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According to the AP: “Zinedine Zidane apologized for head-butting an Italian opponent during the World Cup final, saying Wednesday that he was provoked by harsh insults about his mother and sister.”
AP / Anja Niedringhaus
America fell 2-1 to Ghana, ending U.S. hopes of advancing in the competition. The game was tied 1-1 until an American defender pushed a Ghanaian player near the penalty area—which triggered a penalty kick that won the game for Ghana.
From Brooks Parkenridge / ussoccer.com
If you want an idea of America’s image in the world, consider this: Of the 32 official buses transporting teams competing in soccer World Cup, only America’s will not bear its national flag—for security reasons.
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