Real Salt Lake News Stand: June 12

Catch up on all the latest news from around the soccer world

#RSL Tweets of the Day (@RealSaltLake)

Real Salt Lake @RealSaltLake

Happy World Cup Kickoff Day to our friends @AOSaltLakeCity … next 31 days should be outstanding! #USA #USMNT #RSL #KB5 #WalloftheWasatch

Robbie Findley @RobbieFindley

It's finally here!! All the best to @kylebeckerman @nickrimando and the rest of the US squad in the… http://instagram.com/p/pJh_jLySha/

Real Salt Lake @RealSaltLake

WATCH: Super-fun behind-the-scenes video of #RSL’s media day from expert shooter @kevinwinzeler :: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqKaf3Je4Uw …

Real Salt Lake @RealSaltLake

AUDIO: #RSL #OnFrame w/ Daryl Shore & @samstejskal: http://espn.kall700sports.com/onframe-hour-1-6-11-14/ … & @OriginalWinger / Eric Wynalda #USOC: http://espn.kall700sports.com/onframe-hour-2-6-11-14/ …

Dana Greene @dana_greene

Entire @RealSaltLake team excited for World Cup to begin. http://tinyurl.com/q4lzmh6s

 

Multimedia

RealSaltLake.com: 2014 #USMNT Roster Video Cards: Rimando and Beckerman

KUTV: Brian Dunseth talks World Cup action

ABC 4: Real Salt Lake excited for World Cup

ESPN 700: Brian Dunseth on The Bill & OC Show

ESPN 700: Chris Wingert on The Bill & OC Show

MLSsoccer.com: March to the Match Podcast: We Believe! Bet on it – USMNT will advance from Group of Death

 

Real Salt Lake News & Notes

RealSaltLake.com: World Cup 2014: Enjoy the party!

RealSaltLake.com: Howler offers their take - and a sweet illustration - on Beckerman and Jones

RealSaltLake.com: Hello, is it Jeff you're looking for? Cassar, RSL assistants hit Lionel Richie concert

Deseret News: Dream come true: At long last, RSL midfielder Kyle Beckerman's living out World Cup dream

Deseret News: Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando content with backup role in Brazil

 

For the Fans, By the Fans

RSL Soapbox: RSL in need of improved approach to succeed after difficult stretch

RSL Soapbox: Off the Crossbar, Episode 15: Portland Timbers, Atlanta Silverbacks, and the World Cup

Real Nation: Match Photos: Portland Timbers

 

MLS, Other News & Notes

MLSsoccer.com: Kick Off: Late drama, high emotions in Portland on eve of World Cup

MLSsoccer.com: MLS Commissioner Don Garber: Awarding Montreal Impact the 2017 All-Star Game "makes sense"

MLSsoccer.com: Portland Timbers 2, FC Dallas 2 | MLS Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: FC Dallas try to balance joy in attacking outburst with 2nd-half meltdown in draw at Portland

MLSsoccer.com: After draw vs. Dallas, Portland Timbers' Caleb Porter challenges backline: "Nobody wants to step up"

MLSsoccer.com: Montreal Impact 2, DC United 4 | MLS Match Recap

MLSsoccer.com: Open Cup: San Jose's Cordell Cato redeems fans two years after knocking Earthquakes out at Kezar

MLSsoccer.com: Open Cup: Long wait pays off for Houston Dynamo Young DP Alex Lopez in win over Laredo Heat

MLSsoccer.com: Houston Dynamo, San Jose Earthquakes advance to fifth round with one-goal wins | US Open Cup Recaps

MLSsoccer.com: Hat-trick hero Luis Silva reflects on DC United's rise in East: "To be in first place is a blessing"

MLSsoccer.com: Plenty of blame to go around for Montreal Impact after home loss to DC United: "No one did their job"

MLSsoccer.com: Coaching changes continue as Philadelphia Union part with technical director Rob Vartughian

MLSsoccer.com: World Cup: Landon Donovan disagrees with Jurgen Klinsmann, says US national team can win it all

MLSsoccer.com: World Cup: The 34 things you need to know about this year's extravaganza in Brazil

MLSsoccer.com: World Cup: MLSsoccer.com experts pick the opening match in Sao Paulo

MLSsoccer.com: World Cup: From A-H, check out MLSsoccer.com's exclusive group guides

SI.com: Klinsmann maintains 'realistic' World Cup approach, backs NYT comments