Confederations Cup: Japan

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Colombia's James Rodriguez stands on the pitch after 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. Japan won the match 2-1. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Changes coming to Colombia's team at World Cup after loss
Colombia's James Rodriguez stands on the pitch after 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. Japan won the match 2-1. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Colombia's James Rodriguez, front, and his teammates walk on the poitch after 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/Mark Baker)
Changes coming to Colombia's team at World Cup after loss
Colombia's James Rodriguez, front, and his teammates walk on the poitch after 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/Mark Baker)
Colombia's James Rodriguez stands on the pitch after 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. Japan won the match 2-1. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Colombia's James Rodriguez stands on the pitch after 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. Japan won the match 2-1. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Colombia's James Rodriguez stands on the pitch after 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. Japan won the match 2-1. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Colombia's James Rodriguez, front, and his teammates walk on the poitch after 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/Mark Baker)
Colombia's James Rodriguez, front, and his teammates walk on the poitch after 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/Mark Baker)
Colombia's James Rodriguez, front, and his teammates walk on the poitch after 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/Mark Baker)
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Japan's Yuya Osako celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff
World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Japan's Yuya Osako celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff
A Japan fan smiles outside the stadium prior to the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
A Japan fan smiles outside the stadium prior to the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
A Japan fan smiles outside the stadium prior to the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
A Japan fan smiles outside the stadium prior to the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
A Japan fan smiles outside the stadium prior to the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
A Japan fan smiles outside the stadium prior to the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Japan fans pose for a photo outside the stadium prior to the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Japan fans pose for a photo outside the stadium prior to the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Japan fans pose for a photo outside the stadium prior to the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Colombia's James Rodriguez and team mates look dejected after the match REUTERS/Darren Staples
World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Colombia's James Rodriguez and team mates look dejected after the match REUTERS/Darren Staples
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Colombia's James Rodriguez and team mates look dejected after the match REUTERS/Darren Staples
World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Colombia's James Rodriguez and team mates look dejected after the match REUTERS/Darren Staples
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Colombia's Johan Mojica and James Rodriguez look dejected after the match REUTERS/Darren Staples
World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Colombia's Johan Mojica and James Rodriguez look dejected after the match REUTERS/Darren Staples
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Colombia coach Jose Pekerman REUTERS/Darren Staples
World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Colombia coach Jose Pekerman REUTERS/Darren Staples
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Colombia's James Rodriguez and team mates look dejected after the match REUTERS/Darren Staples
World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Colombia's James Rodriguez and team mates look dejected after the match REUTERS/Darren Staples
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Japan's Yuya Osako celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff
World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Japan's Yuya Osako celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Eiji Kawashima after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Eiji Kawashima after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Yuto Nagatomo after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Yuto Nagatomo after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Yuto Nagatomo after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Yuto Nagatomo after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Yuto Nagatomo after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Yuto Nagatomo after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Yuto Nagatomo after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Yuto Nagatomo after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Kagawa after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Kagawa after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Kagawa after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Kagawa after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's coach Akira Nishino reacts after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's coach Akira Nishino reacts after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's coach Akira Nishino reacts after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's coach Akira Nishino reacts after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's coach Akira Nishino reacts after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's coach Akira Nishino reacts after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Okazaki during training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Okazaki during training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's media during training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's media during training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Okazaki during training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Okazaki during training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Takashi Usami during training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Takashi Usami during training REUTERS/John Sibley
Japanese players run during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Japanese players run during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Japanese players run during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Okazaki during training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Okazaki during training REUTERS/John Sibley
Japanese players practice during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Japanese players practice during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Japanese players practice during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Okazaki during training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Okazaki during training REUTERS/John Sibley
Japan's head coach Akira Nishino watches his players during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Japan's head coach Akira Nishino watches his players during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Japan's head coach Akira Nishino watches his players during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's coach Akira Nishino during training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's coach Akira Nishino during training REUTERS/John Sibley
