Across social media, the resignation of FIFA boss Sepp Blatter has been welcomed with rampant excitement. The 79-year-old quit his position, which he was re-elected to only five days ago.
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.
Former US goalkeeper Hope Solo has said ex-FIFA boss Sepp Blatter groped her backside during the 2013 Ballon d'Or ceremony. Sexual harassment wasn't just a problem in Hollywood but in women's football as well, she said.
In the end, World Cup 2018 belonged to France. But the path to Sunday's final was far from predictable. Fallen giants, rising stars, VAR controversies and 70 set piece goals all played a part. DW takes a look back.
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