Lukas Podolski came off the bench to save Germany’s blushes with a late equaliser which secured the world champions a 2-2 draw with Asian champions Australia in their friendly on Wednesday. The match had started on a sombre note with a minute’s silence in tribute [...]
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Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi took a break from football on Wednesday, joining Argentinian team-mates at the Washington Wizards’ home NBA game against the Indiana Pacers. Messi posted a photo of the action at the Wizards’ Verizon Centre arena on his Instagram account, captioned [...]
Germany midfielder Sami Khedira on Wednesday said he will leave Real Madrid when his contract expires at the end of the season. “There is nothing more to say than what I told the sports magazine (Kicker), when there’s anything more, I’ll say it,” the 27-year-old [...]
A debate over the eligibility of players born to Italians living outside the country has been reignited after criticism of Coach Antonio Conte’s decision to draft South American-born players into the national side. Palermo’s Argentinian-born midfielder Franco Vazquez and Brazilian-born Sampdoria striker Eder were among [...]