Monday Kickoff: Neymar, Cahill, Aguero and more

Monday Kickoff: Neymar, Cahill, Aguero and more

Copa America 2016

Monday Kickoff: Neymar, Cahill, Aguero and more

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Sunday’s Copa America Centenario draw signaled the start of much chatter and debate surrounding this summer’s tournament, and one star player’s availability has been the focus of discussion this Monday.

Brazil national team head coach Dunga admitted he is unsure whether or not 24-year-old star Neymar will be available for either the 2016 Olympics or Copa America Centenario this summer. (REPORT)

Australian international Tim Cahill, 36, announced via Instagram that he had signed a five-month contract with Chinese club Hangzhou Greentown. (REPORT)

FIFA is expected to sustain the suspensions for outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter and UEFA president Michel Platini this week. (REPORT)

Sergio Aguero, 27, is reportedly close to signing a contract extension until 2020 with Manchester City. (REPORT)

FIFA’s Disciplinary Committee has banned Worawi Makudi, a former member of the FIFA Executive Committee, for three months. (REPORT)

WEEKEND REWIND

The U.S. Men’s National Team has a tough road ahead in the Copa America Centenario group stages as the team was paired with Colombia, Costa Rica and Paraguay on Sunday. (REPORT)

Christian Pulisic earned his first start for Borussia Dortmund on Sunday before being substituted off at halftime. (REPORT)

Among Americans playing abroad, Edgar Castillo scored a goal for Liga MX side Monterrey in its 5-1 rout of Veracruz on Saturday. (REPORT)

The U.S. Women’s National Team defeated Canada, 2-0, in the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship final on Sunday. (REPORT)

Due to injury, Marc Pelosi will miss the start of the MLS season with the San Jose Earthquakes and the U.S. Under-23 Men’s National Team’s Olympic qualifying playoff series vs. Colombia. (REPORT)

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