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The World’s Best Soccer Stadiums

Check out the best soccer stadiums from around the world.

11/06/2013

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Galaxy, Sounders Play to 1-1 Draw

Clint Dempsey finally got on the board in his ninth game back in Major League Soccer, scoring in the 30th minute to give the Seattle Sounders the lead, and Robbie Keane’s half-volley goal late in the second half gave the Los Angeles Galaxy a 1-1 draw in the MLS regular-season finale on Sunday night.

10/27/2013

Kofi Opare scored his first ever goal Wednesday. He's seen here , going horizontal, in an August 2013 International Champions Cup match. (credit: Getty Images Sport)

Opare’s 1st Career Goal Leads Galaxy Over Montreal Impact

Kofi Opare scored his first career goal midway through the second half, and the Los Angeles Galaxy pulled out a 1-0 victory over the Montreal Impact on Wednesday night.

10/16/2013

USA's Graham Zusi (L) vies for the ball with Amilcar Henriquez of Panama during their Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup Concacaf qualifier match, on October 15, 2013, at the Rommel Fernandez stadium in Panama City.AFP PHOTO / Rodrigo ARANGUA (credit: RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images)

US Stuns Panama 3-2 In Stoppage Time To Keep Mexico’s World Cup Hopes Alive

Graham Zusi and Aron Johannsson scored in second-half stoppage time, and the United States rallied for a 3-2 win at Panama on Tuesday night that left Mexico’s World Cup hopes alive and knocked out the Panamanians.

10/15/2013

Wayne Rooney of England shakes hands with team mate Danny Welbeck as they qualify for the World Cup in Brazil after the FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifying Group H match between England and Poland at Wembley Stadium on October 15, 2013 in London, England. (credit: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

England Reaches Fifth Straight World Cup As Rooney, Gerrard Score

After another tense match, England is headed to its fifth straight World Cup.

10/15/2013

View of the construction site of the Itaquerao football stadium which will host the opening football matches of the FIFA WC2014, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on October 13, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Nelson ALMEIDA (credit: NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Fans Vandalize Brazilian World Cup Stadium

Seats were destroyed at a World Cup stadium in Fortaleza last weekend and dozens of supporters detained after clashes in Sao Paulo.

10/14/2013

Syrian Al-Wahda's players cheer up on the pitch during the Syrian Cup football match against army's Al-Jaish team on September 10, 2013 at the Techrine stadium in the Syrian capital Damascus. Syria's army has been waging a bitter war against rebels across the country for more than two years, but they suffered a setback on a Damascus football pitch against local team al-Wahda. (credit: ANWAR AMRO/AFP/Getty Images)

Soccer Players Aim To Bring Joy To Syria Through Sport

For Anas Makhlouf and his Syrian national team, even the so-called home games in Asian Cup qualifying are played a long way from the fans who desperately want them to win so they’ve got something to celebrate amid a bloody civil war.

10/14/2013

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Donovan Ties Goals Mark, Galaxy Beat Chivas 5-0

Landon Donovan scored twice in the first half, tying Jeff Cunningham’s MLS career goals record in the Los Angeles Galaxy’s 5-0 victory over Chivas USA on Sunday.

10/06/2013

Clint Dempsey #8 of the United States Men's National Team in action against Mexico at Columbus Crew Stadium on September 10, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio. (credit: Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Dempsey, Bradley To Miss US Qualifiers

The United States will be missing Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley for its World Cup qualifiers against Jamaica and Panama.

10/06/2013

Michael Parkhust #15 of the United States Men's National Team in action against Mexico at Columbus Crew Stadium on September 10, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio. (credit: Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

US Team Prepares For Final World Cup Qualifying Matches

A spate of injuries has robbed the United States national team of some top players entering its final two qualifying matches for the 2014 World Cup.

10/01/2013

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Calabasas Man Sentenced In Murder Of High School Soccer Star

A Calabasas man convicted of gunning down a high school student outside of his Winnetka home last year was sentenced Tuesday to 50 years to life in prison.

CBS Los Angeles–10/01/2013

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Urruti Scores In 1-0 Portland Win Over LA

Timbers coach Caleb Porter didn’t stray from his business-like approach to the season even after Portland downed the two-time defending league champion Los Angeles Galaxy to gain crucial playoff position.

09/29/2013

Brazilian soccer team coach Carlos Alberto Parreira (white T-shirt) gives instructions to the players, during a training session 09 September 2003 in Manaus, northern Brazil. Brazil will face Ecuador on Wednesday for their FIFA World Cup Germany 2006 qualifying match. (credit: ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)

World Cup Stadium In Brazil May Be Used For Prisoner Processing

A World Cup stadium being built in the isolated Brazilian state of Amazonas may not become a white elephant after all.

09/24/2013

Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann of the United States converses with United States Men's National Team during the United States Training Session at Estadio Nacional on September 5, 2013 in San Jose, Costa Rica. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

US Looks To Clink World Cup Berth Against Mexico

Alejandro Bedoya remembered back four years ago, when he walked onto the field with his American teammates to face Mexico at the Rose Bowl and saw the crowd of 93,000-plus.

09/09/2013

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Torres’ 7th Goal Of Season Leads Chivas USA Over DC United

Erick Torres scored his seventh goal of the season to lead Chivas USA to a 1-0 victory over DC United on Sunday night.

09/08/2013

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