Although Coutinho failed to live up to expectations after joining Barcelona in January 2018 for a club-record transfer from Liverpool worth 160 million euros (then $192 million), his arrival in Germany has also been welcomed by Bayern's club rivals.
The 35-year-old, who played 134 times for his country, made his international debut in 2003 aged 19, picked up a World Cup runners-up medal in 2010 as the Oranje were beaten by a dominant Spain in the South Africa final.
Liverpool opened its bid to end a 30-year English title drought by beating Norwich 4-1 on Friday, with four goals in the first half against the Premier League newcomers.
Asked at a news conference why he accepted the challenge, ex-Manchester United and Everton striker Rooney said: “That’s football, it’s what I’ve done all my life and what I love. Until my body says I can’t do it anymore, I’ll keep doing it.
Nigeria's Odion Ighalo, 30, announces retirement from international football after winning the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Golden Boot award.
While the US women's football team won a fourth World Cup in eight editions, the US men's team was not so lucky as Mexico defeated them 1-0 to win the CONCACAF Gold Cup for a record eighth time.
Brazil claimed its ninth Copa America title by beating Peru 3-1 with goals scored by Everton, Gabriel Jesus and Richarlison at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
Following Egypt's defeat 0-1 defeat to South Africa, Aguirre said he alone took the blame for the host nation's disastrous campaign and indicated he would hold talks with the Egyptian football association over his future.
"The US are favourite and we are the underdog and we are fine with that," says Netherlands head coach Sarina Wiegman ahead of Sunday's final.
Tunisia and South Africa filled the final two places for the round of 16 after a tense finish to the group stage in Egypt.
In a tiring women's World Cup semi-final, Netherlands pushed Sweden out of the game, taking themselves to this weekend's final against the United States.
After Richard Sanchez opened the scoring for Paraguay in the 37th minute, Messi converted a 57th-minute penalty kick awarded by video review following a handball by a defender inside the box.
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