Last Train to Russia: Ekaterinburg (2:51)
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12hESPN staff

FIFA drops England U17 racist abuse probe

A racism investigation involving a Spain player allegedly abusing an England player at the Under-17 World Cup final has been closed by FIFA.

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16hIan Holyman

Ibra return may disrupt Sweden - Johnsson

Zlatan Ibrahimovic returning for Sweden at the World Cup could disrupt the dynamic of the squad, goalkeeper Karl-Johan Johnsson has said.

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18hAssociated Press

AFA moves to ease Aguero fitness concerns

Sergio Aguero is recovering after surgery on his knee and will start treatment soon, the AFA confirmed amid uncertainty about the player's fitness.

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1dAssociated Press

VAR decisions to be displayed at World Cup

Fans attending World Cup matches in Russia and watching around the world will get written explanations regarding VAR decisions in every match.

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1dAdriana Garcia

Aguero won't be fit for World Cup - doctor

Argentina team doctor Homero D'Agostino does not expect Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero to be fit for the World Cup after knee surgery.

Neymar positive on World Cup fitness (1:22)
Neymar: Salah, De Bruyne & Hazard among World Cup stars (1:13)
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2dESPN staff

City rule out Aguero, but fit for World Cup

Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero wrote on Twitter on Tuesday that he has undergone arthroscopic surgery on one of his knees.

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3dMichael Yohkin

Naldo deserves Brazil World Cup call

Naldo is one of the Bundesliga's greatest-ever imports, and he could yet be heading to the World Cup finals with Brazil.

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3dPA Sport

Hart fumbles in front of England boss Southgate

Hart gifted Stoke a goal on Monday night when he fumbled a shot from Xherdan Shaqiri, allowing Peter Crouch to stab the ball home.

EXCLUSIVE: Marquez opens up about World Cup hopes (2:20)
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3dAssociated Press

Morocco World Cup bid masks anti-gay law

A FIFA task force arrived in Morocco on Monday to inspect a World Cup bid that obscures one potential impediment to hosting the 2026 showpiece.

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3dSam Marsden

Argentina 'can relax' over Messi's fitness

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has told Argentina they don't need to worry about Lionel Messi's fitness going into the World Cup this summer.

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3dAssociated Press

South Africa to back Morocco World Cup bid

On Monday, the South African federation said Danny Jordaan had assured a visiting Morocco bid delegation that he would lobby African officials.

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3dESPN staff

Batshuayi's season over, World Cup doubt

Borussia Dortmund loanee Michy Batshuayi will miss the rest of the club season and is a doubt for the World Cup after injuring ankle ligaments.

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4dStephan Uersfeld

Klinsmann: World Cup miss set U.S. back 'years'

Former USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann says soccer in the U.S. suffered a significant setback after failing to qualify for the World Cup this summer.

Pele: Brazil have the best individual players (0:40)

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