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José Altafini of Milan scores during the 1962-1963 European Cup final

José Altafini of Milan scores during the 1962-1963 European Cup final

Antoine Griezmann of France scores from the penalty spot during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final between France and Croatia

Antoine Griezmann of France scores from the penalty spot during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final between France and Croatia

Eden Hazard of Belgium celebrates with teammates during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia 3rd Place Playoff

Eden Hazard of Belgium celebrates with teammates during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia 3rd Place Playoff

The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Semi Final match between England and Croatia

The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Semi Final match between England and Croatia

Antoine Griezmann and Olivier Giroud of France celebrate at the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018

Antoine Griezmann and Olivier Giroud of France celebrate at the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018

Lionel Messi of Argentina during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Lionel Messi of Argentina during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal helps the injured Edison Cavani of Uruguay from the field at the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal helps the injured Edison Cavani of Uruguay from the field at the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018

Belgium and England at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Belgium and England at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Granit Xhaka of Switzerland celebrates at the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018

Granit Xhaka of Switzerland celebrates at the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018

Luis Suarez of Uruguay celebrates at the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018

Luis Suarez of Uruguay celebrates at the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018

Neymar of Brazil dives at Russia 2018

Neymar of Brazil dives at Russia 2018

Mohamed Salah of Egypt scores a penalty against Russia at the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018

Mohamed Salah of Egypt scores a penalty against Russia at the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018

Steven Zuber of Switzerland during the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018

Steven Zuber of Switzerland during the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018

Lionel Messi of Argentina looks on during the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018

Lionel Messi of Argentina looks on during the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018

Ricardo Quaresma of Portugal at the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018

Ricardo Quaresma of Portugal at the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018

Shrewsbury Town's Alex Rodman during a match vs Charlton Athletic

Shrewsbury Town's Alex Rodman during a match vs Charlton Athletic

A stunning overhead kick goal of Cristiano Ronaldo during the Champions League semifinals between Juventus and Real Madrid

A stunning overhead kick goal of Cristiano Ronaldo during the UEFA Champions League semifinals between Juventus and Real Madrid

Northern Ireland v Czech Republic at sunset during the World Cup qualifier

Northern Ireland v Czech Republic at sunset during the World Cup qualifier

Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid shoots on target during the Champions League final against Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid scores during the Champions League final against Juventus

Cameroon's defender Nicolas Nkoulou heads the ball to score a goal during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final football match against Egypt

Cameroon's defender Nicolas Nkoulou heads the ball to score a goal during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final football match against Egypt

Uganda's Godfrey Walusimbi challenges Mali midfielder Yves Bissouma on the Stade d'Oyem's rain-soaked pitch during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations

Uganda's Godfrey Walusimbi challenges Mali midfielder Yves Bissouma on the Stade d'Oyem's rain-soaked pitch during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations

Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez of Barcelona celebrate a goal against Arsenal during a Champions League match

Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez of Barcelona celebrate a goal against Arsenal during a Champions League match

Colombia team celebrate at Rio de Janeiro 2016

Colombia team celebrate at Rio de Janeiro 2016

Portugal lift their first trophy at a major tournament at the Euro 2016

Portugal lift their first trophy at a major tournament at the Euro 2016

Eder of Portugal scores against France at the Euro 2016 final

Eder of Portugal scores against France at the Euro 2016 final

Cristiano Ronaldo suffers knee injury early in Euro 2016 final between Portugal and France

Cristiano Ronaldo suffers knee injury early in Euro 2016 final between Portugal and France

Xavi Hernandez with the UEFA Euro trophy

Xavi Hernandez with the UEFA Euro trophy

Contrasting emotions at Stade Velodrome in Marseille after the match between Germany and France at the Euro 2016

Contrasting emotions at Stade Velodrome in Marseille after the match between Germany and France at the Euro 2016

Antoine Griezmann of France scores from the penalty spot against Germany at the Euro 2016

Antoine Griezmann of France scores from the penalty spot against Germany at the Euro 2016

