WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Mario Balotelli finally showed some quality finishing, scoring twice Thursday to give Italy a 2-1 win over Germany and an unexpected spot in the European Championship final. Extending its winless streak […]
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Far from its best, Spain still advanced to another major final on Wednesday, beating Portugal 4-2 in a penalty shootout after a scoreless draw at the European Championship. Cesc Fabregas, who […]
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi broke Gerd Mueller’s 39-year-old record for goals in a European club season, scoring a hat trick for Barcelona in a 4-1 win over Malaga on Wednesday night to raise […]
In a study of thousands of players in a dozen nations, FIFPro said clubs from Greece to Russia show a “terrifying lack of respect” for the fundamental rights of professionals.