AFC Wimbledon, an English soccer club created in 2002 by disgruntled supporters after their original team was controversially relocated and rebranded, continued its rise up the league pyramid by getting promoted to the third division on Monday.
Marcus Rashford signed a new contract with Manchester United through June 2020, a reward for the teenage striker's breakthrough this season that could earn him a place in England's European Championship squad.
Tens of thousands of fans endured the rain to greet Real Madrid players as they returned home early Sunday from their Champions League triumph, then packed the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium at night to watch them lift the trophy one more time.
Italy dominated against Scotland but only scraped a 1-0 win Sunday in its penultimate warmup match before the European Championship, and the Azzurri's wayward shooting will be of concern to coach Antonio Conte.
President Obama honors the Women's World Cup soccer team at the White House, noting former Tar Heel Heather O'Reilly's game face and that this team "taught all of America's children that playing like a girl means you're a badass".
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