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3:45 PM ET Omar Flores Aldana Mexico midfielder Erick Aguirre lined up for Thursday’s Olympic soccer opener against France with his country’s flag displayed upside-down on his jersey, an oversight that could draw a disciplinary measure from the government against the Mexican Olympic Committee or the apparel company. Television close-ups during the pregame anthem showed
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12:37 PM ET Adriana Garcia Barcelona will take on Juventus at the Camp Nou in the Joan Gamper Trophy on Aug. 8 in what could see a potential match-up between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Sources have told ESPN that Barca are struggling to make room for Messi to be registered in time for the
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7:58 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Manchester United have completed the signing of Jadon Sancho, the club have confirmed on Friday. Borussia Dortmund had previously confirmed the agreement, stating on July 1 that the transfer fee is “fixed” at €85 million ($99.98m). United also confirmed that the deal had been initially agreed to, subject to a
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8:50 PM ET The United States men’s national team announced on Thursday that the Oct. 7 World Cup qualifier against Jamaica will take place at Q2 Stadium in Austin, Texas. The match will take place in the second window of World Cup qualifiers, following the start of the “Octagonal” in September. The window is also
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4:08 PM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Barcelona president Joan Laporta said the club are open to proposals for their players this summer and refused to rule out letting Antoine Griezmann leave. Sources have told ESPN that Barca have held talks with Atletico Madrid over a swap deal which would see Griezmann return to his
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5:55 AM ET Alexis Vega scored Mexico’s opening goal. FRANCK FIFE/AFP via Getty Images Gold medal favourites Mexico beat France to win their first Olympic group game 4-1 on Thursday. Alexis Vega and Francisco Cordova gave Mexico a 2-0 lead in the second half before Andre-Pierre Gignac converted a penalty to give France a foothold in
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8:00 AM ET Argentina’s Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero’s glittering careers were just beginning when they won Olympic gold in 2008. Koji Watanabe/Getty Images Argentina definitely have pedigree when it comes to men’s Olympic football, having won gold twice in the past two decades. Four years after their first triumph at the summer games in Athens
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9:51 PM ET Arnor Traustason netted two of the New England Revolution‘s four first-half goals to help pace the Eastern Conference-leading Revolution past host Inter Miami CF 5-0 on Wednesday night in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Traustason, an Icelandic international winger acquired from Swedish side Malmo in March, scored in the 15th minute and again in
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6:30 PM ET Associated Press The owners of the Minnesota Vikings have finalized the acquisition of Orlando City SC, giving the Wilf family control of the MLS franchise. The Lions announced Wednesday that brothers Mark Wilf and Zygi Wilf and their cousin, Lenny Wilf, will be managing partners. Mark Wilf will serve as chairman and
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2:37 PM ET Brazilian police charged six Boca Juniors players and officials on Wednesday, a day after they were involved in clashes with rivals and police following their Copa Libertadores elimination by Atletico Mineiro. Two were charged with damaging property and released after paying 3000 reais ($574) bail each, the Minas Gerais state police said
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1:50 PM ET Andrew Cesare Richardson Inter Milan forwards Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martinez. Carlo Hermann/KONTROLAB/LightRocket via Getty Images Inter Milan are the latest club to pull out of the Florida Cup due to take place this pre-season after Arsenal withdrew on Tuesday. Arsenal announced they would not be travelling to the U.S. for the tournament
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