• Neymar pranked on birthday

    Neymar may have received many pleasant birthday messages as he turned 24 on Friday but Barcelona team-mate Rafinha chose to send his well wishes with a delightful prank.

  • Maradona to be subject of documentary

    The film will feature never-before-seen footage from Maradona's personal archive and focus heavily on his glory days at Italian soccer club Napoli.

  • Barca's MSN are here to stay

    Barcelona are on the verge of agreeing a new shirt sponsorship deal with Qatar Airways that will allow them to keep their trio of forwards together for years to come.

  • ‘I don't work to win the Ballon d'Or’

    Neymar of Barcelona has claimed that winning trophies motivates him more than being named the best footballer in the world.

  • Messi cuts Ronaldo's lead to five

    Lionel Messi's goal at the weekend saw the Argentine reduce Cristiano Ronaldo lead to five in the pair's head-to-head scoring contest in La Liga.

  • Ronaldinho's lucky escape

    Brazilian soccer legend Ronaldinho had a miraculous escape on Monday after a traffic signal post fell in front of the car carrying him seconds before it sped away in Kozhikode city of southern Indian state of Kerala.

  • Zidane 'very proud' of Real Madrid

    Zinedine Zidane says he was not disappointed with his Real Madrid team despite having to come from behind to earn a laboured draw away to Real Betis on Sunday.

  • ‘Ronaldo, Bale could leave Real Madrid’

    Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon has told ESPN FC that he believes both Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale could leave the Bernabeu in the summer.

  • Real top all in revenue for 11th straight year

    Real Madrid are football's biggest moneymaker for the 11th straight year, while Bayern Munich dropped to their lowest position in eight years.

  • Neymar gives Barca slender win

    First-half goals from Munir El Haddadi and Neymar give Barcelona a slender lead in their Copa del Rey quarter-final tie against Athletic Bilbao with a 2-1 first-leg win.

  • [WATCH] Ozil's kick-ups with chewing gum

    Mesut Ozil carries out yet another assist, this time assisting a cameraman in filling his lens with sugary gunk in an impressive demonstration of juggling skills.

  • Messi owes me: Ronaldo

    Cristiano Ronaldo explains to reporters how he helped out his rival Lionel Messi with language issues and now expects to be paid.

  • ‘Real players happier with Zidane’

    Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo says the team are happier playing under new coach Zinedine Zidane than they were under previous boss Rafa Benitez.

  • Suarez nets hat-trick in Barca rout

    Luis Suarez's hat-trick helps Barcelona extend their dominant La Liga record against Athletic Bilbao with a crushing 6-0 victory over the 10-man Basque side at Camp Nou.

  • Bangladesh, Nepal thru to the semis after goal-less draw

    Bangladesh football team moves to the semi-final of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup 2016 as the Group-A champion after a goal-less draw against Nepal in the final Group-A match held at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka.

  • Man United to renew rivalry with Liverpool

    Wayne Rooney plans to send Jurgen Klopp into another frustrated touchline frenzy by ruining the Liverpool manager's first taste of his club's bitter rivalry with Manchester United

  • Copa del Rey: Barca ease into quarterfinals

    Munir El Haddadi score both goals as Barcelona beat Espanyol 2-0 on Wednesday to ease into the Copa del Rey's quarterfinals with a 6-1 victory on aggregate.

  • ‘Messi's achievements beyond my wildest dreams’

    Lionel Messi's father says he could never have dreamed of the success Barcelona's five-time Ballon d'Or winner has enjoyed.

  • Ronaldo statue vandalised

    Culprits write 'Messi' on the back of the bronze homage to the Portugal international Cristiano Ronaldo, scribbling the number 10 underneath.

  • ‘I was petrified of Beckham's No.7 shirt’

    Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo reveals that he was "petrified" of taking on the No.7 shirt when he arrived at Manchester United and originally wanted to choose a different number.

  • Magical Messi: Most dominant player of all time

    Lionel Messi is rewriting football history. Before the emergence of the Argentine attacker just over a decade ago, the game's records were spread out among a select band of legends. But now there are hardly any left for anyone else.

  • ‘Messi is a miracle from God’

    Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan believes superstar forward Lionel Messi is "a miracle from God".

  • Dani Alves threatened with legal action

    The Spanish Sports Press Association "demands a public retraction" of the statement made by Barcelona player Dani Alves where he branded the Spanish press as "f****** rubbish" on social media.

  • How many Ballons d'Or would Maradona have won?

    Diego Maradona himself continues to transmit joy, the joy of playing, an art that seems to have been lost a long time ago and has fewer and fewer worthy representatives.

  • Platini withdraws from Fifa presidential race

    Michel Platini has withdrawn his candidacy for the Fifa presidency in order to clear his name following his eight-year ban from football.

  • ‘Stamp on Messi wasn't deliberate’

    Espanyol goalkeeper Pau Lopez insists he did not deliberately attempt to injure Lionel Messi during his side's defeat to Barcelona.

  • Messi nets stunner as Barca win

    Barcelona open up a comfortable lead in their Copa del Rey last-16 clash with Espanyol after winning the first leg 4-1 at Camp Nou.

  • Zidane promises 'beautiful football' at Real Madrid

    Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane has promised the club's fans "beautiful football" after being appointed on a two-and-a-half year deal at the Santiago Bernabeu.

  • [WATCH] Messi makes a fool of Mascherano

    Javier Mascherano has won 16 major trophies in his career, but he still couldn't avoid being nutmegged by Lionel Messi during training in an open session.

  • Ronaldinho has 'more than one offer' from England

    Ronaldinho’s brother, Roberto, says that he has fielded “more than one call” from England as the former Barcelona superstar attempts to find his next club.

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