Pope Francis has remembered Diego Maradona in his prayers after learning of the soccer legend's death on Wednesday, the Vatican said. Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni said that the pope, after being informed of Maradona's death, ''thinks back fondly to the times they met in these years and remembers him in prayer.'' He said that Francis had also prayed for Maradona in recent days when he learned about his health problems. On that occasion, Maradona presented the pontiff with a soccer jersey, emblazoned with the name ''Francisco'' - Spanish for Francis - and Maradona's signature No. 10.
The latest player to head abroad could come from FC Dallas, which feels evergreen given the transfers of Reggie Cannon, Chris Richards, and Weston McKennie.
Four Columbus Crew players have tested positive for COVID-19, the club announced Wednesday. The team plays Nashville SC in the MLS playoffs on Sunday.