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Ronaldo becomes highest scoring man in international soccer

Sep. 01, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

FARO, Portugal (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo became the highest-scoring man in the international soccer history with his 110th goal for Portugal on Wednesday. The Portugal captain scored in the 89th minute against Ireland in a World Cup qualifier, moving ahead of former...

Long flights frustrate some teams at sprawling Euro 2020

Jun. 25, 2021 09:53 AM EDT

A sprawling European Championship like no other is racking up air miles like never before. Some teams at Euro 2020, which is being held in various countries, have played most or all their games so far at home. Others are flying from one end of the continent to the other...

France held to 1-1 draw by Hungary at Euro 2020

Jun. 19, 2021 12:53 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — France needed a second-half equalizer from Antoine Griezmann to avoid the biggest upset of the tournament. Hungary, playing in front of a raucous crowd yet again at the European Championship, held the World Cup champions to a 1-1 draw on...