Japan's Takashi Usami controls the ball during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Japan's Takashi Usami controls the ball during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Japan's Takashi Usami controls the ball during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Hotaru Yamaguchi, Shinji Okazaki and Ryota Oshima during training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Hotaru Yamaguchi, Shinji Okazaki and Ryota Oshima during training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Japan's head coach Akira Nishino watches his players during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Japan's head coach Akira Nishino watches his players during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Japan's head coach Akira Nishino watches his players during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Kosuke Nakamura and Masaaki Higashiguchi during training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Kosuke Nakamura and Masaaki Higashiguchi during training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 17, 2018 Japan's Hiroki Sakai during training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 17, 2018 Japan's Hiroki Sakai during training REUTERS/John Sibley
Japan's head coach Akira Nishino speaks to players during a training session of Japan national team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Japan's head coach Akira Nishino speaks to players during a training session of Japan national team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Japan's head coach Akira Nishino speaks to players during a training session of Japan national team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Japan's Princess Takamado, right, delivers a speech to Japan national team members during a training session of Japan national team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Japan's Princess Takamado, right, delivers a speech to Japan national team members during a training session of Japan national team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Japan's Princess Takamado, right, delivers a speech to Japan national team members during a training session of Japan national team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Japan's Princess Takamado, center, poses with players of Japan national team and youth members prior to a training session of Japan national team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Japan's Princess Takamado, center, poses with players of Japan national team and youth members prior to a training session of Japan national team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Japan's Princess Takamado, center, poses with players of Japan national team and youth members prior to a training session of Japan national team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan players during training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan players during training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Genki Haraguchi, Yuto Nagatomo and Shinji Kagawa during training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Genki Haraguchi, Yuto Nagatomo and Shinji Kagawa during training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado attends the training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado attends the training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado attends the training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado attends the training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado attends the training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado attends the training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado attends the training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado attends the training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado attends the training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado attends the training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Yuto Nagatomo and Shinji Kagawa during training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Yuto Nagatomo and Shinji Kagawa during training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado attends the training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado attends the training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado attends the training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado attends the training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado poses for a picture with Japan's players and staff during training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado poses for a picture with Japan's players and staff during training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado poses for a picture with Japan's players and staff during training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado poses for a picture with Japan's players and staff during training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado attends the training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado attends the training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado attends the training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado attends the training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado shakes hands with Yuto Nagatomo during training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado shakes hands with Yuto Nagatomo during training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado shakes hands with Keisuke Honda during training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado shakes hands with Keisuke Honda during training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado during training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado during training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado shakes hands with Takashi Inui during training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan's Princess Takamado shakes hands with Takashi Inui during training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 President of Japan Football Association Kozo Tashima and Japan's Princess Takamado attend the training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 President of Japan Football Association Kozo Tashima and Japan's Princess Takamado attend the training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 President of Japan Football Association Kozo Tashima and Japan's Princess Takamado attend the training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 President of Japan Football Association Kozo Tashima and Japan's Princess Takamado attend the training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 President of Japan Football Association Kozo Tashima and Japan's Princess Takamado attend the training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 President of Japan Football Association Kozo Tashima and Japan's Princess Takamado attend the training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 President of Japan Football Association Kozo Tashima and Japan's Princess Takamado attend the training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 President of Japan Football Association Kozo Tashima and Japan's Princess Takamado attend the training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan coach Akira Nishino and goalkeeper coach Yukiya Hamano during training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Training Camp, Kazan, Russia - June 21, 2018 Japan coach Akira Nishino and goalkeeper coach Yukiya Hamano during training REUTERS/John Sibley
Daichi Suzuki, the head of the Japan Sports Agency, speaks to journalists after visiting Japan's players at their base camp of the Japan national soccer team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Daichi Suzuki, the head of the Japan Sports Agency, speaks to journalists after visiting Japan's players at their base camp of the Japan national soccer team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Daichi Suzuki, the head of the Japan Sports Agency, speaks to journalists after visiting Japan's players at their base camp of the Japan national soccer team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Daichi Suzuki, left, the head of the Japan Sports Agency, and Japan Football Association President Kozo Tashima walk new the sign of Kazan, after visiting Japan's players at their base camp of the Japan national soccer team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Daichi Suzuki, left, the head of the Japan Sports Agency, and Japan Football Association President Kozo Tashima walk new the sign of Kazan, after visiting Japan's players at their base camp of the Japan national soccer team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Daichi Suzuki, left, the head of the Japan Sports Agency, and Japan Football Association President Kozo Tashima walk new the sign of Kazan, after visiting Japan's players at their base camp of the Japan national soccer team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Daichi Suzuki, the head of the Japan Sports Agency, visits Japan's players at their base camp of the Japan national soccer team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Daichi Suzuki, the head of the Japan Sports Agency, visits Japan's players at their base camp of the Japan national soccer team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Daichi Suzuki, the head of the Japan Sports Agency, visits Japan's players at their base camp of the Japan national soccer team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Colombia's James Rodriguez stands on the pitch after 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. Japan won the match 2-1. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Changes coming to Colombia's team at World Cup after loss
