Scotland’s European Championship hopes were left in tatters following a 0-1 defeat to Georgia in a Group D clash.
Mario Goetze struck twice as Germany eased to a 3-1 victory over Poland in a Group D match of the UEFA European qualifiers.
Manchester City demonstrated its financial might by breaking the club’s transfer record for the second time this summer to sign Kevin de Bruyne
Messi, the four-time FIFA world player of the year, got the UEFA honor after a season-long duel with Ronaldo for the Champions League scoring record.
Barcelona was handed a favorable start to its title defense with Bayer Leverkusen, Roma and BATE Borisov when the Champions League groups were drawn on Thursday
Messi scored a stunning goal against German champions Bayern Munich in the Champions League first leg match of the semi-final on April 6
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Manchester United so far have 3-1 lead in their first round against the Belgium side, Club Brugge in the Champions League qualifiers.
Madrid will start the season at newly-promoted Sporting Gijon with a largely unchanged first-choice squad, including Ronaldo, Bale and Karim Benzema in attack
Andres Iniesta, Barcelona’s new team captain following Xavi Hernandez’s departure after 17 seasons, has called for calm
Athletic Bilbao ended a 31-year trophy drought with a 1-1 draw atBarcelona on Monday, claiming the Spanish Super Cup with a 5-1 aggregate victory
Enrique decided to leave Iniesta, Ivan Rakitic, Gerard Pique and Sergio Busquets out of the starting line-up, while Jeremy Mathieu did not travel for the game