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  • Iniesta on way to Vissel Kobe

    Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta is on the verge of signing for Japanese top-flight side Vissel Kobe, Spanish media said on Wednesday,

  • Ancelotti set to take over at Napoli

    Former Bayern Munich manager Carlo Ancelotti is set to take over as Napoli coach, according to reports in Italy on Tuesday.

  • 'I have biological age of 23'

    Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has no plans to slow down and feels a decade younger than his 33 years, the Portuguese declared ahead of the Champions League final with Liverpool, where he is targeting a fifth European Cup triumph.

  • Zinedine Zidane

    Decision time for Zidane

    Gareth Bale's relationship with Zinedine Zidane will come to a crossroads when Real Madrid play Liverpool in the Champions League final on Saturday.

  • Emery steps into Wenger's shoes

    Arsenal announced former Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery as their new boss on Wednesday, handing him the daunting task of revitalising a club that has slipped well behind their Premier League rivals.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018

    Midfielder Adrien Rabiot has written to France manager Didier Deschamps saying he is not prepared to be a World Cup standby player.

  • World Cup brings culinary boom to Russia

    Russia prepares to feed football fans during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia next month. National dishes have been amped up, menus translated into foreign languages, and food cart festivals set up in all cities where matches have been scheduled.

  • I have biological age of 23, says Ronaldo

    Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has no plans to slow down and feels a decade younger than his 33 years, the Portuguese declares ahead of the Champions League final with Liverpool, where he is targeting a fifth European Cup triumph.

  • Messi's shirt reaches top of Everest

    Lionel Messi congratulates Argentine climber Dan Zengluobu for reaching the top of Everest and showing off his Argentina jersey.

  • Ronaldo responds to Neymar’s rumoured Real Madrid move

    Cristiano Ronaldo reacts to Neymar's Real Madrid move.

  • Pogba on Mecca pilgrimage ahead of World Cup

    French midfielder Paul Pogba posted a video of himself at the holiest site of Islam in Saudi Arabia, as he prepares to join his French squad for the World Cup next month.

  • Rabiot emails Deschamps rejecting World Cup standby spot

    Midfielder Adrien Rabiot has written to France manager Didier Deschamps saying he is not prepared to be a World Cup standby player.

  • Emery succeeds Wenger as Arsenal manager

    Unai Emery has been appointed as the new manager of Arsenal, the club announce.

  • Bangladeshi flagmaker

    World Cup causes sleepless nights for Bangladesh flagmakers

    Flagmakers in Bangladesh are doing a roaring trade, weeks ahead of the World Cup, but no-one is interested in the home nation's colours -- the money is all on pennants for Lionel Messi's Argentina and Neymar's Brazil.

  • Sergio Romero

    Argentina’s Romero out of World Cup with knee injury

    Goalkeeper Nahuel Guzman was called into Argentina's World Cup squad on Tuesday as a replacement for Sergio Romero after the Manchester United player was cut from the team with a knee injury, the country's football federation (AFA) says.

  • Ibrahimovic sent off for head slap

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic received a red card for slapping an opposing player on the head on Monday but LA Galaxy were still able to eke out a

  • Buffon to make PSG decision soon

    Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon said Monday that he will make a decision this week on whether he will be joining Paris Saint-Germain.

  • Emery set to succeed Wenger at Arsenal

    Former Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery looks set to become Arsene Wenger's successor after 22 years as Arsenal manager, the BBC reported on Monday.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018

    FIFA World Cup 2018

    Will Smith is making a return to music, recording the official 2018 World Cup anthem with Colombia-based reggaeton star Nicky Jam, and Kosovar pop singer Era Istrefi.

  • Real as hungry as ever: Zidane

    Zinedine Zidane has told Liverpool his Real Madrid team are hungrier than ever to win the Champions League, despite clinching the title in three of the last four years.

  • Not even Salah can make the starting XI of Real Madrid, Del Bosque insists

    Former Real Madrid manager Vicente Del Bosque insists that no Liverpool player, not even Mohamed Salah would make the starting XI of Real Madrid as both the sides prepare for the upcoming Champions League Final which is set to kick off on May 26 at Kiev.

  • Russian girls become ‘ball boys’

    A Russian girls’ football team, from Agryz in Tatarstan, will perform as ball boys in the opening World Cup match.

  • BCB president Nazmul Hassan

    BCB considering the idea of separate coaches for each format

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan says that the board are considering the idea of having separate coaches for ODIs, Tests and T20s – an idea that came from consultant Gary Kirsten.

  • Jurgen Klopp

    Klopp instils new belief in Liverpool

    Jurgen Klopp has transformed the five-time European champions back into believing they are worthy of their place in a Champions League final when they face Real once more in Kiev.

  • Emery set to succeed Wenger as Arsenal boss

    Former Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery looks set to become Arsene Wenger's successor after 22 years as Arsenal manager.

  • Andrea Pirlo

    Star-studded farewell for Italy legend Pirlo

    Former Italy star Andrea Pirlo takes to the pitch for the final time to say goodbye to football in a star-studded testimonial "Night of the Master" tournament at the San Siro.

  • Dybala in, Icardi out of Argentina World Cup squad

    Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi, the joint-leading scorer in Italy this season, was a notable omission from Argentina's 23-man World Cup squad named by coach Jorge Sampaoli.

  • Peru fans pray for guerrero

    Hundreds of Peruvian fans joined full-back Luis Advincula in prayer on Sunday, hoping divine intervention will deliver skipper Paolo

  • Pogba evasive over United future

    Paul Pogba has refused to rule out a move away from Manchester United, hinting at strains in his relationship with Jose Mourinho after a difficult season at Old Trafford.

  • Klopp seeks fitting finale

    Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is quietly confident his side can upset the odds by preventing Real Madrid from claiming a third consecutive Champions League title on Saturday, to cap a stunning season.

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