Costa Rica
12:00 AM GMT Jul 9, 2015
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El Salvador
2:30 AM GMT Jul 9, 2015
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River Plate
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Cristiano Ronaldo could play for Portugal at 2016 Olympics - FPF

ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno and Paul Mariner share a laugh at Cristiano Ronaldo selling his image rights to the Valencia owner.
Cristiano Ronaldo has dismissed reports in Spain that he is disillusioned with life at Real Madrid.

Portugal could take Cristiano Ronaldo to the 2016 Olympic Games as an overage player, according to the president of the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF).

Olympic rules permit each team to nominate three players born before Jan. 1, 1993, in their squad for the football tournament in Rio de Janeiro, which will take place between Aug. 3-20 next year.

That would mean Real Madrid star Ronaldo, 30, would be able to represent the senior side at Euro 2016, which runs from June 10 to July 10, before joining...

Philipp Lahm, Per Mertesacker may be denied Olympic chance with Germany

The host nation fails to get out of group stage of the U21 European Championship despite drawing with Germany.
Germany U21 captain Kevin Volland bagged a brace in his side's convincing 3-0 victory over Denmark's U21 side.
After conceding an early goal, Emre Can equalised for Germany in their 1-1 draw against Serbia.
Philip Lahm and Per Mertesacker retired from international duty after winning the 2014 World Cup.

Philip Lahm and Per Mertesacker could be denied the chance to represent Germany at the 2016 Olympic Games.

German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung has reported that Bayern Munich captain Lahm and Arsenal centre-back Mertesacker, who both retired from international duty after winning the 2014 World Cup, would be interested in playing for Germany in Rio de Janeiro.

Olympic rules permit each team to nominate three players born before Jan. 1, 1993, in their squad, but Germany under-21 coach Horst...

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FIFA's corruption much bigger than 2002 Olympics scandal - IOC president

ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti explains that a revote could be in the works for the Russia and Qatar World Cups.

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Saying there is "no comparison" in the scale of the IOC's Salt Lake City scandal and FIFA's corruption crisis, IOC president Thomas Bach urged football's governing body to take the "painful" steps needed to clean itself up and restore credibility in the organization.

Bach gave his most extensive comments to date on the bribery allegations engulfing FIFA, a far-reaching scandal that led Sepp Blatter to resign as president last week pending new elections.

Bach said FIFA should...

Sao Paulo among host cities for 2016 Olympic matches

SAO PAULO -- Olympic organizers have confirmed Sao Paulo as one of the host cities of the football tournament at the 2016 Rio Games.

The announcement came after a meeting between the local organizing committee and the city government Thursday.

South America's largest city was pre-selected as one of the six hosts, but local officials were yet to guarantee the city's participation because of the high costs involved. They said they wanted to fully analyze the list of requirements for the tournament...

Morris and Rodriguez star as U.S. U23s finish clinically vs. Mexico

One week after scoring for the senior U.S. team vs. Mexico, Jordan Morris netted vs. El Tri's U23s.

LOS ANGELES -- It was only a friendly, but another chapter was added to the long United States-Mexico rivalry as the Americans won 3-0 despite El Tri looking strong in the opening half.

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Here are five takeaways from the game.

1. Possession is overrated

In the first half, Mexico connected a number of pretty passes and overall looked like a better team but, technical niceties aside, didn't push too hard for a goal. Yes, Marco Bueno should have done better with the shot that he rang off the post but...