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Images from the weekend: June 26-28

World Soccer's images from the weekend include the shock win for Paraguay against Brazil in the Copa America and MLS action and Euro U21 semi-finals.

Josef Masopust

Farewell Josef Masopust

Keir Radnedge looks back on the career of Josef Masopust, who died today at the age of 84.

Images of the week: June 22-25

World Soccer's images of the week include the first two Copa America quarter finals plus womens World Cup and Euro U21 action.