U.S. done in by law of the wrestling ring
JOHANNESBURG -- Modern soccer has turned the penalty area into a wrestling ring, and that's what cost the United States victory in its World Cup match against Slovenia on Friday.
Maurice Edu committed no foul as he scored from just over 6 yards.
However, just about every other player in the penalty area was holding, grabbing, pulling or pushing as the U.S. free kick sailed into the 18-yard zone.
Referee Koman Coulibaly of Mali saw one of several fouls. Unluckily for the ...
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