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Cristiano Ronaldo is set for life, a Croatian Hat trick hero, and Goals of the Week.

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Seattle

Herculez Gomez, the Seattle Sounders FC forward rejoins FOX Sports for the November 11 match. Gomez travels to Columbus to join the studio team for the USA Mexico match.

Have the Seattle Sounders made a deal to sign two players from Africa. Cameroon goalkeeper Rostand Youthe and Tanzanian defender Hassan Isihaka will be traveling stateside soon. Maybe they will only attend the annual North Carolina tryouts.

Two U15 Seattle Sounder academy players have been called in the U15 national team training camp. The camp is set to take place from Nov. 5-12 in Bradenton, Fla.

U.S. Soccer

"I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again," said Sunil Gulati, the president of U.S. Soccer. "Until we lose, there may be someone who moves the Mexico game away from Columbus, but it’s not going to be me. Dos a Cero!

For members of the U.S. Men’s National Team, Mexico is a whole different ballgame. Matches are intense and physical, boasting a new level of meanness unseen against other CONCACAF foes. It’s a unique experience, one hard to comprehend for those that haven’t experienced it first-hand.

Speedy young forward Jordan Morris is replaced on the USMNT roster by an ageing, lumbering, target forward in Alan Gordon.Gordon has said he is looking forward to watching the game from the bench.

Seven years, a broke nose, and a move back home. All that is water under the bridge as Sasha Kljestan prepares for the game of the year against Mexico. Some will say that Kljestan's return is nothing short of incredible.

Current USA coach and former FIFA World Cup™ and UEFA EURO winner with Germany talks about what makes USA-Mexico games "so hot" on the eve of the latest installment of the CONCACAF Clasico this Friday.

There was a time when the United States struggled to find depth among their prospects, but that's no longer the case. There are American youngsters playing professionally at clubs all over the world and the U.S. future looks bright.

World Soccer

Just days after extending his contract with Real Madrid through 2021, Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly reupped with Nike for some major weight. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but word around the campfire is that the deal is worth north of £1billion ($1.24B USD)

Barcelona teammates Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano and Neymar flew into Belo Horizonte together on Tuesday on Neymar's private jet ahead of becoming rivals in this week's key World Cup qualifier between Argentina and Brazil

NK Dracice Dakovo forward Stjepan Lucijanic has surpassed Masashija Nakayamu's record of four successive hat tricks. All eyes will be on the Croatian at his next game to see if he can continue the record.

Some players will do anything to get in the good graces of the referee. In the Slovakia fifth division this past weekend one player took to a knee to get what he wanted.

Goals of the Week: Number 9 is my favorite