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Tim Weah of the United States celebrates after scoring the team's goal during a World Cup match against Wales on November 21, 2022 in Doha, Qatar. Wales and the U-S finished 1-1. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images hide caption

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For Tim Weah, a World Cup goal capped a family journey. Now he's ready for England

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Fans arrive to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil round of 16 match between Brazil and Chile at Estadio Mineirão in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on June 28, 2014. Pedro Vilela/Getty Images hide caption

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Why some Brazilians won't be wearing their national soccer colors for the World Cup

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Japan's Ritsu Doan scores his side's first goal Wednesday against Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer during a World Cup soccer match at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar. Matthias Schrader/AP hide caption

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Brazilian referee Raphael Claus gestures during the Qatar 2022 World Cup soccer match between England and Iran at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha on Monday. Claus added 29 minutes of stoppage time to the game - part of a growing trend at this tournament. Paul Ellis/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Argentina's forward Lionel Messi reacts during his team's opening round 2-1 loss to Saudi Arabia at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Antonin Thuillier/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts in disappointment Tuesday during the World Cup group C soccer match between Argentina and Saudi Arabia at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar. Natacha Pisarenko/AP hide caption

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The captain's armband, similar to this one, shown during a September game between Germany and Hungary. European national teams have told their captains not to wear it during the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images hide caption

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FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Saturday derided Western critics of Qatar's human rights record and blasted their 'hypocrisy' during an opening news conference in Doha, Qatar, before the World Cup, which kicks off on Sunday. Christopher Lee/Getty Images hide caption

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Budweiser beer kiosks are pictured at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha ahead of the Qatar 2022 World Cup soccer tournament, which starts Sunday. Beer sales will now be banned at the tournament. Miguel Medina/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Qatar relied on migrant workers to build stadiums and other infrastructure for the World Cup. Human rights organizations have raised concerns about worker deaths and safety. Patricia De Melo Moreira/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Mexico's defender Edson Alvarez (right) fouls Brazil's forward Neymar during the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Brazil and Mexico at the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia on July 2, 2018. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Christian Pulisic, center, with Tyler Adams, just left, Gio Reyna, far left, and Sergiño Dest, right, pictured during ahead of a friendly match between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia in September. All four players made the World Cup roster. Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images hide caption

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