Germany began its campaign to add the 2016 European Championship to its 2014 World Cup with a promising 2-0 victory over Ukraine on Sunday, while England and Russia were threatened with expulsion from the tournament.
Soccer hooliganism has been making a comeback at the European Championship and is challenging French authorities who have struggled to deal with the sudden surge in violence.
Peru's recent history against Brazil is marked by lots of losses and a few missed opportunities. That changed in a big way Sunday night -- with the help from a fortunate non-call.
UEFA opened disciplinary proceedings against Russia on Sunday for crowd disturbances and racist behavior by its fans during a European Championship game against England.
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric scored a brilliant volley as Croatia defeated Turkey 1-0 in their Euro 2016 Group D opener on Sunday.
One, two and finally three -- contained quite neatly in a span of 19 minutes. A dazzling display for Lionel Messi on a warm Friday night. Once Argentina put the monster in the game, it was all over for Panama.
Uruguay were sent crashing out of the Copa America Centenario on Thursday as Venezuela and Mexico marched into the quarterfinals.
Germany are hoping center-back Mats Hummels could be fit to face Ukraine when the world champions open their Euro 2016 campaign on Sunday.
Northern Ireland defender Paddy McNair is hoping to use Euro 2016 to boost his chances under new Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho.
Philippe Coutinho completed a hat trick as Brazil routed Haiti 7-1 at the Copa America Centenario on Wednesday while Ecuador produced a gutsy fightback to thwart Peru's push for a quarterfinal berth.