The Paris fan zone during the match between Germany and France at the Euro 2016

The Paris fan zone during the match between Germany and France at the Euro 2016

Nani of Portugal scores against Wales at the Euro 2016

Nani of Portugal scores against Wales at the Euro 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal scores against Wales at the Euro 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal scores against Wales at the Euro 2016

Gareth Bale of Wales is marked by Adrien Silva of Portugal at the Euro 2016

Gareth Bale of Wales is marked by Adrien Silva of Portugal at the Euro 2016

Kolbeinn Sigthorsson of Iceland scores against France at the Euro 2016

Kolbeinn Sigthorsson of Iceland scores against France at the Euro 2016

Paul Pogba of France leaps ahead of everyone at the back post to power home a header from the corner at the Euro 2016

Paul Pogba of France leaps ahead of everyone at the back post to power home a header from the corner at the Euro 2016

The match between Germany and Italy at the Euro 2016

The match between Germany and Italy at the Euro 2016

Marco Parolo of Italy and Thomas Muller of Germany at the Euro 2016

Marco Parolo of Italy and Thomas Muller of Germany at the Euro 2016

Hal Robson-Kanu of Wales scores against Belgium at the Euro 2016

Hal Robson-Kanu of Wales scores against Belgium at the Euro 2016

Radja Nainggolan of Belgium scores against Wales at the Euro 2016

Radja Nainggolan of Belgium scores against Wales at the Euro 2016

Ricardo Quaresma of Portugal scores from the penalty spot during the against Poland at the Euro 2016

Ricardo Quaresma of Portugal scores from the penalty spot during the against Poland at the Euro 2016

Robert Lewandowski of Poland scores the quickest goal in the tournament against Portugal at the Euro 2016

Robert Lewandowski of Poland scores the quickest goal in the tournament against Portugal at the Euro 2016

The stunning goal of Kolbeinn Sigthorsson during the match between Iceland and England at the Euro 2016

The stunning goal of Kolbeinn Sigthorsson during the match between Iceland and England at the Euro 2016

Giorgio Chiellini of Italy scores against Spain at the Euro 2016

Giorgio Chiellini of Italy scores against Spain at the Euro 2016

De Bruyne of Belgium has an attempt on goal during the match against Hungary at the Euro 2016

De Bruyne of Belgium has an attempt on goal during the match against Hungary at the Euro 2016

Mats Hummels of Germany during the match against Slovakia at the Euro 2016

Mats Hummels of Germany during the match against Slovakia at the Euro 2016

The match between France and Ireland at the Euro 2016

The match between France and Ireland at the Euro 2016

Agony for Croatia's players during the match against Portugal at the Euro 2016

Agony for Croatia's players during the match against Portugal at the Euro 2016

Gareth Bale of Wales shares the joyous moment of victory against Northern Ireland with his daughter at the Euro 2016

Gareth Bale of Wales shares the joyous moment of victory against Northern Ireland with his daughter at the Euro 2016

Xherdan Shaqiri of Switzerland produces a sublime overhead scissor kick against Poland at the Euro 2016

Xherdan Shaqiri of Switzerland produces a sublime overhead scissor kick against Poland at the Euro 2016

Robbie Brady of Ireland scores against Italy at the Euro 2016

Robbie Brady of Ireland scores against Italy at the Euro 2016

Radja Nainggolan of Belgium scores against Sweden at the Euro 2016

Radja Nainggolan of Belgium scores against Sweden at the Euro 2016

The team of Iceland celebrate the first victory in an European Championship and the advance to knockout phase at the Euro 2016

The team of Iceland celebrate the first victory in an European Championship and the advance to knockout phase at the Euro 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo scores during the match between Portugal and Hungary at the Euro 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo scores during the match between Portugal and Hungary at the Euro 2016

