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Where will Ronaldo go after leaving Manchester United?

Nov. 23, 2022 04:44 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo has left Manchester United with immediate effect. Where will he turn up next? The Portugal star has put himself on the market with his explosive pre-World Cup interview that led to the termination of his contract on Tuesday. As a...

Italian referee Orsato picked to officiate World Cup opener

Nov. 18, 2022 13:13 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Italian referee Daniele Orsato was chosen Friday to handle the opening game of the World Cup. FIFA picked Orsato for Sunday's match between host Qatar and Ecuador, describing him as “one of Europe’s most experienced referees.” He turns 47 on Wednesday. ...

Hoping to be man of hour, Pulisic has few minutes before Cup

Nov. 10, 2022 16:39 PM EST

Hoping to be the U.S. man of the hour, Christian Pulisic heads to the World Cup a man of few minutes. He is the first American to play in and win a Champions League final and he was already a three-time U.S. Soccer Federation player of the year before turning 24 in September, but...

MLS Cup final averages combined 2.155 million viewers

Nov. 08, 2022 15:15 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles FC’s victory over the Philadelphia Union on penalty kicks in the MLS Cup final was the second highest in the league's 27-year history for combined U.S. viewers. Saturday's game averaged a combined 2.155 million viewers on Fox and Univision, a 38%...

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. ...

Carter-Vickers joins US injured list as World Cup approaches

Nov. 02, 2022 11:03 AM EDT

American defender Cameron Carter-Vickers missed Glasgow Celtic's Champions League match at Real Madrid on Wednesday, the latest injury concern for the U.S. team ahead of the World Cup. Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou said during a news conference Tuesday that Carter-Vickers was sore...

Tottenham, Frankfurt advance in CL; Bayern stays perfect

Nov. 01, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

Tottenham and Eintracht Frankfurt both came from behind to win their respective games and secure a place in the last 16 of the Champions League. At halftime in the final round of group matches on Tuesday, Marseille and Sporting Lisbon were going through from Group D. ...

WORLD CUP WATCH: Messi back in supreme form ahead of Qatar

Oct. 31, 2022 10:30 AM EDT

Lionel Messi is back in supreme form, just in time for the World Cup. With 12 goals in his last 10 games for his club and his country, the Argentina forward is delivering his best run of performances since joining Paris Saint-Germain after an emotional departure from Barcelona in the...

Champions League: Barça on brink of exit, Messi powering PSG

Oct. 23, 2022 19:12 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Champions League enters the next-to-last round of games, with five teams — Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Manchester City, Napoli and Club Brugge — already qualified for the last 16. Here's a few things to look out for this week: SPANISH TEAMS...

Karim Benzema and Alexia Putellas win Ballon d’Or awards

Oct. 17, 2022 17:03 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Karim Benzema won the men’s Ballon d’Or for the first time on Monday after a brilliant season with Real Madrid capped by the Champions League and Spanish league titles. Spanish player Alexia Putellas won the women’s trophy for the second straight year following...