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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Organizers for the USA Cup, a major international youth soccer tournament held annually in Minnesota, say the games can’t go on.

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Each July, 1,200 soccer teams from around the world compete in the tournament at the National Sports Center in Blaine.

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This year, organizers say it’s just not possible to keep players, staff and spectators safe.

The city estimates the tournament generates more than $36 million for the area.

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