Andrea Pirlo agrees with Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman that it is wrong to pick a favourite between Lionel Messi and Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo. The debate over which of the multiple Ballons d’Or, Champions League and league winners is the best player around today has raged on for over a decade. The discussion has come to […]

Thomas Muller says Bayern Munich had more control over Barcelona than Germany had in their 7-1 thrashing of Brazil at the 2014 World Cup. Bayern recorded a famous 8-2 victory over Barca in the quarter-finals of the Champions League on Friday night, extending their winning run across all competitions to 19 games in the process. Hansi Flick’s side became the first […]

Rivaldo has revealed that Ronaldinho exploited David Seaman’s “tendency to take one or two steps forward at free kicks” in order to score Brazil’s famous winning goal against England in the World Cup quarter-finals in South Korea and Japan. The Selecao overcame Sven-Goran Eriksson’s Three Lions on their way to winning the most coveted trophy in football for […]

England manager Gareth Southgate believes his side are heading into Euro 2020 in better shape than they were before the World Cup, but insists winning the competition will be just as difficult. Southgate’s England secured Euro 2020 qualification with minimal fuss, winning seven of their eight matches and scoring a whopping 37 goals. […]

England manager Phil Neville has condemned the behaviour of Cameroon’s players after his side’s 3-0 last-16 win at the Women’s World Cup was shrouded in controversy. Goals from Steph Houghton, Ellen White and Alex Greenwood were enough to send the Lionesses through to the quarter-finals of the competition, but the headlines were stolen […]

Michel Platini’s lawyer insists the former UEFA president has “nothing to blame himself for” after he was detained by police during investigations into the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. William Bourdon, representing Platini, claimed in a statement that the 63-year-old was not under arrest after he was taken […]

Brazil star Marta set a record on Tuesday as she scored her 17th career Women’s World Cup goal. The goal came from the penalty spot 74 minutes into Tuesday’s group stage clash with Italy, which Brazil ended up winning 1-0 behind the Marta goal. Marta stepped up and smashed her spot-kick into […]