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30 October 2014

Born October 24, 1985, Wayne Rooney is a footballer from England, who captains the national football team of England and Manchester United. He mainly plays at the forward position. In 2002, when he was sixteen years old, Rooney made his debut in professional football, playing for the Everton youth team. After that, two seasons were spent playing for Merseyside club, and eventually a transfer window moved him to Manchester United in 2004, and he has been playing for this team since then. In 2003, when Rooney was only 17, he played his first international game, making him the youngest player representing England and the youngest ever to score a goal. In 2004, playing UEFA Euro, Rooney scored four goals, which made him the youngest goal scorer in the European Championship as well.

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23 July 2009

A surprise result occurred at the pre-season friendly tournament the World Club Football Challenge held at Atlanta Dome last night as Italian giants Ac Milan was beaten by Mexican side CF America 2-1. The rossoneri looked to be disappointed with the result as they fail to secure their first win in the tournament, as Club America, with this win they are now leading the table with 8 points, followed by Chelsea.

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28 June 2009

The eyes of the soccer world were on South Africa Sunday as the upset minded US National Team took on powerhouse Brazil in the final of the FIFA Confederations Cup. The Americans, on life support after the first two games of the tournament, were looking to complete their stunning turn around with a victory over Brazil in the final. The US had taken down the World's #1 team, Spain, on Wednesday and were looking to pull off another huge upset over Brazil who beat host South Africa to reach the final. For 45 minutes the US had the World wondering, could it be?

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25 June 2009

The United States National Team scored a monumental victory yesterday in the FIFA Confederations Cup, defeating world #1 Spain 2-0 in the tournament's semi-final game. Spain had been on an amazing streak heading into yesterday's game against the U.S. Spain was riding a 35 match unbeaten streak, one short of the all time record, and was also riding a world 15 game winning streak. None of that made a difference yesterday as Spain and its roster of world class footballers fell to the U.S.

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15 June 2009

The U.S. Men's National Team began play today in the Confederations Cup in South Africa in forgettable fashion. The U.S., playing in what some are calling the "group of death", faced defending world champion Italy today. The Americans put in a performance similar to Jekyll and Hyde with a strong first half followed by a flop of a second half.

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12 June 2009

The summer transfer period is just a few weeks old and already Real Madrid has forked over more money in transfer fees than most clubs could ever dream of spending. After a disappointing 2008-2009 domestically and in Europe for Los Blancos, the decision was made to tear it down and start fresh in Madrid. The organization was forced to watch their biggest rival, Barcelona, complete the Treble this season, winning La Liga by a comfortable nine point margin, taking home the Copa Del Rey, and conquering the Champions League with a fantastic 2-0 defeat of Manchester United. As if it weren’t bad enough, Madrid was unceremoniously bounced from the Champions League 5-0 on aggregate by English side Liverpool.

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9 June 2009

After standing by his AC Milan club for the past two years, denying any intent to leave, and passing on overtures from the likes of Real Madrid, Chelsea, and Manchester City, Kaka has finally decided to depart the San Siro and make his way to Spain. Real Madrid forked over a whopping 68 million Euros ($94.05 million) to attain the 27 year old Brazilian playmaker from AC Milan this week. Kaka's move signals a change of direction for two of Europe's biggest clubs, and makes clear the intentions of Real Madrid.

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16 February 2009

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