Ronaldo Gives Furious Response To ‘Lies’ About Ballon d’Or Rivalry With Messi

Cristiano Ronaldo has hit back at comments made by Ballon d'Or organizer Pascal Ferré, saying the editor-in-chief of France Football "lied" about his rivalry with Lionel Messi.

Ferré told the New York Times on Friday that Manchester United forward Ronaldo's sole ambition was to retire with more of the awards for the world's best player than Messi.

Outrage In Scotland As Player Gets Sent Off After Being Pushed By Opposing Fan

Disappointment followed the first Aberdeen corner of the match, as the low outswinger at the end of the first half failed to make it past the first line of Dundee United defenders. Aberdeen's Funso Ojo chased after the loose ball and attempted to play it back to the corner kick taker, but under pressure, his miscued pass went over the end line for a goal kick.

Don’t Be This Guy: Crazy Soccer Dad Runs On Field To Tackle Ref After Call He Didn’t Like

Soccer moms tend to get the rough end of the stick when it comes to being the villain of youth soccer. While the mothers of the world are easy targets, some of the worst people at youth soccer games are the dads. A dad in California wins Asshole of the Day for tackling a referee during a U16 game over a call he didn’t like.

Brazil-Argentina Referees Indefinitely Suspended For 'Serious And Manifest Errors’

The referee and the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) who officiated in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina have been suspended for "serious errors,” the South American soccer governing body CONMEBOL said.

An incident in the goalless draw where Argentine defender Nicolás Otamendi appeared to elbow Raphinha — which left the Brazilian winger with a bloody mouth — went unpunished and CONMEBOL said the use of his arm amounted to "violent conduct.”

Bosnia Fans Nearly Threw Hands With Ukraine Supporters After Comical Accidental Flag Mix-Up

Ukraine qualified for the UEFA World Cup Playoffs on Tuesday with a 2-0 victory against Bosnia and Herzegovina. Before the match there were hostile scenes as the Bosnian fans booed the Ukraine national anthem and some ultras attempted to attack the visiting Ukraine fans. This all came down to a Ukraine Bosnia flag mistake.

Knives Out For Portugal’s Coach After Stunning Failure To Directly Qualify For Qatar

On Sunday in front of 65,000 faithful at Estádio da Luz in Lisbon, Portugal — needing only a draw to qualify for the World Cup — threw it all away in the 90th minute by allowing Aleksandar Mitrović to convert a back post header that sent Serbia to Qatar instead.

The USMNT Is Now The Proud Owner Of Mexico With The Revival Of Dos A Cero

The history of Dos a Cero had a beautiful addition to the lore Friday night as the USMNT defeated Mexico 2-0 Friday night at TQL Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. The same American stars that put Mexico to the sword five months prior in the Concacaf Nations League returned to finish what they started five months ago.

Premier League Clubs Make Huge Decision On FIFA’s Biennial World Cup Plan

Premier League clubs have unanimously opposed FIFA's plans for a biennial World Cup and extended international breaks from 2024, the league's chief executive Richard Masters said on Thursday.

Soccer's world governing body is considering holding the global showpiece event every two years instead of every four once the international match calendar is revamped after 2024.