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Soccer Football - Paraguay’s Cerro Porteno v Brazil's Gremio - Copa Libertadores - General Pablo Rojas Stadium, Asuncion, Paraguay - April 17, 2018. Everton of Gremio and Marcos Caceres of Cerro Porteno in action. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
Soccer Football - Paraguay’s Cerro Porteno v Brazil's Gremio - Copa Libertadores
Soccer Football - Paraguay’s Cerro Porteno v Brazil's Gremio - Copa Libertadores - General Pablo Rojas Stadium, Asuncion, Paraguay - April 17, 2018. Everton of Gremio and Marcos Caceres of Cerro Porteno in action. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
Soccer Football - Paraguay’s Cerro Porteno v Brazil's Gremio - Copa Libertadores - General Pablo Rojas Stadium, Asuncion, Paraguay - April 17, 2018. Gremio pose for a team photo before the match. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
Soccer Football - Paraguay’s Cerro Porteno v Brazil's Gremio - Copa Libertadores
Soccer Football - Paraguay’s Cerro Porteno v Brazil's Gremio - Copa Libertadores - General Pablo Rojas Stadium, Asuncion, Paraguay - April 17, 2018. Gremio pose for a team photo before the match. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
Soccer Football - Paraguay’s Cerro Porteno v Brazil's Gremio - Copa Libertadores - General Pablo Rojas Stadium, Asuncion, Paraguay - April 17, 2018. Geromel of Gremio and Diego Churin of Cerro Porteno in action. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
Soccer Football - Paraguay’s Cerro Porteno v Brazil's Gremio - Copa Libertadores
Soccer Football - Paraguay’s Cerro Porteno v Brazil's Gremio - Copa Libertadores - General Pablo Rojas Stadium, Asuncion, Paraguay - April 17, 2018. Geromel of Gremio and Diego Churin of Cerro Porteno in action. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
Soccer Football - Paraguay’s Cerro Porteno v Brazil's Gremio - Copa Libertadores - General Pablo Rojas Stadium, Asuncion, Paraguay - April 17, 2018. Everton of Gremio and Marcos Caceres of Cerro Porteno in action. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
Soccer Football - Paraguay’s Cerro Porteno v Brazil's Gremio - Copa Libertadores
Soccer Football - Paraguay’s Cerro Porteno v Brazil's Gremio - Copa Libertadores - General Pablo Rojas Stadium, Asuncion, Paraguay - April 17, 2018. Everton of Gremio and Marcos Caceres of Cerro Porteno in action. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
Soccer Football - Paraguay’s Cerro Porteno v Brazil's Gremio - Copa Libertadores - General Pablo Rojas Stadium, Asuncion, Paraguay - April 17, 2018. Fans of Gremio cheer for their team. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
Soccer Football - Paraguay’s Cerro Porteno v Brazil's Gremio - Copa Libertadores
Soccer Football - Paraguay’s Cerro Porteno v Brazil's Gremio - Copa Libertadores - General Pablo Rojas Stadium, Asuncion, Paraguay - April 17, 2018. Fans of Gremio cheer for their team. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
ELX04. Atlanta (United States), 15/04/2018.- New York City forward Jesus Medina (L) of Paraguay in action against Atlanta United defender Julian Gressel (R) of Germany during the first half of the MLS soccer match between the New York City FC and Atlanta United FC at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 15 April 2018. (Nueva York, Alemania, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/ERIK S. LESSER
ELX04. Atlanta (United States), 15/04/2018.- New York City forward Jesus Medina (L) of Paraguay in action against Atlanta United defender Julian Gressel (R) of Germany during the first half of the MLS soccer match between the New York City FC and Atlanta United FC at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 15 April 2018. (Nueva York, Alemania, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/ERIK S. LESSER
ELX04. Atlanta (United States), 15/04/2018.- New York City forward Jesus Medina (L) of Paraguay in action against Atlanta United defender Julian Gressel (R) of Germany during the first half of the MLS soccer match between the New York City FC and Atlanta United FC at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 15 April 2018. (Nueva York, Alemania, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/ERIK S. LESSER
With a bid from Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay expected for 2030, the South American federation moved to back the trio ahead of June's FIFA vote
North America 2026 World Cup bid receives CONMEBOL endorsement
With a bid from Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay expected for 2030, the South American federation moved to back the trio ahead of June's FIFA vote
