On this day 14 years ago, FC Barcelona was changed forever as a 13-year-old Lionel Lionel Messi arrived at the club. To remember this special day, Barcelona's Twitter account posted a passport picture of the youngster. How he's changed!
With their team in town to play Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League, mischievous Arsenal fans have wasted little time in introducing themselves to the locals -- creating a giant foam party in Zum Alten Markt by pouring several litres of bubble bath into the fountain.
Good clean fun and all that, but we really don't envy the poor guy who's job it's going to be to clear that lot up.
One of the most endearing sights of the 2014 World Cup was watching the incredibly courteous Japanese fans stay behind after the final whistle to help tidy the stadium up by scouring the terraces, picking up litter from underneath the seats and disposing of it in the bins provided.
Well, it would appear that the trend has caught on in Brazil, with several Atletico-PR fans staying behind after their recent 2-0 win over Vitoria at the Arena da Baixada (one of the World Cup host stadiums) and dutifully...
You might remember that former Germany goalkeeper Tim Wiese, who has been without a club since leaving Hoffenheim in January, has turned his attentions to becoming a bodybuilder. As he explained in Bild: "I had to deal with all the negativity, and lifting weights is fun."
Tim Wiese looks very different. pic.twitter.com/BkUErHJ5Cs
- Bundesliga Spotlight (@BundesligaSpot) June 1, 2014
And now, with his professional football career apparently behind him, it appears his hobby might have landed...
With Oktoberfest set to begin kicking into life over the weekend of 20th September, German second division side 1860 Munich have attempted to capture the essence of the lager-fuelled Bavarian festival by unveiling a truly outstanding new celebratory kit.
Complete with blue and white gingham shirts and Lederhosen-style shorts, 1860 are planning to debut their stunning new strip against Ingolstadt this coming Saturday.
Woah i thought these were a joke. These lederhosen soccer jersies are real. "The...
Having played on almost every other sub-continent during his time, Nicolas Anelka is now about to try his hand in India having joined Peter Reid at Mumbai City FC in the nascent Indian Super League on a short-term deal until Christmas.
Anelka was officially unveiled as a Mumbai player on Monday morning and the French striker has since taken to his Twitter account to unleash a stirring battle cry to rouse his new teammates.
I look forward to using my ability to do well for my team in the matches...