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Galaxy's Giovani dos Santos omitted from Mexico's Gold Cup roster

Galaxy's Giovani dos Santos omitted from Mexico's Gold Cup roster

Galaxy forward Giovani dos Santos was not included on the 40-man roster Mexico released Wednesday for July’s CONCACAF Gold Cup, meaning if he does play for the national team this summer it will likely be in World Cup qualifiers with Honduras on Thursday and the U.S. on Sunday, followed by the eight-team Confederations Cup later this month in Russia.

Mexico begins play in the Gold Cup against El Salvador on July 9 in San Diego. The U.S. opens its tournament run a day earlier against Panama in Nashville, Tenn.

The final is scheduled for July 26 in Santa Clara.

Dos Santos is on the 29-man team training with the national team in Mexico City and if he is selected for the...

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