Champions League: Andrea Pirlo vs Hernandez Xavi 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.

The men who might be after FIFA's top job

FIFA is facing a turning point in its history with the end of president Sepp Blatter`s 17-year grip on power.

Brendan Rodgers stays in Liverpool hotseat after talks

Brendan Rodgers will be given another chance to deliver Liverpool their first league title in over a quarter of a century after he held talks with the club`s American owners on Tuesday both the Press Association and the BBC reported.

CONCACAF ready for FIFA `rebuilding` as Sepp Blatter exits

CONCACAF on Tuesday said it was ready to help overhaul FIFA, as world football seeks a new start amid a corruption scandal that led to the departure of its president Sepp Blatter.

FIFA scandal: Did not push Sepp Blatter out, says US official

A US official on Tuesday denied that Washington had had any hand in Sepp Blatter`s shock decision to resign as president of FIFA.

Michel Platini hails Sepp Blatter`s 'difficult', 'brave' resignation
Michel Platini hails Sepp Blatter`s 'difficult', 'brave' resignation

UEFA president Michel Platini hailed the resignation of FIFA leader Sepp Blatter on Tuesday as a brave and difficult decision.

Prince Ali to stand in new FIFA presidency elections: Official
Prince Ali to stand in new FIFA presidency elections: Official

Jordanian Prince Ali bin al Hussein will stand in new elections for the presidency of world football`s governing body after Sepp Blatter announced he was to quit FIFA, a senior Jordanian football official told AFP.

Sepp Blatter's resignation 'great for football': FA chief Greg Dyke
Sepp Blatter's resignation 'great for football': FA chief Greg Dyke

Sepp Blatter`s shock resignation as FIFA president on Tuesday was hailed as "great for football" by one of his chief critics, English FA chief Greg Dyke, who said he suspected a "smoking gun".

Sepp Blatter`s resignation statement
Sepp Blatter`s resignation statement

Statement by Sepp Blatter on Tuesday announcing he would be stepping down as president of world football`s governing body FIFA:

Sepp Blatter resigns as FIFA president amid corruption scandal
Sepp Blatter resigns as FIFA president amid corruption scandal

Sepp Blatter on Tuesday resigned as president of FIFA as a mounting corruption scandal engulfed world football`s governing body.

Needing US visa for Guam, Indian football team to train in Delhi
Needing US visa for Guam, Indian football team to train in Delhi

The Indian national football team is all set to train for the next three days in the national capital before heading to Bangalore where they will play their opening fixture of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against a formidable Oman side on June 11.

Messi, Neymar and Suarez are divas, says Ballack
Messi, Neymar and Suarez are divas, says Ballack

Former Germany captain Michael Ballack on Tuesday said Barcelona forwards Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar are sometimes like divas and the trio's unwillingness to defend could be the undoing of their side in the Champions League final.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic one of world's best footballers: Edinson Cavani
Zlatan Ibrahimovic one of world's best footballers: Edinson Cavani

French football club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) striker Edinson Cavani has said team-mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of the best players in the world, adding that he had learned a lot from playing alongside him.

Germans don't want World Cup boycott, says DFB president
Germans don't want World Cup boycott, says DFB president

Germany does not want a boycott of soccer`s World Cup tournament, the president of the German Football Association (DFB) Wolfgang Niersbach told Reuters on Tuesday.

Jose Mourinho rejects report claiming Diego Costa isn't happy at Chelsea
Jose Mourinho rejects report claiming Diego Costa isn't happy at Chelsea

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho Tuesday rejected a report that star striker Diego Costa wants to quit the English Premier League champions.

Jose Mourinho rejects report claiming Diego Costa isn't happy at Chelsea
Jose Mourinho rejects report claiming Diego Costa isn't happy at Chelsea

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho Tuesday rejected a report that star striker Diego Costa wants to quit the English Premier League champions.

AIFF enters into an agreement with French Football Federation
AIFF enters into an agreement with French Football Federation

Barely a month after All India Football Federation entered into a partnership with the German Football Association (DFB), President of AIFF, Praful Patel has signed an agreement with French Football Federation (FFF) in Munich.

India to host AFC U-16 final
India to host AFC U-16 final

The Asian Football Confederation have officially confirmed India as hosts of the AFC U-16 Finals to be held next year.

Andres Iniesta expects to be fit for final
Andres Iniesta expects to be fit for final

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta has played down concerns he could miss Saturday`s Champions League final with a calf problem picked up in last weekend`s Copa del Rey final win over Athletic Bilbao.

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.