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Messi scores 800th goal in win over Panama

Lionel Messi scored his 800th career goal for club and country in Argentina's friendly against Panama in Buenos Aires on Thursday night.

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England, Kane put World Cup heartbreak in rearview with convincing win over Italy

England got their first-ever competitive win against Italy in Italy, and it was the perfect way to put their World Cup exit behind them.

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How Harry Kane broke Wayne Rooney's England goals record

It felt inevitable that Harry Kane would eventually beat Wayne Rooney's goal record for England. Here's how the captain of the Three Lions did it.

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France's 'Mbappe era' begins with unhappy Griezmann and questions for Deschamps

The new France era has begun as Kylian Mbappe received the captaincy over an unhappy Antoine Griezmann. Now the hard work begins.

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Why Sterling will play for England when it matters most, no matter what

Amid a tough first season at Chelsea, Raheem Sterling isn't in England's latest squad, but he still has a big role to play for the Three Lions.



Nigeria are a hot mess, again, as they go into AFCON qualifiers

Seriously, when will Nigeria's Super Eagles be able to go into camp without controversy and financial drama taking focus away from their players?

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Can Osimhen transfer his form to Nigeria, and other AFCON talking points

Will Osimhen's form shift from club to country? How will Haller's Ivory Coast return go? Will a Chelsea youngster make his Cameroon debut?



Kgatlana tips Morocco to become Africa's top women's team

Racing Louisville FC forward Thembi Kgatlana has tipped Morocco to become the dominant force in Africa, unless South Africa develops a pro league.

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Racing Louisville's Thembi Kgatlana loves the USA's focus on girls' soccer

South Africa and Racing Louisville striker Thembi Kgatlana hopes her country will one day put as much focus on girls' youth football as the US does.


Transfer Talk: Real Madrid, Liverpool join Barcelona in eyeing Florian Wirtz

The race to sign Florian Wirtz is heating up with Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Liverpool eyeing him. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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'It definitely is spicy': Barcelona's Walsh can't wait for Clasico vs. Real Madrid

Saturday is El Clasico in Spain's Liga F, the kind of occasion and atmosphere that led England midfielder Keira Walsh to join Barcelona last summer.

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Most big clubs like Barcelona and Liverpool are trending down in 2022-23 ... here's why it matters

Barcelona could cruise to the league title and still feel uncertain about the future. Most big clubs are in the same boat, too. Why?

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