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Dimitar Berbatov, Fulham
Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Fulham v Cardiff City - Craven Cottage
Dimitar Berbatov, Fulham
Colombia's Pablo Armero prior to a 2014 World Cup qualifying match against Peru in Barranquilla, Colombia, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
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Colombia's Pablo Armero prior to a 2014 World Cup qualifying match against Peru in Barranquilla, Colombia, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
Greece's forward Kostas Mitroglou eyes a ball during a training session in Wroclaw on June 11, 2012, on the eve of the Euro 2012 football championships match against the Czech Republic. AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINISARIS MESSINIS/AFP/GettyImages
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Greece's forward Kostas Mitroglou eyes a ball during a training session in Wroclaw on June 11, 2012, on the eve of the Euro 2012 football championships match against the Czech Republic. AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINISARIS MESSINIS/AFP/GettyImages
Tottenham Hotspurs' Lewis Holtby celebrates scoring the third goal during the UEFA Europa League Qualifying, Play-Off, Second Leg at White Hart Lane, London.
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Tottenham Hotspurs' Lewis Holtby celebrates scoring the third goal during the UEFA Europa League Qualifying, Play-Off, Second Leg at White Hart Lane, London.
Manchester United's Wilfried Zaha during his team's testimonial soccer match for Rio Ferdinand against Sevilla at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Friday Aug. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
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Manchester United's Wilfried Zaha during his team's testimonial soccer match for Rio Ferdinand against Sevilla at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Friday Aug. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
Fenerbahce's Joseph Yobo celebrates his team's goal during an UEFA Europa League semi-final football match between Fenerbahce and Benfica at Sukru Saracoglu stadium on April 25, 2013 in Istanbul. AFP PHOTO/MIRAMIRA/AFP/Getty Images
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Fenerbahce's Joseph Yobo celebrates his team's goal during an UEFA Europa League semi-final football match between Fenerbahce and Benfica at Sukru Saracoglu stadium on April 25, 2013 in Istanbul. AFP PHOTO/MIRAMIRA/AFP/Getty Images
Danish midfielder William Kvist gestures during the Euro 2012 football championships match Denmark vs. Germany, on June 17, 2012 at the Arena Lviv in Lviv. AFP PHOTO / DAMIEN MEYERDAMIEN MEYER/AFP/GettyImages
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Danish midfielder William Kvist gestures during the Euro 2012 football championships match Denmark vs. Germany, on June 17, 2012 at the Arena Lviv in Lviv. AFP PHOTO / DAMIEN MEYERDAMIEN MEYER/AFP/GettyImages
Ignacio Scocco of Argentina's Newell's Old Boys, left, vies for the ball with Walter Erviti of Argentina's Boca Juniors, during a Copa Libertadores soccer match in Rosario, Argentina, Wednesday, May 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Daniel Jayo)
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Ignacio Scocco of Argentina's Newell's Old Boys, left, vies for the ball with Walter Erviti of Argentina's Boca Juniors, during a Copa Libertadores soccer match in Rosario, Argentina, Wednesday, May 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Daniel Jayo)
File photo dated 24/02/2013 of Newcastle's Yohan Cabaye celebrating scoring from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match at St James' Park, Newcastle.
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File photo dated 24/02/2013 of Newcastle's Yohan Cabaye celebrating scoring from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match at St James' Park, Newcastle.
Luuk de Jong, of the Netherlands celebrates with reserve players after he scored a second goal against Russia during a UEFA European U21 Soccer Championship Group A match in Jerusalem, Sunday, June 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
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Luuk de Jong, of the Netherlands celebrates with reserve players after he scored a second goal against Russia during a UEFA European U21 Soccer Championship Group A match in Jerusalem, Sunday, June 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Manchester United's Fabio Da Silva, right, fights for the ball with Kitchee's Xu Deshuai during the friendly match between Manchester United and Kitchee SC in the Hong Kong Stadium, Monday, July 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
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Manchester United's Fabio Da Silva, right, fights for the ball with Kitchee's Xu Deshuai during the friendly match between Manchester United and Kitchee SC in the Hong Kong Stadium, Monday, July 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Stoke City's Kenwyne Jones celebrates scoring his hat trick during the Capital One Cup, Second Round match at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke.
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Stoke City's Kenwyne Jones celebrates scoring his hat trick during the Capital One Cup, Second Round match at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke.
File photo dated 19/01/2013 of West Bromwich's Peter Odemwingie.
Soccer - Peter Odemwingie File Photo
File photo dated 19/01/2013 of West Bromwich's Peter Odemwingie.
Spain's Juan Mata kicks the ball during the soccer Confederations Cup semifinal match between Spain and Italy at Castelao stadium in Fortaleza, Brazil, Thursday, June 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
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Spain's Juan Mata kicks the ball during the soccer Confederations Cup semifinal match between Spain and Italy at Castelao stadium in Fortaleza, Brazil, Thursday, June 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
FC Basel Mohamed Salah, center, celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Maccabi Tel Aviv FC during the Champions League third qualifying round second leg soccer match at the Bloomfield stadium in Tel Aviv, Israel, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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FC Basel Mohamed Salah, center, celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Maccabi Tel Aviv FC during the Champions League third qualifying round second leg soccer match at the Bloomfield stadium in Tel Aviv, Israel, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR GUINNESS INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONS CUP - Chelsea's Michael Essien (5) while playing Inter Milan during Round 1 of the Guinness International Champions Cup play in Indianapolis, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. (Scott Boehm / AP Images for Guinness International Champions Cup)
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IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR GUINNESS INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONS CUP - Chelsea's Michael Essien (5) while playing Inter Milan during Round 1 of the Guinness International Champions Cup play in Indianapolis, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. (Scott Boehm / AP Images for Guinness International Champions Cup)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR GUINNESS INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONS CUP - AC Milan forward Antonio Nocerino (23) moves the ball against the L.A. Galaxy during the Guinness International Champions at Sun Life Stadium on Wednesday Aug. 7, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Scott A. Miller / AP Images for Guinness International Champions Cup)
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IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR GUINNESS INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONS CUP - AC Milan forward Antonio Nocerino (23) moves the ball against the L.A. Galaxy during the Guinness International Champions at Sun Life Stadium on Wednesday Aug. 7, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Scott A. Miller / AP Images for Guinness International Champions Cup)
File photo dated 24/09/2013 of Kevin De Bruyne.
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File photo dated 24/09/2013 of Kevin De Bruyne.
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR RELEVANT SPORTS - Chelsea Defender Ryan Bertrand (34) dribbles the ball against Roma during a pre-season tour of the U.S, Saturday, August 10, 2013 in Washington DC. (Larry French/AP Images for Relevant Sports)
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IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR RELEVANT SPORTS - Chelsea Defender Ryan Bertrand (34) dribbles the ball against Roma during a pre-season tour of the U.S, Saturday, August 10, 2013 in Washington DC. (Larry French/AP Images for Relevant Sports)
File photo dated 17/08/2013 of Shane Long, West Bromwich Albion.
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File photo dated 17/08/2013 of Shane Long, West Bromwich Albion.
Nikica Jelavic, Everton
Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Cardiff City v Everton - Cardiff City Stadium
Nikica Jelavic, Everton
Benfica's Nemanja Matic (right) and Chelsea's Nascimento Ramires battle for the ball
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Benfica's Nemanja Matic (right) and Chelsea's Nascimento Ramires battle for the ball
Sweden's John Guidetti vies with Croatia's Eduardo Da Silva (back) during a friendly football match in Zagreb on February 29, 2012. (Photo by Hrvoje Polan/AFP/Getty Images)
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Sweden's John Guidetti vies with Croatia's Eduardo Da Silva (back) during a friendly football match in Zagreb on February 29, 2012. (Photo by Hrvoje Polan/AFP/Getty Images)
Wigan Athletic's Grant Holt celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at Oakwell, Barnsley.