Football Soccer - Copa Sudamericana - Paraguay's Sol de America v Colombia's Independiente Medellin - Luis Alfonso Giagni stadium, Villa Elisa, Paraguay - April 12, 2018. Pablo Zeballos (10) of Sol de America celebrates scoring his second goal against Independiente Medellin. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
Football Soccer - Copa Sudamericana - Paraguay's Sol de America v Colombia's Independiente Medellin
Football Soccer - Copa Sudamericana - Paraguay's Sol de America v Colombia's Independiente Medellin - Luis Alfonso Giagni stadium, Villa Elisa, Paraguay - April 12, 2018. Pablo Zeballos (10) of Sol de America celebrates scoring his second goal against Independiente Medellin. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
Football Soccer - Copa Sudamericana - Paraguay's Sol de America v Colombia's Independiente Medellin - Luis Alfonso Giagni stadium, Villa Elisa, Paraguay - April 12, 2018. Yairo Moreno of Independiente Medellin and Sol de America's Martin Gimenez in action. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
Football Soccer - Copa Sudamericana - Paraguay's Sol de America v Colombia's Independiente Medellin
Football Soccer - Copa Sudamericana - Paraguay's Sol de America v Colombia's Independiente Medellin - Luis Alfonso Giagni stadium, Villa Elisa, Paraguay - April 12, 2018. Yairo Moreno of Independiente Medellin and Sol de America's Martin Gimenez in action. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
Football Soccer - Copa Sudamericana - Paraguay's Sol de America v Colombia's Independiente Medellin - Luis Alfonso Giagni stadium, Villa Elisa, Paraguay - April 12, 2018. John Hernandez (8) of Independiente Medellin and Sol de America's Ignacio Mino in action. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
Football Soccer - Copa Sudamericana - Paraguay's Sol de America v Colombia's Independiente Medellin
Football Soccer - Copa Sudamericana - Paraguay's Sol de America v Colombia's Independiente Medellin - Luis Alfonso Giagni stadium, Villa Elisa, Paraguay - April 12, 2018. John Hernandez (8) of Independiente Medellin and Sol de America's Ignacio Mino in action. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Leganes at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, April 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay agree on 2030 World Cup bid
FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Leganes at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, April 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
World Cup bid organisers hope Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez will back a joint 2030 candidacy from Uruguay, Argentina and Paraguay
World Cup bid organisers hope Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez will back a joint 2030 candidacy from Uruguay, Argentina and Paraguay
World Cup bid organisers hope Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez will back a joint 2030 candidacy from Uruguay, Argentina and Paraguay
World Cup bid organisers hope Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez will back a joint 2030 candidacy from Uruguay, Argentina and Paraguay (AFP Photo/LLUIS GENE)
World Cup bid organisers hope Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez will back a joint 2030 candidacy from Uruguay, Argentina and Paraguay
World Cup bid organisers hope Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez will back a joint 2030 candidacy from Uruguay, Argentina and Paraguay (AFP Photo/LLUIS GENE)
Lionel Messi (R) and Luis Suarez, both seen during a training session at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, are set to support a joint bid from Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay to host the 2030 centenary World Cup (AFP Photo/LLUIS GENE)
Lionel Messi (R) and Luis Suarez, both seen during a training session at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, are set to support a joint bid from Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay to host the 2030 centenary World Cup
Lionel Messi (R) and Luis Suarez, both seen during a training session at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, are set to support a joint bid from Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay to host the 2030 centenary World Cup (AFP Photo/LLUIS GENE)
Lionel Messi (R) and Luis Suarez, both seen during a training session at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, are set to support a joint bid from Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay to host the 2030 centenary World Cup
Lionel Messi (R) and Luis Suarez, both seen during a training session at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, are set to support a joint bid from Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay to host the 2030 centenary World Cup
