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US National Football Team Completes Training Camp


The U.S. men's national football team has completed a 10-day training camp in Cary, North Carolina ahead of the World Cup finals next month in Germany.

U.S. coach Bruce Arena says he is satisfied that his team is healthy and ready for the first of three tuneup games. At Sunday's final practice, Arena reminded his players numerous times not to fight too hard for the ball and save their aggression for World Cup games.

The Americans host Morocco on Tuesday in Nashville, Tennessee before facing Venezuela on Friday in Cleveland, Ohio. The last warmup game is next Sunday against Latvia in East Hartford, Connecticut.

The Americans, who made an impressive quarterfinal run at the 2002 World Cup, will face the Czech Republic, Italy and Ghana next month at the global football tournament.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP and AP.
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