Football Champions

Possibly the best eleven of all time. With dramatic music.

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After announcing herself to the world by picking up the adidas Bronze Ball at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in 2008, Eugenie Le Sommer has gone on to be one of France's leading lights, tho [read]

In an exclusive interview with, Bayer Leverkusen winger Julian Brandt, a member of Germany's provisional UEFA EURO squad, talks about his aspirations, important tournament experiences an [read]

As Russia prepares to host the FIFA World Cup™ and FIFA Confederations Cup, one of the key aspects of the preparations is to ensure the highest standard of medical services. [read]

Our rolling round-up of the weekend’s action focusses on Europe’s biggest club prize being decided, as well as national finals crowning champions in Mexico and Argentina. [read]

Hellenic Football Federation (HFF) has been sanctioned for fielding an ineligible player in the international friendly match played between Turkey and Greece on 17 November 2015. [read]

From bird flu through George Clooney to, of course, himself, Jose Mourinho has become famous for his colourful public proclamations. [read] previews an intriguing UEFA Champions League final between the Madrid rivals of Atletico and Real, meeting in European club football's showpiece game for the second time in two years. [read]

We catch up with Albania forward Shkelzen Gashi, who looks ahead to his nation's historic trip to UEFA EURO 2016, the challenges that await and why he thinks they finally made it to a major compe [read] previews the Oceania Nations Cup where eight nations are chasing a ticket to the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, this in a tournament which doubles as qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Rus [read]