As well as starring on the field, Cristiano Ronaldo's attitude behind the scenes at Juventus has encouraged fellow great Gianluigi Buffon.
Chile have confirmed Inter forward Alexis Sanchez, on loan from Manchester United, damaged his left ankle in a game against Colombia.
Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar was substituted in the 12th minute of Brazil's clash with Nigeria due to a suspected hamstring issue.
Manchester United are reportedly set to offer £70million for Declan Rice, but the England midfielder is not bothered about the speculation.
Thomas Muller is right to be impatient but that does not mean he will leave Bayern Munich, according to Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.
Brazil goalkeeper Alisson does not think team-mate Neymar has to leave Paris Saint-Germain to become the world's best player.
Italy have room to improve but are not far from the level of Europe's best, according to head coach Roberto Mancini.
Brisbane Roar claimed a first A-League point for Robbie Fowler in thrilling fashion, while Western United registered a maiden victory.
England's first qualifying defeat in a decade could lead to a tactical restructuring for the nation's next Euro 2020 qualifier.
Harry Maguire, who has endured a difficult season with Manchester United languishing in 12th position, addressed England's defensive issues
Harry Kane may lead England's players off the pitch if they are subjected to racist abuse during their Euro 2020 qualifying double-header.
Julian Nagelsmann is on Manchester United's radar, while Jose Mourinho is plotting a Premier League return, according to the latest gossip.
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Lionel Messi felt Neymar would join LaLiga rivals Real Madrid after Barcelona were unable to re-sign the Paris Saint-Germain star.
Antoine Griezmann has struggled to adapt to life at Barcelona but Lionel Messi knows this can take time and is sure he will come good.
Emile Heskey feels England might be able to go all the way at Euro 2020 and is full of admiration for Raheem Sterling.
Marco Giampaolo only lasted seven Serie A games at AC Milan, who have now turned to Stefano Pioli as their next head coach.
As former Inter boss Stefano Pioli takes charge of AC Milan, we look at the coaches to have worked in both San Siro dugouts.
Ivan Rakitic has become a fringe player at Barcelona and it seems he is not prepared to accept his new role.
Barcelona will be without Ousmane Dembele against Real Madrid after the winger was banned for two matches for his red card against Sevilla.