Atletico president wants club in Wanda Metropolitano Champions League final

Saturday, 15 December 2018 16:27
Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has vowed to fight to qualify for the UEFA Champions League final, scheduled to be played at the Wanda Metropolitano, the home pitch of Los Rojiblancos. Cerezo made these remarks during the inauguration of a…

Most countries back expanding 2022 World Cup: FIFA

Friday, 14 December 2018 16:44
The head of football’s world governing body said that FIFA is considering a plan to increase the number of teams taking part in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from 32 to 48. While the decision to shift to a…

Jorge Sampaoli signs as new coach of Brazil’s Santos

Friday, 14 December 2018 16:41
Jorge Sampaoli, former coach of the Argentine national team, will be taking the helm at Santos in 2019, club president Jose Carlos Peres said. “Santos is synonymous with talented young players, offensive soccer and a historic and unique magic. Nobody…

222 Million Euros. The Money It Took Neymar To Get To Paris Saint-Germain

Thursday, 03 August 2017 16:01
PARIS: Neymar's world record move to Paris Saint-Germain was completed Thursday when the French club confirmed the Brazilian superstar had signed a five year-deal, earning him an estimated 30 million euros ($35.5 million) a year. The deal was signed just…

Ronaldinho releases Paralympics musical tribute

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 17:05
Rio de Janeiro: Brazil's football great Ronaldinho has shown his musical talents by unveiling a music video that pays tribute to the world's Paralympic athletes.Clips of the song entitled "I'm from the world, a winner" have already been seen more…

Rooney defends decision on corners during Euro Cup

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 16:58
London: England football team skipper Wayne Rooney has defended his decision to relieve Harry Kane from taking corners during the 2016 Euro Cup in defiance of former manager Roy Hodgson's strategy.According to Hodgson's strategy, Kane was to take corners for…

Messi can't fix all problems: Argentina coach

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 09:13
Rio de Janeiro: Five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi cannot be expected to resolve all of Argentina' s problems on the football pitch, Albiceleste coach Edgardo Bauza has said.Speaking on Tuesday, ahead of Argentina's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Uruguay…

Portugal's Gomes says Ronaldo is 'a great example for all'

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 17:43
Lisbon: Barcelona's midfielder Portuguese Andre Gomes on Tuesday said compatriot and Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is "a great example for all" footballers.Although Ronaldo is injured and has not been called up for the next two meetings that will see…

Messi could miss World Cup qualifiers due to injury

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 17:08
Barcelona: Spanish football champions FC Barcelona confirmed that Lionel Messi has suffered a hamstring injury which might keep the Argentine away from the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Venezuela.Medical tests on Monday uncovered an issue with Messi's left…

Flamengo beat Chapecoense 3-1 in Brazil Serie A

Monday, 29 August 2016 17:13
Rio de Janeiro: Former Brazil football players Diego and Leandro Damiao were on target as Flamengo defeated Chapecoense 3-1 in Brazil's Serie A championship.Midfielder Diego struck in the ninth minute before striker Damiao and Argentine Federico Mancuello added two more…