Aug 09, 2021 10:47 PM IST
COVID19 pandemic impact on club’s revenues, high debt burden and adherence to LaLiga regulations made it tough for FC Barcelona to retain Lionel Messi.
- Aug 07, 2021 08:21 PM IST
Brazil defeated Spain 2-1 after extra time to win the Olympic men's soccer gold medal at the Tokyo Games.
- Aug 06, 2021 06:58 AM IST
A month after the Rosario-born superstar led the national team to their first major title in 28 years, Messi was again the centre of attention as the club announced he would end his 18-year relationship with them and not sign a new playing contract.
- Jun 25, 2021 01:13 PM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo’s record-breaking spree has been the headline event of Euro 2020 but there have been many more special moments in the group stage and one very scary collapse. Take a look
- May 26, 2021 12:07 PM IST
The first soccer award at a major tournament taking the form of a non-fungible token (NFT) is being created with tournament sponsor Gazprom, UEFA said Friday.
- Sep 21, 2020 03:20 PM IST
Forbes has released this year’s ranking of the highest-paid soccer players in the world and the list is topped by the two best soccer players in the world; Barca's Lionel Messi and Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo.
- Aug 26, 2020 08:28 AM IST
Under the terms of the contract which expires in 2021, the only way Lionel Messi can leave without the Barcelona's consent is if a rival side pays his release clause of 700 million euros (629.7 million pounds).
- May 19, 2020 03:15 PM IST
These days, the professional soccer player is working at a sweet shop in a market in Upper Egypt town that has remained open throughout the pandemic
- May 19, 2020 12:03 PM IST
At this time of the year, Mahmoud would be on the field playing as a defender for Beni Suef, a club in Egypt’s second division.
- Jan 13, 2017 12:52 PM IST
The company has already roped in former Argentine soccer star Diego Simone, the current coach of Spanish club Atletico de Madrid, as its brand ambassador to push its products in the South American nation.
- Dec 18, 2015 08:00 AM IST
Asia's third-largest economy has never made it to the FIFA World Cup despite a 1.3 billion strong population, high economic growth rates and a sports-mad public. It has only qualified once, by default for the 1950 tournament in Brazil, but ended up withdrawing due to financial constraints.
- Oct 09, 2015 03:22 PM IST
Sepp Blatter, the Swiss who has been president of the global soccer body FIFA since 1998, was suspended on Thursday by the association's ethics committee. The 79-year-old is currently facing a Swiss criminal investigation.
- Jun 12, 2015 01:39 PM IST
The parliament said that corruption within FIFA had seriously damaged the integrity of global football, with a "devastating impact" from the top level of professional soccer to amateur grassroots clubs.
- Jun 11, 2015 11:22 AM IST
Dhoni has been ranked 23rd on the Forbes list of The World's Highest-Paid Athletes 2015, dropping a notch from his ranking of 22 last year.
- Jun 10, 2015 03:15 PM IST
Scandal-hit FIFA will hold an extraordinary executive committee meeting in July to discuss dates for the election to replace president Sepp Blatter, who announced his resignation next week.
- Jun 06, 2015 04:02 PM IST
A FIFA spokeswoman declined to say if Blatter, who will remain president until a successor is elected, still planned to attend the women's final on July 5 in Vancouver.
- Jun 04, 2015 03:25 PM IST
The Middle East holds power at the 46-member Asian Football Confederation (AFC), the third largest of FIFA's six regional bodies but boasting the biggest and fastest growing population, a dream ticket for FIFA sponsors like Coca-Cola and Adidas.
- May 28, 2015 01:14 PM IST
The alleged corruption inside FIFA, soccer's global governing body, is ironically tied to the organization's success at fueling the sport's growth in far-flung corners of the world over the past few decades, as it pumped millions of dollars into countries struggling to build their youth programs.
- Dec 02, 2014 08:13 AM IST
Puma has designed the World Cup kits for eight different soccer national teams. CNBC visits the global headquarters in Germany to learn more about the "power-active" technology within.
- May 28, 2013 02:44 PM IST
Sir Alex Ferguson, football‘s winningest manager, calls it a day
- Apr 08, 2013 09:14 AM IST
Palermo's Josip Ilicic produced a goal worthy of Lionel Messi in Serie A on Sunday while hapless Chievo goalkeeper Christian Puggioni suffered a moment reminiscent of eccentric former Colombia goalkeeper Rene Higuita.
- Feb 20, 2013 08:02 AM IST
Diego Maradona dreams of seeing his newborn son Diego Fernando playing for Argentina with the offspring of Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero, he said on Tuesday.
- Feb 15, 2013 08:22 AM IST
Diego Maradona's girlfriend Victoria Ojeda has given birth to a boy called Diego Fernando and the Argentine soccer great is now expected to travel back to Buenos Aires to meet his son.
- Feb 13, 2013 10:12 PM IST
Soccer-player Cristiano Ronaldo is donating 100,000 euros on behalf of UEFA to help rehabilitate Afghans who have lost limbs, mostly landmine victims, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Wednesday.
- Jan 30, 2013 06:52 AM IST
Ethiopia's soccer fans took the unusual step of apologising for their unruly behaviour in last Monday's match against Zambia by waving a banner during the game against Nigeria .