Tuesday Kickoff: Navas injury, Argentina and more

Tuesday Kickoff: Navas injury, Argentina and more

Copa America 2016

Tuesday Kickoff: Navas injury, Argentina and more

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With Copa America just days away from kick off, Costa Rica will have to play without one of their stars.

Real Madrid and Los Ticos goalkeeper Keylor Navas has been ruled out for the Copa America Centenario, after suffering an Achilles injury. Saprissa keeper Danny Carvajal will replace Navas in the Costa Rica squad. (REPORT)

Argentina is threatening to pull out of Copa America after the nation’s FA cited “clear interference” from the government. The AFA is willing to withdraw the squad from this week’s competition after the Argentine government reportedly suspended the federation’s upcoming presidential elections. (REPORT)

Germany has released their 23-man roster ahead of Euro 2016, which is headlined by Thomas Muller and Mario Gotze. Head coach Joachim Low’s omission of Borussia Dortmund star Marco Reus was the squad’s biggest surprise. (REPORT)

Dimitri Payet’s 90th minute free kick was enough to push France past Cameroon, 3-2, on Monday afternoon. Les Bleus will now turn their attention to Scotland on June 4, before hosting Euro 2016 the following week. (REPORT)

Vicente Del Bosque has released 19 of the 23 players that will play for Spain at the Euro 2016, including Alvaro Morata, Andres Iniesta and David Silva. The squad will reveal their final four selections later on Tuesday. (REPORT)

FC Porto has fired coach Peseiro after less than five months on the job. The team finished the season losing 2-2 on penalty kicks against Sporting Braga in the Portuguese Cup final. (REPORT)

Atletico Madrid defender Juanfran wrote a letter to the club’s supporters expressing his gratitude for their support after missing a penalty kick in Saturday’s Champions League final loss to Real. (REPORT)

MONDAY REWIND

The CONCACAF Champions League draw was released on Monday night, which was headlined by two MLS sides, Sporting KC and the Vancouver Whitecaps, being paired together in Group C. (REPORT)

The U.S. Men’s National Team will be very confident heading into the Copa America this week, following their latest beatdown of Bolivia. (REPORT)

Coming off of his first career MLS hat trick, Columbus Crew striker Ola Kamara has been handed SBI MLS Player of the Week honors. (REPORT)

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