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Paul Arriola, center, a forward on the U.S. Men's National Soccer team, kicks the ball during a scrimmage Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. The team moved its training camp from Qatar to Florida in the wake of Iran's top military commander being killed during a U.S. airstrike in the Middle East. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Paul Arriola has knee surgery, likely will miss MLS season

Feb. 24, 2020 2:45 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — D.C. United midfielder Paul Arriola had major knee surgery Monday and likely will miss the entire Major League Soccer season and the United States' first six qualifying matches for the 2022 World Cup The operation was to reconstruct his right anterior cruciate ligament. The team said...

Costa Rica midfielder Ulises Segura (12) and United States forward Paul Arriola (7) vie for the ball during the first half of an international friendly soccer match in Carson, Calif., Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Paul Arriola to have knee surgery, miss 2020 MLS season

Feb. 22, 2020 4:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — D.C. United midfielder Paul Arriola will have surgery Monday to repair his right ACL and is likely to miss the entire Major League Soccer season and the United States' first six qualifying matches for the 2022 World Cup. The 25-year-old midfielder was injured Feb. 15 during D.C. United's...

Paul Arriola, center, a forward on the U.S. Men's National Soccer team, kicks the ball during a scrimmage Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. The team moved its training camp from Qatar to Florida in the wake of Iran's top military commander being killed during a U.S. airstrike in the Middle East. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Arriola has injured ACL that will take months to heal

Feb. 17, 2020 5:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — DC United midfielder Paul Arriola has an injury to his right ACL that he says “will take months to recover from.” The 25-year-old midfielder was hurt during Saturday night's preseason exhibition against Orlando. “As of now it is still unclear on a timeline of events...

Costa Rica midfielder David Guzman (20) grabs United States forward Paul Arriola (7) during the first half of an international friendly soccer match in Carson, Calif., Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

DC United midfielder Paul Arriola injures knee

Feb. 15, 2020 9:35 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — DC United midfielder Paul Arriola left Saturday night's preseason exhibition at Orlando during the first half with a right knee injury. Arriola, a 25-year-old midfielder, will have a scan to determine the extent of the injury, team spokesman Sam Legg said. Arriola has been a regular...

FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 file photo, Atlanta United defender Julian Gressel (24) reacts as he makes his way onstage for the trophy presentation after defeating the Portland Timbers 2-0 to win during the MLS Cup soccer championship in Atlanta. Atlanta United surrendered another big part of its MLS Cup-winning squad, trading midfielder Julian Gressel to D.C. United on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 after failing to reach agreement on a new contract. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Atlanta United deals MF Julian Gressel to D.C. United

Jan. 21, 2020 6:05 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United surrendered another big part of its MLS Cup-winning squad, trading midfielder Julian Gressel to D.C. United on Tuesday after failing to reach agreement on a new contract. Atlanta acquired $650,000 in targeted allocation money in 2020 and another $100,000 in 2021, with the...

Liverpool's Curtis Jones, right, celebrates with his teammates after scoring his side's opening goal during the English FA Cup third round soccer match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Teenager Jones, veteran Rooney take center stage in FA Cup

Jan. 5, 2020 3:20 PM EST

Curtis Jones and Wayne Rooney, Liverpudlians at opposite ends of their soccer careers, played starring roles in the FA Cup on Sunday. Jones, a highly rated 18-year-old winger, scored a goal he may never better to earn Liverpool a 1-0 win over Everton in a Merseyside derby that had a familiar result at Anfield....