DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Louis van Gaal leaned to his left, wrapped his arm around Denzel Dumfries, and planted a kiss on the player's cheek. Dumfries probably deserved even more smooches from his coach on Saturday after leading the Netherlands into the World Cup quarterfinals with a goal and two assists in the 3-1 victory over the United States. “Yesterday, or a day before yesterday, I gave him a big fat kiss,” Van Gaal said at the post-match news conference. "I am going to give him another big fat k
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SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian soccer great Pelé is responding well to treatment for a respiratory infection and his health condition has not worsened over the latest 24 hours, the Albert Einstein hospital said Saturday. The 82-year-old Pelé has been at the hospital since Tuesday. Get well messages have poured in from around the world for the three-time World Cup winner, who is also undergoing cancer treatment. Kely Nascimento, Pelé's daughter, posted several pictures on Instagram from Brazil fans i