He might be fighting it out with Lionel Messi for the title of the world's top soccer player, but Cristiano Ronaldo is in a league of his very own when it comes to social media followers.
One goal in eight matches for new club Liverpool, and dumped by the Italian national team.
In a city where style is king, a Milanese football giant is in urgent need of a makeover, according to the Indonesian tycoon who has taken on the challenge.
Ethnic tensions in the Balkans and an incident involving a drone led to the abandonment of a major European international football game Tuesday.
It's a plot twist that even a thriller writer might have struggled to come up with during Serbia's European qualifying clash with Albania in Belgrade.
Few 15-year-olds can claim to make history, but Martin Odegaard is fast accumulating a clutch of firsts in football.
Lionel Messi missed a penalty as Brazil defeated Argentina 2-0 in the Superclasico de Las Americas friendly fixture in Beijing Saturday.
Poland defeated Germany for the first time in it's footballing history Saturday thanks to goals from Arkadiusz Milik and Sebastian Mila.
It's a problem which is there in black and white.
Guinea star Lass Bangoura pulled out of a key African Cup of Nations match against Ghana Saturday because his club teammates feared he could contract Ebola.
On Sunday, about 100,000 Indian spectators -- including a bevy of India's top celebrities and corporate bigwigs -- will pack into a stadium to watch two teams go at each other with everything they've got.
James Pallotta has already begun a revolution at Roma -- now he wants Italian football to take over the world with overseas Serie A matches.
Everyone loves a sporting feud.
Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho's managerial spat overshadowed Chelsea's 2-0 win over Arsenal Sunday to extend its lead at the top of the EPL.
Barcelona are known for scoring truckloads of goals, but the Catalan side were celebrating their miserliness on Saturday as goalkeeper Claudio Bravo set a new La Liga record for time spent on the pitch without conceding.
Get ruthless. That is Rio Ferdinand's message to soccer's authorities in the fight to tackle the scourge of racism.
Rio Ferdinand was one of the world's top defenders -- now he's turned his hand to defending the reputation of his former manager Alex Ferguson.
Michel Platini has broken his silence over FIFA's refusal to publish the long-awaited report into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
Ludogorets Razgrad may only have been founded 13 years ago but on Wednesday it stood on the brink of the biggest result in its brief history.
Sepp Blatter once suggested women footballers should wear tighter shorts -- now his organization, FIFA, has been accused of blatant sexism in its selection of the person to lead an investigation into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
They're three of the world's biggest superstars -- but few would have expected to see them together taking in a football match in Paris.
Meet football's answer to Tintin.
It's a landmark that most players can only dream of, but for Lionel Messi it was just a matter of time.
Given their woeful defending of late you'd think Manchester United fans would want a decent center back to come to the club not another star forward -- albeit one of the world's best.
Jerome Champagne, the only candidate currently standing against FIFA president Sepp Blatter, is resolutely refusing to take the gloves off against his rival in the race to decide who will lead football's world governing body.
American lawyer Michael Garcia breaks ranks with FIFA by insisting his report on soccer World Cup bidding process should be made public.
Liverpool and Middlesbrough contested a marathon penalty shootout which was won 14-13 by the Premier League side after both teams had taken 15 spot kicks.
When it comes to curing soccer injuries all you need is cheese, according to coach Felix Magath.
Racist abuse on social media shows no sign of diminishing in European football after British police launched an investigation into abusive tweets sent to Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli.
Last weekend Louis Van Gaal was hailing the beginning of a "new era" at Manchester United after a rout of QPR.
Cristiano Ronaldo nets a hat-trick as Real Madrid scores eight goals against Deportivo la Coruna.
Liverpool beaten 3-1 by West Ham in English Premier League, while Arsenal bounces back with 3-0 win at Aston Villa.
Brazilian-born striker Brandao had been handed a six-month ban for headbutting Paris St Germain midfielder Thiago Motta at Parc des Princes on August 16.
Just like a Rolling Stone ... It's football's answer to rock and roll's arena tours.
The world of football has rallied around Jonas Gutierrez as the Argentine fights testicular cancer.
Bayern Munich defeats Manchester City in the Champions League.
The Champions League is back -- but do you know who the rising stars of this year's competition are likely to be?
Drama and Liverpool go hand to hand in the European Champions League.
The Champions League is back and we can't wait to get started.
"This is the start of the new Manchester United," trumpeted Louis Van Gaal after his expensively rebuilt side kick started its Premier League campaign.
They have long played second fiddle to their more illustrious city rivals, but Atletico Madrid took another giant step out of Real Madrid's shadow on Saturday with a 2-1 win at the Bernabeu.
A late Martin Demichelis header salvaged a point for Manchester City against Arsenal in an entertaining 2-2 draw at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday.
He's just 15 and the world is seemingly already at his feet.
No one in the Netherlands will be panicking just yet but this isn't how the Dutch wanted to start their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign.
Could England be the team which comes from nowhere to win the European Championship finals in 2016?
A new look Germany got their European Championship qualification campaign off to a winning start by beating Scotland 2-1 in Dortmund.
After the inquisition, the exhibition -- or an exhibition game at the very least.
