VICE Sports World News Roundup: June 7, 2016

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June 7, 2016, 1:39pm
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Good morning, America. It's June 7th, 2016. Welcome to the VICE Sports World News Roundup. Be sure to stop every morning for more headlines from around the world.

Woah! Dig this goal from Greece's Euro 2016 warmup against Australia.

What a goal! Maniatis from waaaaaaay down town. — Neil Sherwin (@neilsherwin)June 7, 2016

Yesterday rumors that the Gold Cup and the Copa America were set to permanently merge swept Soccer Twitter. Turns out this might not have been correct.


Need to clarify something. — Jeff Carlisle (@JeffreyCarlisle)June 6, 2016

You might be wondering why CONEMBOL would want to play a merged tournament in the U.S. again, as stadiums have had a lot of empty seats, as my colleague Aaron Gordon pointed out. Turns out, even half empty, there are a lot more spectators than at the last Copa America.

— Paul Kennedy (@pkedit)June 7, 2016

Iceland beat Lichtenstein yesterday in its final Euro Cup warmup. The country's best ever player Eidur Gudjohnsen, scored what will probably be his final home goal.

— Camino a Rusia (@caminoarusia)June 6, 2016

I love this: UEFA put together a pronunciation guide for all the players in Euro 2016.

Kimbo Slice, the viral street brawler turned UFC fighter, reportedly suffered heart failure and passed away yesterday. He was 42.

Photo of the Day

Argentina beat Chile 2-1 in the Copa America yesterday. Angel Di Maria (left), scored. He dedicated the goal to his grandmother, who passed away just before kickoff.


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