Real Madrid and Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo was named UEFA Best Player in Europe following the Champions League draw ceremony on Thursday.
European football's governing body whittled a shortlist of 10 down to Real Madrid duo Gareth Bale and Ronaldo and Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann.
Ronaldo, who won after the 2013-14 season, joined Barcelona star Lionel Messi as the second player to win the award twice.
Ronaldo captained Portugal to glory at Euro 2016, when he was taken off injured...
France boss Didier Deschamps is not expecting an apology from Karim Benzema before recalling him to the national team but believes it is still not the right time for the Real Madrid striker to return.
Benzema, 28, was omitted from France's Euro 2016 squad this summer after being charged with conspiracy to blackmail as part of an investigation into an alleged attempt to extort money from his former international teammate Mathieu Valbuena.
The ex-Lyon forward responded before the tournament began...
France manager Didier Deschamps has said that Paul Pogba has the right temperament to cope with the pressure of becoming the world's most expensive footballer.
Pogba, 23, returned to Manchester United from Juventus earlier this month for a world-record fee of £89.3 million (€105m).
He helped France reach the Euro 2016 final this summer and Deschamps feels that the dynamic midfielder's price tag is nothing unusual given the state of the industry he is working in.
"Transfers are from club...
Juventus defender Patrice Evra has been left of the France squad ahead of the start of their World Cup qualifying campaign next month but there were recalls for Alexandre Lacazette, Nabil Fekir and Raphael Varane.
Evra, 35, was France's starting left-back during the host country's run to the Euro 2016 final this summer.
However, France coach Didier Deschamps has chosen not to use him for a friendly against Italy on Sept. 1 and Les Bleus' opening 2018 World Cup qualifier in Belarus on Sept. 6.