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Gonzalo Higuaín to retire at end of MLS season at age 34

Oct. 03, 2022 15:47 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Gonzalo Higuaín says he will retire from soccer after Inter Miami's Major League Soccer season ends. The 34-year-old striker joined Miami in September 2020. He has 14 league goals this season, including 12 in his last 15 matches, and 27 goals in 65...

Haaland's goal prowess evoking memories of Ronaldo, Messi

Oct. 03, 2022 12:23 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The contrast could hardly have been more stark. While Erling Haaland plundered his latest hat trick in a season that threatens to see him smash English Premier League scoring records, Cristiano Ronaldo sat glum-faced on the sideline. Here...

English clubs underwhelming early in Champions League

Oct. 02, 2022 19:59 PM EDT

The Premier League has provided six of the last 10 Champions League finalists and its clubs were by far the biggest spenders in the summer transfer window, strengthening their already-deep squads and weakening some of their European rivals in the process. No wonder many were...

Struggling Juventus reports record financial loss

Sep. 23, 2022 16:43 PM EDT

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Juventus reported a record loss of 254.3 million euros ($246 million) for the 2021-22 financial year at a board of directors meeting on Friday — adding to its recent struggles on the field. It’s the fifth consecutive year Juventus has reported a loss, and...

Bale energized for World Cup after feeling the love in LA

Sep. 21, 2022 07:48 AM EDT

During his difficult final years at Real Madrid, Gareth Bale only truly found happiness on a soccer field when he linked up with Wales for matches with his national team. Now, after moving to the United States, he is feeling the love at club level, too. Bale joined Los...

World Cup Watch: Tough start at Milan for US defender Dest

Sep. 20, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — United States defender Sergiño Dest joined Italian champion AC Milan with the hope of getting more playing time ahead of the World Cup. He's gotten off to a tough start. “American Horror Story, a 45-minute episode,” was how Italian newspaper...

By dancing, Rodrygo and Vinícius make stance against racism

Sep. 19, 2022 08:12 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — With a goal and a dance, Real Madrid’s young Brazilian forwards made a statement against racism in soccer this weekend. With their samba-like moves after a goal in the derby against Atlético Madrid on Sunday, Rodrygo and Vinícius Júnior made it clear they are not...

Atlanta's Thiago Almada in Argentina squad for friendlies

Sep. 15, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Atlanta United forward Thiago Almada was included in Argentina's 28-man squad Thursday for two World Cup warm-up matches to be played in the United States this month. The team will face Honduras on Sept. 23 in Miami and Jamaica four days later in New...

Sargent, Pepi, Ferreira on US roster for World Cup warmups

Sep. 14, 2022 17:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Sargent, Ricardo Pepi and Jesús Ferreira are in at forward, while Jordan Pefok, Haji Wright and Brandon Vazquez are out. U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter announced his 26-man roster Wednesday for the Americans' final two World Cup warmups, and he emphasized time...

World Cup Watch: Contractual tug-of-war may help Griezmann

Sep. 13, 2022 07:43 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Less could be more for Antoine Griezmann going into the World Cup. The France forward has been getting few minutes with Atlético Madrid because of a unique contractual dispute with Barcelona, but with his World Cup spot not really in danger, he may end up being one...