The amazing goal of Nikola Kalinic of Croatia against Spain at the Euro 2016

The amazing goal of Nikola Kalinic of Croatia against Spain at the Euro 2016

Burak Yilmaz of Turkey scores against Czech Republic at the Euro 2016

Burak Yilmaz of Turkey scores against Czech Republic at the Euro 2016

Mesut Ozil of Germany during the match against Northern Ireland at the Euro 2016

Mesut Ozil of Germany during the match against Northern Ireland at the Euro 2016

The match between Poland and Ukraine at the Euro 2016

The match between Poland and Ukraine at the Euro 2016

Gareth Bale of Wales during the match against Russia at the Euro 2016

Gareth Bale of Wales during the match against Russia at the Euro 2016

Frustration for England after the draw against Slovakia at the Euro 2016

Frustration for England after the draw against Slovakia at the Euro 2016

Burst ball during the match between France and Switzerland at the Euro 2016

Burst ball during the match between France and Switzerland at the Euro 2016

Paul Pogba during the match between France and Switzerland at the Euro 2016

Paul Pogba during the match between France and Switzerland at the Euro 2016

Armando Sadiku of Albania scores againt Romania at the Euro 2016

Armando Sadiku of Albania scores againt Romania at the Euro 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal during the match against Austria at the Euro 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal during the match against Austria at the Euro 2016

A penalty kick for Iceland at the Euro 2016

A penalty kick for Iceland at the Euro 2016

Belgium score against Ireland at the Euro 2016

Belgium score against Ireland at the Euro 2016

The players of Spain celebrate after a goal against Turkey at the Euro 2016

The players of Spain celebrate after a goal against Turkey at the Euro 2016

Ivan Perisic of Croatia and the goalkeeper of the Czech Republic Petr Cech at the Euro 2016

Ivan Perisic of Croatia and the goalkeeper of the Czech Republic Petr Cech at the Euro 2016

Eder of Italy scores against Sweden at the Euro 2016

Eder of Italy scores against Sweden at the Euro 2016

Germany and Poland at the Euro 2016

Germany and Poland at the Euro 2016

Rainy day in Lyon during the match between Ukraine and Northern Ireland at the Euro 2016

Rainy day in Lyon during the match between Ukraine and Northern Ireland at the Euro 2016

Gareth McAuley of Northern Ireland celebrates the first euro goal at the Euro 2016

Gareth McAuley of Northern Ireland celebrates the first euro goal at the Euro 2016

Jamie Vardy of England scores against Wales at the Euro 2016

Jamie Vardy of England scores against Wales at the Euro 2016

Antoine Griezmann strikes his goal for France against Albania at the Euro 2016

Antoine Griezmann strikes his goal for France against Albania at the Euro 2016

The match between Romania and Switzerland at the Euro 2016

The match between Romania and Switzerland at the Euro 2016

The match between Russia and Slovakia at the Euro 2016

The match between Russia and Slovakia at the Euro 2016

The first euro goal in history for Iceland during the match against Portugal at the Euro 2016

The first euro goal in history for Iceland during the match against Portugal at the Euro 2016

Martin Harnik of Austria shows his disappointment at missing the target against Hungary at the Euro 2016

Martin Harnik of Austria shows his disappointment at missing the target against Hungary at the Euro 2016

Emanuele Giaccherini scores a stunning goal for Italy against Belgium at the Euro 2016

Emanuele Giaccherini scores a stunning goal for Italy against Belgium at the Euro 2016

Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden during the Euro 2016

Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden during the Euro 2016

Vladimir Darida takes a direct free kick for Czech Republic against Spain at the Euro 2016

Vladimir Darida takes a direct free kick for Czech Republic against Spain at the Euro 2016

Jerome Boateng of Germany saves on the goal line at the Euro 2016

Jerome Boateng of Germany saves on the goal line at the Euro 2016

A bicycle kick for Kyle Lafferty of Northern Ireland in front of Kamil Glick of Poland at the Euro 2016

A bicycle kick for Kyle Lafferty of Northern Ireland in front of Kamil Glick of Poland at the Euro 2016

Darijo Srna of Croatia scores against Turkey at the Euro 2016

Darijo Srna of Croatia scores against Turkey at the Euro 2016

Eric Dier of England scores against Russia at the Euro 2016

Eric Dier of England scores against Russia at the Euro 2016

Gareth Bale of Wales celebrates at Euro 2016

Gareth Bale of Wales celebrates at Euro 2016

Fabian Schar of Switzerland scores a goal against Albania during the Euro 2016

Fabian Schar of Switzerland scores a goal against Albania during the Euro 2016

Anotine Griezmann of France and Vald Chiriches of Romania during the first match of Euro 2016

