RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo walked off the field with the gleeful chants of “Messi, Messi, Messi!” ringing in his ears from delighted Al-Hilal fans who had just watched their Saudi Pro League team beat the Portugal superstar's Al-Nassr 3-0 in the Riyadh Derby on Friday. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner may have finished on the losing team — Aleksandar Mitrovic scored twice after fellow Serbian Sergej Milinkovic-Savic opened for Al-Hilal — but Ronaldo still remains the focus of
England hit back from 2-0 down to beat the Netherlands 3-2 at Wembley.
VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps say they are not exercising the 2024 contract option for long-time midfielder Russell Teibert. Teibert, 30, has been with the Major League Soccer club since 2008 and has made 300 appearances for the team. The club says in a statement that contract discussions are still ongoing. Teibert made seven appearances as a substitute during the 2023 MLS regular season, but failed to record and goal or assist. He has five goals in all competitions in his 300 appearances.