After Chile wins Copa, superstar Messi says he's qutting Argentina team

After Chile wins Copa, superstar Messi says he's qutting Argentina team

"The national team is over for me," he told the Argentine network TyC Sports after Chile beat Argentina in a shootout Sunday night.

United falls to Club Leon in Target Field exhibition

June 26
United falls to Club Leon in Target Field exhibition
A two-goal loss to a Mexican squad still is regarded as a positive for the United, playing at Target Field for the first time.

With 1-0 loss to Colombia, US finishes 4th in Copa America

June 26
With 1-0 loss to Colombia, US finishes 4th in Copa America
Not quite a victory for the United States. Just a good enough effort to leave the team feeling better about itself.
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Italy beats Spain 2-0 to reach Euro 2016 quarterfinals

Spain's era of dominance at the European Championship came to an end Monday when Italy beat the two-time defending champion 2-0 in the round of 16.
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Some fans want Messi to reconsider; others simply sad

Some fans and players want him to reconsider. Other supporters on Monday were simply sad that Lionel Messi says he's quitting the Argentine national team.
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Messi's retirement from Argentina could hurt his legacy

Lionel Messi's surprising decision to stop playing for Argentina could damage his legacy with the national team and fans back home.If Messi sticks to his…
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June 26

Valeri's 2 penalty kicks give Timbers 3-2 win over Dynamo

Diego Valeri scored on a pair of late penalty kicks in the Portland Timbers' 3-2 comeback victory over the Houston Dynamo on Sunday.
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June 26

Di Maria, Vidal return for Copa America final

Winger Angel Di Maria returned to Argentina's lineup for the Copa America final against defending champion Chile on Sunday night after recovering from an adductor muscle injury sustained in a group stage match against Panama on June 10.
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June 26

Klinsmann sees Copa as positive step; Gulati to assess

Jurgen Klinsmann thinks a fourth-place finish in the Copa America was a step in the right direction. U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati will speak to his coach and assess.
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June 26

The Latest: Buffon plans to keep playing for Italy

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June 26

Patience key for Spain against Italy's tough defense

Spain is pledging to stick to its acclaimed passing game to try to break through Italy's equally famous defense in the round of 16 of the European Championship on Monday.
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June 26
The view from the pitch at Target Field Saturday during a friendly bet...

United coach Carl Craig: Target Field atmosphere "absolutely outstanding"

The Loons dropped an exhibition match to Club Leon before 18,505 fans at Target Field.
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June 26
Lionel Messi dribbled past Clint Dempsey.

Gap between U.S. and best teams exposed in Copa America loss to Argentina

American soccer remains far behind the best teams.
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June 26

Column: No Brexit, please! This is football

So soon after Britons voted out of the European Union, this was unexpected: Enthusiastic throngs of Frenchmen merrily turning out to cheer them on.
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June 26

Messi, Argentina face Chile in Copa America final rematch

Another year, another final for Lionel Messi and Argentina.
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June 25

Chad Barrett lifts Quakes to 1-1 draw with Galaxy

Chad Barrett headed home Shea Salinas' free kick in the 90th minute to give the San Jose Earthquakes a 1-1 draw with Los Angeles Galaxy in the final matchup of the 2016 California Clasico on Saturday night.
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June 25

Diaz sets up 2-0 win for FC Dallas over Real Salt Lake

Fabian Castillo finished Mauro Diaz's sensational assist in the 58th to cap FC Dallas' 2-0 victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night in a Western Conference showdown.
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June 25

Kaka's late PK lifts Orlando City over Toronto FC 3-2

Kaka scored on a penalty kick in the 10th minute of stoppage time to give Orlando City a 3-2 victory over Toronto FC on Saturday night.
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June 25

Dom Dwyer scores twice, Sporting KC ties Impact 2-2

Dom Dwyer scored twice to help Sporting Kansas City rally for a 2-2 tie with Montreal Impact on Saturday night.
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June 25

Late goal gives Columbus Crew 1-1 draw with Red Bulls

Ola Kamara scored late in stoppage time to give the Columbus Crew a 1-1 draw with the New York Red Bulls on Saturday night.
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June 25

Whitecaps hand Union first home loss, 3-2

Andrew Jacobson, Kekuta Manneh and Christian Bolanos scored and the Vancouver Whitecaps handed the Philadelphia Union their first home loss of the season, 3-2 on Saturday night.
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June 25

Neagle has goal and assist, DC United tops Revolution 2-0

Lamar Neagle had a goal and an assist to give D.C. United an early lead that stood up in a 2-0 victory over the New England Revolution on Saturday night.