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U.S. loves soccer but can’t play it — yet

Now that the final match is set, that it has been decided Germany will play Argentina for the championship of the World Cup on Sunday, that Brazil as a host nation will mourn its national team’s disastrous semifinal loss for years to come, it’s important to separate fact from fiction with American soccer.

Soccer fans get extra time with remake of ‘Victory’

What a World Cup it has been: loads of excitement, loads of drama, loads of goals (thanks Germany, Brazil back line), loads of saves by Tim Howard and his big goalie gloves. The best news of all: Hollywood is planning to remake “(Escape to) Victory” the greatest movie ever made about soccer.