Lionel Messi (R) and Luis Suarez, both seen during a training session at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, are set to support a joint bid from Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay to host the 2030 centenary World Cup
Mexico defender Jair Pereira (3) battles for header with Paraguay midfielder Nestor Camacho, left, in the first half of an international friendly soccer match, Saturday, July 1, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Chivas defender Jair Pereira suspended 2 matches by CONCACAF
Mexico defender Jair Pereira (3) battles for header with Paraguay midfielder Nestor Camacho, left, in the first half of an international friendly soccer match, Saturday, July 1, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Soccer Football - Paraguay's Libertad v Bolivia's The Strongest - Copa Libertadores - Nicolas Leoz Stadium, Asuncion, Paraguay - April 3, 2018 - Wilson Leiva (17) of Libertad scores a goal. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
Soccer Football - Paraguay’s Libertad v Bolivia's The Strongest - Copa Libertadores
Soccer Football - Paraguay's Libertad v Bolivia's The Strongest - Copa Libertadores - Nicolas Leoz Stadium, Asuncion, Paraguay - April 3, 2018 - Wilson Leiva (17) of Libertad scores a goal. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
Soccer Football - Paraguay's Libertad v Bolivia's The Strongest - Copa Libertadores - Nicolas Leoz Stadium, Asuncion, Paraguay - April 3, 2018 - Gabriel Valverde (22) of The Strongest and Libertad's Ivan Franco (10) in action. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
Soccer Football - Paraguay’s Libertad v Bolivia's The Strongest - Copa Libertadores
Soccer Football - Paraguay's Libertad v Bolivia's The Strongest - Copa Libertadores - Nicolas Leoz Stadium, Asuncion, Paraguay - April 3, 2018 - Gabriel Valverde (22) of The Strongest and Libertad's Ivan Franco (10) in action. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno
United States' Bobby Wood (7) chases the ball with Paraguay's Cristian Riveros during the first half of an international friendly soccer match in Cary, N.C., Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Weah debuts, Wood scores and US beats Paraguay 1-0
United States' Bobby Wood (7) chases the ball with Paraguay's Cristian Riveros during the first half of an international friendly soccer match in Cary, N.C., Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
United States' Tyler Adams (4) and Paraguay's Miguel Almirn (23) chase the ball during the first half of an international friendly soccer match in Cary, N.C., Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Weah debuts, Wood scores and US beats Paraguay 1-0
United States' Tyler Adams (4) and Paraguay's Miguel Almirn (23) chase the ball during the first half of an international friendly soccer match in Cary, N.C., Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
United States' Matt Miazga (3) grabs Paraguay's Federico Santander (9) during the first half of an international friendly soccer match in Cary, N.C., Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Weah debuts, Wood scores and US beats Paraguay 1-0
United States' Matt Miazga (3) grabs Paraguay's Federico Santander (9) during the first half of an international friendly soccer match in Cary, N.C., Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
United States goalie Zack Steffen (12) defends with DeAndre Yedlin (2) and Wil Trapp (20) against Paraguay's Federico Santander during the first half of an international friendly soccer match in Cary, N.C., Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Weah debuts, Wood scores and US beats Paraguay 1-0
United States goalie Zack Steffen (12) defends with DeAndre Yedlin (2) and Wil Trapp (20) against Paraguay's Federico Santander during the first half of an international friendly soccer match in Cary, N.C., Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
United States Dave head coach Sarachan watches DeAndre Yedlin (2) inbound the ball during the second half of an international friendly soccer match against Paraguay in Cary, N.C., Tuesday, March 27, 2018. United States won 1-0. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Weah debuts, Wood scores and US beats Paraguay 1-0
United States Dave head coach Sarachan watches DeAndre Yedlin (2) inbound the ball during the second half of an international friendly soccer match against Paraguay in Cary, N.C., Tuesday, March 27, 2018. United States won 1-0. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
United States' Marky Delgado (8) slides while Paraguay's Cristian Riveros (16) and Oscar Romero (21) defend during the first half of an international friendly soccer match in Cary, N.C., Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Weah debuts, Wood scores and US beats Paraguay 1-0
