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Video Pick: Gio and Manneh lead MLS golazos 
Giovani dos Santos' pinpoint header off a Steven Gerrard cross and Kekuta Manneh's 19-yard shot after carrying the ball from ...
And 66 years later ... 
We all know what happened when the USA and England played at the 1950 World Cup in Belo Horizonte. The ...
Blanc steps down as PSG coach 
Laurent Blanc has quit as coach of Paris St. Germain after leading it to titles in three straight years. He ...
Euro 2016: Italy ends Spain's reign as European champion 
Spain's reign as European champion ended after eight years as it fell to Italy, 2-0, in the round of 16 ...
TV Report: Centenario final watched by 9.9 million viewers 
The Copa Centenario final between Argentina and Chile was watched by 6,900,000 million viewers on Univision and 2,979,000 on FS1 ...
Messi says he's quitting Argentina
by Paul Kennedy on Monday, Jun 27, 2016 12:50 AM EDT
PhotoThe lasting image of the Copa Centenario won't be of Lionel Messi's free kick against the United States or his other four goals or four assists but of Messi sitting alone on the Argentina bench in tears. For the fourth time -- and third year in a row -- Messi played in a final and Argentina lost without scoring. For the second year in a row, the loss came in a shootout to Chile. To make it worse, Messi missed Argentina's first penalty kick as it lost, 4-2. Afterwards, Messi said he had played his last game for Argentina.  
England's Hodgson quits after loss to Iceland 
England coach Roy Hodgson quit after his team's 2-1 loss to tiny Iceland at Euro 2016 on Monday night at ...
Soccer America Classifieds 
Soccer America Classifieds connect soccer companies and organizations to America's soccer community twice a week with listings of the latest ...
Sevilla hires former Chile boss Sampaoli 
Argentine Jorge Sampaoli, who led Chile to the 2015 Copa America title, has signed a two-year contract at three-time Europa ...
MLS Talking Points: Sounders' script is same 
The story was the same for the Seattle Sounders on Saturday. Another New York opponent. Another 2-0 loss. This time, ...
By the Numbers: USA at the Copa Centenario 
The USA finished with a 3-3-0 (W-L-T) record -- its best record in four trips to the Copa America. It ...
NWSL Rewind: Flash flood of goals ties record 
The Western New York Flash tied an NWSL record when it beat the Boston Breakers, 7-1. All seven goals -- ...
Is Klinsmann worthy of a remarkably long tenure? 
Next month marks the fifth anniversary of Jurgen Klinsmann's tenure as USA head coach.
Messi says he's quitting Argentina 
The lasting image of the Copa Centenario won't be of Lionel Messi's free kick against the United States or his ...
USA-Colombia Copa Centenario Player Ratings 
The USA finished the Copa America Centenario the same way it had started the tournament: shut out and beaten by ...
Youth Soccer Reporter:
Mike Woitalla

Roster: U.S. U-20 men's team set for NTC Invitational
U.S. men's U-20 national team coach Tab Ramos has named a 21-player roster for the 2016 U-20 Men's NTC Invitational ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Mike Woitalla

Is Klinsmann worthy of a remarkably long tenure?
Next month marks the fifth anniversary of Jurgen Klinsmann's tenure as USA head coach.
College Soccer Reporter:
Paul Kennedy

USL: Brandt leaves Navy for struggling Riverhounds
Dave Brandt, the winningest active coach in Division I men's soccer, quit his job as Navy's men's coach to become ...
Youth Soccer Insider:
Mike Woitalla

Tips for attending a college ID camp
With summer being a popular time for young players to attend College ID camps, we've asked Jim Millinder, women's head ...
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Goalkeeper cheating -- yet again
Are these guys for real, or what? A penalty kick. A regular occurrence in soccer. Any experienced referee will have had plenty of them to deal with. He should then, surely, know what the rules say.

"The players have no reason to not continue trying. They do it with honesty and effort. And they do it well."

-- Argentina coach Gerardo Martino after the shootout loss to Chile in the Copa Centenario final was followed by reports that Lionel Messi and numerous other players were retiring from international soccer. (Omnisport)