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ASSOCIATED PRESS U.S. national soccer midfielder Landon Donovan juggles soccer balls with his teammates nearby during training at Eersterust Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa Tuesday, June 22, 2010. The U.S. team is preparing for their upcoming World Cup Group C match against Algeria on Wednesday.
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ASSOCIATED PRESS U.S. national soccer midfielder Landon Donovan juggles soccer balls with his teammates nearby during training at Eersterust Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa Tuesday, June 22, 2010. The U.S. team is preparing for their upcoming World Cup Group C match against Algeria on Wednesday.

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