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Brazilian Sports Minister Aldo Rebelo says his country no longer recognizes FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke as a spokesman after Valcke slammed Brazil's World Cup preparations. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Nilla Fischer of Sweden and America's Abby Wambach battle for the ball during their Group C match in the Women's World Cup. Sweden took an early 1-0 advantage in the match. Martin Rose/Getty Images hide caption

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A doctor treats a victim at Mulago hospital in Kampala late Sunday after twin bomb blasts tore through crowds of soccer fans watching the World Cup final. The country's police chief said the blasts at an Ethiopian-owned restaurant and a rugby club in Kampala were a terrorist attack by the Somali militant group al-Shabab. Trevor Snapp/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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