Soccer - Sky Bet Championship - Barnsley v Wigan Athletic - Oakwell
Wigan Athletic's Grant Holt celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at Oakwell, Barnsley.
Newcastle United's Jonas Gutierrez (right) and Manchester City's Yaya Toure battle for the ball
Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Manchester City v Newcastle United - Etihad Stadium
Newcastle United's Jonas Gutierrez (right) and Manchester City's Yaya Toure battle for the ball
Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso (R) vies with Irish midfielder Aiden McGeady during the Euro 2012 championships football match Spain vs Republic of Ireland on June 14, 2012 at the Gdansk Arena. AFP PHOTO / PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOUPIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP/GettyImages
Spanish Midfielder Xabi Alonso (R) Vies AFP/Getty Images
Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso (R) vies with Irish midfielder Aiden McGeady during the Euro 2012 championships football match Spain vs Republic of Ireland on June 14, 2012 at the Gdansk Arena. AFP PHOTO / PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOUPIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP/GettyImages
TORONTO, ON - JANUARY 13: English footballer Jermain Defoe attends a press conference where he was introduced by Toronto FC at Real Sports Bar & Grill on January 13, 2014 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Jag Gundu/Getty Images)
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TORONTO, ON - JANUARY 13: English footballer Jermain Defoe attends a press conference where he was introduced by Toronto FC at Real Sports Bar & Grill on January 13, 2014 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Jag Gundu/Getty Images)
DORTMUND, GERMANY - APRIL 24: Robert Lewandowski of Borussia Dortmund celebrates scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League semi final first leg match between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid at Signal Iduna Park on April 24, 2013 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)
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DORTMUND, GERMANY - APRIL 24: Robert Lewandowski of Borussia Dortmund celebrates scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League semi final first leg match between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid at Signal Iduna Park on April 24, 2013 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Croatia's striker Mladen Petric (R) vies with South Korea's midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng (L) during the International friendly football match between South Korea and Croatia at Craven Cottage stadium in London on February 6, 2013 . AFP PHOTO/IAN KINGTONIAN KINGTON/AFP/Getty Images
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Croatia's striker Mladen Petric (R) vies with South Korea's midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng (L) during the International friendly football match between South Korea and Croatia at Craven Cottage stadium in London on February 6, 2013 . AFP PHOTO/IAN KINGTONIAN KINGTON/AFP/Getty Images
Real Madrid's Mesut Ozil celebrates his goal during their Spanish First Division soccer match against Real Betis at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid April 20, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Medina/Files
Real Madrid's Mesut Ozil celebrates his goal during their Spanish First Division soccer match against Real Betis at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid April 20, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Medina/Files
Real Madrid's Mesut Ozil celebrates his goal during their Spanish First Division soccer match against Real Betis at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid April 20, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Medina/Files
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) (PREMIUM PRICING APPLIES - MINIMUM PRINT/BROADCAST FEE OF GBP 150, ONLINE FEE OF GBP 75 USE OR LOCAL EQUIVALENT) Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United poses in a Manchester United shirt after signing for the club at Aon Training Complex on September 2, 2013 in Manchester, England. (Photo by John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)
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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) (PREMIUM PRICING APPLIES - MINIMUM PRINT/BROADCAST FEE OF GBP 150, ONLINE FEE OF GBP 75 USE OR LOCAL EQUIVALENT) Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United poses in a Manchester United shirt after signing for the club at Aon Training Complex on September 2, 2013 in Manchester, England. (Photo by John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)
Wigan Athletic's Scottish-born Irish midfielder James McCarthy in action during the English Premier League football match between Wigan Athletic and Manchester United at The DW Stadium in Wigan, north-west England on January 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO/PAUL ELLIS RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publicationsPAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images
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Wigan Athletic's Scottish-born Irish midfielder James McCarthy in action during the English Premier League football match between Wigan Athletic and Manchester United at The DW Stadium in Wigan, north-west England on January 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO/PAUL ELLIS RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publicationsPAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images
File photo dated 18/08/2013 of Chelsea's Romelu Lukaku.
Soccer - Romelu Lukaku File Photo
File photo dated 18/08/2013 of Chelsea's Romelu Lukaku.
Sunderland's Beninese midfielder Stephane Sessegnon (L) vies with Wolverhampton Wanderers' English midfielder David Davis (R) during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Wolverhampton Wanderers at The Stadium of Light in Sunderland, north-east England on April 14, 2012. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo by Graham Stuart/AFP/Getty Images)
Sunderland's Beninese Midfielder Stephane Sessegnon (L) Vies With Wolverhampton Wanderers' English Midfielder David AFP/Getty Images
Sunderland's Beninese midfielder Stephane Sessegnon (L) vies with Wolverhampton Wanderers' English midfielder David Davis (R) during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Wolverhampton Wanderers at The Stadium of Light in Sunderland, north-east England on April 14, 2012. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo by Graham Stuart/AFP/Getty Images)
Manchester City's English midfielder Gareth Barry (C) celebrates after scoring the second goal during the English FA Cup third round football match between Manchester City and Watford at The Etihad stadium in Manchester, north-west England on January 5, 2013. AFP PHOTO/PAUL ELLIS RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images
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Manchester City's English midfielder Gareth Barry (C) celebrates after scoring the second goal during the English FA Cup third round football match between Manchester City and Watford at The Etihad stadium in Manchester, north-west England on January 5, 2013. AFP PHOTO/PAUL ELLIS RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images
Cameron Jerome of Stoke City FC celebrates after scoring against FC Dynamo Kiev during UEFA Europa League, Group E football match in Kiev on September 15, 2011. AFP PHOTO/ SERGEI SUPINSKY (Photo credit should read SERGEI SUPINSKU/AFP/Getty Images)
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Cameron Jerome of Stoke City FC celebrates after scoring against FC Dynamo Kiev during UEFA Europa League, Group E football match in Kiev on September 15, 2011. AFP PHOTO/ SERGEI SUPINSKY (Photo credit should read SERGEI SUPINSKU/AFP/Getty Images)
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19: Peter Odemwingie of West Bromwich Albion celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa at The Hawthorns on January 19, 2013 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
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WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19: Peter Odemwingie of West Bromwich Albion celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa at The Hawthorns on January 19, 2013 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
Montenegro's Elsad Zverotic controls the ball during their 2014 World Cup group H qualifying soccer match against Montenegro, at City Stadium in Podgorica, Montenegro, Tuesday, March 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
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Montenegro's Elsad Zverotic controls the ball during their 2014 World Cup group H qualifying soccer match against Montenegro, at City Stadium in Podgorica, Montenegro, Tuesday, March 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19: Peter Odemwingie of West Bromwich Albion celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa at The Hawthorns on January 19, 2013 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa - Premier League
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19: Peter Odemwingie of West Bromwich Albion celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa at The Hawthorns on January 19, 2013 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
Montenegro's Elsad Zverotic controls the ball during their 2014 World Cup group H qualifying soccer match against Montenegro, at City Stadium in Podgorica, Montenegro, Tuesday, March 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
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Montenegro's Elsad Zverotic controls the ball during their 2014 World Cup group H qualifying soccer match against Montenegro, at City Stadium in Podgorica, Montenegro, Tuesday, March 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Fenerbahce's Joseph Yobo (back) vies with Lazio's Libor Kozak during their UEFA Europa League quarter-final match between at Sukru Saracoglu Stadium in Istanbul on April 4, 2013. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILICBULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images
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Fenerbahce's Joseph Yobo (back) vies with Lazio's Libor Kozak during their UEFA Europa League quarter-final match between at Sukru Saracoglu Stadium in Istanbul on April 4, 2013. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILICBULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images
Egypt's Mohamed Nagi Gedo celebrates after scoring a second goal against Qatar during a friendly football match in the Qatari capital Doha on December 28, 2012. Egypt won 2-0. AFP PHOTO / AL-WATAN DOHA / KARIM JAAFAR == QATAR OUT == KARIM JAAFAR/AFP/Getty Images
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Egypt's Mohamed Nagi Gedo celebrates after scoring a second goal against Qatar during a friendly football match in the Qatari capital Doha on December 28, 2012. Egypt won 2-0. AFP PHOTO / AL-WATAN DOHA / KARIM JAAFAR == QATAR OUT == KARIM JAAFAR/AFP/Getty Images
Andrea Dossena (L) of SSC Napoli fights for a ball with Artem Fedetskiy (R) of FC Dnipro during UEFA Europa League, Group F, football match in Dnipropetrovs on October 25, 2012. AFP PHOTO/ SERGEI SUPINSKYSERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images
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Andrea Dossena (L) of SSC Napoli fights for a ball with Artem Fedetskiy (R) of FC Dnipro during UEFA Europa League, Group F, football match in Dnipropetrovs on October 25, 2012. AFP PHOTO/ SERGEI SUPINSKYSERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images
Italy's Fabio Borini turns away after scoring his sides second goal during the final of the European U21 Soccer Championship match against Spain in Jerusalem, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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Italy's Fabio Borini turns away after scoring his sides second goal during the final of the European U21 Soccer Championship match against Spain in Jerusalem, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Aston Villa's Scottish midfielder Barry Bannan gestures during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, West Midlands, England on December 21, 2011. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo by Ian Kington/AFP/Getty Images)
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Aston Villa's Scottish midfielder Barry Bannan gestures during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, West Midlands, England on December 21, 2011. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo by Ian Kington/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 04: Benoit Assou-Ekotto of Tottenham Hotspur is marshalled by Guilherme do Prado of Southampton during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton at White Hart Lane on May 4, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Tottenham Hotspur v Southampton - Premier League
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 04: Benoit Assou-Ekotto of Tottenham Hotspur is marshalled by Guilherme do Prado of Southampton during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton at White Hart Lane on May 4, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
File photo dated 27/04/2013 of Everton's Victor Anichebe.
