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Megan Rapinoe Will Become First Soccer Player In History To Be Awarded Presidential Medal Of Freedom

History was made on Friday when U.S. Soccer announced USWNT star Megan Rapinoe will become the first soccer player to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. U.S. President Joe Biden will award Rapinoe, along with 16 other recipients including gymnast Simone Biles, the medal on July 7 at the White House.

Women's AFCON Begins Saturday With Four World Cup Places Up For Grabs

CAPE TOWN - World Cup places will be up for grabs at the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations, which kicks off in Morocco on Saturday, with the top four finishers guaranteed a spot at the 2023 finals in Australia and New Zealand.

Africa previously had three places at the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France, but with the field for the 2023 tournament expanded to 32 teams, there are now four automatic berths for the continent and the chance of two more places via a proposed 10-team playoff tournament.

Sergio Ramos Really Wanted That Ballon d'Or

You know I've never asked you for anything, but if I want to do it today it's because I think it's a special year because of the performance I've given. I'd like you to You will help me in any way you can and you will touch some keys from UEFA and your contacts on the subject of the Ballon d'Or. I would be grateful to you all my life, not only for me but also because I think that Spanish football deserves it very much. I send you a hug

One Game, One Goal — USWNT Newcomer Taylor Kornieck Scores On Her International Debut

San Diego Wave midfielder Taylor Kornieck had an unforgettable night on Saturday when made her USWNT debut and netted her first goal. The 23-year-old got on the end of a Megan Rapinoe free kick in the 90th minute and flicked it off her head to the far post to make it 3-0.

England Favorites To Win Euros Says Former NWSL And Current Netherlands Manager Mark Parsons

Netherlands manager Mark Parsons said England are favorites to win the Women's European Championship because of the depth of their squad, the strength of the Women's Super League (WSL) and the support of a home crowd.

England secured a thumping 5-1 victory over the Netherlands in a warm-up match on Friday, with substitute Beth Mead scoring twice in a dominant second-half display. 

Best Quotes From Megan Rapinoe’s Emotional Speech To Media On Friday Over Roe v Wade Decision

The USWNT plays Colombia in a friendly on Saturday and spoke to the media Friday ahead of the game. Originally only head coach Vlatko Andonovski and Lindsey Horan were supposed to be interviewed, but Megan Rapinoe took center stage. The Megan Rapinoe Roe v Wade speech to the media on Friday was emotional.

Carlos Vela Sounds Kinda Apathetic About Extending Stay With LAFC

Los Angeles FC striker Carlos Vela is bracing for the future with his current contract set to expire at the end of the month.

Vela, 33, has two matches remaining on the deal: June 26 against the New York Red Bulls and June 29 against FC Dallas. Both games are at home.

"I think we created a really good team, we are doing pretty well," Vela said on Saturday. "I feel good to be here. I enjoy to play in L.A. with our fans. And of course I have that thing in mind, to win a trophy with this club. So my head is always focused on that.

Paris Police Chief Says He Invented Fake Tickets Number But Fully Stands By It

PARIS - The Paris police chief said on Thursday that he might have been wrong when he said up to 40,000 Liverpool fans tried enter the Champions League final with fake tickets and that there was no scientific evidence to support the claim.

Didier Lallement added during a hearing in the French Senate that the police action around the match between Liverpool and Real Madrid at the Stade de France was a "failure" both because fans were harmed and the image of France was degraded.

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