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Mexico’s Club America wins CONCACAF Champions League

Club America forward Oribe Peralta , left, and Club America forward Dario Benedetto hold up the golden boot trophy after defeating the Montreal Impact 4-2 in the CONCACAF final soccer match Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

MONTREAL (AP) — Dario Benedetto scored three second-half goals and Club America of Mexico beat the Montreal Impact 4-2 on Wednesday night to win the CONCACAF Champions League title.

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Soccer candidate flubs party affiliation in stump speech

In this Jan. 22, 2015 file photo, professional soccer player Cuauhtemoc Blanco raises his arm after pre-registering to run for mayor in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Blanco has only just left the pitch for politics, but he's already scored an own-goal in his campaign for mayor of Cuernavaca. At a campaign event in April, Blanco urged his backers to "support the PRD," the initials of the Democratic Revolution Party. Unfortunately, Blanco is running on the ticket of the small Social Democrat Party, or PSD. (AP Photo/Tony Rivera, File)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican Soccer star Cuauhtemoc Blanco has only just left the pitch for politics. But he’s already scored an own-goal in his campaign for mayor of Cuernavaca.

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