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Giacomo Vrioni scores twice, Revolution top Cincinnati 2-1 for fourth straight victory

Jun. 22, 2024 22:01 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Giacomo Vrioni scored twice in the first half and the New England Revolution ran their win streak to four with a 2-1 victory over FC Cincinnati on Saturday night. Vrioni used an assist from Carles Gil to score in the 21st minute and give New England (6-10-1) a 1-0...

De Bruyne seals Belgium's 2-0 win over Romania to get Euro 2024 campaign on track

Jun. 22, 2024 17:12 PM EDT

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Kevin De Bruyne scored and Belgium got its European Championship campaign up and running after beating Romania 2-0 on Saturday. The No. 3-ranked Belgians shook off the shock of losing to Slovakia in their opening game by responding with a dominant...

More royalty turns up to attend Euro 2024

Jun. 22, 2024 16:39 PM EDT

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Euro 2024 is becoming a very regal affair after the king and queen of Belgium became the latest royals to attend the soccer tournament in Germany. King Philippe and Queen Mathilde were in the crowd for Belgium's group game against Romania on Saturday. They...

No goals but lots of selfie-seekers for Ronaldo in chaotic Portugal win over Turkey at Euro 2024

Jun. 22, 2024 16:15 PM EDT

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — By the end, it was hard to know what Cristiano Ronaldo was more frustrated about. Failing to score for the second straight game at the European Championship or having to fend off repeated attempts for selfies by his adoring fans. In what...

Cristiano Ronaldo 'lucky' not to come to harm after he's confronted by selfie-seekers, coach says

Jun. 22, 2024 15:24 PM EDT

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo should consider himself lucky to have come to no harm after being confronted on the field by four supporters who wanted selfies during a European Championship match on Saturday, Portugal coach Roberto Martinez said. The alarming string of...

Claudio Bravo makes 4 saves as Chile plays Peru to a scoreless draw in Copa America

Jun. 22, 2024 10:12 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Claudio Bravo became the oldest player in Copa America history and made four saves to help Chile play Peru to a scoreless draw on Friday night in the tournament opener for both teams. Bravo, who is 41 years and 69 days, stopped a first-time shot by Gianluca...

CONCACAF to investigate after Canada's Bombito was targeted on social media with racist messages

Jun. 21, 2024 18:31 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — CONCACAF says it will investigate racist messages directed at Canadian soccer player Moïse Bombito on social media after he made a tackle on Lionel Messi during a 2-0 Copa America loss to Argentina on Thursday. The Canadian Soccer Association issued a statement on...

Paxten Aaronson extends contract with Frankfurt through 2027-28, loaned to Utrecht for 2024-25

Jun. 21, 2024 18:10 PM EDT

American midfielder Paxten Aaronson extended his contract with Eintracht Frankfurt through the 2027-28 season on Friday and was loaned to Utrecht in the Netherlands for 2024-25. Aaronson, who turns 21 in August, made his debut with Major League Soccer's Philadelphia Union in 2021 and...

Tobin Heath and Christen Press revive their popular YouTube series ahead of the Olympics

Jun. 21, 2024 17:49 PM EDT

Christen Press and Tobin Heath are back. OK, maybe not on the soccer field quite yet, but their popular YouTube and podcast series, the RE-CAP show, has returned just in time for this summer's Olympics. The show was originally launched last year ahead of the Women's...

Energized Austria wins and makes Lewandowski's Poland the first team to go out at Euro 2024

Jun. 21, 2024 17:24 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Austria boosted its last-16 hopes at the European Championship by defeating Poland 3-1 on Friday and eliminating the Poles in the group stage. Gernot Trauner, Christoph Baumgartner and Marko Arnautovic scored for Austria while Krzysztof Piatek had Poland's first-half...