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Cristiano Ronaldo

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  • World Cup notes: Manaus field in 'bad shape' in isolated Amazon

    The field in the Amazon city of Manaus, where England and Italy will meet in a key Group D game Saturday, is in dismal condition and it's only going to get worse. And that's the word from the guy whose job it is to take care of the field. "Frankly,...
  • Uruguay's World Cup prospects hinge partly on Luis Suarez's knee

    Luis Suarez is the best soccer player in the world. That's not opinion, it's science. Or at least it's the science compiled by Bloomberg, which analyzed players in Europe's top five leagues, measuring everything from defensive and attacking...
  • Weary of questions on Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, U.S. widens view

    Weary of questions on Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, U.S. widens view
    The U.S. team has been peppered with questions about Cristiano Ronaldo in the run-up to Sunday's game with Portugal in Manaus —so much so that more than a few players have grown tired of answering them. U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones found a...
  • World Cup notes: Players feeling down about being left out

    After spending four years planning and prepping for the World Cup, it can be doubly devastating to go out with an injury this close to the tournament. But a number of key players are feeling that frustration after having been ruled out — or at least...
  • At World Cup, CONCACAF sees its teams, including U.S., step up

    At World Cup, CONCACAF sees its teams, including U.S., step up
    SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Remember when CONCACAF was a quaint, unthreatening little football backwater where many of the people knew the sport as soccer — and few of them played it very well regardless of what it was called? This World Cup has...
  • Germany routs Portugal

    Germany routs Portugal
    Thomas Mueller's hat-trick inspired Germany to a 4-0 mauling of 10-man Portugal in their opening World Cup Group G match on Monday. The Germans delivered a sizzling attacking display that underlined their tag as strong title contenders and the match,...
  • World Cup hasn't gone well for Bradley, but Klinsmann confident

    World Cup hasn't gone well for Bradley, but Klinsmann confident
    SAO PAULO, Brazil -- In the first half of an April friendly against Mexico, Michael Bradley was everywhere, scoring the first U.S. goal, setting up the second and ravaging a stellar Mexican defense by dominating possession, dictating pace and spraying...
  • Told it wouldn't survive, the U.S. team starts the World Cup anew

    Told it wouldn't survive, the U.S. team starts the World Cup anew
    — Michael Bradley's stare could bend steel. His teammates on the U.S. national team insist Bradley is lighthearted, a practical joker. But when he turns serious, he's far more frightening than funny. And on Saturday, Bradley was very, very...
  • World Cup: Group G preview

     World Cup: Group G preview
    Germany FIFA world ranking: 2. Last World Cup: 2010. Best finish: Three-time champion (1954, '74, '90). How qualified: UEFA Group C winner. Fun fact: Sparing no expense in its drive for a fourth World Cup title, Germany's soccer federation built...
  • World Cup: Germany is favored, but Argentina has ability to upset

    The 2014 World Cup is about to be concluded with the final Sunday in Rio de Janeiro at the historic Estadio do Maracana. After 63 games, Germany and Argentina are left to battle for the most coveted trophy in sports. This pairing is not surprising...
  • World Cup final features best team versus best player

    After 31 days, 63 games and 170 goals, this World Cup finally will be decided Sunday in the tournament's most compelling matchup. Over the last month, players have had their shoulders bitten and their backs broken. Unsung players such as Colombia's...