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Messi, Mbappé lead selections for AP's team of the World Cup

Dec. 18, 2022 10:58 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappé head the selections for the team of the tournament as chosen by writers covering the World Cup for The Associated Press. The team was picked using the 4-3-3 formation preferred by most nations at this World Cup. Ten...

Believe the hype, Bellingham is lighting up the World Cup

Dec. 05, 2022 06:33 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Jordan Henderson knew exactly who to thank after opening the scoring in England’s 3-0 win against Senegal at the World Cup. Pointing a finger in the direction of Jude Bellingham, Henderson charged over to his teammate, pressed his face nose-to-nose with the...

Bellingham scores, gets serenaded in his World Cup debut

Nov. 21, 2022 15:49 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — He started. He scored. He got serenaded. All in all, a pretty good World Cup debut for 19-year-old Jude Bellingham. The England midfielder, who hadn't even made his professional debut by the time the last World Cup was played four years ago, scored...

Füllkrug's patience rewarded with Germany World Cup spot

Nov. 15, 2022 17:41 PM EST

Niclas Füllkrug took the scenic route before earning his first call-up for Germany on the eve of the World Cup. At the age of 29, the Werder Bremen forward may have thought the day would never come after years of being overlooked for the senior team following his last appearance for...

Fans across German stadiums call for Qatar World Cup boycott

Nov. 14, 2022 05:10 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s professional soccer leagues have been marked by widespread protests against the World Cup in Qatar, with rival fans joining forces to condemn FIFA corruption and human rights abuses in the Gulf Arab country. On Sunday, before the last Bundesliga game ahead...

Germany taking Moukoko, 17, to World Cup; Reus misses out

Nov. 10, 2022 08:30 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Germany is taking 17-year-old striker Youssoufa Moukoko to the World Cup but Borussia Dortmund teammates Marco Reus and Mats Hummels have missed out. Germany coach Hansi Flick named his 26-man squad for the tournament in Qatar on Thursday, rewarding Moukoko for...

Lukaku in Belgium's World Cup squad despite injury

Nov. 10, 2022 07:27 AM EST

Romelu Lukaku was selected in Belgium's 26-man squad for the World Cup on Thursday despite coach Roberto Martinez not expecting to be able to call on the injured striker until after the group stage. Martinez said Lukaku, Belgium’s record scorer with 68 goals, was “medically...

Pepi, Steffen left off US World Cup roster, Ream, Wright on

Nov. 10, 2022 01:28 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. World Cup team is truly of the video generation. Players who received a FaceTime from coach Gregg Berhalter were headed to Qatar and those given audio calls missed the cut. “I think the best part of it the last couple of days was really seeing genuine...