Cristiano Ronaldo scored three goals as Portugal defeated Sweden to secure passage to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
The U.S. national soccer team made final preparations for Friday night's World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica in San Jose.
Two players departed U.S. camp with injuries as preparations continue for the next week's friendly against Canada in Houston and the World Cup qualifier Feb. 6 at Honduras.
The U.S. men's national soccer team will play its first home match in the World Cup qualifying final round in Denver on March 22 against Costa Rica.
With 2012 nearing the end, we look ahead to a busy 2013 soccer calendar: World Cup qualifying, UEFA Champions League, CONCACAF Champions League, Confederations Cup, FA Cup, FIFA tournaments, Africa Cup on Nations, MLS Cup
Juergen Klinsmann says he will hold a two-week training camp in January to take a closer look at MLS players and begin preparing for a Feb. 6 World Cup qualifier at Honduras.
Josh Wolff, who balanced playing and assistant coaching this season, has retired after a 15-year playing career to join D.C. United's staff on a full-time basis.
U.S. national soccer team coach Juergen Klinsmann addressed several topics, including 2014 World Cup qualifiers, during a media teleconference.
The U.S. women's national soccer team continues its gold medal tour Tuesday against Germany, while the men are awaiting the results of the CONCACAF World Cup hexagonal qualifying draw.
The Maryland Terrapins won their 12th consecutive match, defeating North Carolina in extra time. D.C. United eyeing MLS playoff berth tonight at RFK Stadium. USA women face Germany. CONCACAF plans qualifying draw.