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.
Although James Rodriguez still has an injured shoulder, it didn't prevent him from lifting Colombia into the Copa America quarterfinals.
Clint Dempsey had a goal and two assists, and the United States rebounded from its opening loss in Copa America with a convincing 4-0 victory over Costa Rica on Tuesday night.
Former Nigeria soccer coach Stephen Keshi died Wednesday aged 54 of a suspected heart attack, his family said in a statement.
Chelsea's former doctor received a public apology from the Premier League club Tuesday after reaching a settlement at the start of an employment tribunal where she was claiming victimization and discrimination by former manager Jose Mourinho.