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Royal Roundup: A Liverpool streak gets broken, and a world record 105 yard goal!

Ronaldo sets record, USL-C schedule format, Morris pursuing loan, and former RSL players are on the move.

Liverpool v Burnley - Premier League Photo by Jon Super - Pool/Getty Images

Here’s the recent news from the world of soccer.

INTERNATIONAL

  • Cristiano Ronaldo has set the world record for most goals scored with 760. Here’s his complete record. (442)
  • US International Winston McKennie, playing for Juventus has won the Italian Super Cup. (Front Row)
  • Liverpool’s 1-0 home loss to Burnley on Thursday broke a 68 game home unbeaten streak. (Goal)
  • A biographical look at Schalke’s young American teenage scoring sensation, Matthew Hoppe. (S&SFC)
  • UEFA is considering changing the format for the Euro 2020 Tournament (postponed from last year), in a single host country due to pandemic fears. (Guardian)
  • Goalkeepers scoring from their own box is a rare event, but this one from England’s League 2 set a new world record! (Balls)

USA

  • USL-Championship is opting for a 4-division, 32 game season for 2021. Season will start between April 24th and May 15th. (USL)
  • Here’s a look at the USMNT goalkeeper situation as the January camp is currently in session. (Bench Kings)
  • Will President Biden intervene in the US Soccer / US Women players legal battle? He tweeted support back in May 2020, so it could be on the table. (US AS)
  • Goalkeeper Sean Johnson and Jordan Morris have left the USMNT camp. Johnson due to injury, Morris likely to prepare for upcoming transfer. (Front Row)
  • Seattle Sounders striker Jordan Morris is close to finalizing a loan to Swansea City. (MLS)
  • Complete list of the 2021 Superdraft picks. (MLS)
  • USMNT will play Trinidad & Tobago on January 31st. (Front Row)

RSL

  • Former Real Salt Lake / Real Monarchs GK Connor Sparrow has signed with Miami FC in the USL-C. (USL)
  • Another former Monarch, Chandler Hoffman is now a free agent looking for a team, and looking at post-soccer options. (USL)
  • Former RSL academy standout Sebastian Soto has been recalled from loan by Norwich City as push for EPL promotion gains steam. (SBI)
  • Statements from RSL on all four of Thursday’s draft picks. (Halsey), (Amo), (Briggs), (White)

Your video of the day - Coach Juarez calls RSL’s first round draft pick Bret Halsey.