The Netherlands rallied from a goal down to hand defending champion Spain a 5-1 mauling as Chile and Mexico also won at the 2014 soccer World Cup in Brazil.
Spain captain Iker Casillas had a message for his compatriots after the world champions started their World Cup defense with a 5-1 loss: Sorry.
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.
Real Madrid is tied 1-1 with Atletico Madrid after the first period of extra time in their Champions League final.
Gareth Bale scored in the 110th minute to give Real Madrid a 2-1 lead in the Champions League final with Atletico Madrid.
Real Madrid soccer club has replaced the Copa del Rey cup that was crushed after defender Sergio Ramos dropped it under a bus, Associated Press reported, citing the maker of the trophy.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Borussia Dortmund withstood a late rally from Real Madrid to reach the final of soccer’s Champions League for the first time since 1997.
In the U.S., where there’s always sizeable skepticism about soccer, even the vuvuzelas will be missed. Yup, even them.
PepsiCo Inc. isn’t going to let Coca-Cola Co. rule soccer’s World Cup tournament this year in Brazil.
"All our team are heroes."
- Sergio Ramos on May 24, 2014