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Behind The Scenes Look At Man U's Visit To LA (Videos)

Manchester United Tour 2014 Presented by Aon, Beverly Wilshire HotelWednesday night, Manchester United began its summer tour of the United States, with a 7-0 blowout victory over the LA Galaxy, at the Rose Bowl.

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Manchester United F.C.
Wayne Rooney
Louis van Gaal
Danny Welbeck
Javier Hernandez
Juan Mata
Nani
Luke Shaw

Nani

Reliving An Up Close Look At The Great Ronaldo In LA (Videos)

Reliving An Up Close Look At The Great Ronaldo In LA (Videos)Thursday signified the end of soccer icon Cristiano Ronaldo's 2014 World Cup, as he and his Portuguese teammates were unable to advance out of group play, despite the nation's 2-1 victory over Ghana.

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Cristiano Ronaldo
2014 FIFA World Cup
Real Madrid C.F.
UCLA Bruins

A Tour Of The US Men's Brazil Practice Venue (Video)

US Men's National Team training at Sao Paulo FC training facilityMonday, the US Men's National Team defeated Ghana 2-1, after connecting on a corner kick in the 86th minute. The match was played in the Brazilian northeastern coastal city of Natal. Sunday, the US Men will take on Portugal, in the Amazon municipality of Manaus.

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US Men's Soccer Team
2014 FIFA World Cup
Landon Donovan

Croatian Soccer Fans Hit Paris Just To Wreak Some Havoc

Dinamo Zagreb fans arrested in Paris28 soccer hooligans were arrested, late Monday night, after brawling near the Place de la Bastille in Paris. Fans of Paris Saint-Germain and Croatia's Dinamo Zagreb clashed on the night before the match, won by PSG 4-0.

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UEFA
Landon Donovan

Bankrupt Greek Soccer Team Saved By Brothel Sponsorships

Bankrupt Greek Soccer Team Saved By Brothel SponsorshipsVoukefalas, a Greek amateur soccer club, has a new sponsor, two brothels named Villa Erotica and Soula's House of History. The houses of prostitution are owned by Madame Soula Alevridou, an avid fan of her local team, based in the city of Larissa.

The squad, located in north central Greece, was cash-strapped after government spending cuts.

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Greece

Olympic Preview Part 2: David Beckham Snubbed By British Coach

David Beckham cut from English Olympic teamIt was widely expected and assumed that David Beckham would be one of the three overage players named to the British Olympic soccer team. Olympic rules state that the 18 players on the squad must be 23 or younger, other than the selected group of three. 

After all, Beckham is the most famous English sporting personality in the world and openly spoke about his desire to play for his country in his hometown of London. 

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David Beckham

Chelsea & Manchester City Collectively Shock The Soccer World

Chelsea & Manchester City Collectively Shock The Soccer WorldChelsea had a very disappointing season in the English Premier League, finishing a subpar sixth place.

However, the Blues from southwest London advanced through the rounds of the European Champions League, scoring a massive upset over Barcelona in the semifinals and advancing to the final against heavily favored Bayern Munich.

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Chelsea F.C.
Didier Drogba

Alex Morgan Dons Body Paint For Swimsuit Issue

Alex Morgan Dons Body Paint For Swimsuit IssueA highlight of the recent Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue was a photo spread featuring US World Cup team member Alex Morgan .The soccer star was pictured wearing only body paint and a smile. 

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Alex Morgan

LSU Trying Out Powerful Legged Female Kicker

Mo Isom trying out for LSU kickerMorlan "Mo" Isom has been an outstanding goalie for the LSU women's soccer team over the past four years. In addition, last fall, she became the first LSU athlete to be crowned homecoming queen. 

So, what will she do for an encore? 

Isom is attempting to become a walk-on place kicker for the Bayou Bengals. She would become the first female ever to play football in Baton Rouge. 

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Mo Isom

Oh No - FOX Awarded Future World Cup Broadcast Rights

FOX Sports awarded World CupESPN did a wonderful job of covering the last few World Cups. So, naturally, the soccer tournaments were awarded to FOX beginning in 2015, as the ESPN deal runs through the men's World Cup of 2014.  Terms of the contract were not available. The FOX contract runs through 2022. 

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FIFA World Cup

A Photo With Landon Donovan In Manhattan Beach, CA

On September 3, I traveled to Los Angeles for the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers opening football game vs. the USC Trojans, which was played the following afternoon. My friend and I came out a day early to enjoy a little extra time in SoCal.  After landing at LAX, our first stop was Manhattan Beach. 

Arsenal Must Be Really Desperate This Season

Arsenal giving away free road ticketsArsenal is a longtime power in the English Premier League, but is very inexperienced this season and is taking their lumps as a result. 

Last Sunday, they traveled about 400 miles north to play Manchester United and were mauled 8-2. About 3,000 fans made the trip and now those followers are being rewarded for their loyalty. 

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Arsenal Football Club

Sharapova & Vujacic Grabbing Brunch (Photos)

Sunday morning, superstar tennis player Maria Sharapova and fiancée, basketball player Sasha Vujacic were spotted at the Le Pain Quotidien restaurant in Manhattan Beach, California.

The Russian born Sharapova is currently ranked fifth in the world by the WTA and is the owner of three Grand Slam titles (Wimbledon ’04, US Open ’06 & Australian Open ’08). She has put together a strong 2011, reaching the semifinals of the French Open and finishing runner-up at Wimbledon.

Cristiano Ronaldo Is A Worldwide Superstar (Video)

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the greatest and most beloved soccer players in the world. The planet's highest paid footballer boasts numerous individual and team honors from his time with Manchester United of the English Premier League. After being transferred to La Liga's famed Real Madrid, Ronaldo is hoping his record breaking individual accomplishments will propel his team past hated rival FC Barcelona and back on top of Spanish football.

What A Shock—Another Soccer Riot

2011 Copa AmericaCopa America is the most important soccer tournament in South America and has been filled with upsets as favorites Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and host Argentina were all eliminated in the quarterfinals, leaving four long shots in the semifinals. 

After playing a scoreless draw in one semi, Paraguay defeated Venezuela 5-3 on penalty kicks and predictably a riot broke out. 

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2011 Copa America

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