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6:23 AM ET Inter Miami striker Gonzalo Higuain has said he thought Major League Soccer would be easy enough for him to play with a “cigarette” in his mouth. The Argentina forward, who has scored four goals in seven league games this season, said that he has been surprised by the competitiveness of MLS, comparing
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12:00 PM ET Adriana Garcia Cristiano Ronaldo made history on Tuesday afternoon when he became the first man to play in five European Championship tournaments when he started for Portugal against Hungary (noon ET, stream live on ESPN) in Budapest. The Portugal captain led his team on to the pitch in their Group F opener
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8:20 AM ET Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld has said Thursday’s European Championship match against Denmark in Copenhagen “won’t be fun,” coming so soon after Christian Eriksen‘s on-field collapse. Eriksen suffered a heart attack just before half-time in the game against Finland and received CPR on the pitch before being taken to hospital, where he is
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5:10 AM ET Adriana Garcia Barcelona Femeni celebrate clinching the Treble after victory over Levante in the Copa de la Reina. Oscar J. Barroso / Europa Press Sports via Getty Images The Spanish government has begun to pay off the “historic debt” the country’s sports council said it owes women’s football by declaring its top league
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5:12 AM ET Albert Sambi Lokonga is wanted by Arsenal as they revamp their midfield options. Photo by Herman Dingler/BSR Agency/Getty Images Arsenal have had a £12.9 million bid rejected by Anderlecht for midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga, sources have told ESPN. The Gunners have been told a fee of £17.2m will be enough to land the
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10:00 AM ET Adriana Garcia Diego Maradona died in November of an acute pulmonary edema. Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP via Getty Images Prosecutors in San Isidro, Argentina, began hearings Monday concerning the seven medical professionals facing charges of “simple homicide with eventual intent” in the death of Diego Maradona. The hearings had been scheduled
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7:29 AM ET Denmark‘s players expressed dissatisfaction at the position they were put in after teammate Christian Eriksen‘s collapse during their Euro 2020 opener on Saturday, having to decide whether to finish the match that evening or the next morning. UEFA offered the players, who gathered in the dressing room after witnessing Eriksen being treated
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6:59 PM ET Brazil opened their Copa America campaign with a 3-0 win over Venezuela on Sunday. Getty Brazil kicked off another Copa America on home soil with a comfortable 3-0 win over Venezuela in Brasilia on Sunday, with Marquinhos, Neymar and Gabriel Barbosa providing the goals to get the hosts’ campaign off to a strong
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7:00 AM ET Adriana Garcia Spain‘s players and coaches were given COVID-19 vaccinations on Friday morning, three days before their Euro 2020 Group E opener against Sweden in Seville. The army arrived at the national team’s headquarters in Las Rozas, Madrid, to administer different vaccines “depending on the situation of each member.” The Spanish Football
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9:07 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Paris Saint-Germain have beaten Barcelona and Bayern Munich to the signing of Georginio Wijnaldum from Liverpool on a free transfer. Wijnaldum, 30, has agreed a three-year deal with PSG after deciding to run down his contract at Anfield, which expires at the end of June. “Signing for Paris
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5:57 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Jordi Alba has said the way Barcelona gifted Luis Suarez to title rivals Atletico Madrid last September was a “joke.” Suarez, 34, went on to score 21 goals in La Liga, including the winning goal in each of the last two games of the season, as Atletico beat
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4:19 AM ET Ange Postecoglou is already making plans to sign players for Celtic. Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images Celtic have confirmed the appointment of former Australia boss Ange Postecoglou as their new manager on a 12-month rolling contract. Sources told ESPN on Wednesday that Postecoglou’s appointment was imminent. – Lynch: What Celtic fans can expect
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