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Freed Mexican Soccer Player Overpowered Kidnappers

(CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico) — About 24 hours after he was kidnapped, Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido found himself alone with one of his captors and saw his chance. 824 more words

Partner Update: Bangladesh

Here is a short update from one of our partners in Bangladesh:

We are trying to train some volunteers of different Churches and denominations. We have distributed some balls and crickets equipment. 113 more words

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Real Madrid Use Penalty Kicks to Defeat Atletico, Wins 11th Champions League Title

It was already established before the match that Atletico would be the underdog to their tougher city rivals.

Their plan was to stay compact and batten down the hatches and go forward only when possible, with Fernando Torres and Antoine Griezmann breaking on the counter. 1,075 more words

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Copa America Centenario Preview: United States

Here is Jurgen Klinsamnn’s final 23-man roster for the Copa America and all of the player’s club teams:

Goalkeepers: Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Tim Howard (Colorado Rapids), Ethan Horvath (Molde IK) 466 more words

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Copa America Centenario Preview: Paraguay

Goalkeepers: Diego Barreto (Olimpia), Antony Silva (Cerro Porteño), Justo Villar (Colo Colo)

Defenders: Fabian Balbuena (Corinthians), Gustavo Gomez (Lanus), Blas Riveros (Olimpia), Miguel Samudio (America), Paulo Da Silva (Toluca), Bruno Valdez (Cerro Porteño), Ivan Piris (Udinese) 387 more words

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Copa America Centenario Preview: Costa Rica

Here is Costa Rica’s Final Roster, and each player’s club team:

Goalkeepers: Esteban Alvarado (Trabzonspor), Keylor Navas (Real Madrid), Patrick Pemberton (Alajuelense)

Defenders: Johnny Acosta (Alajuelense), Francisco Calvo (Saprissa), Oscar Duarte (Espanyol), Christian Gamboa (West Brom), Ronald Matarrita (NYCFC), Bryan Oviedo (Everton), Jose Salvatierra (Alajuelense), Michael Umaña (Persepolis FC), Kendall Waston (Vancouver Whitecaps) 418 more words

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COPA AMERICA CENTENARIO 2016 GROUP B

Happy Monday!
Today we’ll be reviewing the squads in Group B

Group B

Brazil 

Brazil comes to this Copa America not in their best level. Humiliated in the World Cup they hosted, eliminated by Paraguay in the quarter finals of the last Copa America and currently sixth place in the Qualifier table for Russia 2018. 456 more words

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