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File photo dated 27/04/2013 of Everton's Victor Anichebe.
Aston Villa's Irish midfelder Stephen Ireland (L) and Manchester United's Brazilian defender Rafael Da Silva (2L) compete during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England, on April 15, 2012. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications (Photo by Andrew Yates/AFP/Getty Images)
Aston Villa's Irish Midfelder Stephen Ireland (L) And Manchester United's Brazilian Defender Rafael Da Silva (2L) AFP/Getty Images
Aston Villa's Irish midfelder Stephen Ireland (L) and Manchester United's Brazilian defender Rafael Da Silva (2L) compete during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England, on April 15, 2012. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications (Photo by Andrew Yates/AFP/Getty Images)
Spain's Alvaro Vasquez (R) shoots to score against Brazil's Gabriel during their FIFA U20 World Cup football match at the Hernan Ramirez Villegas stadium in Pereira, Risaralda department, Colombia, on August 14, 2011. AFP PHOTO /Luis Acosta (Photo credit should read LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)
Spain's Alvaro Vasquez (R) shoots to score against Brazil's Gabriel during their FIFA U20 World Cup football match at the Hernan Ramirez Villegas stadium in Pereira, Risaralda department, Colombia, on August 14, 2011. AFP PHOTO /Luis Acosta (Photo credit should read LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)
Spain's Alvaro Vasquez (R) shoots to score against Brazil's Gabriel during their FIFA U20 World Cup football match at the Hernan Ramirez Villegas stadium in Pereira, Risaralda department, Colombia, on August 14, 2011. AFP PHOTO /Luis Acosta (Photo credit should read LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)
Chelsea's Victor Moses (R) vies with Brentford's Tom Adeyemi during the fourth round replay English FA Cup football match between Chelsea and Brentford at Stamford Bridge in London on February 17, 2013. Chelsea won 4-0. AFP PHOTO/OLLY GREENWOOD - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.OLLY GREENWOOD/AFP/Getty Images
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Chelsea's Victor Moses (R) vies with Brentford's Tom Adeyemi during the fourth round replay English FA Cup football match between Chelsea and Brentford at Stamford Bridge in London on February 17, 2013. Chelsea won 4-0. AFP PHOTO/OLLY GREENWOOD - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.OLLY GREENWOOD/AFP/Getty Images
Marseille's french midfielder Morgan Amalfitano celebrates after the UEFA Champions League group F second-leg match Borussia Dortmund vs Olympique de Marseille at the Signal Iduna Park stadium in Dortmund, western Germany on December 6, 2011. Marseille won the match 2-3. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZ (Photo credit should read PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)
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Marseille's french midfielder Morgan Amalfitano celebrates after the UEFA Champions League group F second-leg match Borussia Dortmund vs Olympique de Marseille at the Signal Iduna Park stadium in Dortmund, western Germany on December 6, 2011. Marseille won the match 2-3. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZ (Photo credit should read PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)
Tottenham Hotspur's Gareth Bale strikes a free kick during the Barclays Premier League match at White Hart Lane, London.
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Tottenham Hotspur's Gareth Bale strikes a free kick during the Barclays Premier League match at White Hart Lane, London.
Bremen's Marko Arnautovic reacts after the German first division Bundesliga soccer match between SC Freiburg and Werder Bremen in Freiburg, southern Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. Bremen won 2-1. (AP Photo/dapd,Michael Kienzler)
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Bremen's Marko Arnautovic reacts after the German first division Bundesliga soccer match between SC Freiburg and Werder Bremen in Freiburg, southern Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. Bremen won 2-1. (AP Photo/dapd,Michael Kienzler)
Portugal's Tiago Ilori before the Under-20 World Cup Group B soccer match between Portugal and Cuba in Kayseri, Turkey, Thursday, June 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)
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Portugal's Tiago Ilori before the Under-20 World Cup Group B soccer match between Portugal and Cuba in Kayseri, Turkey, Thursday, June 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)
Real Madrid's Kaka celebrates his goal against Real Valladolid during their Spanish first division soccer match at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid May 4, 2013. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Real Madrid's Kaka celebrates his goal against Real Valladolid during their Spanish first division soccer match at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid May 4, 2013. REUTERS/Susana Vera
FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY Additional licence required for any commercial/promotional use or use on TV or internet (except identical online version of newspaper) of Premier League/Football League photos. Tel DataCo +44 207 2981656. Do not alter/modify photo. Captain of Paris Saint-Germain Mamadou Sakho reacts during the match against New York Red Bulls during their Emirates Cup football match at Emirates Stadium in London, on July 30, 2011. AFP PHOTO/IAN KINGTON (Photo credit should read IAN KINGTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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Martin Demichelis of Argentina waves during his presentation at the Vicente Calderon stadium after signing for Atletico Madrid, Madrid, Spain, Friday, July 12, 2013. The 32-year-old Demichelis, an Argentine international, who spent the past two and a half seasons with Malaga, has signed a one-year contract with Atletico. (AP Photo/Paul White)
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Martin Demichelis of Argentina waves during his presentation at the Vicente Calderon stadium after signing for Atletico Madrid, Madrid, Spain, Friday, July 12, 2013. The 32-year-old Demichelis, an Argentine international, who spent the past two and a half seasons with Malaga, has signed a one-year contract with Atletico. (AP Photo/Paul White)
Ajax Amsterdam player Christian Eriksen reacts after scoring the 4-0 goal during the Dutch Eredivisie football match against Heracles Almelo in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on April 7, 2013. Ajax Amsterdam won 4-0. AFP PHOTO / ANP / OLAF KRAAK netherlands outOLAF KRAAK/AFP/Getty Images
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Ajax Amsterdam player Christian Eriksen reacts after scoring the 4-0 goal during the Dutch Eredivisie football match against Heracles Almelo in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on April 7, 2013. Ajax Amsterdam won 4-0. AFP PHOTO / ANP / OLAF KRAAK netherlands outOLAF KRAAK/AFP/Getty Images
Rennes' French defender Kevin Theophile Catherine controls the ball during the French L1 football match Rennes against Ajaccio on April 29, 2012 at the route de Lorient stadium in Rennes, western France. AFP PHOTO DAMIEN MEYERDAMIEN MEYER/AFP/GettyImages
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Rennes' French defender Kevin Theophile Catherine controls the ball during the French L1 football match Rennes against Ajaccio on April 29, 2012 at the route de Lorient stadium in Rennes, western France. AFP PHOTO DAMIEN MEYERDAMIEN MEYER/AFP/GettyImages
Vlad Chiriches (L) of Steaua Bucharest celebrates scoring with his teammates during the UEFA Europa League Group E football match FC Steaua Bucaresti vs Molde FK in Bucharest, Romania on October 25, 2012. AFP PHOTO / DANIEL MIHAILESCUDANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images
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Vlad Chiriches (L) of Steaua Bucharest celebrates scoring with his teammates during the UEFA Europa League Group E football match FC Steaua Bucaresti vs Molde FK in Bucharest, Romania on October 25, 2012. AFP PHOTO / DANIEL MIHAILESCUDANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images
Samuel Eto'o of FC Anzhi Makhachkala gestures during an UEFA Europe League group A football match between his team and BSC Young Boys in Moscow on October 4, 2012. AFP PHOTO/KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEVKIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/GettyImages
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AC Milan's French midfielder Mathieu Flamini (L) celebrates after scoring against Bari during their Italian Serie A football match at Bari's stadium on November 7, 2010. AFP PHOTO / ANDREAS SOLARO (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)
