Under the Taliban, soccer stadiums were used for public executions. That's the past, now Afghanistan has its own premier league and a national team who's success has given the whole country a much-needed boost.
In the first Copa Libertadores final between the Argentine giants, visitors River left the happier after a fast and furious 2-2 draw. The second leg of the 'Superclasico' takes place on November 24.
The Swiss prosecutor overseeing an investigation of world soccer body FIFA has been suspended over unspecified allegations, federal prosecutors have said. They said the accusations "may be of criminal relevance."
Hundreds of female fans cheered for local champions Persepolis as they sought to claim their first continental crown. The move could be a step toward ending the decades-old exclusion of women from top games.
The football world is braced for the release of "new revelations" from European Investigative Collaborations, the network behind "Football Leaks." This comes after Der Spiegel posted a cryptic teaser on social media.
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