That’s defender Alanna Kennedy at the top today.
Ramble of the Day
It’s player unveiling season once again, and incoming MLS expansion team Austin FC got into the spirit of things. I don’t know how many videos they’re allowed to make inspired by Matthew McConaughey, who’s part of the club’s ownership group, but this is a good one.
⚽️---> ATX— Matt Besler (@MattBesler) January 6, 2021
See you soon @AustinFC
cc: @McConaughey ️ pic.twitter.com/vyQj55tgV8
Austin can probably dip a bit more into this genre because McConaughey’s filmography sets up nicely for it. It could get old quickly, but now I’m going off topic.
tl;dr: Just watch the video.
Stay informed, read this: Carolyn Giardina on the increasing diversity of characters in animated short films for The Hollywood Reporter
Links of the Day
Manchester City’s Scott Carson, Cole Palmer, and a staff member tested positive for COVID-19.
Derby will field an under-23 team for its FA Cup match against Chorley because its entire first team is in quarantine following a COVID-19 outbreak.
Crystal Palace’s Luka Milivojević broke COVID-19 restrictions by attending a New Year’s Eve party.
A longer read: Tom Jenkins’ photo essay on covering football as a photographer in empty stadiums in England during the COVID-19 pandemic for The Guardian