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Chivas USA's Erick "Cubo" Torres credits development in MLS for first Mexico call-up

Cubo: Playing every weekend in MLS led to my Mexico call-up
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Erick "Cubo" Torres, warming up with Chivas USA

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The move to MLS last summer was a big unknown for Erick “Cubo” Torres as he had reached a crossroads of sorts in Guadalajara, but the Chivas USA striker told reporters Friday the change in scenery is the major reason why he’s earned his first call-up to the Mexican senior national team.

Chivas USA's Erick "Cubo" Torres gets first Mexican national team call-up for upcoming friendlies

Just reward: Cubo's prolific season earns him first Mexico call-up
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Erick “Cubo” Torres' big season for Chivas USA has not gone unrecognized – the Mexican national team has called him up as one of six foreign-based players for its upcoming friendlies, it was announced Thursday.

Jorge Sampaoli convoca a 18 jugadores para amistosos de Chile contra México y Haití

Jorge Sampaoli convoca a 18 jugadores para amistosos de Chile contra México y Haití
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Claudio Bravo, Chile goalkeeper

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El próximo 9 de septiembre varias selecciones alrededor del orbe comenzarán su proceso camino al Mundial de Rusia 2018.

Algunas de ellas se darán cita, al igual que previo a Brasil 2014, en los Estados Unidos. Dos selecciones mundialistas que alcanzaron los octavos de final en el pasado Mundial se enfrentarán el próximo 6 de septiembre en el Levi's Stadium de Santa Clara, California.

Selección de Estados Unidos confirma amistoso contra Ecuador el 10 de octubre en Hartford, Connecticut

Selección de Estados Unidos confirma amistoso contra Ecuador el 10 de octubre en Hartford, Connecticut

Michael Bradley, USA (June 22, 2014)

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La U.S. Soccer confirmó este jueves que la Selección de Estados Unidos jugará su primer duelo amistoso en suelo estadounidense, el viernes, 10 de octubre ante su similar de Ecuador en el Estadio Rentschler Field de East Hartford, Conn. programado para las 7 p.m. ET.

Este duelo será subsecuente al programado el 3 de septiembre ante República Checa en Praga,  en lo que será el primer partido que dispute el conjunto de las barras y las estrellas tras su participación en el Mundial de Brasil 2014.

USMNT to take on Ecuador in October friendly at University of Connecticut's Rentschler Field

USMNT to face Ecuador in Oct. 10 friendly at Rentschler Field
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The US national team will make their World Cup homecoming when they play host to Ecuador on Oct. 10 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., US Soccer announced on Thursday.

The friendly at the University of Connecticut stadium will be the USMNT’s first stateside appearance since their run to the group stage at this summer’s World Cup in Brazil.

2014-10-10-USA-v-ECU

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Date & Time: 
Vie, 10/10/2014 - 7:00pm
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Rentschler Field
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781597
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Rematch: Mexico announce international friendly vs. Netherlands on Nov. 12 in Amsterdam

Rematch: Mexico announce friendly vs. Netherlands in Amsterdam
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Wesley Sneijder goal vs Mexico

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Their Round-of-16 duel in sweltering Fortaleza was lauded as one of the most dramatic games of the 2014 World Cup, and now Mexico and the Netherlands will meet again – this time in Amsterdam.

The Mexican federation announced on Wednesday that El Tri will visit Die Oranje for an international friendly on Nov. 12.

Report: Proposed USMNT-Colombia friendly in San Antonio falls through

Report: USMNT-Colombia friendly in San Antonio falls through
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Colombia's James Rodriguez

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Futbol fans of many stripes were thrilled last month when reports broke suggesting that the US national team was arranging an international friendly vs. Colombia, one of the World Cup's most exciting and impressive teams, for Sept. 9 at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

Now it seems that this must-see matchup won't happen after all.

US Soccer confirms USMNT-Republic of Ireland friendly in Dublin on Nov. 18

It's official: US Soccer announces USMNT-Ireland friendly in Dublin
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Robbie Keane with Ireland

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US Soccer officially announced on Tuesday that the US national team will visit the Republic of Ireland for an international friendly on Nov. 18 in Dublin, closing out a memorable 2014 calendar year for coach Jurgen Klinsmann and his men.

Kickoff at Aviva Stadium is set for 2:45 pm ET, with broadcast information yet to be confirmed. The Football Association of Ireland announced the match on Monday.

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Date & Time: 
Sáb, 09/06/2014 - 10:00pm
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Levi's Stadium
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