United States' Marky Delgado (8) slides while Paraguay's Cristian Riveros (16) and Oscar Romero (21) defend during the first half of an international friendly soccer match in Cary, N.C., Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Mar 27, 2018; Cary, NC, USA; Paraguay goalkeeper Roberto Fernandez (1) punches the ball away from his goal during the second half of an international friendly men's soccer match against the United States National Soccer Team at WakeMed Soccer Park. The US won 1-0. Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports
Soccer: International Friendly Men's Soccer-Paraguay at USA
Mar 27, 2018; Cary, NC, USA; Paraguay goalkeeper Roberto Fernandez (1) punches the ball away from his goal during the second half of an international friendly men's soccer match against the United States National Soccer Team at WakeMed Soccer Park. The US won 1-0. Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 27, 2018; Cary, NC, USA; United States goalkeeper Zack Steffen (12) punches away a ball during the second half of an international friendly men's soccer match against Paraguay at WakeMed Soccer Park. The US won 1-0. Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports
Soccer: International Friendly Men's Soccer-Paraguay at USA
Mar 27, 2018; Cary, NC, USA; United States goalkeeper Zack Steffen (12) punches away a ball during the second half of an international friendly men's soccer match against Paraguay at WakeMed Soccer Park. The US won 1-0. Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 27, 2018; Cary, NC, USA; United States forward Bobby Wood (7) attempts to shoot against Paraguay defender Gustavo Gomez (3) during the first half of an international friendly men's soccer match at WakeMed Soccer Park. Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports
Soccer: International Friendly Men's Soccer-Paraguay at USA
Mar 27, 2018; Cary, NC, USA; United States forward Bobby Wood (7) attempts to shoot against Paraguay defender Gustavo Gomez (3) during the first half of an international friendly men's soccer match at WakeMed Soccer Park. Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 27, 2018; Cary, NC, USA; United States forward Bobby Wood (7) attempts to shoot against Paraguay defender Gustavo Gomez (3) during the first half of an international friendly men's soccer match at WakeMed Soccer Park. Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports
Soccer: International Friendly Men's Soccer-Paraguay at USA
Mar 27, 2018; Cary, NC, USA; United States forward Bobby Wood (7) attempts to shoot against Paraguay defender Gustavo Gomez (3) during the first half of an international friendly men's soccer match at WakeMed Soccer Park. Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 27, 2018; Cary, NC, USA; United States forward Andrija Novakovich (18) clears the ball in front of Paraguay midfielder Richard Ortiz (6) during the second half of an international friendly men's soccer match at WakeMed Soccer Park. The US won 1-0. Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports
Soccer: International Friendly Men's Soccer-Paraguay at USA
Mar 27, 2018; Cary, NC, USA; United States forward Andrija Novakovich (18) clears the ball in front of Paraguay midfielder Richard Ortiz (6) during the second half of an international friendly men's soccer match at WakeMed Soccer Park. The US won 1-0. Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports
The PSG youngster made his debut against Paraguay, becoming the first player born this century to appear for the USA
Tim Weah becomes first 2000s player to earn USMNT cap
The PSG youngster made his debut against Paraguay, becoming the first player born this century to appear for the USA
CARY, NC - MARCH 27: Rodrigo Rojas #8 of Paraguay screams as he collides with Tyler Adams #4 of United States during their game at WakeMed Soccer Park on March 27, 2018 in Cary, North Carolina. The United States won 1-0. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
Paraguay v United States
CARY, NC - MARCH 27: Rodrigo Rojas #8 of Paraguay screams as he collides with Tyler Adams #4 of United States during their game at WakeMed Soccer Park on March 27, 2018 in Cary, North Carolina. The United States won 1-0. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
CARY, NC - MARCH 27: Fabian Balbuena #4 of Paraguay battles Andrija Novakovich #18 of United States for a header during their game at WakeMed Soccer Park on March 27, 2018 in Cary, North Carolina. The United States won 1-0. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
Paraguay v United States
CARY, NC - MARCH 27: Fabian Balbuena #4 of Paraguay battles Andrija Novakovich #18 of United States for a header during their game at WakeMed Soccer Park on March 27, 2018 in Cary, North Carolina. The United States won 1-0. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
