Lionel Messi posing with the Ballon d'Or trophy in December, when he won a record-breaking seventh trophy. (Image: telanganatoday.com)

Ballon d’Or 2022 Odds: Messi is Third-Favorite, Major Surprise at the Top

Lionel Messi won a record-breaking seventh Ballon d’Or trophy last December, beating Robert Lewandowski in the vote organized by the prestigious French magazine France Football. Messi, who scored at a non-stop rate for Barcelona during the first part of 2021 and also won the Copa America with Argentina in July, […]

Ricardo Pepi is one of the most promising U19 players in the world. (Image: Twitter/fabrizioromano)

Ricardo Pepi to Join Augsburg in Record Move for MLS

18-year-old striker Ricardo Pepi passed his medicals on Sunday and is expected to be unveiled as a new FC Augsburg player in the coming hours. FC Dallas will receive $20 million plus add ons, an MLS record fee. After USMNT striker Daryl Dike moved to West Bromwich Albion from Orlando […]

Erling Haaland has been in blistering form over the past three years, impressing in the Champions League, the Bundesliga and the Austrian League. (Image: Twitter/erlinghaaland)

Dortmund Confirms Real Madrid’s Interest in Haaland

Erling Haaland is one the most in-demand players in the world right now, with a host of big clubs after him. Real Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, and Chelsea have all shown interest in him over the past 12 months, with the Norwegian yet […]

Jude Bellongham faces criminal charges for the tough words directed at the ref after Dortmund - Bayern 2-3 on Saturday. (Image: sportbild.de)

Der Klassiker Madness: Bellingham Contests Referee Following Defeat to Arch-Rivals Bayern and Now Faces Criminal Charges

Bayern Munich won the first Der Klassiker (‘The Classic’) of the season, beating Borussia 3-2 after a fantastic clash in Dortmund. Ballon d’Or runner-up Robert Lewandowski netted twice for the visitors and Dortmund’s goal machine Erling Haaland also got his name on the score sheet. Borussia’s players were unhappy with […]

Ballon d'Or 2021: Lionel Messi celebrates after winning his seventh trophy, a world record. (Image: Twitter/francefootball)
Ballon d'Or 2021

Ballon d’Or 2021 Live: Messi Wins Record-Breaking Seventh Trophy, as Lewandowski Comes Second

Lionel Messi won the Ballon d’Or trophy for a record-breaking seventh time in a ceremony held at Theatre du Chatelet in Paris. Robert Lewandowski finished second, while Jorginho completed the podium. A panel of 180 international journalists representing different countries and territories chose the winner of the men’s Ballon d’Or. […]

The Best Award recognizes the most important individual achievements in both mens' and womens' football. (Image: kickoff.com)

FIFA Reveal Nominations for The Best Awards 2021

FIFA have released their nominations for The Best Awards 2021. The world football governing body will reward players, goalkeepers and coaches in both men’s and women’s football for their achievements over the past 12 months during an online gala on 17 January 2022. Due to the pandemic context, the 2020 […]

Augsburg have beaten Bayern for the third time in their Bundesliga history. (Image: Twitter/fcaugsburg)

Augsburg Claim Stunning Victory over Bayern Munich in the German Bundesliga

Bayern Munich recorded their second Bundesliga defeat this season after losing away in Augsburg on Friday. Mads Pedersen and Andre Hahn got Augsburg flying with their goals. Robert Lewandowski was on the scoresheet for Bayern, but the Pole’s effort wasn’t enough. Pedersen opened the scoring after 23 minutes, then Hahn […]

Erling Haaland has been on top form since joining Dortmund almost two years ago. (Image: Twitter/erlinghaaland)

Haaland ‘Unlikely’ to Play in 2021 Following Hip Flexor Injury

Erling Haaland, Borussia Dortmund’s goal machine, is facing another two months on the sidelines after the injury he picked up in the Champions League match against Ajax on Oct. 20. The player’s father, Alf-Inge Haaland, told the Norwegian channel TV2 that his son is “unlikely” to feature for Dortmund until […]

Bayern recorded one of the most humiliating defeats in the club's history as they went out from the German Cup after losing 5-0 to Borussia Monchengladbach. (Image: Twitter/FCBayern)

Bayern Destroyed in German Cup Competition, Gladbach Scores Five

Bayern Munich was at the receiving end in an electric German Cup performance from Borussia Monchengladbach. Gladbach won the game 5-0 and advanced to the Round of 16 of the DFB Pokal. Kouadio Kone first pressed Bayern’s alarm button after just two minutes when he scored the opening goal in […]