Anotine Griezmann of France and Vald Chiriches of Romania during the first match of Euro 2016

Johan Cruyff of Netherlands scores a goal against Argentina at the FIFA World Cup 1974

Johan Cruyff of Netherlands scores a goal against Argentina at the FIFA World Cup 1974

Allysha Chapman is hit in the face as she goes up for a header alongside Carli Lloyd during the CONCACAF Olympic women's soccer qualifying championship final

Allysha Chapman is hit in the face as she goes up for a header alongside Carli Lloyd during the CONCACAF Olympic women's soccer qualifying championship final

Shakhtar's Fred and Real Madrid's Gareth Bale during a Champions 2015-2016 League match

Shakhtar's Fred and Real Madrid's Gareth Bale during a Champions League 2015-2016 match

Photograph of soldiers playing football in No-Man's Land during the Christmas Truce during the First World War in 1914

Photograph of soldiers playing football in No-Man's Land during the Christmas Truce during the First World War in 1914

Neymar of Barcelona prepares to take a free kick during the 2015 FIFA Club World Cup Final between River Plate and FC Barcelona

Neymar of Barcelona prepares to take a free kick during the 2015 FIFA Club World Cup Final between River Plate and FC Barcelona

Germany's Mario Gotze scores a goal against Poland during the Euro 2016 qualifying match

Germany's Mario Gotze scores a goal against Poland during the Euro 2016 qualifying match

Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski heads the ball with Cologne's Frederik Soerensen during the 2015 Bundesliga

Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski heads the ball with Cologne's Frederik Soerensen during the 2015 Bundesliga

China's Sun Ke is crunched by two Hong Kong players Jack Sealy and Jean-Jacques Kilama during a World Cup qualifying match

China's Sun Ke is crunched by two Hong Kong players Jack Sealy and Jean-Jacques Kilama during a World Cup qualifying match

Lionel Messi of Barcelona competes for the ball against Sevilla's defenders during the UEFA Supercup 2015

Lionel Messi of Barcelona competes for the ball against Sevilla's defenders during the UEFA Supercup 2015

The United States celebrates after winning the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015

The United States celebrates after winning the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015

A general view during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Final

A general view during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Final

Carli Lloyd of USA scores a goal despite the efforts of Japan goalkeeper Ayumi Kaihori during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Final

Carli Lloyd of USA scores a goal despite the efforts of Japan goalkeeper Ayumi Kaihori during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Final

A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer brings out the World Cup Trophy

A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer brings out the World Cup Trophy

Steph Houghton of England clears the ball off the line during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Third Place Play-off match between Germany and England

Steph Houghton of England clears the ball off the line during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Third Place Play-off match between Germany and England

Aya Sameshima of Japan shoots over the bar during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Round of 16 match between Japan and Netherlands

Aya Sameshima of Japan shoots over the bar during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Round of 16 match between Japan and Netherlands

Goalkeeper Catalina Perez of Colombia makes a save during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015

Goalkeeper Catalina Perez of Colombia makes a save during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015

Solveig Gulbrandsen of Norway heads her teams first goal during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015

Solveig Gulbrandsen of Norway heads her teams first goal during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015

Hedvig Lindahl of Chelsea Ladies tackles Nikita Parris of Manchester City Women during the 2015 FA Women's Cup

Hedvig Lindahl of Chelsea Ladies tackles Nikita Parris of Manchester City Women during the 2015 FA Women's Cup

Barcelona team with che Champions League trophy

Barcelona team with che Champions League trophy

Barcelona's forward Luis Suarez shoots to score by Juventus' goalkeeper and captain Gianluigi Buffon during the 2015 Champions League final

Barcelona's forward Luis Suarez shoots to score by Juventus' goalkeeper and captain Gianluigi Buffon during the 2015 Champions League final

Ivan Rakitic of Barcelona scores against Juventus during the 2015 Champions League final