CARY, NC - MARCH 27: Darlington Nagbe #6 of United States battles Gustavo Gomez #3 of Paraguay for a a header during their game at WakeMed Soccer Park on March 27, 2018 in Cary, North Carolina. The United States won 1-0. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
Paraguay v United States
CARY, NC - MARCH 27: Darlington Nagbe #6 of United States battles Gustavo Gomez #3 of Paraguay for a a header during their game at WakeMed Soccer Park on March 27, 2018 in Cary, North Carolina. The United States won 1-0. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
CARY, NC - MARCH 27: Federico Santander #9 of Paraguay reacts after missing a shot on goal against the United States during their game at WakeMed Soccer Park on March 27, 2018 in Cary, North Carolina. The United States won 1-0. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
Paraguay v United States
CARY, NC - MARCH 27: Federico Santander #9 of Paraguay reacts after missing a shot on goal against the United States during their game at WakeMed Soccer Park on March 27, 2018 in Cary, North Carolina. The United States won 1-0. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
CARY, NC - MARCH 27: Tyler Adams #4 of United States battles Oscar Romero #21 of Paraguay for a header during their game at WakeMed Soccer Park on March 27, 2018 in Cary, North Carolina. The United States won 1-0. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
Paraguay v United States
CARY, NC - MARCH 27: Tyler Adams #4 of United States battles Oscar Romero #21 of Paraguay for a header during their game at WakeMed Soccer Park on March 27, 2018 in Cary, North Carolina. The United States won 1-0. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
CARY, NC - MARCH 27: Tyler Adams #4 of United States battles Oscar Romero #21 of Paraguay for a header during their game at WakeMed Soccer Park on March 27, 2018 in Cary, North Carolina. The United States won 1-0. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
Paraguay v United States
CARY, NC - MARCH 27: Tyler Adams #4 of United States battles Oscar Romero #21 of Paraguay for a header during their game at WakeMed Soccer Park on March 27, 2018 in Cary, North Carolina. The United States won 1-0. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
CARY, NC - MARCH 27: (L-R) Miguel Almiron #23, Federico Santander #9 and Rodrigo Rojas #8 of Paraguay defend a direct kick by Wil Trapp #20 of United States during their game at WakeMed Soccer Park on March 27, 2018 in Cary, North Carolina. The United States won 1-0. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
Paraguay v United States
CARY, NC - MARCH 27: (L-R) Miguel Almiron #23, Federico Santander #9 and Rodrigo Rojas #8 of Paraguay defend a direct kick by Wil Trapp #20 of United States during their game at WakeMed Soccer Park on March 27, 2018 in Cary, North Carolina. The United States won 1-0. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
CARY, NC - MARCH 27: Bruno Valdez #5 of Paraguay and Matt Miazga #3 of United States exchange angey words as the teams scuffle during their game at WakeMed Soccer Park on March 27, 2018 in Cary, North Carolina. The United States won 1-0. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
Paraguay v United States
CARY, NC - MARCH 27: Bruno Valdez #5 of Paraguay and Matt Miazga #3 of United States exchange angey words as the teams scuffle during their game at WakeMed Soccer Park on March 27, 2018 in Cary, North Carolina. The United States won 1-0. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
CARY, NC - MARCH 27: Junior Alonso #13 of Paraguay draws a yellow card as he trips Kenny Saief #10 of United States during their game at WakeMed Soccer Park on March 27, 2018 in Cary, North Carolina. The United States won 1-0. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
Paraguay v United States
CARY, NC - MARCH 27: Junior Alonso #13 of Paraguay draws a yellow card as he trips Kenny Saief #10 of United States during their game at WakeMed Soccer Park on March 27, 2018 in Cary, North Carolina. The United States won 1-0. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
CARY, NC - MARCH 27: Fans cheer during the game between the United States and Paraguay at WakeMed Soccer Park on March 27, 2018 in Cary, North Carolina. The United States won 1-0. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
Paraguay v United States
CARY, NC - MARCH 27: Fans cheer during the game between the United States and Paraguay at WakeMed Soccer Park on March 27, 2018 in Cary, North Carolina. The United States won 1-0. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

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