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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...

Madrid-Liverpool, PSG-Bayern in Champions League last-16

Nov. 07, 2022 09:53 AM EST

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Real Madrid will play Liverpool, again. Bayern Munich will play Paris Saint-Germain, again. Two rematches of recent Champions League finals were set up Monday by the draw for the round of 16 as some of Europe's top heavyweights were paired together. ...

Germany goalkeeper Neuer set for return ahead of World Cup

Nov. 04, 2022 09:54 AM EDT

MUNICH (AP) — With the World Cup only weeks away, Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is set to return to action with Bayern Munich for the first time in nearly a month following a shoulder problem. Neuer has not played since a 2-2 draw with Borussia Dortmund on Oct. 8 but Bayern coach...

Rising stars to watch at World Cup: Pedri, Bellingham, Reyna

Nov. 01, 2022 06:07 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Spain’s Pedri González will highlight the list of teenagers who could make an impact at the World Cup. Others include England’s Jude Bellingham, Germany’s Jamal Musiala and American teammates Gio Reyna and Yunus Musah. All five players are 19, although Reyna...