PARIS (AP) — Pele is counting on Neymar to lead Brazil to a World Cup title and erase the painful memory of the last time the country hosted the tournament.
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SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian officials inaugurated the Arena da Amazonia in the jungle city of Manaus, the ninth World Cup stadium to become available for soccer’s showcase event. Three still have to be finished, including the one hosting the opener in Sao Paulo in about three months.
The new advertising campaign for Major League Soccer proclaims: “For Club And Country.”
CHICAGO (AP) — The United States will prepare for the World Cup with home exhibition games against Azerbaijan, Turkey and Nigeria.
LARNACA, Cyprus (AP) — One banner in the stands read “Ukraine is Undivided!” on the top and “One Country — One Team!” on the bottom. Ukrainian fans sang their nation’s anthem in the final moments, and some broke into a chant of “No war in Ukraine!” after the final whistle.