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NICE, Balotelli: "My priority is to play, I need it"

He was a piece of s*** about it. Balotelli is targeting a recall to the Italian national team after turning down offers from around Europe to sign for Nice, Raiola revealed. If Balotelli himself was upset over his treatment, he wisely kept that to himself in the various interviews he's given throughout the summer. Nice president Jean-Pierre Rivere said on Wednesday, Aug.


After daughter's birth, Besler helps US rout St Vincent 6-0

After daughter's birth, Besler helps US rout St Vincent 6-0

The United States Men's National Team enters the final two games of the group stage of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying in decent position but their margin for error is small. Pulisic then fed Kljestan from the left for an easy finish in the 78th minute. And in extra time they were at it again, with Pulisic taking another Kljestan setup and calmly striking it home from just behind the top of the 18.



Olympic Athlete of the Day: Claressa Shields

Soccer: Brazil won the medal it wanted the most Saturday, claiming its first Olympic gold in soccer and providing a lift to a beleaguered nation in the process. But it's a story that she chooses not to use to define herself. When she started to hold me, I would still punch her on the inside. "Now, it's like, I have to tell myself to do those things.


Gareth Bale 'couldn't care less' about Paul Pogba breaking his transfer record

Gareth Bale 'couldn't care less' about Paul Pogba breaking his transfer record

The questions then turned to this season's Champions League, and the fact that the final is being held in Bale's home city of Cardiff . "I would celebrate it and hopefully Wales are right up there at the top of the group". Welsh football is on a high after Chris Coleman's side reached the semi-finals of Euro 2016 this summer. "That's what makes him the player he is, and I'm sure he'll get even better".


Buffon Intervenes After Italian Fans Begin Booing French National Anthem

Buffon Intervenes After Italian Fans Begin Booing French National Anthem

Buffon is aware of the challenge to keep the teenager at bay, but the Italy and Juventus captain is relishing the start of a new era, which gets underway against France in an worldwide friendly on Thursday. 'We have the desire to cry again, but [cry] with joy'. Ventura, who had only three days to work with his squad, made few tactical changes to the team he inherited from Antonio Conte which reached the Euro 2016 quarter-finals, beating reigning champions Spain on the way.


Kaepernick pledges $1 million toward cause

Kaepernick pledges $1 million toward cause

Kaepernick, who led San Francisco to the 2013 Super Bowl but has since been demoted to backup, has said he would not show pride in the flag of a country that oppresses people of color, citing police brutality. "Even though my initial reaction to your protest was one of anger, I'm trying to listen to what you're saying and why you're doing it", Mr Boyer wrote in his letter.