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An Expert Weighs In On Julian Green, US Soccer’s Best New Prodigy

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Today, the US men’s national #soccer team is set to play the #Czech Republic in their first game since this summer&8217;s #World Cup in Brazil. But ahead of the game, our nation&8217;s best young star, #Julian Green, made the first major move of his professional career by playing on loan with the Hamburg SV team. […]

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12 Things To Know About Nigeria’s Team Before The World Cup

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It’s Naija time. 1. They&8217;re called the &8220;Super Eagles.&8221; View this image › commons.wikimedia.org So, basically, they&8217;re super heroes. 2. Their jerseys are green and white. View this image › store.fifa.com They play in green at home games and white at away games. 3. They&8217;ve qualified for five of the last six World Cups, but […]

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Soccer Stars’ Anti-Racism Statement Was Actually Not That Spontaneous

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FC Barcelona’s Neymar, from Brazil, right, and Daniel Alves, from Brazil, arrive for a religious ceremony at Barcelona Cathedral for late former FC Barcelona’s coach Tito Vilanova in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, April 28, 2014. Image: Manu Fernandez/Associated Press A viral campaign #soccer stars sparked against racism this week wasn’t as spontaneous as it looked. Instead, […]

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ESPN’s New Commentator On Calling the World Cup: Stay Out of the Way

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Man in the middle: #espn commentator Jon Champion prepares to call the USA-Azerbaijan #soccer match at Candlestick Park in San Francisco on May 27, 2014. Image: Sam Laird, Mashable With any luck, the lasting sound of this summer’s World Cup won’t be the massively commercialized event’s official (and inexplicable) “song” from alleged musician Pitbull. No, […]

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United by Soccer, Kids From 32 Countries Fight for a Field

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The boys #soccer team practices at Oakland International High School.Image: Yasser Alwan OAKLAND, Calif. — The soccer players at Oakland International High School speak 33 languages and come from 32 different countries and, though the beautiful game unites them, they can’t play it the way other kids do because their school lacks a key facility: […]

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