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Today's Daily Red includes Dominic Oduro, Michael Bradley, David Villa, Jeff Cassar, CWNT and Tim Cahill. and oh yeah, Brazil could learn something from MLS.

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It's the beginning of August, the birds are still chirping, the sun is still shinning, and the weather, of late has been kind of chilly, so maybe this Daily Red will keep your summer going and warm you up a little.

TFC’s Oduro stresses patience as Reds build chemistry

TFC right midfielder Dominic "Freakyfast8" Oduro says that the team looks great and that everyone still needs to gain chemistry with each other.  Oduro isn't calling out his teammates after a tough month of July, but says that TFC has changed since he used to play them.

No World Cup hangover as Bradley eyes MLS stretch run

Michael Bradley has played five of six matches since returning from the USMNT this summer, and has showed he's a team player by jumping right back into the TFC lineup and giving them that extra push they need to make the playoffs.

CWNT - Interview U-20 WWC 2014 news highlights: July 30, 2014

Here's a link that describes the upcoming U20 Women's World Cup in Canada and the events going on throughout the tournament.

Nick Sabetti: Playing with five in midfield is best bet for lowly Impact

The Montreal Impact are doing everything they can to try to win some games this season, so maybe a midfield turnaround will help them out?

Sporting KC's Igor Juliao lauds MLS, says soccer in native Brazil "needs to start to change"

SKC right back Igor Juliao calls out his native Brazil by saying that the player development of the nation can learn from MLS.  Juliao also says that his country needs to start adapting to the styles of European and American soccer after a disappointing World Cup.

Desire to "start from zero" led David Villa to choose MLS, New York City FC over Europe

Newly signed MLS player David Villa says that he choose to take his talents to New York FC because it is a new slate for him. Surely Villa and NYCFC will live up to their hype with recent signing Frank Lampard using his stellar passing skill.

Real Salt Lake coach Jeff Cassar shows serious self-control in tempered goal celebration | SIDELINE

Here's a celebration that I thought was pretty funny. Hope I can find a funny Ryan Nelsen gif somewhere!

'It will be a massive force' - Tim Cahill proud of Major League Soccer's growth

Quite a few players this week in MLS are beginning to add their opinion on how the league can become an elite force in the world.  Maybe MLS can learn a thing or two from players speaking out on how the league can grow and take it all into consideration.

RSL forward carded for getting his junk grabbed

Another funny gif, this time with RSL forward Olmes Garcia. If this gif of a man getting his junk grabbed doesn't make you at least snicker, then I don't know what will.

Salt Lake buoyed by Plata hot streak

A former Red is showing his true talent with his new team.  Former TFC player Joao Plata has been on a tear lately for his Real Salt Lake, and the team can thank him for helping them get back into the thick of the Western Conference standings.

As always, leave your comments below about what interests you.  Do you think Oduro is right to say the team still needs to gel together? Do you think Michael Bradley is doing a lot for the team and shouldn't be blamed as much as he is? Can MLS become a much bigger league than it is right now? Let us know in the comment section.