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AC Milan's French midfielder Mathieu Flamini (L) celebrates after scoring against Bari during their Italian Serie A football match at Bari's stadium on November 7, 2010. AFP PHOTO / ANDREAS SOLARO (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - JULY 22: Erik Lamela #8 of A.C. Roma scores a goal against Zaglebie Lubin during the first half of a international friendly match on July 22, 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JULY 22: Erik Lamela #8 of A.C. Roma scores a goal against Zaglebie Lubin during the first half of a international friendly match on July 22, 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)
Fiorentina's Serbian midfielder Adem Ljajic celebrates after scoring a goal during the Italian Serie A football match between Fiorentina and Inter Milan at the Artemio Franchi Stadium in Florence on February 17, 2013. AFP PHOTO / GIUSEPPE CACACEGIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images
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Fiorentina's Serbian midfielder Adem Ljajic celebrates after scoring a goal during the Italian Serie A football match between Fiorentina and Inter Milan at the Artemio Franchi Stadium in Florence on February 17, 2013. AFP PHOTO / GIUSEPPE CACACEGIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images
Anzhi Makhachkala's Brazilian midfielder Willian (L) vies for the ball with Hanover's defender Christian Schulz during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 football match Hannover 96 vs FC Anzhi Makhachkala in Hanover, northern Germany on February 21, 2013. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
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Anzhi Makhachkala's Brazilian midfielder Willian (L) vies for the ball with Hanover's defender Christian Schulz during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 football match Hannover 96 vs FC Anzhi Makhachkala in Hanover, northern Germany on February 21, 2013. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
CARDIFF, WALES - AUGUST 04: Scott Sinclair of Great Britain in action during the Men's Football Quarter Final match between Great Britain and Korea, on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Millennium Stadium on August 4, 2012 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
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CARDIFF, WALES - AUGUST 04: Scott Sinclair of Great Britain in action during the Men's Football Quarter Final match between Great Britain and Korea, on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Millennium Stadium on August 4, 2012 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Lucian Murgoci (R) of Romania vies with Charis Mavrias (L) of Greece during the final football match of the UEFA European Under-19 Championship 2010/2011 in Berceni village next to Bucharest July 23, 2011. AFP PHOTO/DANIEL MIHAILESCU (Photo credit should read DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)
Lucian Murgoci (R) of Romania vies with Charis Mavrias (L) of Greece during the final football match of the UEFA European Under-19 Championship 2010/2011 in Berceni village next to Bucharest July 23, 2011. AFP PHOTO/DANIEL MIHAILESCU (Photo credit should read DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)
Lucian Murgoci (R) of Romania vies with Charis Mavrias (L) of Greece during the final football match of the UEFA European Under-19 Championship 2010/2011 in Berceni village next to Bucharest July 23, 2011. AFP PHOTO/DANIEL MIHAILESCU (Photo credit should read DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)
Sweden's national football team forward Johan Elmander speaks to the press after a training session on June 12, 2012 at the Koncha Zaspa training centre near Kiev during the Euro 2012 football championships. AFP PHOTO / JONATHAN NACKSTRANDJONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/GettyImages
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Sweden's national football team forward Johan Elmander speaks to the press after a training session on June 12, 2012 at the Koncha Zaspa training centre near Kiev during the Euro 2012 football championships. AFP PHOTO / JONATHAN NACKSTRANDJONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/GettyImages
Southampton's English midfielder Jason Puncheon (R) vies with Tottenham Hotspur's German midfielder Lewis Holtby (L) during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton at White Hart Lane in north London on May 4, 2013. Tottenham won the game 1-0. AFP PHOTO / IAN KINGTON RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publicationsIAN KINGTON/AFP/Getty Images
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Southampton's English midfielder Jason Puncheon (R) vies with Tottenham Hotspur's German midfielder Lewis Holtby (L) during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton at White Hart Lane in north London on May 4, 2013. Tottenham won the game 1-0. AFP PHOTO / IAN KINGTON RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publicationsIAN KINGTON/AFP/Getty Images
Nancy's Romanian forward Daniel Niculae (R) fights for the ball with Lyon's French defender Aly Cissokho during their French L1 football match Nancy vs Lyon at Marcel Picot Stadium, on March 3, 2012 in Tomblaine. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN (Photo credit should read JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images)
Nancy's Romanian forward Daniel Niculae (R) fights for the ball with Lyon's French defender Aly Cissokho during their French L1 football match Nancy vs Lyon at Marcel Picot Stadium, on March 3, 2012 in Tomblaine. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN (Photo credit should read JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images)
Nancy's Romanian forward Daniel Niculae (R) fights for the ball with Lyon's French defender Aly Cissokho during their French L1 football match Nancy vs Lyon at Marcel Picot Stadium, on March 3, 2012 in Tomblaine. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN (Photo credit should read JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images)
Tottenham Hotspur's English midfielder Scott Parker (R) vies with Coventry City's Belgian midfielder Franck Moussa (2nd R) during the English FA Cup third round football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Coventry City at White Hart Lane, in north London on January 5, 2013. AFP PHOTO/BEN STANSALL RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images
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Tottenham Hotspur's English midfielder Scott Parker (R) vies with Coventry City's Belgian midfielder Franck Moussa (2nd R) during the English FA Cup third round football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Coventry City at White Hart Lane, in north London on January 5, 2013. AFP PHOTO/BEN STANSALL RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images
Aston Villa's English striker Darren Bent gestures during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Swansea City at Villa Park in Birmingham, West Midlands, England on January 2, 2012. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo by Olly Greenwood/AFP/Getty Images)
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Aston Villa's English striker Darren Bent gestures during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Swansea City at Villa Park in Birmingham, West Midlands, England on January 2, 2012. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo by Olly Greenwood/AFP/Getty Images)
Leverkusen's midfielder Simon Rolfes (R) and Bayern Munich's Brazilian midfielder Luiz Gustavo vie for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match Bayer Leverkusen vs FC Bayern Munich in Leverkusen, western Germany, on March 16, 2013. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZ DFL RULES TO LIMIT THE ONLINE USAGE DURING MATCH TIME TO 15 PICTURES PER MATCH. IMAGE SEQUENCES TO SIMULATE VIDEO IS NOT ALLOWED AT ANY TIME. FOR FURTHER QUERIES PLEASE CONTACT DFL DIRECTLY AT + 49 69 650050.PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
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Leverkusen's midfielder Simon Rolfes (R) and Bayern Munich's Brazilian midfielder Luiz Gustavo vie for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match Bayer Leverkusen vs FC Bayern Munich in Leverkusen, western Germany, on March 16, 2013. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZ DFL RULES TO LIMIT THE ONLINE USAGE DURING MATCH TIME TO 15 PICTURES PER MATCH. IMAGE SEQUENCES TO SIMULATE VIDEO IS NOT ALLOWED AT ANY TIME. FOR FURTHER QUERIES PLEASE CONTACT DFL DIRECTLY AT + 49 69 650050.PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images
Toulouse's captain Etienne Capoue runs during the French L1 football match Toulouse vs Ajaccio on May 20, 2012 in Toulouse. AFP PHOTO/REMY GABALDAREMY GABALDA/AFP/GettyImages
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Toulouse's captain Etienne Capoue runs during the French L1 football match Toulouse vs Ajaccio on May 20, 2012 in Toulouse. AFP PHOTO/REMY GABALDAREMY GABALDA/AFP/GettyImages
Tottenham Hotspur's English midfielder Jake Livermore (L) vies with Cheltenham Town's Welsh striker Kaid Mohamed during the English FA Cup 3rd Round football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Cheltenham Town at White Hart Lane in north London, England on January 7, 2012. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications (Photo by Ian Kington/AFP/Getty Images)
