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Big D Daily: News for Friday, May 21, 2021

FC Dallas looks to get back on track as they host RSL tomorrow night.

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MLS: Houston Dynamo at FC Dallas Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

The week is nearly in the books here as FC Dallas looks to wrap up training today before they take on Real Salt Lake tomorrow night in Frisco. We’ll have plenty of coverage of that game but first, we have some links to get into to begin today.

// FC Dallas //

Three FC Dallas players called into international duty - Big D Soccer
Justin Che earns his first US national team call while two others will see time with their respective national teams in June.

FC Dallas assistant Chuy Vera doing a bit of everything to help the club | The Striker Texas
Chuy is really that one guy at the club that you can count on for about anything these days.

// MLS //

MLS releases PRIMEBLUE jerseys, teams with Twitter for unique jersey swap honoring fans |
I know some of you really like the darker blue (I do too) but that orange font is a no-go for FC Dallas. Can you imagine all the comments we'd get from Houston had MLS done FCD's kit in the darker blue? Yikes.

How NYCFC signed Talles Magno – The Athletic
The 18-year-old was attracting European interest, but a confluence of factors led him to MLS.

Union's Kacper Przybyłko has found a home in Philadelphia – The Athletic
Kacper Przybyłko is now thriving in MLS after not knowing much about Philadelphia or the Union when he first joined.

Another soccer rebrand wanders off course | US Soccer Players
Credit the Columbus investor/operators and front office for listening to the club's supporters, but another logo change continues a trend in MLS.

Sounders betray green values by participating in NFT art sale - Sounder At Heart
Offsetting the carbon footprint of this event doesn’t address the myriad other ecological issues with blockchain technology.

LA Galaxy sign midfielder Rayan Raveloson - LAG Confidential
The latest Ligue 2 export joins Vanney’s project in LA.

Chicago Fire FC Names Ishwara Glassman Chrein President - Hot Time In Old Town
Glassman has her work cut out for her as she follows in Nelson Rodriguez's footsteps.