UEFA probes Barcelona over independence flags
UEFA probes Barcelona over independence flags

UEFA has opened a disciplinary proceeding against Barcelona over the use of pro-Catalan independence flags during the Spanish giant`s Champions League final win against Juventus last month.

Vicente del Bosque urges Spanish unity before Belarus game
Vicente del Bosque urges Spanish unity before Belarus game

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has called for "unity" before Sunday`s Euro 2016 qualifier in Belarus after defender Gerard Pique was given a hostile reception by some La Roja fans in Leon this week.

Under-fire French PM to repay part of Champions League trip

France`s prime minister said Thursday he regretted a controversial trip to the Champions League final last weekend and announced he would pay back part of the cost amid howls of protest. 

UEFA's Michel Platini wades into French political row
UEFA's Michel Platini wades into French political row

Europe`s soccer chief said on Wednesday he had officially invited French Prime Minister Manuel Valls to watch last Saturday`s Champions League final in Berlin, after a row exploded about Valls` use of a government jet to get there.

Luis Enrique will stay, says Barcelona president
Luis Enrique will stay, says Barcelona president

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has insisted Luis Enrique will stay on next season despite the coach refusing to commit to the club after wrapping up a treble of titles on Saturday.

Gianluigi Buffon aims to play until 40
Gianluigi Buffon aims to play until 40

 Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon said he is ready to keep playing for another three seasons to acheive some "dreams" even though he will then be past 40.

Leaving Barca `brutal` for record-breaking Xavi Hernandez
Leaving Barca `brutal` for record-breaking Xavi Hernandez

 Record-breaker Xavi Hernandez says it will be `brutal` to leave Barcelona after lifting the Champions League trophy on his final appearance in the famous shirt.

Spanish media hails `legendary` Barcelona
Spanish media hails `legendary` Barcelona

 Spanish media hailed "legendary" Barcelona after the Catalan side won the European Cup for the fifth time.

Hot-shot Neymar realises Champions League dream
Hot-shot Neymar realises Champions League dream

 Brazil star Neymar became the Champions League`s joint top scorer on Saturda by scoring Barcelona`s final goal in their 3-1 win over Juventus.

Barcelona still want more, warns Ivan​ Rakitic
Barcelona still want more, warns Ivan​ Rakitic

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic insisted his side will not lose their hunger for more trophies after landing the treble in his first season with the Catalan giants.

Suarez hails incredible debut season at Barca
Suarez hails incredible debut season at Barca

 Luis Suarez described his debut season at Barcelona as "incredible" after he scored the vital second goal as the Catalans became the first side to ever win the treble twice with a 3-1 win over Juventus in the Champions League final.

Champions League final: Why Juventus must triumph against Barcelona

Both Juventus and Barcelona are looking to cap off dream seasons on Saturday by completing rare trebles when they go head-to-head in the Champions League final at Berlin's Olympic Stadium.

Sepp Blatter should quit FIFA now, says old foe Lennart Johansson

Sepp Blatter should leave FIFA immediately because he must have known about the $10 million payment sent to the disgraced Jack Warner from a FIFA account, Blatter`s old foe and former UEFA chief Lennart Johansson said on Friday.

UEFA Champions League final: Barcelona vs Juventus – Preview
UEFA Champions League final: Barcelona vs Juventus – Preview

Spanish side FC Barcelona will be at full strength when they look to defeat Italian champions Juventus to win their fifth Champions League trophy in the final at Berlin.

Lionel Messi is number one, says Del Piero
Lionel Messi is number one, says Del Piero

Italian club Juventus' legendary footballer Alessandro Del Piero on Thursday said Spanish club FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi is the game's "number one player" ahead of Saturday's Champions League final between the two teams.

Gianluigi Buffon bullish as Barca final looms
Gianluigi Buffon bullish as Barca final looms

Gianluigi Buffon remembers only too well the pain of losing a Champions League final, but the legendary Juventus goalkeeper is hoping a return to Berlin`s Olympiastadion brings happier memories against Barcelona on Saturday.

Zico considering FIFA presidency bid
Zico considering FIFA presidency bid

Former Brazil international Zico has expressed a desire to run for president of FIFA following Sepp Blatter`s shock resignation on Tuesday.

Champions League: Andrea Pirlo vs Xavi Hernandez show adds lustre to Berlin final
Champions League: Andrea Pirlo vs Xavi Hernandez show adds lustre to Berlin final

When Andrea Pirlo and Xavi Hernandez face each other for the last time at the Champions League final on Saturday, there will be more than a Champions League title at stake.

Javier Mascherano wary of old friend Carlos Tevez
Javier Mascherano wary of old friend Carlos Tevez

Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano will line up against a friend turned rival in the Champions League final on Saturday as compatriot Carlos Tevez attempts to fire Juventus to their first European Cup in 19 years.

Neymar looks to achieve what compatriot Ronaldo failed to do
Neymar looks to achieve what compatriot Ronaldo failed to do

 FC Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar on Tuesday revealed that he is anxious but hopeful of doing what his illustrious compatriot Ronaldo failed to achieve -- winning a European Champions League title -- as the Spanish club gears up to face Juventus on Saturday.