Turkey coach Senol Gunes urged travelling supporters to attend Monday's Euro 2020 qualifier against France in Paris "in a spirit of brotherhood" following international condemnation of the Turkish assault on Kurds in Syria.
13th October 1999 became part of Spanish football history not so much because of the exciting 'Clasico' Barcelona and Real Madrid played out, but because Raul ordered the Camp Nou crowd to be quiet that night.
Gianluigi Buffon was at the Festival for Sport in Trento. After recallling his interesting conversation with Cristiano Ronaldo, he went on to talk about more serious things. He predicted that Neymar and Mbappe would both win the Ballon D'or in the future.