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United States forward Landon Donovan celebrates after scoring a first half equalizer from the penalty spot against Cuba during the CONCACAF Gold Cup. (July 13, 2013)

Gold Cup soccer

The United States, Mexico, and Canada join teams from Central America and the Caribbean to compete for North America's biennial soccer championship.

El Salvador's Rodolfo Zelaya celebrates in front of
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El Salvador's Rodolfo Zelaya celebrates in front of the El Salvador fans after scoring on a rebound off a penalty kick against Haiti during the second half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup match. (July 15, 2013)

Marcus Haber of Canada, left, crosses the ball
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Marcus Haber of Canada, left, crosses the ball in front of Jean Carlos Cedeao of Panama during the first half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup match. (July 14, 2013)

Luis Montes of Mexico (#8) celebrates his goal
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Luis Montes of Mexico (#8) celebrates his goal with teammate Adrian Aldrete during the first half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup match against Martinique. (July 14, 2013)

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Honduras celebrates a stoppage time goal by Jorge
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Honduras celebrates a stoppage time goal by Jorge Claros Juarez during a CONCACAF Gold Cup match against El Salvador. (July 12, 2013)

El Salvador goalkeeper Dagoberto Portillo Gamero, left, makes
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El Salvador goalkeeper Dagoberto Portillo Gamero, left, makes a save against Rony Martinez Almendarez of Honduras, center, during a CONCACAF Gold Cup match. (July 12, 2013)

United States forward Landon Donovan scores a first
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United States forward Landon Donovan scores a first half goal from the penalty spot against Cuba during the CONCACAF Gold Cup. (July 13, 2013)

United States forward Landon Donovan clears the ball
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United States forward Landon Donovan clears the ball during a CONCACAF Gold Cup match against Cuba. (July 13, 2013)

United States forward Landon Donovan, center, looks to
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United States forward Landon Donovan, center, looks to pass against Cuba during the CONCACAF Gold Cup. (July 13, 2013)

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United States forward Landon Donovan celebrates after scoring
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United States forward Landon Donovan celebrates after scoring a first half equalizer from the penalty spot against Cuba during the CONCACAF Gold Cup. (July 13, 2013)

United States striker Chris Wondolowski (#19) is congratulated
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United States striker Chris Wondolowski (#19) is congratulated by teammate Kyle Beckerman (#14) after scoring against Cuba during the CONCACAF Gold Cup. (July 13, 2013)

A fan of Mexico looks on during the
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A fan of Mexico looks on during the match between Mexico and Canada during the CONCACAF Gold Cup. (July 11, 2013)

Marco Fabian (#10) of Mexico celebrates with teammates
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Marco Fabian (#10) of Mexico celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against Canada during the CONCACAF Gold Cup. (July 11, 2013)

Mexico played Canada at CenturyLink Field in Seattle,
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Mexico played Canada at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington during the CONCACAF Gold Cup. (July 11, 2013)

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United States midfielder Staurt Holden celebrates his second
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United States midfielder Staurt Holden celebrates his second half goal against Belize during the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup. (July 9, 2013)

United States forward Chris Wondolowski celebrates scoring his
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United States forward Chris Wondolowski celebrates scoring his second goal during the first half against Belize during the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup. (July 9, 2013)

United States head coach Jurgen Klinsmann watches on
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United States head coach Jurgen Klinsmann watches on against Belize during the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup. (July 9, 2013)

United States forward Landon Donovan takes a free
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United States forward Landon Donovan takes a free kick against Belize during the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup. (July 9, 2013)

Fans of the United States celebrate against Belize
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Fans of the United States celebrate against Belize during the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup. (July 9, 2013)

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Fans of the United States celebrate against Belize
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Fans of the United States celebrate against Belize during the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup. (July 9, 2013)

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