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Germany crush Scotland 5-1 in Euro 2024 opener

Germany crush Scotland 5-1 in Euro 2024 opener

Germany thrashed 10-man Scotland 5-1 on Friday with three goals in the first half to make a triumphant start to their Euro 2024 campaign. The host lay down a marker with the biggest opening game margin of victory in the tournament's history, as per Reuters reports. The Germans, hunting a record f


Argentina beat Guatemala 4-1 in pre-Copa friendly

Argentina beat Guatemala 4-1 in pre-Copa friendly

Doubles from Lionel Messi and Lautaro Martinez earned Argentina a 4-1 victory against Guatemala in their final Copa America warm-up on Friday. Guatemala grabbed an early lead with their first-ever strike against the World Cup winners courtesy of Lisandro Martinez's own goal following a set-piece s

Ode to the German who ruled the Football world

Ode to the German who ruled the Football world

I planned to write this the day he announced he would retire. I could not. I was so overwhelmed. Then I decided to write after his last match at Bernabeu. I could not. Again, I am at a loss for words. How about the UCL final? Apparently, no, as well! Could I have stared at the screen for nearly two

Mbappe signs Real Madrid deal

Mbappe signs Real Madrid deal

Kylian Mbappe has signed a contract to join Real Madrid on a free transfer when his Paris St-Germain deal expires on 30 June. The France striker verbally agreed to move to the Bernabeu in February and then announced in May he would leave PSG at the end of the season. Mbappe, 25, has now signed te

Real late show sinks Dortmund to secure 15th European Cup

Real late show sinks Dortmund to secure 15th European Cup

Real Madrid won their 15th European Cup at a raucous Wembley on Saturday when they delivered another late surge to claim a 2-0 victory over a Borussia Dortmund team who had threatened an upset win after dominating the first hour. With Dortmund having made, but spurned, several good chances, Real t

Giroud to retire after Euro 2024

Giroud to retire after Euro 2024

France striker Olivier Giroud intends to retire from international football after next month's European Championship, saying he wants to make sure he does not play "one season too many". Giroud, who left AC Milan to join American Major League Soccer side Los Angeles FC earlier this month, has made

Atalanta defeat Leverkusen to win Europa League

Atalanta defeat Leverkusen to win Europa League

Ademola Lookman scored a sensational hat-trick as Atalanta ended a 61-year trophy drought while devastating Bayer Leverkusen’s dream of an unbeaten season in the Europa League final at a boisterous Aviva Stadium. Both sides brought a huge amount of support and colour to Dublin for what was A

Mbappe confirms he will leave PSG

Mbappe confirms he will leave PSG

French football star Kylian Mbappe has said he will leave Paris Saint Germain (PSG) and end his 'adventure' with the club in a few weeks. “This is my last year at Paris Saint Germain. I will not stay on and I will end my adventure in a few weeks. I will play my last match at the Parc des Pri

Bayer Leverkusen reach Europa League final

Bayer Leverkusen reach Europa League final

Bayer Leverkusen staged a remarkable late comeback to move into the Europa League final with a 2-2 draw at home to AS Roma on Thursday as they won 4-2 on aggregate and set the longest unbeaten run in all competitions including European matches. Leverkusen were 2-0 down on the night in the 82nd min

Dortmund knock PSG out to reach Champions League final

Dortmund knock PSG out to reach Champions League final

Borussia Dortmund showed great composure to reach their third Champions League final after Mats Hummels' second-half goal earned the visitors a 1-0 victory against misfiring Paris St Germain for a deserved 2-0 aggregate win on Tuesday. Hummels headed home from a corner five minutes into the second