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Gio Reyna to play for US at U17 World Cup, like dad Claudio

Oct. 10, 2019 2:53 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Gio Reyna, a son of former U.S. national team captain Claudio Reyna, was among 21 players announced Thursday for the American roster for the 2019 Under-17 World Cup in Brazil. Reyna, who turns 17 on Nov. 13, has seven league starts this season for Borussia Dortmund's Under-19 team. His...

Rapinoe, Messi win FIFA player of the year awards

Sep. 24, 2019 9:01 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Lionel Messi won his sixth FIFA player of the year award, while Megan Rapinoe won her first at a lavish ceremony at Milan's iconic Teatro all Scala on Monday. Rapinoe was rewarded at the FIFA Best awards for leading the United States to the women's World Cup title in July, as was Jill Ellis...

The Latest: Rapinoe wins FIFA player of the year award

Sep. 23, 2019 4:08 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — The Latest on FIFA Best awards at Milan's Teatro alla Scala (all times local): 10:05 p.m. United States forward Megan Rapinoe beat World Cup-winning teammate Alex Morgan to the FIFA women's player of the year award. Rapinoe scored six goals to help the U.S. win the women's World Cup, earning...

Mexico routs US 3-0 to maintain soccer dominance

Sep. 7, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The soccer gap between Mexico and the United States is far wider than the Rio Grande that separates the nations. Exactly a year before the start of qualifying for the 2022 World Cup, Mexico handed the Americans their most one-sided loss in the rivalry since 2009. Javier...

Dest set for US debut but could switch to Netherlands

Sep. 5, 2019 7:45 PM EDT

SHORT HILLS, N.J. (AP) — Sergiño Dest's tenure with the U.S. national team could be lengthy. Or he might cut it short. The 18-year-old defender is scheduled to start Friday night's exhibition against Mexico in his debut for the American senior team but could switch his affiliation to the Netherlands...

Pulisic intrigued by possibility of playing in Olympics

Sep. 4, 2019 6:49 PM EDT

SHORT HILLS, N.J. (AP) — Christian Pulisic thinks about all the talented young American players and thinks they could go far in next year's Olympic men's soccer tournament, perhaps himself included. "I would never completely count that out because it's a huge honor to play for your country in the...

Van Dijk, Ronaldo, Messi finalists for FIFA player award

Sep. 2, 2019 7:31 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk has joined five-time winners Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as the three finalists for the FIFA best player award. United States forward Megan Rapinoe is the favorite for the women's award. The announcement of the final three in each category —...