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Sound Off - Lamar predicts the future; CR7 gets paid; Ozzie's tale

The wins are coming for the Sounders almost as quick as the links in "Sound Off"

Three more points in the bag for the Sounders. A huge 2-0 victory over Real Salt Lake on Friday night in front of 55,000 scream supporters is just the beginning for Seattle who has a huge match with LA on Saturday. One step at a time, people. Links right MEOW!


Link Madness - Get them while they're hot!


MLS' yearly feature on the top 24 players in the league under 24 is back. To ring that in, they look back at the five best seasons had by guys under a double dozen. (

Oh, would you look at that! Cristiano Ronaldo isn't leaving Real Madrid after all - and he's now the highest paid soccer player on planet earth. (Goal)

Speaking of amounts of money that I'll never see in my lifetime, the French league has a ton of it and the chips are now on the table regarding which team will control its destiny moving forward. (

The Sounders scored a pair of swell goals on Friday night against Real Salt Lake. The second was a thing of beauty, says Sounder At Heart. (Sounder At Heart)

Beauty. Yes, more beauty. Clint Dempsey just makes Nat Borchers look all kinds of silly. (Kick TV)

Grantland got in on the Sounders love by waxing on why the three DP Green Monster (that's us) is a good thing for MLS. (Grantland)

The (UEFA) Champions League is back this week and it's set to take on a whole new identity as a number of the top clubs have new coaches in place. (

Could the Netherlands finally have itself sorted out ahead of the 2014 World Cup?  (

Look who is at the top of the SI power rankings? Hint: It's green and it's a monster. (SI)

The Guardian, a UK paper, does a little weekly round-up of MLS action with a little piece on what they learned. Another S/O to the Sounders who are currently the top dogs in MLS. (The Guardian)


MLS Recap – A quick look back at the weekend’s play in the one and only Major League Soccer

A number of good results worked out for the Sounders this weekend, including San Jose and Vancouver drawing - RECAP | As well as Portland front of just over 5,000 - RECAP | Colorado was able to best Dallas 2-1 to keep its sneaky season going - RECAP | Up next for Seattle is a trip to LA to face the Galaxy. Bruce Arena's boys drew 2-2 with D.C. United - RECAP | Following the trip to Cali, New York comes to town. It beat TFC 2-0 - RECAP

Tweets of the Week – The best Sounders-related nuggets in 140 characters or less

There he goes again, winning at Twitter. The world needs to know about Zach Scott.


Mauro does not tweet very often. If ever, really. So it was a surprise to see him send this beauty out. Still working out the kinks, we know.





Scoring goals with regularity, predicting goals as well. This came moments before EJ headed the USA in front of Mexico at Crew Stadium.




Instagram of the Week - kinds of awesome

So yeah, that USMNT match was pretty special...




Video of the Week - Watch and be impressed



Ever wonder how Ozzie got to the Sounders and became the player (terror) that he is today? MLS Insider does a great job of explaining the complex but uplifting tale.