquez said it would be "incredible" to play in MLS in the future, but added he is happy at Real Madrid and could even retire at the club.

What Sporting KC can teach the Revs about a rebrand | US Soccer Players
It's hard to argue that any of the other MLS teams have done a better job rebranding than Sporting Kansas City, the example for a team like New England.

When soccer returns to normal | US Soccer Players
Professional soccer around the world is in a state of waiting for an indication of when or if the current seasons might resume.