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FIFA's Fatma Samoura dismisses ethics breach claim over El Hadji Diouf link

The FC crew react to ESPN FC's initial pre-World Cup power rankings, which see Brazil claim the top spot over Spain and Germany.
With 100 days to go until the FIFA World Cup, Ian Darke joins a group of ESPN writers and experts for a roundtable discussion about what to expect in Russia this summer.

FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura has angrily rejected claims she has broken the governing body's rules by failing to declare a conflict of interest in the race to host the 2026 World Cup.

According to the BBC, Samoura has been reported to FIFA's ethics committee for not mentioning that she is related to ex-footballer and Senegalese compatriot El Hadji Diouf, who is now acting as an ambassador for Morocco's 2026 bid.

The BBC report said the unspecified family link was discovered by the FIFA World...

United States finalizing friendlies against Brazil, Mexico - sources

Christian Pulisic speaks from Dortmund, Germany, about his plans to play with the USA in the upcoming match against Bolivia in Pennsylvania.

The United States men's national team is in the process of finalizing deals to play Brazil and Mexico during the September international window, multiple sources told ESPN FC.

The matches, set to be played between Sept. 3 and Sept. 11, will take place at venues in the U.S. still to be determined.

The friendlies could mark the debut of the next U.S. men's manager, and with the U.S. already slated to play friendlies against England and Italy in November, the new coach will face some high-level competition...

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Christian Pulisic named to U.S. squad for Bolivia friendly in Philadelphia

Christian Pulisic speaks from Dortmund, Germany, about his plans to play with the USA in the upcoming match against Bolivia in Pennsylvania.
Christian Pulisic netted his fourth Bundesliga goal of the season and ninth overall to spark Dortmund's comfy win over Stuttgart.

Christian Pulisic will be included in the United States squad for next month's friendly against Bolivia, interim coach Dave Sarachan said on Wednesday.

The game will be held on May 28 at the Philadelphia Union's Talen Energy Stadium -- about 100 miles from Pulisic's hometown of Hershey, Pennsylvania.

The full team will be announced closer to the game, but Sarachan was immediately asked at a news conference if Pulisic would be included.

"Christian Pulisic is going to be a part of the game here...

U.S. international John Brooks makes Wolfsburg return, comes off after 29 minutes

Wolfsburg's John Brooks
John Brooks made his return from a knee injury in Wolfsburg's 3-0 defeat on Friday.

United States international John Brooks was substituted 29 minutes into his Wolfsburg comeback on Friday to protect him following an early booking.

Having joined Wolfsburg from Hertha Berlin for a reported transfer fee of €20 million in July, Brooks' season has been marred by injuries. He has made only eight Bundesliga appearances for his new club following a thigh tendon injury that kept him out from August until October and a knee injury sustained in December.

On Friday, amid a shortage...