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Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona looks on prior to the La Liga match between Real Betis Balompie and FC Barcelona at Estadio Benito Villamarin on November 10, 2013 in Seville, Spain. Messi picked up a hamstring tear injury early on in the match and has now been ruled out for the next six to eight weeks according to the club.  (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

Lionel Messi Won’t Play in St. Louis Due to Leg Injury

The 26-year-old star forward hurt his left leg in Barcelona’s 4-1 victory at Real Betis on Sunday. Messi has been plagued by nagging muscle problems since the end of last season.

11/11/2013

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The World’s Best Soccer Stadiums

Check out the best soccer stadiums from around the world.

11/06/2013

St. Louis Cardinals special events coordinator Nicole Kent adjusts a soccer jersey before a press conference announcing that professional soccer will return to Busch Stadium in St. Louis on October 2, 2013. Argentina will play Bosnia-Herzegovinia on November 18, 2013 at Busch Stadium. Busch Stadium hosted its first soccer game in May.    UPI/Bill Greenblatt

International Soccer Set To Return To Busch Stadium

A November 18th friendly at Busch Stadium in St. Louis will pit the Argentina national team against Bosnia-Herzegovinia.

10/02/2013

International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) President Joseph Blatter addresses the official opening ceremony of the Gathering Of All Leaders In Sport (GOALS) forum in Doha, on December 11, 2012.  (KARIM JAAFAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Blatter: FIFA Set to Move 2022 WCup from Summer

ULRICHEN, Switzerland (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter expects his executive committee to decide soon that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be switched from summer. Blatter tells The Associated Press that an Oct. […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/25/2013

View of the construction site of Itaquerao football stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil on August 19, 2013. The Itaquerao Stadium will host the opening match of the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup football tournament on June 12, 2014.         (NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Brazil Asks FIFA, Hotels to Lower World Cup Prices

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s tourism board said Tuesday that it has officially told FIFA and hotel operators to negotiate lowering prices during the 2014 World Cup. The request came just days after a study […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/21/2013

FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke (R) chats with a member of the 2014 World Cup local organizing committee during a visit to the Itaquerao Stadium, in Sao Paulo on August 19, 2013 to check the progress of the construction work. The Itaquerao Stadium will host the opening match of the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup football tournament on June 12, 2014.          (NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

High Demand as World Cup Ticket Sales Begin

SAO PAULO (AP) — It was a frenzied start to FIFA’s attempt to fill the stands for next year’s World Cup in Brazil as fans applied Tuesday for more than 1 million tickets in just […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/21/2013

FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter speaks during a news conference in Moscow on September 30, 2012. Russia and FIFA unveiled the 11 cities from the Baltic to the Urals that will host the 2018 World Cup in the most ambitious project the country has organised since the fall of the USSR. (YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/GettyImages)

FIFA Asks WCup Host Russia to Explain Anti-Gay Law

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA has asked authorities in 2018 World Cup host Russia for “clarification and more details” about a new anti-gay law, joining the International Olympic Committee in seeking answers from Moscow. Legislation prohibiting […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/13/2013

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Sports on a Sunday: Kevin Demoff & John Mozeliak

Also hear from Ben Frederickson, Bill McDermott, Bruce Affleck & Dan Reardon.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/11/2013

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring a goal in the first half of a game against Inter Milan at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis on August 10, 2013.    UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Real Madrid Tops Inter Milan in St. Louis Match

One of the world’s top players, Cristiano Ronaldo, scored a goal in 3-0 shutout.

08/10/2013

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