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David Villa posts emotional farewell to city of New York, NYCFC, fans ahead of his move to Japan

David Villa announces he is ready for another challenge as he bids farewell to New York City FC.
Steve Nicol reflects on the impact David Villa has had on Major League Soccer after announcing his departure from NYCFC after four seasons.

Superstar striker David Villa made quite an impact in New York and on MLS when he signed for New York City FC in June 2014, becoming one of the most high-profile European stars to ever take his footballing talents to the United States.

Recently, after four fantastic seasons, including an MVP-winning campaign in 2016, Villa announced he would be leaving the league and the United States to begin the next step of his playing career.

Villa will soon be joining friend Andres Iniesta in Japan with Vissel...

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A Madrid commercial court said Thursday the league filed a lawsuit accusing the Spanish football federation of unfair competition. The court said a decision is expected in two weeks, in time for the planned January match between Barcelona and Girona near Miami.

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If the 2022 World Cup started today: Looking at the major nations

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The next World Cup is four years away, but if the tournament began today, how would the biggest countries line up? Further, what do they need to do between now and kickoff on Nov. 21, 2022?

We asked our writers to look into the future. Click on the flags below to see that nation.

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Starting XI if the World Cup began today
Sergio Romero; Renzo Saravia, Juan Foyth, Nicolas Otamendi, Nicolas Tagliafico; Giovani Lo Celso, Leandro Paredes, Exequiel Palacios; Lionel Messi, Paulo Dybala,...


Manchester United's David De Gea frustrated at 'lack of respect' in Spain criticism - sources

Craig Burley and the FC crew discuss what Croatia's win over Spain means for both teams and examine the permutations for their UEFA Nations League group.
Brais Mendez scored the lone goal of his international debut to lift Spain to a friendly win over Bosnia and Herzegovina in Las Palmas.
Tin Jedvaj scored his first career goal for Croatia, then netted his second in stoppage time to give Croatia a 3-2 win over Spain in the UEFA Nations League.

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea is becoming increasingly frustrated at what he thinks is unfair criticism of his performances for Spain and believes he is being singled out because he does not play for Barcelona or Real Madrid, sources have told ESPN FC.

De Gea's place in the Spain team has been questioned after he was criticised for his role in Croatia's late winner in a 3-2 UEFA Nations League defeat last Thursday.

It follows criticism of his performances at the World Cup where he was...