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US Men's Soccer Knocked Out of Olympics

El Salvador scores last-minute goal to knock out U-23 team

(Newser) - The US won't be competing in men's soccer at the Olympics, thanks to a heartbreaking goal that came literally at the last minute. El Salvador battled the US to a 3-3 draw last night, the AP reports; the US, which had been heavily favored to win its group... More »

Freddy Adu Heads to Portugal

Onetime MLS savior turns 18, signs with Benfica

(Newser) - Teenage phenom Freddy Adu is leaving American soccer for the Portuguese Benfica squad. The midfielder, who's played in MLS since the age of 14, has signed a 5-year deal with the 103-year-old European club for an undisclosed amount. Though he's had his eye on an oversease contract for a decade,... More »

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