In the event a European Super League is set up, FIFA has warned players of the clubs involved will be banned from major tournaments.
Pope Francis has recalled meeting Diego Maradona, who he described as a "poet", though he conceded the Argentina great was a "fragile man".
Cristiano Ronaldo hinted he wants to play for Portugal at the 2022 World Cup as he dismissed the importance of age to his success.
The Russian flag, anthem and colours will be absent from the Tokyo Olympics, Beijing Winter Olympics and the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
Italian Football Federation president Gabriele Gravina paid glowing tribute to Paolo Rossi, who died at the age of 64.
Dino Zoff has paid a fond tribute to Paolo Rossi, after the death of the man who was Italy's top scorer in their 1982 World Cup triumph.
A World Cup winner with Italy in 1982, Paolo Rossi has died aged 64.
After Alejandro Sabella died on Tuesday, Lionel Messi credited the former Argentina coach with inspiring some of his greatest moments.
Qatar are assured of a place at the 2022 World Cup but have been invited to face the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal in qualifying.
Former Brazil international Cafu talked to Stats Perform News about the legendary Diego Maradona and his impact on football.