Four-time champions Italy failed to reach the World Cup for the first time since 1958 after a play-off defeat against Sweden.
The United States failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1986 after losing to Trinidad & Tobago and a controversial goal for Panama.
Uefa has opened a formal investigation into Paris St-Germain as part of its “ongoing monitoring” of clubs under Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations.
Hours after he captained Portugal to semi-final defeat in the Confederations Cup in Russia, Cristiano Ronaldo has announced the birth of twins.
The coach of a Spanish youth team has been sacked after a 25-0 win – because the club’s management decided the margin of victory went against the spirit of the game.