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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India will prove dark horse in the tournament, feels Vijay Goel

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India will prove dark horse in the tournament, feels Vijay Goel

The U-17 World Cup will kick-start from October 6, with India being drawn alongside Colombia, Ghana and USA in Group A. Hosts India will be playing against the USA in the opening fixture of the tournament.

Chile out to curb Cristiano Ronaldo's goalscoring prowess in Confederations Cup semi-final against Portugal Chile out to curb Cristiano Ronaldo's goalscoring prowess in Confederations Cup semi-final against Portugal

The 32-year-old Ronaldo converted a penalty in Saturday`s 4-0 thrashing of New Zealand to claim his 75th international goal.

Gujarat Lions owner Keshav Bansal congratulates Sunil Chhetri for scoring 'runs', gets trolled on Twitter Gujarat Lions owner Keshav Bansal congratulates Sunil Chhetri for scoring 'runs', gets trolled on Twitter

Sunil Chhetri is now only behind Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Clint Dempsey in the list of active international players with most goals.

Real Madrid defender Diego Llorente joins Real Sociedad on five-year deal

The move means that the 23-year-old, who can also play in midfield, will form part of the San Sebastian-based club until the end of 2022, reports Xinhua news agency.

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.

Luiz Felipe Scolari distances Paulinho away from Barcelona move citing, CSL transfer regulations Luiz Felipe Scolari distances Paulinho away from Barcelona move citing, CSL transfer regulations

Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Paulinho, meanwhile, admitted to Brazilian publication Globo Esporte that the Catalans had been in contact with his representatives.

Confederations Cup: Germany ease into semifinals with win over Cameroon Confederations Cup: Germany ease into semifinals with win over Cameroon

The victory in Sochi meant Germany finished top of Group B ahead of Chile, who drew 1-1 with Australia in Moscow.

Confederations Cup: Chile draw 1-1 with Australia to reach semifinals Confederations Cup: Chile draw 1-1 with Australia to reach semifinals

Chile will face European champions Portugal in the last four on Wednesday in Kazan as they came second in the group with five points.

Confederations Cup: Alexis Sanchez desperate to show Arsenal his worth in bid to seal semi-finals spot for Chile Confederations Cup: Alexis Sanchez desperate to show Arsenal his worth in bid to seal semi-finals spot for Chile

Sanchez has a year left on his Gunners contract but is yet to sign a new deal with Arsenal and has been linked with a move to Bayern Munich.

Confederations Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo hits 75th international goal as Portugal reach semi-finals Confederations Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo hits 75th international goal as Portugal reach semi-finals

Mexico eliminated Russia to join Portugal on seven points, with Fernando Santos' side to face the runners-up of Group B on Wednesday for a place in the July 2 final.

Ex-Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa announces retirement from football Ex-Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa announces retirement from football

Arbeloa made more than 150 appearances for Madrid in two stints at the club and is open to a return to the Bernabeu.

Lionel Messi turns 30, Twitter lavishes praise on arguably the greatest footballer ever Lionel Messi turns 30, Twitter lavishes praise on arguably the greatest footballer ever

The list of honours and milestones accomplished by the mercurial forward is endless, including a club record 507 goals, eight Spanish league titles, four Champions League titles and five Ballon d'Or awards.

Lionel Messi's 21-month prison sentence likely to be swapped for a minimum fine of EUR 255,000 Lionel Messi's 21-month prison sentence likely to be swapped for a minimum fine of EUR 255,000

The decision means that the 21-month prison sentence could be swapped for a fine worth less than Messi`s weekly wage.

Spain prosecutor open to lifting Lionel Messi prison sentence Spain prosecutor open to lifting Lionel Messi prison sentence

Barcelona great Messi and his father Jorge were found guilty by a Catalan court last July on three counts of tax fraud between 2007 and 2009 to the tune of 4.1 million euros ($4.6 million) on image rights.

2017 Community Shield: Arsenal, Chelsea clash to raise funds for London tower fire victims 2017 Community Shield: Arsenal, Chelsea clash to raise funds for London tower fire victims

At least 79 died after fire broke out in the 24-storey social housing block in Kensington, West London last week.

FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths

Mexico, top of Group A equal with Portugal on four points by virtue of having scored one more goal, face Russia, who are just a point behind in third.