For many avid fans, football is a matter of life and death. So it's only natural that, as and when they shuffle off this mortal coil, their wish would be to spend eternity as close to their beloved team as possible.
Real Madrid supporters are being offered just that luxury with the unveiling of custom coffins designed in the form of the Bernabeu stadium, complete with the club crest on the lid.
Some might think that the comparison sounds bizarre, as the legendary Spanish maestro chose a tall, blond and athletic German in Kroos as his successor on the field -- especially since that player plies his trade for rivals...
A 3-0 win against Crotone confirmed what, in truth, most of us have expected all season: Juventus are champions of Italy for the sixth straight game. With two parts of a treble complete, only Real Madrid stand between Max Allegri's men and footballing immortality.
Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the whisper.
Here are today's top five emerging whispers for the summer. And keep an eye on Transfer Talk for all the latest gossip.
Fabinho to Manchester City
Manchester City have turned their attentions to Monaco defender Fabinho as a cheaper alternative to Tottenham's Kyle Walker, according...