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Brazil moves to top of FIFA rankings; US at No. 12
Brazil has ended Spain's one-year reign as the world's top soccer team and the United States moved up two spots to No. 12.
Jul 1, 2009 - 10:30:22 AM
European champion Spain still tops FIFA rankings
champion Spain remained first in the FIFA rankings for the seventh straight month, and the United States stayed atop its region at No. 22.
Jan 14, 2009 - 1:40:14 PM
Adu scores first goal for US national team in win
Freddy Adu scored his first goal as a member of the U.S. national team and Jozy Altidore assisted on Kenny Cooper's sliding shot, leading the Americans to a 2-0 win over Guatemala in a World Cup qualifier on a cool Wednesday night.
Nov 19, 2008 - 11:16:54 PM
Maradona becomes Argentina's coach
Maradona became Argentina's new soccer coach Tuesday, taking over the team he led to the World Cup championship in 1986.
Nov 4, 2008 - 3:28:20 PM
Adu, Altidore back on familiar ground with US team
Freddy Adu walked through the familiar old chain link fence, lined with green material and covered in places with unruly ivy, to practice on the same field that was part of his daily routine for three years with D.C. United.
Oct 8, 2008 - 4:00:21 PM
Ronaldo returns; Owen rues another Capello shutout
Cristiano Ronaldo returns after injury for Portugal. Adriano is recalled from the cold for Brazil. Michael Owen is still shut out by England coach Fabio Capello.
Oct 8, 2008 - 3:30:20 PM
US climbs to 21st in FIFA rankings
The United States climbed seven spots to 21st in the October FIFA rankings ahead of this weekend's World Cup qualifier against Cuba.
Oct 8, 2008 - 2:30:56 PM
United States beats Guatemala 1-0 in WC qualifier
Carlos Bocanegra scored on a header in the 69th minute, and the United States escaped from Guatemala with a chippy 1-0 victory Wednesday night in the Americans' opener in the semifinal round of World Cup qualifying.
Aug 21, 2008 - 12:45:29 AM
US announces World Cup semifinal home sites
The United States plans to play its home games in the semifinals of World Cup qualifying in Washington and suburban Chicago and Denver.
May 14, 2008 - 4:33:52 PM
CONCACAF begins low-profile regional qualifying for soccer's World Cup
While the rest of the world's major teams partake in friendlies on Wednesday, CONCACAF will get its World Cup qualifying underway with a series of first-round matches among the region's smallest countries.
Feb 5, 2008 - 1:56:01 PM
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