Soccer

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.

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

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

Chelsea supporters hold posters of Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho as the team arrives at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi airport July 12, 2013. The team arrives in Bangkok a week ahead of their friendly match with the Singha All-Stars on July 17.

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Chelsea supporters hold posters of Blues manager José Mourinho as the team arrives at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport on Friday, a week ahead of their friendly match with the Singha All-Stars on July 17

A girl walks down painted steps at the Babilonia slum in Rio de Janeiro...A girl walks down painted steps at the Babilonia slum in Rio de Janeiro May 23, 2013. About 10 slums are participating in a contest for the best graffiti related to the upcoming 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup subject organized by privates companies. The Confederations Cup soccer tournament will be held in Brazil in June. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCIETY SPORT SOCCER)

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A girl walks down painted steps at the Babilonia slum in Rio de Janeiro. About 10 slums are participating in a contest for the best graffiti relating to the 2013 Fifa Confederations Cup football tournament organised by privates companies, which will be held in June. Read more

Supporters of the Paris Saint Germain soccer club celebrating the French league title win of their team at Trocadero Plaza in Paris, Monday, May 13, 2013. Paris Saint-Germain clinched its first French league title since 1994 by defeating Lyon 1-0 on Sunday. PSG has now an unassailable seven-point lead at the top of the standings. With just two rounds left, second-place Marseille can no longer catch its fierce rival. This is PSG's first title under Qatar Sports Investments, which took control of the club in the summer of 2011 and spent over euro250 million  on transfers to strengthen the squad. The Eiffel Tower in the background. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

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Supporters of the Paris Saint Germain football club celebrate the French league title win of their team at Trocadero Plaza in Paris on Monday. Read more