Bruce Arena found Jordan Morris not long after the final whistle blew to offer some encouraging words to the U.S. forward, who had just helped deliver another CONCACAF Gold Cup title. Arena learned a little more about the young American in one half of soccer that began with a costly mistake and finished with a spectacular strike. "I said, 'You made up for the goal you gave away for us.' And then I said, 'You hit that ball pretty good,'" the U.S. coach recalled. "Those kind of moments are important for a player. That's a big step he took tonight, so I'm real pleased with that." The former star at nearby Stanford scored a tiebreaking goal in the 88th minute , lifting the United States past Jamaica
In what may be one of his final games in the famous blue and garnet of Barcelona, Neymar provided an inkling of the giant hole he will leave at Camp Nou. The Brazil international struck just after the half-hour mark against Manchester United at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, on Wednesday evening. It was the only goal of the game as Barcelona defeated a below-par United 1-0.
Manchester City is trying to beat Real Madrid to the signature of Monaco sensation Kylian Mbappe, according to ESPNFC, but they may both fail on acquiring his services as he nears a contract extension. On Tuesday it was reported that Mbappe had reached a deal with Real Madrid before a conflicting report emerged. According to ESPNFC, City are moving to seal a $209 million transfer for the French international, who became a superstar last season as he guided Monaco to the Champions League semifinals. Mbappe will be assured a regular role at City, despite its wealth in attack, the report says. But he could just be set to stay at Monaco and earn some more cash in the process. Monaco is talking to