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Colombian singer Maluma, right, gesture next to Mexico goalkeeper Jose de Jesus Corona, left, at the end of a training session of the Mexico national soccer team, for the 2018 soccer World Cup, in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
June 19, 2018 - 11:37 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday at the World Cup (all times local): 6:34 p.m. Colombian singer Maluma has had about $800,000 worth of watches and other personal items stolen from his Moscow hotel while on a trip to support the Colombian team in the World Cup. Russian news reports are quoting...
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Brazil's Neymar reacts during the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
June 19, 2018 - 11:03 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday at the World Cup (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Neymar has left Brazil's training session limping because of pain in his right ankle. The Brazilian federation quickly moved to play down the extent of the injury, however, saying it was just a precaution and the...
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Japan's Princess Takamado waves from the VIP stand prior to the group H match between Colombia and Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Mordavia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
June 19, 2018 - 10:46 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday at the World Cup (all times local): 5:40 p.m. The first member of Japan's royal family to visit Russia in more than a century got to witness an historic World Cup result. Princess Hisako of Takamada was at Mordovia Arena in Saransk on Tuesday to see Japan beat...
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Lionel Messi leaves after a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
June 19, 2018 - 5:43 am
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (AP) — Time is running out for Lionel Messi to bring Argentina a World Cup, which would give him the one thing that's missing from a career that ranks among the greatest. He turns 31 on Sunday, which means this World Cup could be his last chance. It also means that Thursday'...
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Australia's Trent Sainsbury, center, kicks the ball in front of France's Kylian Mbappe during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
June 19, 2018 - 5:34 am
SAMARA, Russia (AP) — Far from being discouraged about a heartbreaking opening loss to France, Australia is confident going into another tough World Cup match against Denmark. The plucky underdog label seems to inspire the Socceroos. Australia fell 2-1 to the French on Saturday in Kazan. But the...
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Switzerland's Steven Zuber, left, scores his side's first goal during the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
June 19, 2018 - 4:53 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday at the World Cup (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Brazil's jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has made his debut as a football pundit. Behind bars, he wrote a column for Worker's Party TV on Monday criticizing Brazil's performance in the 1-1 draw...
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Senegal's Sadio Mane control the ball during Senegal's official training on the eve of the group H match between Poland and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
June 18, 2018 - 4:21 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Senegal forward Sadio Mane and Poland captain Robert Lewandowski starred for their clubs. Now they'll have a chance to come through for their countries when they meet in the World Cup on Tuesday night. Some players win titles for both, such as Cristiano Ronaldo. Others struggle to...
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England's Harry Kane, top, celebrates his side's winning goal during the group G match between Tunisia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
June 18, 2018 - 4:19 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Monday at the World Cup (all times local): 11:09 a.m. Saudi team officials say the players have landed safely after a reported engine failure on their flight to Rostov-on-Don for a World Cup game against Uruguay. The Saudi Arabian Football Federation posted a statement...
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FILE - In this file photo from June 9, 2018, Egypt fans hold poster of striker Mohammed Salah during the team's final training session in Cairo before the World Cup. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)
June 18, 2018 - 3:42 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Not since the Cold War days of the 1950s and 1960s has Egypt been as close to Russia as it is now. But could the outcome of a crucial World Cup clash between the two nations damage their relations? Probably not, but as is frequently the case with soccer, Tuesday's game...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2010, file photo, Walter Bahr, the last living member of the U.S. soccer team that upset England at the 1950 World Cup, speaks before an MLS soccer game between D.C. United and the Philadelphia Union, in Philadelphia. Bahr has died at age 91. Bahr died Monday, June 18, 2018, in Boalsburg, Pennsylvania from complications that resulted from a broken hip, according to granddaughter Lindsey D. Bahr, a film writer for The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Drew Hallowell, Pool, File)
June 18, 2018 - 3:38 pm
When Walter Bahr walked off the field in Brazil after the famous United States victory over England at the 1950 World Cup, he didn't expect to become a soccer celebrity. Known for many years as the father of two NFL placekickers, Bahr regained prominence in his own right when the Americans returned...
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