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Tottenham Hotspur's English midfielder Jake Livermore (L) vies with Cheltenham Town's Welsh striker Kaid Mohamed during the English FA Cup 3rd Round football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Cheltenham Town at White Hart Lane in north London, England on January 7, 2012. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications (Photo by Ian Kington/AFP/Getty Images)
Tottenham Hotspur's English midfielder Tom Huddlestone applauds their supporters after the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at The Etihad stadium in Manchester, north-west England on November 11, 2012. Manchester City won the game 2-1. AFP PHOTO/ANDREW YATES RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.ANDREW YATES/AFP/Getty Images
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Tottenham Hotspur's English midfielder Tom Huddlestone applauds their supporters after the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at The Etihad stadium in Manchester, north-west England on November 11, 2012. Manchester City won the game 2-1. AFP PHOTO/ANDREW YATES RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.ANDREW YATES/AFP/Getty Images
Liverpool's English midfielder Stewart Downing celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Wigan Athletic and Liverpool at The DW Stadium in Wigan, northwest England, on March 2, 2013. AFP PHOTO/PAUL ELLIS RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images
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Watford's Matej Vydra misses a chance on goal during the npower Championship, Play-Off Semi Final, First Leg match at the Walkers Stadium, Leicester.
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Watford's Matej Vydra misses a chance on goal during the npower Championship, Play-Off Semi Final, First Leg match at the Walkers Stadium, Leicester.
Trabzonspor's defender Ondrej Celustka (R) celebrates scoring against Inter Milan during their Champions League qualifying round match on September 14, 2011 in San Siro Stadium in Milan. Trabzonspor defeated Inter Milan 1-0. AFP PHOTO / GIUSEPPE CACACE (Photo credit should read GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images)
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Trabzonspor's defender Ondrej Celustka (R) celebrates scoring against Inter Milan during their Champions League qualifying round match on September 14, 2011 in San Siro Stadium in Milan. Trabzonspor defeated Inter Milan 1-0. AFP PHOTO / GIUSEPPE CACACE (Photo credit should read GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 15: Gervinho of Arsenal celebrates scoring their fifth goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Southampton at Emirates Stadium on September 15, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 15: Gervinho of Arsenal celebrates scoring their fifth goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Southampton at Emirates Stadium on September 15, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Brazil's Atletico Mineiro forward Bernard (R) celebrates after scoring his second team's third goal against Argentina's Arsenal FC during their Copa Libertadores 2013 group 3 football match at Arsenal stadium in Sarandi, Buenos Aires, Argentina, on February 26, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Juan MabromataJUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images
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Brazil's Atletico Mineiro forward Bernard (R) celebrates after scoring his second team's third goal against Argentina's Arsenal FC during their Copa Libertadores 2013 group 3 football match at Arsenal stadium in Sarandi, Buenos Aires, Argentina, on February 26, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Juan MabromataJUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images
Queens Park Rangers' Moroccan midfielder Adel Taarabt runs with the ball during the English Premier League football match between Queens Park Rangers and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Loftus Road in London, England on February 4, 2012. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications (Photo by Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images)
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Queens Park Rangers' Moroccan midfielder Adel Taarabt runs with the ball during the English Premier League football match between Queens Park Rangers and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Loftus Road in London, England on February 4, 2012. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications (Photo by Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19: Loic Remy of Queens Park Rangers celebrates scoring during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Queens Park Rangers at Upton Park on January 19, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19: Loic Remy of Queens Park Rangers celebrates scoring during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Queens Park Rangers at Upton Park on January 19, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Clint Dempsey, captain of the U.S. National Soccer Team, stands for the singing of the national anthem after he was introduced as the newest member of the Seattle Sounders FC MLS soccer team, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, prior to a match between the Sounders and FC Dallas in Seattle. Dempsey previously played for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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Clint Dempsey, captain of the U.S. National Soccer Team, stands for the singing of the national anthem after he was introduced as the newest member of the Seattle Sounders FC MLS soccer team, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, prior to a match between the Sounders and FC Dallas in Seattle. Dempsey previously played for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Uruguay's Diego Lugano before a soccer Confederations Cup group B match between Nigeria and Uruguay at Fonte Nova stadium in Salvador, Brazil, Thursday, June 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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Uruguay's Diego Lugano before a soccer Confederations Cup group B match between Nigeria and Uruguay at Fonte Nova stadium in Salvador, Brazil, Thursday, June 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Valencia's forward Roberto Soldado celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Valencia CF vs Club Atletico Osasuna at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on May 4, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ JOSE JORDANJOSE JORDAN/AFP/Getty Images
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Valencia's forward Roberto Soldado celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Valencia CF vs Club Atletico Osasuna at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on May 4, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ JOSE JORDANJOSE JORDAN/AFP/Getty Images
Lazio's defenderof Bosnia and Herzegovina Senad Lilic (R) fights for the ball with Tottenham Hotspur's English defender Steven Caulker during the group J Europa League football match between Lazio and Tottenham on November 22 , 2012 at the Olympic stadium in Rome. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLIALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images
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Lazio's defenderof Bosnia and Herzegovina Senad Lilic (R) fights for the ball with Tottenham Hotspur's English defender Steven Caulker during the group J Europa League football match between Lazio and Tottenham on November 22 , 2012 at the Olympic stadium in Rome. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLIALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - DECEMBER 05: Celtic striker Gary Hooper celebrates after scoring the first goal during the UEFA Champions League Group G match between Celtic FC and FC Spartak Moscow at Celtic Park on December 5, 2012 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
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GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - DECEMBER 05: Celtic striker Gary Hooper celebrates after scoring the first goal during the UEFA Champions League Group G match between Celtic FC and FC Spartak Moscow at Celtic Park on December 5, 2012 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Lorient's French defender Gregory Bourillon (R) vies with Evian-Thonon Gaillard's French forward Yannick Anister Sagbo-Latte during the French L1 football match Lorient vs. Evian-Thonon Gaillard at the Moustoir stadium on March 31, 2012 in Lorient, western of France. AFP PHOTO / FRED TANNEAU
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Lorient's French defender Gregory Bourillon (R) vies with Evian-Thonon Gaillard's French forward Yannick Anister Sagbo-Latte during the French L1 football match Lorient vs. Evian-Thonon Gaillard at the Moustoir stadium on March 31, 2012 in Lorient, western of France. AFP PHOTO / FRED TANNEAU
Argentina's Gonzalo Higuain stands during the playing of his country's national anthem before the start of a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match against Colombia in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, June 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Eduardo Di Baia)
