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The Sad Story Of Why The USMNT Isn’t Competing In The 2020 Olympics

When it comes to Olympic soccer, Americans generally know the women’s team is going to compete for gold. The USWNT has won four golds and one silver in six prior tournaments. The U.S. men are a totally different story, resulting in American soccer fans asking themselves every four years: Is USMNT in Olympics?

Olympic Soccer Preview: USWNT Out Avenge 2016 Failure; Brazil Wants To Defend Men’s Title

The U.S. women's soccer team is determined to make up for its quarterfinal exit in Rio and reassert their dominance at the Tokyo Olympics, while Brazil will aim to repeat as champion in the men's event after ending its long wait for gold in 2016.

The United States has won four of the six gold medals since a women's tournament was introduced to the Olympic programme at the Atlanta Games in 1996 and as current world champion it starts as clear favorite again.

These Footballers Are Sharing Their Most Gut-Wrenching Fails, And Even We Are Feeling The Shame

It was a foggy Saturday morning soccer match and I was defending the goal spectating the action going on the field. I had stopped a few shots earlier in the match and my confidence was quickly rising. Thoughts raced through my head, realizing that I was about to officially record my first clean sheet of the season. Then as clear as day the ball was passed to me, and as I went to stop it with my foot it slowly but surely skipped right below my outstretched foot and into the awaiting net behind me.

It’s Very Easy To See Why Barcelona’s Interested In 17-Year-Old Cade Cowell

On Monday, 17-year-old San Jose Earthquakes forward Cade Cowell was handed Player of the Week honors for Matchday 3 of the 2021 MLS season. 

With one goal and two assists in San Jose’s 4-1 win over D.C. United, the teenager now has a league-leading three assists and two goals from six shots on target after three games.

Australia Coach Wants Messi Included In What He Calls Tokyo’s “Group Of Dreams”

MELBOURNE - Upbeat Australia coach Graham Arnold has urged Argentina to bring Lionel Messi to the Olympics and described their tough pool as Tokyo's "group of dreams.”

Drawn with twice champions Argentina, 1992 winners Spain and Egypt, the “Olyroos” face an uphill battle to reach the knockout rounds of the 16-team tournament, their first Games since Beijing in 2008.

Egypt Is Dead Set On Getting Mohamed Salah To The Olympic Games

The manager of the Egypt national under-23 team, Shawky Gharib, hinted at the presence of Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah at the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics.

"The only senior player who has been chosen is Mohamed Salah, he's one of the three best players in the world," the coach said. "The remaining choices will depend on the team's need." 

Pero Qué Gentil: Osote De Arquero Canadiense Le Da Los Boletos Olímpicos A México

México no se quedó a medio camino como Estados Unidos y consiguió los soñados boletos a los Juegos Olímpicos de Japón. El Tri venció 2-0 a Canadá, en un duelo que quedará marcado por el error fatal del arquero James Pantemis.

U.S. Men’s Team “Devastated” At Latest Olympic Qualifying Failure

The United States are "absolutely devastated" at missing out on qualification for the Olympic men's soccer tournament following Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Honduras, said coach Jason Kreis.

Defeat in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament means the United States will miss a third successive Games, with their last appearance coming in Beijing.

Nightmare Howler Costs U.S. Men Trip To Olympics

Chalk up another missed opportunity for the U.S. men’s soccer program to qualify for an international competition. For the third straight time, the U.S. men failed to qualify for the Olympics, losing 2-1 to Honduras after a horrific howler from the American keeper on Sunday evening in Guadalajara, Mexico.

¿De Dónde Vienen Los Abucheos A JJ Macías?

México venció a Estados Unidos 1-0 y terminó con campaña perfecta su paso por el Grupo A del Preolímpico Concacaf. Tras el partido, la alegría inundaba a los jugadores del Tri, con excepción de José Juan Macías. JJ jugó ante el USYNT, pero a los 69 minutos fue sustituido por su entrenador, Jimmy Lozano. Sí, un cambio es algo normal en el fútbol, sin embargo, el problema es que mientras JJ salía del campo fue abucheado intensamente por los propios aficionados de la selección mexicana.

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