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Edinson Cavani Joins Paris Saint-Germain for $84 Million

Paris Saint-Germain confirmed Tuesday that it has signed Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani to a five-year contract. The defending Ligue 1 champion paid Napoli 64 million euros ($84 million) - a record in French soccer - for Cavani, who led Italy's Serie A with 29 goals last season. continue reading »

Spanish Midfielder Asier Illarramendi Signed to Real Madrid

Real Madrid has signed Spanish midfielder Asier Illarramendi from Real Sociedad after paying a big buy-out clause, ending his long relationship with the fellow La Liga side. continue reading »

David Villa Passes Atletico Madrid Medical Tests

Spanish international David Villa, the latest acquisition of Atletico Madrid, passed his medical, the capital club said Tuesday. Villa arrived in Madrid late Monday, just hours after FC Barcelona announced his transfer to Atletico in a deal that is potentially worth up to 5.1 million euros ($6.55 million). continue reading »

Maradona Files Complaint Against Ex-Partner Over Twitter Photos of Son

Argentine soccer icon Diego Maradona has filed a complaint against former partner Veronica Ojeda after she posted photos of their infant son to a social-networking site in defiance of a court order. continue reading »

Ousted Coach Spaniard Jose Antonio Camacho to be Paid 8.3 M by China

Spaniard Jose Antonio Camacho, who was fired last month as coach of China's national soccer team, will receive 6.4 million euros ($8.32 million) in severance pay, Chinese media said Wednesday. continue reading »

Brazilian Soccer Federation President Denies Ties to Journalist’s Murder

The president of the Brazilian Soccer Federation, or CBF, denied any connection to the 1975 assassination of a journalist who apparently drew the ire of the military regime that ruled the South American nation from 1964-1985. continue reading »

Brazil Heads to Confederations Cup Finals After Defeating Uruguay 2-1

Host nation Brazil triumphed 2-1 over Uruguay here Wednesday in a tough, penalty-filled match to claim a berth in the Confederations Cup final. continue reading »

Real Madrid Presents New Manager Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid presented new manager Carlo Ancelotti to the fans and the media during an event on Wednesday at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. continue reading »

Uruguayan Soccer Coach Prepares Team Against Spain

The manager of Uruguay's national soccer team on Saturday continued to ponder his strategy and lineup for his team's opening Group B Confederations Cup match against Spain. continue reading »

Manuel Pellegrini Confirmed as New Manchester City Manager

Manchester City announced Friday the signing of Manuel Pellegrini to a three-year contract as manager of the Premier League club. continue reading »

Cristiano Ronaldo to Be Immortalized in Wax in Madrid Museum

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo signed with the Madrid wax museum, after which two sculptors spent most of an hour taking measurements of his muscular anatomy, the first steps toward immortalizing in wax a body that so closely conforms to the classical canons of beauty. continue reading »

America Beats Cruz Azul With 2 Goals in 4 Minutes to Win 11th Mexican Championship

America trailed Cruz Azul 2-0 on aggregate with minutes left in regulation in the second leg of the clubs' Liga MX final, but managed to knot the contest with two goals in four minutes, going on to win their 11th Mexican title on penalty kicks. continue reading »

Santos Says No to FC Barca’s Offer for Striker Neymar

Santos has rejected Spanish powerhouse FC Barcelona's offer for star striker Neymar, senior officials with the Brazilian club said. continue reading »

Mexico’s Liga MX to Relocate Jaguares de Chiapas to Queretaro

The Mexican soccer federation and Liga MX management have approved the move of the Jaguares de Chiapas club to the central city of Queretaro. The idea originated with the owners of Queretaro's existing Liga MX team, which was relegated at the end of the just-completed season. continue reading »

REPORT: FC Barca to Sign Brazilian Striker Neymar

Brazilian striker Neymar signed a deal last week with FC Barcelona committing him to join the club after representing his country in this summer's FIFA Confederations Cup, Rio daily O Globo reported Tuesday. continue reading »

America Qualifies for Finals After Eliminating Monterrey

America beat Monterrey 2-1 after tying them 2-2 in the first match of a two-game series, thus qualifying for the final in the Mexican Clausura soccer tournament. continue reading »

America Heads to Mexican Soccer League’s Semifinals

With a last-minute goal by Ecuadorian Christian Benitez, his second of the match, America snagged a 2-1 victory over Pumas UNAM in the quarterfinals of the Mexican Clausura soccer tournament and qualified for the semifinals. continue reading »

Real Madrid President Pleads for Unity Amongst Coaches, Players

The president of Real Madrid soccer club appealed for unity Monday amid public squabbling between players and the coaching staff. Florentino Perez took the opportunity of a previously scheduled event at the club's Santiago Bernabeu stadium to send a message to manager Jose Mourinho, his assistants and the players. continue reading »

With Win Against America, Tigres Lead Clausura 2013

Tigres beat America on the latter's home turf 2-0 to regain the lead in Mexico's Clausura 2013 soccer tourney, which this weekend finished up its regular season and goes into the playoff phase where the top eight teams will vie for the title. continue reading »

Real Madrid Fails to Qualify for Champions League Finals

Real Madrid scored twice in the last eight minutes of regulation Tuesday in the second leg of their Champions League final with Borussia Dortmund, but it wasn't enough to erase the 4-1 advantage the visitors racked up in last week's first leg in Germany. continue reading »