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Argentina's Gonzalo Higuain stands during the playing of his country's national anthem before the start of a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match against Colombia in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, June 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Eduardo Di Baia)
Liverpool's Spanish goalkeeper Pepe Reina plays during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford in Manchester, northwest England, on January 13, 2013. United's second goal was awarded to Manchester United's Serbian defender Nemanja Vidic. AFP PHOTO/ANDREW YATES == RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications ==ANDREW YATES/AFP/Getty Images
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Liverpool's Spanish goalkeeper Pepe Reina plays during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford in Manchester, northwest England, on January 13, 2013. United's second goal was awarded to Manchester United's Serbian defender Nemanja Vidic. AFP PHOTO/ANDREW YATES == RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications ==ANDREW YATES/AFP/Getty Images
Paris Saint-Germain's French forward Kevin Gameiro celebrates after scoring during a French Cup round of 16 football match Paris Saint Germain vs Toulouse on January 23, 2013 at the Parc-des-Princes stadium in Paris. AFP PHOTO LOIC VENANCELOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images
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Paris Saint-Germain's French forward Kevin Gameiro celebrates after scoring during a French Cup round of 16 football match Paris Saint Germain vs Toulouse on January 23, 2013 at the Parc-des-Princes stadium in Paris. AFP PHOTO LOIC VENANCELOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images
Chile's Cristian Cuevas is pictured before the Under-20 World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Croatia and Chile in Bursa, Turkey, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)
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Chile's Cristian Cuevas is pictured before the Under-20 World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Croatia and Chile in Bursa, Turkey, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)
Belgium's Nacer Chadli controls the ball during their World Cup 2014 Group A qualifying soccer match against Serbia at the King Baudouin stadium in Brussels, Friday, June 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)
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Belgium's Nacer Chadli controls the ball during their World Cup 2014 Group A qualifying soccer match against Serbia at the King Baudouin stadium in Brussels, Friday, June 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)
Fiorentina's Montenegro's forward Stevan Jovetic celebrates after scoring during the Italy's serie A football match between Lazio and Fiorentina on March 10, 2013 at Olympic stadium in Rome. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLIALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images
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Fiorentina's Montenegro's forward Stevan Jovetic celebrates after scoring during the Italy's serie A football match between Lazio and Fiorentina on March 10, 2013 at Olympic stadium in Rome. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLIALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images
AS Roma defender Marquinhos (R) fights for the ball with Juventus' forward Sebastian Giovinco during the Italian Serie A football match between AS Roma and Juventus on February 16, 2013 at the Olympic Stadium in Rome. AFP PHOTO / GIUSEPPE CACACEGIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images
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AS Roma defender Marquinhos (R) fights for the ball with Juventus' forward Sebastian Giovinco during the Italian Serie A football match between AS Roma and Juventus on February 16, 2013 at the Olympic Stadium in Rome. AFP PHOTO / GIUSEPPE CACACEGIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images
Sevilla's forward Alvaro Negredo celebrates after scoring during the Spanish Copa del Rey (King's Cup) quarter final, second leg, football match Sevilla FC vs Zaragoza at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Sevilla on January 23, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ CRISTINA QUICLERCRISTINA QUICLER/AFP/Getty Images
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Sevilla's forward Alvaro Negredo celebrates after scoring during the Spanish Copa del Rey (King's Cup) quarter final, second leg, football match Sevilla FC vs Zaragoza at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Sevilla on January 23, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ CRISTINA QUICLERCRISTINA QUICLER/AFP/Getty Images
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PSV Eindhoven Kevin Strootman reacts to play during the UEFA Europe League football match Valencia against PSV Eindhoven on March 8, 2012 at Mestalla stadium in Valencia. AFP PHOTO / JOSE JORDAN (Photo credit should read JOSE JORDAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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PSV Eindhoven Kevin Strootman reacts to play during the UEFA Europe League football match Valencia against PSV Eindhoven on March 8, 2012 at Mestalla stadium in Valencia. AFP PHOTO / JOSE JORDAN (Photo credit should read JOSE JORDAN/AFP/Getty Images)
French midfielder Florent Malouda smiles after scoring a goal during the friendly football match France vs Serbia on May 31, 2012, at the Auguste Delaune stadium in Reims. AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFEFRANCK FIFE/AFP/GettyImages
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French midfielder Florent Malouda smiles after scoring a goal during the friendly football match France vs Serbia on May 31, 2012, at the Auguste Delaune stadium in Reims. AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFEFRANCK FIFE/AFP/GettyImages
SSC Napoli's forward Edinson Cavani postures after scoring during the italian Serie A football match SSC Napoli vs Inter Milan at San Paolo Stadium in Naples on May 5, 2013. AFP PHOTO / ROBERTO SALOMONEROBERTO SALOMONE/AFP/Getty Images
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SSC Napoli's forward Edinson Cavani postures after scoring during the italian Serie A football match SSC Napoli vs Inter Milan at San Paolo Stadium in Naples on May 5, 2013. AFP PHOTO / ROBERTO SALOMONEROBERTO SALOMONE/AFP/Getty Images
Italy's Emanuele Giaccherini celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the soccer Confederations Cup group A match between Italy and Brazil at Fonte Nova stadium in Salvador, Brazil, Saturday, June 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
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Italy's Emanuele Giaccherini celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the soccer Confederations Cup group A match between Italy and Brazil at Fonte Nova stadium in Salvador, Brazil, Saturday, June 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
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File photo dated 29/9/2012 of Newcastle United goalkeeper Steve Harper.
Barcelona's midfielder Thiago Alcántara reacts during the Spanish Cup second leg semi-final football match FC Barcelona vs Valencia CF on February 8, 2012 at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. AFP PHOTO / LLUIS GENE
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Barcelona's midfielder Thiago Alcántara reacts during the Spanish Cup second leg semi-final football match FC Barcelona vs Valencia CF on February 8, 2012 at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. AFP PHOTO / LLUIS GENE
Spain's Ignacio Camacho is tackled by Leroy Fer of the Netherlands during a European U21 Soccer Championship Group B match in Petah Tikva, Israel, Wednesday, June 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
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Spain's Ignacio Camacho is tackled by Leroy Fer of the Netherlands during a European U21 Soccer Championship Group B match in Petah Tikva, Israel, Wednesday, June 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Spain's Asier Illarramendi controls the ball during a European U21 Soccer Championship semi-final match against Norway in Netanya, Israel, Saturday, June 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
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Spain's Asier Illarramendi controls the ball during a European U21 Soccer Championship semi-final match against Norway in Netanya, Israel, Saturday, June 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
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File photo dated 12/02/2013 of Victor Wanyama, Celtic. PRESS ASSOCATION Photo. Issue date: Monday May 13, 2013. The award for top player aged 21 and under goes to Celtic's Victor Wanyama after the Kenyan midfielder played a key role in the Hoops' second successive title win. See PA story SOCCER SPL. Photo credit should read: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire.
