Fresh off celebrating a milestone birthday of his own, Brazilian football great Pele wished his fellow legend Diego Maradona a happy birthday Friday as the mercurial Argentine celebrated his 60th.
Ajax CEO Edwin van der Sar was given a surprise 50th birthday present after receiving montage of messages from former team-mates. Among them was one from his former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.
Gareth Bale is gradually finding his way into Tottenham's groove, but he still produces very low-key performances like the one he gave in Antwerp. Questioned by him, Jose Mourinho came out in defense of the Welshman and acknowledged that may not be the same player who left in 2013, but Cristiano and Leo Messi have also changed.
Back in the 2010-11 season, Dejan Stanković scored a stunning hat-trick in Inter's 5-2 victory over Parma.
The spat between Real Madrid's star strikers Karim Benzema and Vinicius Jr, which started during the Champions League game at Moenchengladbach is "over", coach Zinedine Zidane said on Friday.
Blaise Matuidi will summon inspiration from France's 2018 World Cup triumph to help Inter Miami from ending their debut Major League Soccer season in failure.
Rilwan Hassan netted a brilliant opening goal during Midtjylland's victory over Brondby in July 2014.
The CAF Champions League semi-final second leg between Zamalek of Egypt and Raja Casablanca of Morocco in Cairo has been rearranged for November 4, the organisers announced Friday.
Recent data from Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have highlighted a new trend: the Argentinian has scored 55% of his post-pandemic goals from 12 yards and has scored the last 12 penalties he has taken. Meanwhile, the Portuguese player has only scored two in a row and has missed a couple over the course of the health crisis.