World Football

Carlos Tevez's Father Kidnapped

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Sport

The father of Juventus footballer Carlos Tevez has been kidnapped in Argentina and held to ransom, according to reports in South America. The incid...

Pele: The Greatest Ever to Grace the Sport - Never to Be Surpassed

Tony Jimenez | Posted 07.06.2014 | UK Sport
Tony Jimenez

I don't think that we will ever again see a player make such an impact and unite nations like Pele. The truth is that he was simply on another level to the other stars of his d

PICTURE: Did This Really Happen?

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK Sport

Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the second time last night after being named runner up for the last two years. It also appears...

LOOK: Ronaldo Pips Messi To Ballon d'Or

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport

Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d'Or for a second time. The Real Madrid man, who has finished runner-up three times in the past four years sin...

Can Messi Make It Five?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport

Lionel Messi may have dropped below his own high standards in 2013 - averaging a meagre goal a game and winning only his sixth Primera Division crown ...

Messi Makes It Four In A Row

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK Sport

Lionel Messi has been awarded the Ballon d'Or for the fourth successive year. The Barcelona and Argentina forward was announced as the winner of th...

Brazil Rehires Coach But Not For World Cup

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 01.12.2012 | UK Sport
Eric Ehrmann

With fan discontent heating up the feud between president Dilma Rousseff's sports minister Aldo Rebelo and the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) the CBF has put leadership of the national team in play by renewing the contract of coach Mano Manezes into calendar year 2014 but not to coach the Samba Boys for the FIFA Brazil 2014 World Cup.

Iranian Footballers Could Face 74 Lashes For Affectionate Goal Celebration

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK

Two Iranian footballers, Mohammad Nosrati and Sheys Rezaei, are facing 74 public lashes and a possible prison sentence after an "immoral" goal celebra...