Ivory Coast's forward Wilfried Bony takes part in a training session in Rustenburg on February 1, 2013. Nigeria will play against Ivory Coast on February 3, 2013 in the 2013 African Cup of Nations tournament. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER JOEALEXANDER JOE/AFP/Getty Images
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Ivory Coast's forward Wilfried Bony takes part in a training session in Rustenburg on February 1, 2013. Nigeria will play against Ivory Coast on February 3, 2013 in the 2013 African Cup of Nations tournament. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER JOEALEXANDER JOE/AFP/Getty Images
Swedish defender Martin Olsson eyes the ball during the Euro 2012 football championships match Sweden vs France on June 19, 2012 at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev. AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFEFRANCK FIFE/AFP/GettyImages
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Swedish defender Martin Olsson eyes the ball during the Euro 2012 football championships match Sweden vs France on June 19, 2012 at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev. AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFEFRANCK FIFE/AFP/GettyImages
West Bromwich Albion's English midfielder Jerome Thomas (L) vies with Aston Villa's Scottish defender Alan Hutton (R) during the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich, central England, on April 28, 2012. AFP PHOTO/BEN STANSALL RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.BEN STANSALL/AFP/GettyImages
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West Bromwich Albion's English midfielder Jerome Thomas (L) vies with Aston Villa's Scottish defender Alan Hutton (R) during the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich, central England, on April 28, 2012. AFP PHOTO/BEN STANSALL RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.BEN STANSALL/AFP/GettyImages
Australia's goal keeper Mark Schwarzer stands for the national anthem before playing Iraq in their World Cup soccer Asian qualifying match at the Sydney Olympic Stadium in Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Australia won the match 1-0 and qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
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Australia's goal keeper Mark Schwarzer stands for the national anthem before playing Iraq in their World Cup soccer Asian qualifying match at the Sydney Olympic Stadium in Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Australia won the match 1-0 and qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
USA's Jozy Altidore (17) chases down a ball during a World Cup qualifier soccer match between USA and Panama, Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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USA's Jozy Altidore (17) chases down a ball during a World Cup qualifier soccer match between USA and Panama, Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
USA's Jozy Altidore (17) chases down a ball during a World Cup qualifier soccer match between USA and Panama, Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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USA's Jozy Altidore (17) chases down a ball during a World Cup qualifier soccer match between USA and Panama, Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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File photo dated 14/05/2013 of Wigan Athletic goalkeeper's Joel Robles.
FC Shakhtar's Henrikh Mkhitaryan (L) vies for the ball with Juventus' Mirko Vucinic during the UEFA Champions League, Group E, football match between FC Shakhtar and Juventus, in Donetsk on December 5, 2012. AFP PHOTO/ SERGEI SUPINSKYSERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images
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FC Shakhtar's Henrikh Mkhitaryan (L) vies for the ball with Juventus' Mirko Vucinic during the UEFA Champions League, Group E, football match between FC Shakhtar and Juventus, in Donetsk on December 5, 2012. AFP PHOTO/ SERGEI SUPINSKYSERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images
FC Barcelona's David Villa, right, reacts after scoring against Malaga during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, June 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
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FC Barcelona's David Villa, right, reacts after scoring against Malaga during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, June 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Wigan Athletic's Arouna Kone waves to the crowd as they depart from Wigan North Western Station, Wigan.
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Wigan Athletic's Arouna Kone waves to the crowd as they depart from Wigan North Western Station, Wigan.
Bayern Munich's striker Mario Gomez (C) raects after scoring a second goal during UEFA champions league semi final first leg football match between Bayern Muenchen and FC Barcelona on April 23, 2013 in Munich. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images
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Bayern Munich's striker Mario Gomez (C) raects after scoring a second goal during UEFA champions league semi final first leg football match between Bayern Muenchen and FC Barcelona on April 23, 2013 in Munich. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images
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Brazil's Paulinho, second left, celebrates scoring his side's 2nd goal during the soccer Confederations Cup semifinal match between Brazil and Uruguay at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Bruno Magalhaes)
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Brazil's Paulinho, second left, celebrates scoring his side's 2nd goal during the soccer Confederations Cup semifinal match between Brazil and Uruguay at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Bruno Magalhaes)
Juventus' French forward Nicolas Anelka reacts during the Italian Serie A football match between AS Roma and Juventus on February 16, 2013 at the Olympic Stadium in Rome. AS Roma defeated Juventus 1-0. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYSGABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images
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Juventus' French forward Nicolas Anelka reacts during the Italian Serie A football match between AS Roma and Juventus on February 16, 2013 at the Olympic Stadium in Rome. AS Roma defeated Juventus 1-0. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYSGABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images
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Liverpool's Jonjo Shelvey celebrates his second goal to 3:5 during the UEFA Europa League Group A soccer match between BSC Young Boys and Liverpool FC at the Stade de Suisse in Bern, Switzerland, Thursday, September 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Alessandro della Valle/Keystone)
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Liverpool's Jonjo Shelvey celebrates his second goal to 3:5 during the UEFA Europa League Group A soccer match between BSC Young Boys and Liverpool FC at the Stade de Suisse in Bern, Switzerland, Thursday, September 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Alessandro della Valle/Keystone)
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Malaga's midfielder Isco celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match Malaga CF vs FC Porto at La Rosaleda stadium in Malaga on March 13, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ JORGE GUERREROJorge Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images
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Malaga's midfielder Isco celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match Malaga CF vs FC Porto at La Rosaleda stadium in Malaga on March 13, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ JORGE GUERREROJorge Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images
Sunderland's Egyptian midfielder, Ahmed Elmohamady (L) vies with Newcastle United's Argentinean defender, Fabricio Coloccini (R) during an English FA Premier League football match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England, on January 16, 2011. AFP PHOTO/GRAHAM STUART - FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY Additional licence required for any commercial/promotional use or use on TV or internet (except identical online version of newspaper) of Premier League/Football League photos. Tel DataCo +44 207 2981656. Do not alter/modify photo. (Photo credit should read GRAHAM STUART/AFP/Getty Images)
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Sunderland's Egyptian midfielder, Ahmed Elmohamady (L) vies with Newcastle United's Argentinean defender, Fabricio Coloccini (R) during an English FA Premier League football match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England, on January 16, 2011. AFP PHOTO/GRAHAM STUART - FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY Additional licence required for any commercial/promotional use or use on TV or internet (except identical online version of newspaper) of Premier League/Football League photos. Tel DataCo +44 207 2981656. Do not alter/modify photo. (Photo credit should read GRAHAM STUART/AFP/Getty Images)
Erik Pieters of the Netherlands lines up before his friendly soccer match against Indonesia at Gelora Bung Karno stadium in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, June 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
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Erik Pieters of the Netherlands lines up before his friendly soccer match against Indonesia at Gelora Bung Karno stadium in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, June 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (R) fights for the ball with Espanyol's defender Jordi Amat Maas on March 4, 2012 during a Spanish league football match at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. (Photo by Dani Pozo /AFP/Getty Images)
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Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (R) fights for the ball with Espanyol's defender Jordi Amat Maas on March 4, 2012 during a Spanish league football match at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. (Photo by Dani Pozo /AFP/Getty Images)
Russian forward Andrey Arshavin eyes the ball during the Euro 2012 football match Russia vs. Czech Republic, on June 8, 2012 at the Municipal stadium in Wroclaw. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINIFABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/GettyImages
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Russian forward Andrey Arshavin eyes the ball during the Euro 2012 football match Russia vs. Czech Republic, on June 8, 2012 at the Municipal stadium in Wroclaw. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINIFABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/GettyImages
Manchester City's Argentinian striker Carlos Tevez celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Wigan Athletic at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northwest England, on April 17, 2013. AFP PHOTO/LINDSEY PARNABY “ RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. ”LINDSEY PARNABY/AFP/Getty Images
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Manchester City's Argentinian striker Carlos Tevez celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Wigan Athletic at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northwest England, on April 17, 2013. AFP PHOTO/LINDSEY PARNABY “ RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. ”LINDSEY PARNABY/AFP/Getty Images
