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Confederations Cup 2017: Germany's 'dangerous' Timo Werner eyes title glory

Confederations Cup 2017: Germany's 'dangerous' Timo Werner eyes title glory

The 21-year-old sealed the world champions` 3-1 win in Sochi with a second-half brace by heading home Joshua Kimmich`s cross, then drilled in a second to calm German nerves just after Vincent Aboubakar netted Cameroon`s consolation goal.

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez rules out David De Gea's move from Manchester United Real Madrid president Florentino Perez rules out David De Gea's move from Manchester United

Real Madrid turned down the opportunity to sign goalkeeper David de Gea from Manchester United last summer, club president Florentino Perez said on Tuesday while playing down the possibility of bidding for the Spain international again.

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez 'not contemplating' Cristiano Ronaldo's departure Real Madrid president Florentino Perez 'not contemplating' Cristiano Ronaldo's departure

Ronaldo, Portugal`s all-time leading scorer, is the latest in a long line of soccer players in Spain -- among them Barcelona`s Lionel Messi and Neymar -- to be caught up in cases over tax or transfers.

Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi? Diego Maradona picks his favourite between two legends Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi? Diego Maradona picks his favourite between two legends

Turning back to Messi, Maradona said the Barcelona player was still the world`s best despite not having won a World Cup.

Video technology is the future of football, says FIFA president Gianni Infantino Video technology is the future of football, says FIFA president Gianni Infantino

In April, Infantino said that the technology would be used at the 2018 World Cup after "very positive feedback".

FIFA Confederations Cup: Germany sweat in 3-2 win over Australia FIFA Confederations Cup: Germany sweat in 3-2 win over Australia

Australia next face Cameroon, who lost 2-0 to Chile in their opening game, in Saint Petersburg with both teams needing a win in their bid to reach the semi-finals.

Re-elected Real Madrid president Florentino Perez tackles Cristiano Ronaldo problem Re-elected Real Madrid president Florentino Perez tackles Cristiano Ronaldo problem

There has been speculation that Ronaldo is trying to put pressure on Real so that they will bear some of the burden of an eventual fine as Barcelona did for Lionel Messi.

Cristiano Ronaldo transfer rumours rubbished by Bayern Munich chief Cristiano Ronaldo transfer rumours rubbished by Bayern Munich chief

Ronaldo is seen as likely to leave Spain despite winning the Champions League for a second season in a row with Real following accusations of tax fraud in the country.

WATCH: Former Chelsea midfielder Oscar sparks mass brawl during Chinese Super League clash WATCH: Former Chelsea midfielder Oscar sparks mass brawl during Chinese Super League clash

Oscar lost his cool at the end of the first half , just moments after assisting his compatriot Hulk to make it 1-1 at the Yuexiushan Stadium.

Confederations Cup: Not the result we wanted, rues Cristiano Ronaldo Confederations Cup: Not the result we wanted, rues Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo reportedly wants to leave Real after being accused by Spanish prosecutors of defrauding the authorities of 14.7 million euros ($16.5m) in tax through offshore companies.

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane pleads with Cristiano Ronaldo after `I quit` bombshell Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane pleads with Cristiano Ronaldo after `I quit` bombshell

Ronaldo, on Confederations Cup duty in Russia with Portugal, is reportedly furious over a tax probe into the off shore accounts dealing with his image rights, and has reportedly vowed to leave Spain.

FIFA Confederations Cup 2017: Portugal, Mexico share the spoils after 2-2 draw FIFA Confederations Cup 2017: Portugal, Mexico share the spoils after 2-2 draw

Ronaldo, 32, is reportedly furious over a tax probe into the off-shore accounts dealing with his image rights, and has reportedly vowed to leave Spain.

There is no doubt... Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player, says Brazilian legend Pele There is no doubt... Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player, says Brazilian legend Pele

Since both coming under the limelight, the duo have been compared to one another with stats and numbers lined up to put one above the other on the list of the greatest player of this generation.

Confederations Cup 2017: Russia relieved after passing first World Cup test Confederations Cup 2017: Russia relieved after passing first World Cup test

Russia breathed a sigh of relief on Saturday after its soccer team won the opening match of the Confederations Cup and the country demonstrated that one of its most problematic World Cup pitches was fit for international matches.

Dani Alves to join Manchester City from Juventus

Alves still has one year left on his contract and City have been told a bid of around £5m would be sufficient to persuade the Turin club to sell the 34-year-old.

Penalty goal, video assistance in focus as IFAB moots 'quiet revolution' in laws of football Penalty goal, video assistance in focus as IFAB moots 'quiet revolution' in laws of football

IFAB`s technical director David Elleray, the former English referee, is behind a strategy document which he describes as `a quiet revolution`.