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    WATCH: Snazzy Sargent goal leads U.S. U-17s past Mexico

    Josh Sargent scored a pretty goal as the United States Soccer program had another banner day against Mexico. Nearly two months to the day after the U.S. U-20 side beat Mexico for the first time in 31 years, the U.S. U-17 topped El Tri for the first

  • A soccer fan in Iran looks identical to Messi
    USA Today

    A soccer fan in Iran looks identical to Messi

    Barcelona's Lionel Messi is one of the most recognizable athletes on Earth, and one Iranian soccer fan is embracing his uncanny resemblance to the Argentinian superstar. Meet Riza Perestes. He's a regular guy from Iran, but he's gained popularity for his stunning resemblance to Messi. The Mehr News Agency met up with Perestes, who was wearing an Argentina jersey, and took photos of the Messi doppelgänger. Mehr News Agency Mehr News Agency Mehr News Agency Mehr News Agency Mehr News Agency Mehr News Agency And here's the real Messi. The hair, the beard, the similar face. Yeah, we totally see it. (h/t 101greatgoals)

  • Exclusive: Bastian Schweinsteiger Comes in From the Cold at Chicago Fire
    Newsweek

    Exclusive: Bastian Schweinsteiger Comes in From the Cold at Chicago Fire

    There is one thing Bastian Schweinsteiger, Germany’s World Cup winning captain, Manchester United outcast and now centerpiece of Chicago Fire’s hopes, doesn’t like about his new city. “It’s a little bit weird when you drive a car, you know, and they