Football

Children watch a soccer match held by activists as part of the "Rebel Cup" in downtown Sao Paulo...Children watch a soccer match held by activists as part of the "Rebel Cup" in downtown Sao Paulo April 13, 2014. The "Rebel Cup" is an informal tournament bringing together social movements as a way of protest against government spending for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The boy (L) wears a T-shirt of Real Madrid and the boy (2nd R) wears the shorts of Barcelona.  REUTERS/Nacho Doce

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Children watch a soccer match held by activists as part of the “Rebel Cup” in downtown São Paulo. The Rebel Cup is an informal tournament bringing together social movements as a way of protest against government spending for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. One of the boys, left, wears a T-shirt of Real Madrid while another, second from right, wears the shorts of Barcelona.

A general view of the Arena da Amazonia

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Construction work at the Arena da Amazônia in Manaus, Brazil, venue of the 2014 World Cup, has been suspended after a worker died in an accident over the weekend

Jordanian fans attend the World Cup play off first leg soccer match between Jordan and Uruguay at Amman International stadium in Amman, Jordan, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013.

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Jordanian fans attend the World Cup play-off first leg soccer match between Jordan and Uruguay at Amman International stadium in Amman, Jordan.

Soccer goal posts are seen in the autumn mist at Dukes Meadows in Chiswick, west London...Soccer goal posts are seen in the autumn mist at Dukes Meadows in Chiswick, west London November 13, 2013. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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Goalposts in the autumn mist at Dukes Meadows in Chiswick, west London, early on Wednesday morning. Read more

Mario Mandzukic, Daniel van Buyten...Bayern's Mario Mandzukic of Croatia, left, and teammate  Daniel van Buyten of Belgium stretch during a last training session prior to the Champions League group D soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and Viktoria Plzen, in Munich, southern Germany, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. Munich will face Plzen Wednesday. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

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Bayern Munich’s Mario Mandzukic of Croatia (left) and teammate Daniel van Buyten, of Belgium, stretch during a last training session before the Champions League group D match against the Czech side Viktoria Plzen, in Munich, southern Germany Read more

Syria's soccer squad warm up during training at Jalan Besar Stadium in Singapore...Syria's soccer squad warm up during training at Jalan Besar Stadium in Singapore October 14, 2013. Mentally scarred by the turmoil at home after two-and-half-years of civil war, Syria's national football team are hoping continued success on the pitch can give their compatriots small reason to cheer. Syria, who beat Iraq to win the West Asian Championships for the first time in December, take on Singapore on Tuesday in an Asian Cup qualifying match as they attempt to reach the finals of the region's premier tournament in Australia in 2015.  REUTERS/Edgar Su (SINGAPORE - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)

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Syria’s soccer team warm up during training at Jalan Besar Stadium in Singapore. Syria, who beat Iraq to win the West Asian Championships for the first time in December, take on Singapore on Tuesday in an Asian Cup qualifying match as they attempt to reach the finals of the region’s premier tournament, to be held in Australia in 2015. Read more

A workers cleans the seats of the new stadium Allianz Riviera in Nice, southern France Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. The Allianz Riviera, with 35,000 seats, is the first of the three new stadiums that will be built for the UEFA Euro 2016 soccer tournament.(AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

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A worker cleans the seats of the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, southern France. The Riviera, with 35,000 seats, is the first of three new stadiums that will be built for the Uefa Euro 2016 football tournament Read more

Afghan football fans celebrate winning the South Asian Football Federation championship after their team defeated India during the final match.

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Football fans in Kabul celebrate after Afghanistan beat India 2-0 in the South Asian Football Federation championship final in Kathmandu. It was Afghanistan’s first international football trophy. India, ranked 145th in the world compared with Afghanistan’s 139th, has won the event six times.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un gestures (front, 2nd R) while watching the finals of the   Torch Cup soccer match between the April 25 Team of the Korean People's Army and Sonbong Team of the Worker-Peasant Red Guards at Kim Il Sung Stadium in Pyongyang, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) August 29, 2013.

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A smiling Kim Jong-eun, the North Korean leader, (front, second right) watches the final of the Torch Cup football match between the April 25 Team of the Korean People’s Army and Sonbong Team of the Worker-Peasant Red Guards at the Kim Il Sung stadium in Pyongyang on Thursday

England And Scotland Fans Arrive To Renew The Oldest Rivalry In football

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A football fan sits on a statue in Trafalgar Square ahead of a friendly match between England and Scotland on Wednesday night in London. The national teams will meet at Wembley stadium for their first international in 14 years