• Jozy Altidore had a hat trick to lead an impressive comeback Wednesday, with the U.S. scoring all of its goals in the second half to beat Bosnia-Herzegovina 4-3.

    Bosnia's Ervin Zukanovic, right, is challenged by Alejandro Bedoya of USA during their friendly soccer match in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013.
    LAST UPDATE : Aug 14, 2013, 6:01 PM EDT
  • Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger looks on ahead of the pre-season friendly football match between Arsenal and Galatasaray at The Emirates Stadium in north London on August 4, 2013, the game is one of four matches played over two days for the Emirates Cup.

    Arsenal, seeking to qualify for a 16th straight season in the group stage of the Champions League, has been drawn to play Turkish club Fenerbahce.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 09, 2013, 10:44 AM EDT
  • United States players celebrate with the trophy after United States defeated Panama 1-0 during the CONCACAF Gold Cup final match at Soldier Field on Sunday, July 28, 2013, in Chicago.

    The United States has broken into the top 20 of the FIFA rankings for the first time in more than two years after winning last month's Gold Cup.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 08, 2013, 10:45 AM EDT
  • United States' Brek Shea, right, celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the second half of the CONCACAF Gold Cup final soccer match against Panama at Soldier Field, Sunday, July 28, 2013, in Chicago. United States won 1-0.

    Brek Shea scored a 69th minute goal and gave the United States a 1-0 victory over Panama and the CONCACAF Gold Cup title.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 29, 2013, 11:52 AM EDT
  • TURIN, ITALY - APRIL 21: Kevin Constant of AC Milan in action during the Serie A match Juventus FC v AC Milan at Juventus Arena on April 21, 2013 in Turin, Italy.

    The Italian soccer federation launched an investigation Wednesday after AC Milan midfielder Kevin Constant walked off the field following racist abuse during a friendly match.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 24, 2013, 11:02 AM EDT
  • Argentina's Newell's Old Boys' head coach Gerardo Martino reacts during a Copa Libertadores semifinal soccer match against Brazil's Atletico Mineiro's in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Wednesday, July 10, 2013. Argentina's Newell's Old Boys lost to Brazil's Atletico Mineiro.

    Barcelona reached an agreement Tuesday to sign Gerardo Martino as coach for two seasons, replacing Tito Vilanova.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 23, 2013, 10:10 AM EDT
  • United States teammates celebrate a goal by Mix Diskerud (8) against El Salvador during the second half in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer tournament on Sunday, July 21, 2013, in Baltimore. The United States won 5-1.

    Eddie Johnson, Landon Donovan and Mix Diskerud added second-half goals for the Americans, who will play Honduras in Arlington, Texas, on Wednesday.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 22, 2013, 10:37 AM EDT
  • In this photo taken July 11, 2013, Wayne Rooney of England and Manchester United football club, walks to a waiting coach after arriving at Don Muang international airport in Bangkok, Thailand. Manchester United said on Thursday that striker Rooney is flying back to England from the club's preseason tour of Asia because of injury, a day after arriving in the Thai capital. United said that Rooney injured a hamstring in training.

    Chelsea's ambitious bid to sign striker Wayne Rooney from Manchester United was rejected by the Premier League champions.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 17, 2013, 3:02 PM EDT
  • FIFA President Sepp Blatter attends a press conference in Jerusalem, Tuesday, July 9, 2013. Blatter says Israel has promised to help solve one of Palestinian football's biggest problems: Traveling in and out of the Palestinian territories.

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter plans to ask the governing body's executive committee to consider moving the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to the winter to avoid the searing summer heat.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 17, 2013, 11:55 AM EDT