A regular-season La Liga game is set to be played in the United States for the first time after the league reached an agreement with Relevent, the organizers of the International Champions Cup, on a 15-year joint venture for promotion in North America.
Although the date and location are yet to be determined, the game would mark the first time La Liga has played outside of Europe -- and mean that one team would have to give up a home game in Spain in a stark departure from tradition.
Toni Kroos criticised former Germany teammate Mesut Ozil for the way he announced his international retirement, saying Ozil's reasons were "nonsense."
Ozil, 29, announced his international retirement last month after Germany went out at the group stage of the World Cup, saying he had faced racism and disrespect from the German football federation (DFB) and, in particular, president Reinhard Grindel because of his Turkish roots.
"Basically, Mesut is a deserved international and as a player, he deserved...
TALLINN -- Real Madrid boss Julen Lopetegui said "experts" Atletico Madrid "punished" his team in a 4-2 extra-time loss in the UEFA Super Cup.
It was the first meaningful match for Los Blancos without Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane and the struggle looked real after the triple Champions League holders conceded twice in extra time to come out on the losing end against Atleti.
After falling behind to an early strike from Diego Costa, goals from Karim Benzema and Sergio Ramos put Real back...
Atletico Madrid double goalscorer Diego Costa said his team had been hungry for revenge, speaking after Wednesday's 4-2 UEFA Super Cup win over neighbours Real Madrid in Tallinn, Estonia.
A thriller at Lillekulla Stadium swung back and forth, with Costa scoring twice and Karim Benzema and Sergio Ramos netting for Madrid for a 2-2 score on 90 minutes, before Rojiblanco midfielders Saul Niguez and Koke sealed the victory in the first half of extra time.