The new museum FIFA World in Zurich promotes the dynamic element of soccer while contrasting it with still images, jerseys and trophies. All in all, it celebrates the sport which has so often been in the headlines for the wrong reasons.
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo reigned supreme at the awards ceremony held during the Champions League group stage draw in Monaco. He beat off competition from Lionel Messi and Gianluigi Buffon.
Blazer, a US soccer official whose testimony helped set off a massive FIFA corruption scandal, has died at 72, his lawyers say. He himself was banned from all football activities in 2015 because of his own misconduct.
The head of the Spanish football federation has been arrested on corruption charges along with his son. The charges relate to the alleged embezzlement of funds and international match-fixing.
A former employee of a Swiss bank has been convicted on charges related to the corruption allegations surrounding world football's governing body, FIFA. This comes a day after the suspect pled guilty in a US court.
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