While soccer fans cluster in parks and bars from Tokyo to Tegucigalpa to watch the World Cup, many in Nigeria and Kenya are shunning public places out of fear a night out watching their favorite sport could be their last.
A bomb attack killed at least 14 people watching a World Cup soccer match in northeastern Nigeria, police said, a week after authorities warned that venues showing live coverage may be targeted.
Gareth Bale scored in the 110th minute to give Real Madrid a 2-1 lead in the Champions League final with Atletico Madrid.
Champions League finalist Atletico Madrid is struggling to pay its bills on time even as the team chases European club soccer’s top prize.
The authorities in Nigeria are warning soccer fans that venues showing live coverage of the World Cup starting today may be targets of bomb attacks.
David Villa, the Spanish national team’s all-time leading scorer, became the first player to sign for New York City Football Club, which will join Major League Soccer next season.
Real Madrid’s $1 billion outlay on players on the way to a record-extending 10th Champions League last weekend may just be the start of the soccer club’s spending.
Atletico Madrid is trying to put one over soccer’s establishment, again.