Soccer star Lionel Messi agrees to join Paris Saint-Germain, flies to France

Lionel Messi finalized agreement on his Paris Saint-Germain contract and was flying to France on Tuesday to complete the move that confirms the end of a career-long association with Barcelona. The 34-year-old Argentina star has agreed a two-year deal with the option for a further season, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke

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Japan soccer star Maya Yoshida calls on Olympic officials to reconsider fan ban

Fox News Flash top headlines for July 18 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Maya Yoshida, the captain of Japan’s men’s national soccer team, urged Olympic organizers to reconsider having fans at the Games even as the country deals with the coronavirus. Yoshida and Japan played Spain in an Olympic tune-up at Kobe

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The War of the Weary

LONDON — A couple of weeks ago, as the players who will represent Wales in this summer’s European soccer championships started to report for duty, their coaching staff instituted an unwritten rule: Try, if at all possible, not to mention the F word. It is not that the word is expressly forbidden; more discouraged. “We don’t want it to be

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