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VICE Sports World News Roundup: June 29, 2016

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June 29, 2016, 1:51pm
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Good morning, America. It's June 29, 2016. Welcome to the VICE Sports World News Roundup. Be sure to stop by every morning for more headlines from around the world.

One of the greatest goalkeepers of all time, Iker Casillas, announced his retirement from the Spanish national team. He's 35, and has made 167 (!!!) appearances for Spain.

Un orgullo sentir el cariño de la gente en — Iker Casillas (@CasillasWorld)June 28, 2016


Paris is going to give Irish fans a medal for "exemplary sportsmanship" during Euro 2016. I can tell you from personal experience that Irish fans are among the very best. The mayor of Paris apparently agrees.

Antonio Conte is a madman.

Antonio — Chels Guevara (@ChelsGuevara)June 28, 2016

This is a great tweet:

my daughter said to me tonight 'how can you be disappointed? You literally wrote the book on Why England Lose' — Stefan Szymanski (@sszy)June 28, 2016

BBC is reporting Zlatan to Manchester United. Zlatan to Man U!

Sally Pearson, the defending Olympic 100-meter hurdle champion, tore her hamstring and will miss the Rio Games.

This came out a couple days ago, but here's old-ass skater Tony Hawk throwing down a 900, like a grandpa.

Photo of the Day

Here's another great picture of an outfielder looking like he got stuck in some flypaper. This might be my new favorite genre of sports photo.


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