When the Euro 2016 kicks off on June 10th, it'll be party time - not only for the fans but for business. Soccer is of course big business. Every player tries to boost his market value. Clubs, bookies, beer brewers and many others all vie for a cut.
Con artists have tricked hundreds of young Nigerians into traveling to Russia thinking they'd become professional footballers. Alas, when they arrive, their hopes are dashed and they find themselves with nowhere to go.
Dramatic goals with minutes remaining - the 2018 World Cup has delivered them aplenty. Then again, aren't late goals more likely anyhow due to last-ditch heroics? A German sports scientist crunches the data for DW.
Manchester City winger Leroy Sané has been named the English Professional Footballers' Association Young Player of the Year. His next challenge should be snatching Julian Draxler's Germany starting spot at the World Cup.
Liverpool host Roma in a Champions League semifinal first leg on Tuesday, evoking memories of their famous win over the Italians in the 1984 final. Jürgen Klopp wants Anfield to help his side emulate that success.
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