The human rights record of 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar is under the spotlight again after two Nepalese-British workers "disappeared in Doha following harassment by the police," according to a non-governmental organization.
Look out Russia -- Team USA is coming.
They may be winless in competitive fixtures so far this season, but Manchester United scored a victory of sorts on European football's transfer deadline day.
Who is #Falcao?
Mario Balotelli didn't score but, once again, it was still all about him.
Others may already be faltering, but Chelsea march on.
Real Madrid, the kings of Europe, will take on a team living one of the greatest fairytale stories in Bulgarian football history.
Who'd be a referee? When the crowd aren't getting on your back you've got the players acting up or giving you an earful.
It is a football fairytale even Hollywood scriptwriters might view as stretching the bounds of credibility.
Football clubs spend big money on big players to deliver on the biggest stage.
A group of current and former soccer players has filed a lawsuit against FIFA, claiming football's world governing body isn't doing enough to manage the issue of concussion in the game.
Recent revelations in print and now on television by convicted match fixer Wilson Raj Perumal are once again throwing the spotlight onto match-fixing in football.
He rose from humble beginnings, worked his way through the local leagues before graduating to become a major player on the international stage, netting him millions of dollars along the way.
Manchester United needs a miracle to win the league title this year according to manager Louis van Gaal -- so what better way to start off than with the arrival of an angel.
Look out Liverpool, Mario Balotelli has arrived.
African football has been warned it "cannot be the breeding ground for hooliganism," after a Cameroonian player was killed during a league match on Saturday.
Barcelona put a turbulent few months behind them by sweeping aside Elche 3-0 at the Nou Camp in their opening game of the Spanish season.
Manchester United's poor start to the season continued with a lackluster 1-1 draw against Sunderland.
We are only two games into a new English Premier League season, but with seven minutes to go in their match against Everton, some Arsenal fans may have been quietly writing off their team's title chances.
Libya has withdrawn as hosts of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations tournament because of ongoing security issues in the country, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced.
Bayern Munich started where they left off last season by beating Wolfsburg 2-1 in the curtain raise to the German Bundesliga.
UEFA will not recognize any Russian soccer matches involving teams from the disputed region of Crimea.
"We are like one grain of sand against a whole beach." Eibar fan Unai Eraso.
Do you believe in second chances? It would appear that those wearing the green and white of Celtic do.
There is only one fairytale story in Spanish soccer this season, but will it have a happy ending?
Luis Suarez could be the last big-money signing top European club Barcelona makes for quite some time.
Manchester United may be struggling on the pitch but the EPL giants top the table when it comes to raking in the cash from lucrative sponsorship deals.
There's a $33 million prize on offer -- but Arsenal's hopes of securing the cash are on the line.
Cleared to take part in football-related activities last week by the highest sports court in the world, Luis Suarez was unveiled to Barcelona fans amid chants of "Suarez, Suarez, Suarez" on Monday.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said last week his Blues were title contenders in the Premier League. With the amount of money Chelsea continues to spend on players, many would say he was stating the obvious.
The French season is already up and running and over the weekend the English Premier League returned to action, while Spanish clubs continue to prepare for the start of La Liga on 23 August. So who were the weekend's winners and losers?
Reigning English Premier League champions Manchester City began the new season as they ended the last, at the top of the table.
Arsenal left it late but an injury time goal from Aaron Ramsey was enough to get the better of Crystal Palace and secure a closely fought 2-1 victory on the opening day of the 2014/15 EPL season.
Swansea upset Louis Van Gaal's Manchester United to win at Old Trafford on the opening day of the EPL season.
Jose Mourinho was precisely as we had remembered him.
Luis Suarez will have to wait until late October to make his debut for Spanish club Barcelona after the CAS partially upheld his ban for biting.
The World Cup has been over for just a month, yet the European football season has already begun.
Like many of Spider-Man's victims, Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola was caught in a web of despair.
Three months after leaving Barcelona following a trophyless season, Gerardo Martino has been appointed coach of the Argentina national team.
It is an attacking arsenal to make any soccer side in the world quiver.
Manchester City just can't stop spending money as the English Premier League champions have forked out a reported $53 million to sign France international defender Eliaquim Mangala from Portuguese club Porto.
The World Cup's most prolific goal scorer has hung up his golden boots.
Arsenal claimed the first trophy of the 2014-15 English season Sunday with an emphatic 3-0 win over Manchester City in the FA Community Shield at Wembley.
Luis Suarez appealed to the Court of Arbitration (CAS) Friday against his four-month ban imposed by FIFA for biting during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Landon Donovan, arguably the greatest American soccer player of all time, has announced his retirement from the game.
Landon Donovan, the greatest scorer in American men's soccer history and one of the players who helped raise the profile of the game in the United States, will retire after the MLS season.
When Josep Maria Bartomeu became the 40th president of FC Barcelona at the start of this year, he was paraded at the Camp Nou stadium in front of the waiting press, just as his predecessors before him had.
Concern over the spread of the Ebola virus has caused the cancellation of an African Cup of Nations football match.
The vanishing spray used by referees at the recent FIFA World Cup has found a new home in the English Premier League.
A Spanish football club will wear a specially designed tuxedo kit whilst playing in a pre-season tournament this week.