The best players in the world have arrived in Australia and New Zealand ahead of the 2023 Women's World Cup. DW gets you primed for football's showcase event with some key facts.
Messi's being 'prudent' - Argentina coach on soccer star likely to miss 2026 World Cup
A player for Real Madrid, one of the most renowned soccer teams in the world, is calling Spain "a country of racists" after racial slurs from fans halted a match for 10 minutes. It's the latest in a series of incidents involving LaLiga and Vinicius Jr, who was later expelled from the game during an altercation with opposing players.
Ghana winger Christian Atsu's remains arrived in Accra on Sunday (February 19) a day after it was announced he had been found dead under the building where he lived in southern Turkey after last week's huge earthquake.
Openly homosexual players in men's football is extremely rare. The last well-known player to come out during his career was Justin Fashanu in 1990. Since then, only a handful of players have felt able to say they are gay while still playing. Why?
14 Dec 2022
The Atlas Lions of Morocco – and Africa – are just one victory away from adding another historic feat to their handful of World Cup achievements. Standing in their way are the reigning world champions, France.