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2022 FIFA World Cup

Off the bench, Ronaldo can help Portugal in a way he refused to at Manchester United

Ronaldo's benching mirrors how things ended at Manchester United. But with a World Cup at stake, he has the chance to make this scenario work.

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Everything to know about Goncalo Ramos, the man who replaced Ronaldo and Nunez

Ronaldo was dropped vs. Switzerland for the 21-year-old, who then scored a hat trick. He's a future star.

Have Portugal's World Cup credentials been underestimated?

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Why Ronaldo will have to accept coming off the bench for Portugal

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MEET BRAZIL'S PIGEON DANCER

How Richarlison has cemented his spot for Brazil at the World Cup

With his trademark "pigeon dance" and knack for scoring goals, Richarlison has been instrumental in Brazil's quest for a sixth World Cup.

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Moreno: There is no stopping Brazil

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TIME FOR USA TO TURN THE PAGE

A way-too-early look at the USMNT depth chart for 2026 World Cup

How will the US player pool take shape for the 2026 World Cup? Here is a position-by-position breakdown.

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WORLD CUP DAILY

Spain knocked out and Ronaldo-less Portugal dominate

Morocco showed up Spain while Goncalo Ramos' hat trick suggests maybe Portugal don't need Cristiano Ronaldo after all. Here's the latest from Qatar.

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NETHERLANDS' RESILIENT LEADER

What motivates Van Gaal for his last dance with Netherlands at World Cup?

Taking Netherlands to a World Cup at 71 years old, not long after battling cancer, is one of many things to marvel at about manager Louis van Gaal.

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Van Gaal: Netherlands goal was just as good as Brazil's

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MAN UNITED'S CLIMB IN THE WSL

Man United have lacked support and success of other WSL teams. Is that changing?

Man United have only lost once this WSL campaign. Despite the forces working against them, is a first Women's Super League title possible?

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TRANSFERS

LIVE Transfer Talk: Man United close in on €80m Gakpo move

Manchester United will reportedly have to part with €80m to land Netherlands star Cody Gakpo in January. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest.

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