Abidal 'proud' to be Barcelona's sporting director (0:36)
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Neymar back at Brazil training after sitting out

Neymar was fouled 10 times in Sunday's game vs. Switzerland, which was his first competitive match since he suffered the metatarsal injury.

Robson: Japan made the extra man count (2:21)
Varane: French media are too negative (0:32)
Lahm: Germany have their backs against the wall (2:06)
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1hStephan Uersfeld

Neuer denies split in Germany camp

Manuel Neuer denied that there is a division in Germany's camp between the 2014 World Cup winners and the 2017 Confederation Cup winners.

Ames: Russia cautious about Egypt (0:57)
Ogden: Scarce flights make it hard for England fans (0:52)
Mooy: Australia must stop Eriksen (1:47)
Ighalo: Nigeria have to be aggressive vs. Iceland (1:16)
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4hESPN staff

Colombia's James not starting vs. Japan

James Rodriguez will not start for Colombia in their World Cup opener against Japan after injuring his left calf in training.

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5hMark Ogden

England need more than Kane's goals

Dele Alli, Raheem Sterling and Jesse Lingard have played 78 games for England, but have delivered a combined total of just five goals.

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6hESPN staff

Putin to host ex-FIFA chief Blatter at WC games

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter will fly to Moscow to watch Portugal face Morocco and Brazil take on Costa Rica as a guest of Vladimir Putin.