From clapping to smiling to singing, Cristiano Ronaldo took a few moments to celebrate with his Portugal teammates after qualifying for what would be his record-tying fifth World Cup.
The highest scorer in men’s international soccer has never won the sport’s biggest prize, but he will get another chance this year in Qatar.
CINCINNATI (AP) — As much as American soccer players want wins, they crave respect.
During a climb from soccer obscurity that began four decades ago, the U.S. has achieved milestone after milestone but carries its poor pedigree like a millstone as it tries to force its way into the world’s elite.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Christian Pulisic sent a message — with his head and his undershirt.
Take that, Mexico. Pulisic and the Americans are back atop the region.
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup (all times local):
Mexico defender Edson Alvarez's 74th-minute own-goal against Sweden was the seventh time at this year's World Cup that a player has sent the ball into his team's net — a tournament record — and Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer made it eight on an unlucky bounce.