Barcelona has been playing without leading scorer Robert Lewandowksi and regular starters Frenkie de Jong, Pedri González and Jules Koundé for the past month because of injuries.
It was an English player’s night in the Champions League but both of the English teams in action lost.
Harry Kane and Jude Bellingham made $100 million moves in the offseason and the England stars proved their worth on Champions League debuts for their new clubs.
Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappé head the selections for the team of the tournament as chosen by writers covering the World Cup for The Associated Press.
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are not ready to say goodbye to the World Cup just yet.
Jordan Henderson knew exactly who to thank after opening the scoring in England’s 3-0 win against Senegal.
American players wanted more than a 0-0 draw with England in what was likely the most-watched match of their lives.
It was a pretty good World Cup debut for Jude Bellingham.
It's been nine years since then-English Football Association chairman Greg Dyke set the national team the bold target of winning the 2022 World Cup.
Spain’s Pedri González will highlight the list of teenagers who could make an impact at the World Cup.
Gio Reyna started and scored to help Borussia Dortmund rout Stuttgart 5-0 in the Bundesliga.
Kylian Mbappé and Erling Haaland took their high-flying scoring acts into Europe as the Champions League returned, while last season’s standout star Karim Benzema limped off with an injury after less than 30 minutes.
Raheem Sterling scored his first tournament goal to give England a 1-0 victory over Croatia at the European Championship.