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Pele transcended soccer and became one of the first global icons of the 20th century. With his winning smile and an aw-shucks humility, he was better known than many movie stars, popes or presidents.
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France had come from two goals down to tie the game.
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Hernandez, Kolo Muani score in 2-0 win for the defending champions.
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Messi’s drive alive as team reaches sixth WC championship match.

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His agent, Tim Scanlan, told Reuters that Wahl had "appeared to suffer some kind of acute distress in the start of extra time" at the quarter-final match.
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Late goal by Wright not enough as the United States' tournament ends
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Despite some star players, the Netherlands as a whole hasn’t played great at this World Cup.
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The U.S. finished second in Group B with five points (1-0-2) to reach the knockout stage for the sixth time in 11 World Cup appearances.
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US coach says priority is on the field, not off-the-field issues with Iran
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A win against Iran for the US would send them into the last 16

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England have yet to beat the United States in World Cup meetings, suffering an unthinkable loss in 1950 that was regarded at the time as a national humiliation and playing out a 1-1 draw in South Africa in 2010.
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Saudi Arabia, the second-lowest ranked team in the tournament after Ghana, threw caution to the wind at the start of the second half.
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The U.S. have played England 11 times but managed to win just twice with one draw.

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