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  • Fans eager to see soccer superstar David Beckham stormed a police cordon on Thursday in a stampede at a Shanghai university that injured seven people including five security personnel. 

    SHANGHAI, CHINA - JUNE 20: People gather around a woman injured in a crush as David Beckham arrives at Tongji University on June 20, 2013 in Shanghai, China. The stampede is reported to have left five people injured and hospitalised.
  • LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 19: David Moyes manager of Everton reacts during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge on May 19, 2013 in London, England.

    David Moyes was given a challenging start to life as Manchester United manager, with fixtures against Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City early next season.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 19, 2013, 10:07 AM EDT
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  • United States' Jozy Altidore (17) and Honduras' Roger Espinoza battle for the ball in the second half during an World Cup qualifying soccer match at Rio Tinto Stadium on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, in Sandy, Utah. USA defeated Honduras 1-0.

    Altidore scored a goal in his fourth consecutive international match, and it was enough for the United States to edge Honduras 1-0 in a World Cup qualifying match Tuesday.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 19, 2013, 10:23 AM EDT
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  • Nigeria's Nnamdi Oduamadi is celebrated after scoring his side's 3rd goal by Sunday Mba, right, and Kenneth Omeruo during the soccer Confederations Cup group B match between Tahiti and Nigeria in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Monday, June 17, 2013.

    Nigeria rolled to a 6-1 victory at Confederations Cup on Monday over Tahaiti, which was making its debut at a major FIFA tournament.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 17, 2013, 5:25 PM EDT
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  • Some hours before the cremation of Dutch linesman Richard Nieuwenhuizen, a man looks at the flowers at his memorial site by the clubhouse of Dutch soccer club SC Buitenboys in Almere, Netherlands, on December 10, 2012. The linesman of the club SC Buitenboys in Almere died on 3 December after he was allegedly beaten by teenage players of SV Nieuw Sloten following a match on 2 December 2012.

    Six youth players and the father of one of them were convicted of manslaughter Monday for kicking a volunteer linesman to death after a game, a brutal attack that shocked this soccer-loving nation.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 17, 2013, 4:52 PM EDT
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  • USA's Eddie Johnson (18), second from right, is hugged by USA's Brad Evans, upper right, after Johnson scored a goal against Panama in the second half of a World Cup qualifier soccer match, Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in Seattle. Looking on at left is Geoff Cameron (20) and at right is Jozy Altidore (17). USA defeated Panama, 2-0.

    The U.S. holds a two-point lead over Costa Rica and Mexico in the qualifying group in the 10-game final round of the North and Central American and Caribbean region.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 12, 2013, 3:01 PM EDT
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  • In this photo taken June 2, 2013, fans celebrate after Brazil scored against England during a friendly soccer game at the Maracana stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Confederations Cup will be a test both on and off the field for Brazil. The country is trying to show that it can build stadiums and complete infrastructure projects in time for the 2014 World Cup, and the national team will try to show that is has the potential to contend for its sixth world title.

    The World Cup warm-up tournament will begin as scheduled on Saturday, but only after Brazil drew complaints from FIFA and local critics for delays and cost overruns.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 10, 2013, 6:08 PM EDT
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  • Chelsea's new manager Jose Mourinho holds up the team shirt as he poses for photographers at the start of a press conference at Chelsea's Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Monday June 10, 2013. Mourinho has been reappointed coach of Chelsea for the second time.

    When Mourinho first was hired by Chelsea in 2004, he described himself as a "Special One," and immediately produced two Premier League titles.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 10, 2013, 12:55 PM EDT
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