Football Champions

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

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Just like every Sunday, we whet your appetite with a sneak peek at what will be serving up in the coming days. [read]

Iran and Japan have qualified for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 after both nations advanced to the semi-finals of the AFC U-16 Championship on Sunday. [read]

A subdued Paco Sedano reflected on Spain's quarter-final defeat at the hands of Russia which left them exiting the tournament before the semi-finals for only the first time since 1989. [read]

His beard has made quite the impression at Colombia 2016, but Joao Matos is more focuses on the three "finals" facing Portugal, rather than his facial hair. [read]

Paraguay and Iran served up more thrills and spills before Russia finally got the better of Spain, ensuring that two first-time finalists are guaranteed to grace Cali on 1 October. [read]

In our regular Sunday feature, presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week. [read]

Egypt forward Abdelrahman Elashwal speaks with about the joy of knocking out Italy in the Round of 16 at the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 and the upcoming quarter-final meeting with Ar [read]

Argentina's Leandro Cuzzolino speaks with about his relief and elation of scoring his match-winning penalty kick that took the Albiceleste to the quarter-finals of the FIFA Futsal World [read]

Russia barged past Spain 6-2 in Cali to book their place into the FIFA Fustal World Cup Colombia 2016 final four in a dominant display, with Eder Lima and Ivan Chishkala both bagging braces. [read]