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Pulisic offsets Rodrygo goal as US gains 1-1 tie against Brazil in last Copa America warmup

Jun. 12, 2024 21:59 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Four days after one of their worst matches, Christian Pulisic and the U.S. soccer team stopped an 11-game losing streak to Brazil with a spirted 1-1 draw that left them with a positive mindset heading into the Copa America. Pulisic scored in 26th minute to...

Possible 2026 World Cup training camps include sites in non-tournament cities

Jun. 12, 2024 16:56 PM EDT

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Possible team training camps for the 2026 World Cup include sites in Chattanooga, Tennessee; Cincinnati; Green Bay, Wisconsin; Louisville, Kentucky; St. Louis; Salt Lake City and Herriman, Utah; San Antonio; and Westfield, Indiana. FIFA announced more...

Lionel Messi says Inter Miami will be 'my last club'

Jun. 12, 2024 15:46 PM EDT

Lionel Messi says Inter Miami will be “my last club.” The 36-year-old World Cup champion isn't thinking about joining an Argentine club to write the last chapter of playing career. “I think Inter Miami is going to be my last club. Today I think it is going to be...

Rising stars in men's soccer to feature at the Paris Olympics

Jun. 12, 2024 14:32 PM EDT

The men’s Olympic soccer tournament will be a showcase for some of soccer's rising talents. An age restriction of under 23 plus three overage players means the participating nations will call on some of their best young prospects and those pushing to force their way into their...

Copa America: How to watch, schedule, betting favorites and more

Jun. 12, 2024 13:51 PM EDT

The biggest soccer tournament in the Americas is about to land stateside. The 48th edition of the Copa America will showcase the top talents from two continents in 14 venues across the U.S. for nearly a month of competition. Ten CONMEBOL teams from South America and six CONCACAF...

Besides Messi, there is Vinicius Júnior, Valverde, Garnacho and Pulisic to watch at Copa America

Jun. 12, 2024 11:59 AM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — Lionel Messi is undoubtedly the face of this year's Copa America. But there are other players to watch when the South American soccer championship starts this month in the United States with 16 teams from the Western Hemisphere competing. VINICIUS...

Hooligan fears shadow Euro 2024. German police are set for their biggest deployment ever

Jun. 12, 2024 07:23 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Clashes between weapon-wielding fans. Organized fights between hundreds of supporters. Late-night attacks. Life-threatening injuries. A recent surge in violence around soccer games is contributing to concerns over security when Germany hosts the European Championship....

Turkey can expect strong support from the Turkish-German community at Euro 2024. So can Germany

Jun. 12, 2024 04:07 AM EDT

DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Six years ago, Ilkay Gündogan's place on the German national team was in question over a photograph with Turkey's president. Now he's the team captain. When Gündogan leads the German national team out against Scotland in the European Championship...

Japan beats United States 2-0 in men's Olympic soccer warmup match

Jun. 12, 2024 00:33 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The United States heads to its first men's Olympic soccer tournament since 2008 off a performance it would rather forget. Shota Fujio converted a penalty kick in the sixth minute, Mao Hosoya added a goal in the 69th and Japan won 2-0 in an under-23 game on...

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag to keep job after performance review, AP source says

Jun. 11, 2024 17:53 PM EDT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag to keep job after performance review, AP source says.