Thiago Silva, 34, revealed he will call time on his playing career when he feels like he is becoming a hindrance.
Gianluigi Buffon, 41, could be set for a Juventus comeback, just a year after leaving for Paris Saint-Germain.
The last time England met Norway at the women's World Cup, it was captain Steph Houghton who headed in the equaliser to set them on the way to victory four years ago in Canada.
Riyad Mahrez and Sadio Mane resume an English Premier League rivalry Thursday on a different stage when Algeria and Senegal clash at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Boasting the only 100 percent record and yet to concede a goal, Colombia have seduced at the Copa America so far under the wily stewardship of Portuguese Carlos Queiroz.
Lieke Martens celebrated making history as she converted a 90th-minute penalty to break Japanese hearts and take the Netherlands through to the quarter-finals of the women's World Cup for the first time with a 2-1 win in Rennes on Tuesday.
A last-minute Lieke Martens penalty took the Netherlands through to the women's World Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday as they joined Italy in the last eight, confirming Europe's supremacy at the tournament and ending Asian interest already.
Nigeria winger Ahmed Musa missed his side's pre-match news conference amid talks with the Nigeria Football Federation.
Stephane Bahoken scored two minutes after coming off the bench to seal a 2-0 win for defending champions Cameroon over Guinea-Bissau Tuesday in the Africa Cup of Nations.