Sunderland's Belgian goalkeeper Simon Mignolet shouts during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Sunderland at Villa Park in Birmingham, in the West Midlands, England, on April 29, 2013. Aston Villa won 6-1. AFP PHOTO / ANDREW YATES RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.ANDREW YATES/AFP/Getty Images
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Sunderland's Belgian goalkeeper Simon Mignolet shouts during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Sunderland at Villa Park in Birmingham, in the West Midlands, England, on April 29, 2013. Aston Villa won 6-1. AFP PHOTO / ANDREW YATES RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.ANDREW YATES/AFP/Getty Images
Bayer Leverkusen's midfielder Andre Schurrle gestures during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 second leg football match SL Benfica vs Bayer 04 Leverkusen at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on February 21, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRAPATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP/Getty Images
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Bayer Leverkusen's midfielder Andre Schurrle gestures during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 second leg football match SL Benfica vs Bayer 04 Leverkusen at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on February 21, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRAPATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP/Getty Images
Spain's Antonio Luna (L) vies for the ball with Korea Republic's Kim Kyun during the FIFA's Under-20 World Cup match held at Palo Grande stadium in Manizales on Augst 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO /Luis Acosta (Photo credit should read LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)
Spain's Antonio Luna (L) vies for the ball with Korea Republic's Kim Kyun during the FIFA's Under-20 World Cup match held at Palo Grande stadium in Manizales on Augst 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO /Luis Acosta (Photo credit should read LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)
Spain's Antonio Luna (L) vies for the ball with Korea Republic's Kim Kyun during the FIFA's Under-20 World Cup match held at Palo Grande stadium in Manizales on Augst 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO /Luis Acosta (Photo credit should read LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)
Spain's Antonio Luna (L) vies for the ball with Korea Republic's Kim Kyun during the FIFA's Under-20 World Cup match held at Palo Grande stadium in Manizales on Augst 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO /Luis Acosta (Photo credit should read LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)
Spain's Antonio Luna (L) vies for the ball with Korea Republic's Kim Kyun during the FIFA's Under-20 World Cup match held at Palo Grande stadium in Manizales on Augst 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO /Luis Acosta (Photo credit should read LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)
Spain's Antonio Luna (L) vies for the ball with Korea Republic's Kim Kyun during the FIFA's Under-20 World Cup match held at Palo Grande stadium in Manizales on Augst 10, 2011. AFP PHOTO /Luis Acosta (Photo credit should read LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)
Wigan Athletic's Honduran defender Maynor Figueroa celebrates scoring during the English FA Cup quarter-final football match between Everton and Wigan Athletic at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north-west England on March 9, 2013. AFP PHOTO / PAUL ELLIS RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images
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Wigan Athletic's Honduran defender Maynor Figueroa celebrates scoring during the English FA Cup quarter-final football match between Everton and Wigan Athletic at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north-west England on March 9, 2013. AFP PHOTO / PAUL ELLIS RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images
Olympique Lyonnais' defender Dejan Lovren controls the ball during the French League Cup Final football match Lyon vs. Marseille at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOULLIARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOULLIARD/AFP/Getty Images)
Olympique Lyonnais' defender Dejan Lovren controls the ball during the French League Cup Final football match Lyon vs. Marseille at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOULLIARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOULLIARD/AFP/Getty Images)
Olympique Lyonnais' defender Dejan Lovren controls the ball during the French League Cup Final football match Lyon vs. Marseille at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOULLIARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOULLIARD/AFP/Getty Images)
Nordsjaelland's Danish defender Jores Okore jumps for a header during the UEFA Champions League Group E football match FC Nordsjaelland vs Juventus at Parken stadium in Copenhagen, Denmark on October 23, 2012. The match ended with the score 1-1. AFP PHOTO/JONATHAN NACKSTRANDJONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images
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Nordsjaelland's Danish defender Jores Okore jumps for a header during the UEFA Champions League Group E football match FC Nordsjaelland vs Juventus at Parken stadium in Copenhagen, Denmark on October 23, 2012. The match ended with the score 1-1. AFP PHOTO/JONATHAN NACKSTRANDJONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images
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Betis' forward Ruben Castro (L) celebrates with teammate midfielder Jose Canas after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match Deportivo vs Betis at Riazor's Stadium in Coruna, on December 2, 2012. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL RIOPAMIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images
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Betis' forward Ruben Castro (L) celebrates with teammate midfielder Jose Canas after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match Deportivo vs Betis at Riazor's Stadium in Coruna, on December 2, 2012. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL RIOPAMIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images
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File photo dated 29/2/12 of Maarten Stekelenburg, Holland goalkeeper.
Sporting's Dutch forward Ricky van Wolfswinkel celebrates after scoring during the Portuguese league football match SC Braga vs Sporting CP at the municipal stadium in Braga on April 1, 2013. Sporting defeated Braga 3-2. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL RIOPAMIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images
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Sporting's Dutch forward Ricky van Wolfswinkel celebrates after scoring during the Portuguese league football match SC Braga vs Sporting CP at the municipal stadium in Braga on April 1, 2013. Sporting defeated Braga 3-2. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL RIOPAMIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images
FILE - In this June 3, 2013 file photo, FC Barcelona's new signing, Neymar controls the ball during his official presentation at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain. As the player carrying Brazils hopes for a World Cup title at home, Neymar is expected to attract most of the attention at the Confederations Cup. After his high profile transfer to Barcelona, the scrutiny is only likely to increase. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)
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FILE - In this June 3, 2013 file photo, FC Barcelona's new signing, Neymar controls the ball during his official presentation at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain. As the player carrying Brazils hopes for a World Cup title at home, Neymar is expected to attract most of the attention at the Confederations Cup. After his high profile transfer to Barcelona, the scrutiny is only likely to increase. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)
Spanish forward Fernando Llorente laughs during a press conference in Gniewino on June 8, 2012 few hours before the opening match of the Euro 2012 football championchips in Wasaw. AFP PHOTO/ PIERRE -PHILIPPE MARCOUPIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP/GettyImages
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Spanish forward Fernando Llorente laughs during a press conference in Gniewino on June 8, 2012 few hours before the opening match of the Euro 2012 football championchips in Wasaw. AFP PHOTO/ PIERRE -PHILIPPE MARCOUPIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP/GettyImages
File photo dated 07/11/2012 of Shakhtar Donetsk's Razvan Rat.
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File photo dated 29/2/12 of Maarten Stekelenburg, Holland goalkeeper.
Sporting's Dutch forward Ricky van Wolfswinkel celebrates after scoring during the Portuguese league football match SC Braga vs Sporting CP at the municipal stadium in Braga on April 1, 2013. Sporting defeated Braga 3-2. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL RIOPAMIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images
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Sporting's Dutch forward Ricky van Wolfswinkel celebrates after scoring during the Portuguese league football match SC Braga vs Sporting CP at the municipal stadium in Braga on April 1, 2013. Sporting defeated Braga 3-2. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL RIOPAMIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images
FILE - In this June 3, 2013 file photo, FC Barcelona's new signing, Neymar controls the ball during his official presentation at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain. As the player carrying Brazils hopes for a World Cup title at home, Neymar is expected to attract most of the attention at the Confederations Cup. After his high profile transfer to Barcelona, the scrutiny is only likely to increase. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)
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FILE - In this June 3, 2013 file photo, FC Barcelona's new signing, Neymar controls the ball during his official presentation at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain. As the player carrying Brazils hopes for a World Cup title at home, Neymar is expected to attract most of the attention at the Confederations Cup. After his high profile transfer to Barcelona, the scrutiny is only likely to increase. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)
Spanish forward Fernando Llorente laughs during a press conference in Gniewino on June 8, 2012 few hours before the opening match of the Euro 2012 football championchips in Wasaw. AFP PHOTO/ PIERRE -PHILIPPE MARCOUPIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP/GettyImages
Spanish Forward Fernando Llorente Laughs AFP/Getty Images
Spanish forward Fernando Llorente laughs during a press conference in Gniewino on June 8, 2012 few hours before the opening match of the Euro 2012 football championchips in Wasaw. AFP PHOTO/ PIERRE -PHILIPPE MARCOUPIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP/GettyImages

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