A view of a match ball during the game between Argentina and Japan in Paris. Photo: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

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Ander Herrera of Manchester United celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during their International Champions Cup win over Real Madrid. Photo: Rob Foldy/Getty Images

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