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Football friendlies: Argentina beat Germany, Brazil thrash Sweden

Football friendlies: Argentina beat Germany, Brazil thrash Sweden

Argentina beat 10-man hosts Germany 3-1 in an international soccer friendly at Frankfurt Arena Wednesday while Alexandre Pato scored a brace to help Brazil breeze past Sweden 3-0. Lionel Messi,…

Arsenal fans jeer Robin van Persie as Podolski emerges new hero at Emirates

Arsenal fans jeer Robin van Persie as Podolski emerges new hero at Emirates

Arsenal fans jeered captain Robin Van Persie during their friendly match against German club Cologne FC on Sunday, as they found a new hero in summer recruit Lukas Podolski, who…

Van Persie would be a great addition to Manchester United: Rooney

Van Persie would be a great addition to Manchester United: Rooney

Wayne Rooney has heaped praise on Arsenal`s Robin van Persie as Manchester United aim to convince the forward to move to Old Trafford this summer. The Dutchman revealed in July…

Olympic football: Pele hoping for historic Brazil victory

Olympic football: Pele hoping for historic Brazil victory

Football legend Pele is hoping Brazil will achieve a prize that has eluded him – an Olympics gold medal. Pele, who played in three World Cup-winning teams for Brazil, said…

Brazil, Mexico to fight for gold in Olympics men’s football final

Brazil, Mexico to fight for gold in Olympics men’s football final

One match to go for Brazil. Only Mexico stands in the way of its first Olympic gold in football. Brazil moved a step closer to winning the elusive medal by…

Sao Paulo admit Lucas Moura could join Paris Saint-Germain

Sao Paulo admit Lucas Moura could join Paris Saint-Germain

Sao Paulo vice-president Joao Paulo de Jesus Lopes has confirmed that Paris Saint-Germain are interested in signing Lucas Moura. The 19-year-old was previously linked with clubs such as Inter and…

Man City gives up hope of signing Van Persie, United in driver’s seat

Man City gives up hope of signing Van Persie, United in driver’s seat

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has given up hope of signing Arsenal star striker Robin van Persie. Mancini was desperate to bring the striker to the Etihad, but faced stiff…

London 2012: Beckhams to grace Olympics closing ceremony

London 2012: Beckhams to grace Olympics closing ceremony

The Beckham family will appear at the Closing Ceremony of the London Olympics. David Beckham and Victoria’s children Brooklyn, 12, Romeo, eight, Cruz, six, and Harper, one, will feature either…

London Olympics 2012: British women knocked out of football by Canada

London Olympics 2012: British women knocked out of football by Canada

  Great Britain`s women saw their maiden Olympic football tournament end with a 2-0 quarter-final defeat by Canada in Coventry. Just days after beating Brazil in front of a raucous…

Zinedine Zidane to coach Real Madrid cantera

Zinedine Zidane to coach Real Madrid cantera

Zinedine Zidane will coach one of Real Madrid`s cantera sides while he obtains his coaching qualifications, the Liga champions have announced. The 40-year-old, who retired from football in 2006, has…