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Three members of the Cuban men's soccer team competing in the World Cup qualifying tournament have defected, international football's governing body said. 

Cuban coach Alexander Gonzalez during his side's World Cup qualifying match against Canada in Toronto on October 12. Three members of the Cuban men's soccer team have defected in Toronto, FIFA said.

FIFA said the players defected Thursday, one day before a game against Canada.

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