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Tears, cheers in Munich as Bayern claims another Bundesliga

May. 18, 2019 12:51 PM EDT

First came the tears, then the cheers. Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben scored in their last Bundesliga appearances for Bayern Munich to clinch a record-extending seventh straight league title after routing Eintracht Frankfurt 5-1 on Saturday. Ribery was honored for 12 years of service before the game, and Robben...

Merkel fan accidentally grounds chancellor's plane

May. 14, 2019 4:56 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's government plane has been grounded by an excited fan who jumped out of her van to take a photo of it at Dortmund airport but forgot to put the parking brake on, and the vehicle rolled slowly into the nose of the jet. Germany's Spiegel Online posted a picture Tuesday...

'Mentality of giants': Self-belief fueling Klopp's Liverpool

May. 8, 2019 7:39 AM EDT

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Like the rest of the soccer world, Juergen Klopp had his doubts. Given the scenario — the big first-leg deficit, the presence of Lionel Messi on the other side, injuries to important players — the Liverpool manager just wasn't sure, deep down, that his team could...

Chelsea hopes Christian Pulisic will expand US fan base

Apr. 12, 2019 2:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chelsea hopes Christian Pulisic will help the London club expand its U.S. fan base and assist the team's campaign to combat anti-Semitism. Chelsea bought the 20-year-old midfielder from Borussia Dortmund in January for 64 million euros (then $73 million), by far a record price for an...

Dortmund's Pulisic returns to training after 2-week layoff

Apr. 10, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

American midfielder Christian Pulisic has resumed training with Borussia Dortmund, two weeks after injuring a leg while playing for the United States. The 20-year-old from Hershey, Pennsylvania, participated in a two-hour session Wednesday ahead of this weekend's match against Mainz, Dortmund said, Pulisic...

5 German firms each give $1.1 million to Holocaust memorial

Apr. 2, 2019 10:24 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Five well-known German companies, including the country's only publicly traded soccer club, are donating 1 million euros ($1.1 million) each to Israel's Yad Vashem memorial for the development of a facility to preserve, catalog and store Holocaust-related artifacts. Borussia Dortmund managing...

US soccer player Pulisic has strained right quadriceps

Mar. 27, 2019 8:33 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Christian Pulisic has a strained right quadriceps and returned to Germany for treatment, the U.S. Soccer Federation said Wednesday. The 20-year-old midfielder scored in the fourth minute of Tuesday night's 1-1 exhibition tie against Ecuador, then left late in the first half because of the...

Pulisic scores, leaves with leg injury as US ties Chile 1-1

Mar. 27, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Shortly after becoming the youngest American with 10 international goals, Christian Pulisic limped off with another leg injury. Pulisic scored in the fourth minute of the United States' 1-1 exhibition tie against South American champion Chile on Tuesday night, a result that denied Gregg...

Pulisic leaves match vs Chile with right quadriceps injury

Mar. 26, 2019 9:08 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Christian Pulisic became the youngest American to score 10 international goals, then left in the first half of Tuesday night's exhibition against Chile after injuring his right quadriceps. Pulisic went down in the 34th minute near midfield, prompting an athletic trainer to come out. Pulisic...