(Baptiste Fernandez/Getty Images) (PARIS) Soccer international forward Neymar has reportedly agreed to a four-year contract extension with French club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), bringing an end to their months-long negotiation period, according to ESPN.
(Angel Martinez/Getty Images) The English Football Association (FA) banned Atletico Madrid defender Kieran Trippier from soccer for 10 weeks on Wednesday for breaching betting rules, a punishment that applies worldwide, according to the Associated Press.
(AFP Contributor / Getty Images) The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) announced the fixtures for its round of 16 in the 2020-21 Champions League tournament Monday.
The U.S. Soccer Federation reached a settlement on working conditions with the U.S. Women’s National Team on Tuesday, but the dispute over equal pay with that of their male counterparts continues, NBC News reported.
(Marcos Brindicci/Getty Images) Argentine soccer legend, Diego Armando Maradona, passed away at 60-years-old, according to Argentinian newspaper Clarín. The former Barcelona and Napoli player is reported to have died of a "cardiorespiratory arrest." He was hospitalized earlier this month for a blood clot surgery near his brain.
(Deal Mouhtaropoulos/ Getty Images) (LISBON, Portugal) The Portuguese soccer federation confirmed Tuesday that Cristiano Ronaldo tested positive for COVID-19. The federation said Ronaldo has left the team and is in isolation, but is doing well and has not shown symptoms.
(Andy Lyons / Getty Images) (PHOENIX) The USL Championship has suspended Phoenix Rising FC midfielder Junior Flemmings for six games for using a homophobic slur during the club’s match against San Diego Loyal SC on Sept. 30.
(Steven Dykes / Stringer) (SAN DIEGO) The San Diego Loyal SC forfeited a match it was winning 3-1 Wednesday by walking off the field after a player for the opposing team allegedly used a homophobic slur toward an openly gay player.
(Photo Credit: David Ramos / Staff via Getty Images) On Friday Lionel Messi announced that he will stay with Barcelona for the upcoming soccer season. The announcement follows a statement wherein Messi said that he planned on leaving Barcelona on a free transfer.