Five years ago, China under President Xi Jinping pledged to become a football power by 2050. But the financial collapse of the newly crowned Chinese champions raises fresh questions over that lofty goal.
We are used to hearing that football involves a lot of money, but we don't really get an idea of how true this statement is. In the following list, you can see how the 10 richest football players have a combined fortune over 2 billion dollars thanks to their football career.
Pep Guardiola has warned Manchester City's rivals that the runaway Premier League leaders can get even better as they chase the quadruple.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has backed a potential joint bid from England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to host the 2030 World Cup.
This Wednesday marks 100 days until the scheduled start of Euro 2020 but there remains much uncertainty about exactly how and where a competition that was postponed last year due to the coronavirus pandemic will take place.
Real Madrid's chances of chasing down La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid were dealt a blow on Monday as they needed a late Vinicius Junior equaliser to secure a 1-1 draw with Real Sociedad.
Everton boosted their bid to earn a top-four finish in the Premier League as Richarlison sealed a 1-0 win against struggling Southampton on Monday.
Ulsan Hyundai turned in a five-star display for new manager Hong Myung-bo as Ulsan easily defeated Gangwon 5-0 on the opening weekend of the K-League season.
Real Sociedad called for a penalty in the seventh minute at the Di Stefano stadium. That was the controversial moment of the half.