The 23-acre facility has southeast Asia’s first hybrid football pitch, a functional strength and conditioning centre, medical and recovery facilities, a swimming pool, a school, and a hostel
The $150 million fund for the first 32-team tournament is a huge boost from the 24-team edition in 2019, and 10 times what it was in 2015.
Late at night, two men arrived on a motorbike at the supermarket in Rosario -- the football champion's hometown -- fired shots, dropped a note and fled, a witness said.
The match between Turkish football clubs Besiktas and Antalyaspor was paused after four minutes 17 seconds, representing the time the first earthquake struck Turkey and Syria at 4.17am on February 6.
World Cup champion Lionel Messi edged Kylian Mbappé again, this time to take FIFA’s best men’s player award on February 27. The best women’s player was Spain's Alexia Putellas for a second straight year.
The World Cup in Qatar was in its third day when Manchester United’s press office announced that its American owners were considering a potential sale of the famed English soccer club. Every day since that November morning, the swirl of speculation about who might buy United has gathered pace.
American hedge fund giant Elliott has also reportedly made a bid for the football club but not a full takeover of the kind proposed by both Ratcliffe and Qatari rival Sheikh Jassim Bin Hamad Al Thani.
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Fields of Dreams is a CSR project for revamping football grounds in Goa, so local children can access better facilities and get frequent exposure through competitions.
Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo now has 503 goals scored for five different teams stretched across five leagues. His latest game was with Saudi club Al Nassr.
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Brazil and Argentina, archrivals on the football pitch, experienced two different sets of overwhelming emotions in December
Cristiano Ronaldo moved to Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr last month after signing a 2-1/2 year contract estimated by media to be worth more than 200 million euros ($210 million).
The first batch consists of eight referees and as many assistant referees. The next batch of professional match officials will be announced in 2024.
Bale, who made a record 111 appearances for Wales, led his country from the international football wilderness to two European Championships -- reaching the semi-finals of Euro 2016 -- and a first World Cup since 1958.
During the World Cup in Doha, All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Kalyan Chaubey had held deliberations with Wenger and other senior officials of the FIFA and Asian Football Confederation (AFC) regarding youth development projects in India.
The partnership will also allow Jio’s associate brands, RISE and Viacom18, to leverage several partnership rights across their football and sports offerings.
A pall of gloom descended on Calcutta as people of the football-crazy city woke up to the death of Pele on Friday, following his prolonged battle with colon cancer at a Sao Paulo hospital.
Brazilian soccer legend Pelé passed away at age 82. Pelé was one of the most commanding sports figures of the last century, winning a record three World Cups with Brazil and was the standard-bearer of "the beautiful game" with the national team and his club Santos. Let’s have a look back at the life and legacy of the Brazilian superstar.
Pelé, the Brazilian king of soccer who won a record three World Cups and became one of the most commanding sports figures of the last century, died on December 29. He was 82. Pele started playing for Santos Football Club in 1956. He scored his first professional goal in his league debut, in a match between Santos FC and Corinthians FC. During his football career, Pele won the FIFA World Cup trophy three times in 1958, 1962 and 1970
The Brazilian superstar helped to expand the sport’s appeal and turn it into a multibillion-dollar business
With the ball at his feet, Pelé, who passed away yesterday, wove magic on the field. The debate on who's the GOAT was settled long before current contestants even entered the fray. Instead of mourning, just imagine a Maradona's XI vs Pelé's XI, a match made in heaven.
Pele was one of the most commanding sports figures of the last century, winning a record three World Cups with Brazil and was the standard-bearer of "the beautiful game" with the national team and his club Santos.
Like so many things in his life, “joga bonito” - "the beautiful game" - got stuck to Pele’s name, and through him, it became the very essence of what it meant to be a Brazilian football player.