Colombia's James Rodriguez stands on the pitch after 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. Japan won the match 2-1. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Colombia's James Rodriguez, front, and his teammates walk on the poitch after 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/Mark Baker)
Changes coming to Colombia's team at World Cup after loss
Colombia's James Rodriguez, front, and his teammates walk on the poitch after 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/Mark Baker)
Colombia's James Rodriguez stands on the pitch after 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. Japan won the match 2-1. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Colombia's James Rodriguez stands on the pitch after 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. Japan won the match 2-1. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Colombia's James Rodriguez stands on the pitch after 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. Japan won the match 2-1. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Colombia's James Rodriguez, front, and his teammates walk on the poitch after 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/Mark Baker)
Colombia's James Rodriguez, front, and his teammates walk on the poitch after 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/Mark Baker)
Colombia's James Rodriguez, front, and his teammates walk on the poitch after 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/Mark Baker)
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Japan's Yuya Osako celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff
World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Japan's Yuya Osako celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff
A Japan fan smiles outside the stadium prior to the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
A Japan fan smiles outside the stadium prior to the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
A Japan fan smiles outside the stadium prior to the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
A Japan fan smiles outside the stadium prior to the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
A Japan fan smiles outside the stadium prior to the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
A Japan fan smiles outside the stadium prior to the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Japan fans pose for a photo outside the stadium prior to the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Japan fans pose for a photo outside the stadium prior to the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Japan fans pose for a photo outside the stadium prior to the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Colombia's James Rodriguez and team mates look dejected after the match REUTERS/Darren Staples
World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Colombia's James Rodriguez and team mates look dejected after the match REUTERS/Darren Staples
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Colombia's James Rodriguez and team mates look dejected after the match REUTERS/Darren Staples
World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Colombia's James Rodriguez and team mates look dejected after the match REUTERS/Darren Staples
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Colombia's Johan Mojica and James Rodriguez look dejected after the match REUTERS/Darren Staples
World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Colombia's Johan Mojica and James Rodriguez look dejected after the match REUTERS/Darren Staples
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Colombia coach Jose Pekerman REUTERS/Darren Staples
World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Colombia coach Jose Pekerman REUTERS/Darren Staples
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Colombia's James Rodriguez and team mates look dejected after the match REUTERS/Darren Staples
World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Colombia's James Rodriguez and team mates look dejected after the match REUTERS/Darren Staples
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Japan's Yuya Osako celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff
World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan
Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Colombia vs Japan - Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia - June 19, 2018 Japan's Yuya Osako celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Eiji Kawashima after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Eiji Kawashima after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Yuto Nagatomo after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Yuto Nagatomo after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Yuto Nagatomo after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Yuto Nagatomo after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Yuto Nagatomo after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Yuto Nagatomo after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Yuto Nagatomo after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Yuto Nagatomo after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Kagawa after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Kagawa after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Kagawa after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Kagawa after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's coach Akira Nishino reacts after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's coach Akira Nishino reacts after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's coach Akira Nishino reacts after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's coach Akira Nishino reacts after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's coach Akira Nishino reacts after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's coach Akira Nishino reacts after the training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Okazaki during training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Okazaki during training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's media during training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's media during training REUTERS/Toru Hanai
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Okazaki during training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Okazaki during training REUTERS/John Sibley
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Takashi Usami during training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Takashi Usami during training REUTERS/John Sibley
Japanese players run during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Japanese players run during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Japanese players run during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Okazaki during training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Okazaki during training REUTERS/John Sibley
Japanese players practice during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Japanese players practice during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Japanese players practice during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Okazaki during training REUTERS/John Sibley
World Cup - Japan Training
Soccer Football - World Cup - Japan Training - Japan Team Training Site, Kazan, Russia - June 20, 2018 Japan's Shinji Okazaki during training REUTERS/John Sibley
Japan's head coach Akira Nishino watches his players during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Japan's head coach Akira Nishino watches his players during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Japan's head coach Akira Nishino watches his players during a training session of Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Kazan, Russia, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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