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22dAdriana Garcia

Richarlison had dark thoughts after World Cup

Brazil and Tottenham forward Richarlison said he suffered troubling thoughts and was ready to "give up" when battling depression following the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

What are the expectations for the USMNT at the Copa America? (2:34)
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33dAssociated Press

FIFA gives Infantino 33% pay rise to $4.6m

FIFA raised president Gianni Infantino's base salary by 33% last year to make his total pay package worth more than $4.67 million, world football's governing body said in its financial report released Friday.

Meet Mario Suarez and the rebuilding process of Atletico Madrid (3:05)
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How Berhalter is hoping to build the USMNT towards the 2026 World Cup (1:17)
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47dAssociated Press

Saudi launches uncontested World Cup bid for '34

Saudi Arabia launched its formal bid campaign to host the 2034 FIFA World Cup in a race that basically became a formality last October when the Gulf nation was the only candidate to enter the contest.

Is Paul Pogba's career over after four-year doping ban? (1:18)
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55dAdriana Garcia

Spain boss De La Fuente extended until '26 WC

Spain head coach Luis de la Fuente will continue in charge of the national team through 2026, the country's football federation (RFEF) announced on Thursday.

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62dJoey Lynch

Predicting the Socceroos' 2026 World Cup squad

With the Asian Cup done and dusted, ESPN analyst Joey Lynch takes a look at which players are on track to represent the Socceroos at the 2026 World Cup.

USMNT forward Wright scores a brace in 3 minutes (1:22)
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Ancelotti praises 'world's best' Vini Jr and sees Zidane's skills in Bellingham (0:55)
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Was City's win over Everton their 'poorest performance of the season'? (0:29)
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Ten Hag says 'every game is now a final' for Manchester United (1:09)
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69dESPN News Services

Southgate to decide England future after Euros

Gareth Southgate has not ruled out remaining England manager through to the next World Cup, saying Thursday that he would evaluate his future following this summer's European Championship.

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Berhalter: U.S. in WC final in native N.J. a dream

For United States coach Gregg Berhalter, having the 2026 World Cup final played in New Jersey adds another layer of incentive, having grown up close to MetLife Stadium, the venue that will host the championship match.

Stephen A. and Mad Dog get heated over World Cup final venue (1:33)
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Infantino: New York & New Jersey should be celebrating 2026 World Cup final (1:15)
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73dKyle Bonagura and Jeff Carlisle

MetLife gets '26 WC final, USMNT kicks off in L.A.

The 2026 World Cup final will be held at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on July 19, world soccer governing body FIFA announced on Sunday for the tournament being hosted by the United States, Mexico and Canada.

FIFA World Cup Ladder

Group AGPWDLGDP
Netherlands3210+47
Senegal3201+16
Ecuador3111+14
Qatar3003-60
Group BGPWDLGDP
England3210+77
United States3120+15
Iran3102-33
Wales3012-51
Group CGPWDLGDP
Argentina3201+36
Poland311104
Mexico3111-14
Saudi Arabia3102-23
Group DGPWDLGDP
France3201+36
Australia3201-16
Tunisia311104
Denmark3012-21
Group EGPWDLGDP
Japan3201+16
Spain3111+64
Germany3111+14
Costa Rica3102-83
Group FGPWDLGDP
Morocco3210+37
Croatia3120+35
Belgium3111-14
Canada3003-50
Group GGPWDLGDP
Brazil3201+26
Switzerland3201+16
Cameroon311104
Serbia3012-31
Group HGPWDLGDP
Portugal3201+26
South Korea311104
Uruguay311104
Ghana3102-23