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Indian striker Jeakson Singh | AP

Blue Brigade: Back to the grind for India's history-makers

The Indian U17 team along with a smattering of older players, are now the country's U-19 team, who will attempt qualification to the U-19 Asian Championships in Saudi Arabia next month.

USA player George Acosta celebrates his goal against Colombia. In the first 22 minutes, USA had the better share of ball possession, but they failed to find the equaliser. USA's equaliser came in the 24th minute, courtesy a stunning right-footer by Acosta. | PTI

Still a long way to go before soccer earns its Stars and Stripes in USA

For a youngster who is looking to play at the highest level, running around with footballers past their prime is not going to be of much help.

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National aspirations before Euro dreams for Real Madrid target Alan

Alan has been a livewire for Brazil at the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup just like he was at the U-17 Copa Sudamericano in Chile.

Germany u-17 coach Wueck Christian | AP

Winning the tackles important: German coach on Brazil clash

Known for their rivalry at the senior level, Germany had inflicted a 7-1 drubbing on Brazil in the 2014 World Cup semifinal.

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World Cup's hidden guys: Scouts of big European clubs

Alejandro Perez Jimenez has been travelling around India during the group stages with a friend, spending a couple of days watching matches at each venue.

US striker Timothy Weah | AP

Beats not by Dr Dre: A fusion of Biggie and Tupac is Timothy Weah's way

Timothy Weah who recently signed a professional contract with PSG is an artist himself and has produced six tracks.