Brazilian legend Pele is to auction off more than 2,000 items of memorabilia charting his dazzling football career including his three World Cup medals and the ball used when he scored his 1,000th goal, it was announced Thursday.
Cristiano Ronaldo and James Rodriguez scored second-half goals to help Real Madrid defeat Roma 2-0 and advance to the Champions League quarterfinals for the sixth consecutive season on Tuesday.
Andre Schuerrle scored to send Wolfsburg to the quarterfinals of the Champions League for the first time on Tuesday with a 1-0 win at home over Belgian champion Gent.
A Colombian soccer consultant and match agent who was once licensed by FIFA pleaded guilty to money laundering and wire fraud conspiracy in a New York City court Tuesday, admitting that he paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to secure media and marketing contracts.
Barcelona and Juventus maintained their league title charges in Spain and Italy with away wins on Sunday, when Liverpool and Manchester United had contrasting fortunes after being reduced to 10 men.
Bayern Munich took another small step toward an unprecedented fourth successive Bundesliga title with a hard-fought scoreless draw at closest rival Borussia Dortmund on Saturday.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored four second-half goals to become the second all-time leading scorer in La Liga as Real Madrid routed Celta Vigo 7-1 on Saturday.
Napoli came from behind to beat Chievo Verona 3-1 and move provisionally level with Juventus at the top of the Serie A table on Saturday.
Alexis Sanchez's late goal rescued a point for 10-man Arsenal in a 2-2 draw with Tottenham on Saturday after Francis Coquelin's sending-off sparked a turnaround in a thrilling Premier League game between the title-chasing north London rivals.
Soccer referees will be assisted by video replays for the first time by next year in trials approved on Saturday as Gianni Infantino started his FIFA presidency by advancing technological innovation in soccer.