Ivan Rakitic of Barcelona scores against Juventus during the 2015 Champions League final

The bianconero Carlos Tevez during the Champions League Round of 16 match between Juventus and Borussia Dortmund

The bianconero Carlos Tevez during the Champions League Round of 16 match between Juventus and Borussia Dortmund

Yaya Toure of Ivory Coast lifts trophy during the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations final

Yaya Toure of Ivory Coast lifts trophy during the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations final

Boubacar Barry of Ivory Coast makes a save to give Ivory Coast the edge against Ghana during the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations final

Boubacar Barry of Ivory Coast makes a save to give Ivory Coast the edge against Ghana during the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations final

Mustapha Yatabare of Mali clears ball from Yaya Toure of Ivory Coast during the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations

Mustapha Yatabare of Mali clears ball from Yaya Toure of Ivory Coast during the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations

Sagesse Babele of Congo and Yannick Bolasie of DR Congo during the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations

Sagesse Babele of Congo and Yannick Bolasie of DR Congo during the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations

Bouna Coundoul of Senegal saves from El Arabi Soudani of Algeria during the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations

Bouna Coundoul of Senegal saves from El Arabi Soudani of Algeria during the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations

Serey Doumbia of Ivory Coast clears during the Africa Cup of Nations 2015 match vs Mali

Serey Doumbia of Ivory Coast clears during the Africa Cup of Nations 2015 match vs Mali

Faouzi Ghoulam of Algeria shoots and scores during the Africa Cup of Nations 2015 football match between Algeria and South Africa

Faouzi Ghoulam of Algeria shoots and scores during the Africa Cup of Nations 2015 football match between Algeria and South Africa

Cambridge United and Luton Town during an FA Cup match

Cambridge United and Luton Town during an FA Cup match

West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City under a snowstorm

West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City under a snowstorm

Gareth Bale of Real Madrid during the FIFA Club World Cup 2014

Gareth Bale of Real Madrid during the FIFA Club World Cup 2014

Gonzalo Higuain of Napoli and Pogba of Juventus fight for the ball during the Supercoppa Italiana 2014

Gonzalo Higuain of Napoli and Pogba of Juventus fight for the ball during the Supercoppa Italiana 2014

San Lorenzo players celebrate after defeating Nacional to win the Copa Libertadores 2014

San Lorenzo players celebrate after defeating Nacional to win the Copa Libertadores 2014

Cristiano Ronaldo shoot on target during the UEFA Super Cup match between Real Madrid and Sevilla

Cristiano Ronaldo shoot on target during the UEFA Super Cup match between Real Madrid and Sevilla

Bastian Schweinsteiger of Germany holds the World Cup to celebrate with his teammates during the award ceremony after the World Cup 2014 Final match

Bastian Schweinsteiger of Germany holds the World Cup to celebrate with his teammates during the award ceremony after the World Cup 2014 Final match

A dejected Lionel Messi of Argentina during the FIFA World Cup 2014 Final match

A dejected Lionel Messi of Argentina during the FIFA World Cup 2014 Final match

Mario Goetze of Germany celebrates scoring goal in extra time during the FIFA World Cup 2014 Final match

Mario Goetze of Germany celebrates scoring goal in extra time during the FIFA World Cup 2014 Final match

Mario Goetze of Germany scores the decisive goal against Argentina in extra time during the FIFA World Cup 2014 Final match

Mario Goetze of Germany scores the decisive goal against Argentina in extra time during the FIFA World Cup 2014 Final match

Enzo Perez of Argentina challenges Toni Kroos of Germany during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Enzo Perez of Argentina challenges Toni Kroos of Germany during the FIFA World Cup 2014

General view during the FIFA World Cup 2014 Final match between Germany and Argentina

General view during the FIFA World Cup 2014 Final match between Germany and Argentina

Head coach Alejandro Sabella of Argentina hands the ball to Philipp Lahm of Germany during the World Cup 2014

Head coach Alejandro Sabella of Argentina hands the ball to Philipp Lahm of Germany during the World Cup 2014

The World Cup is presented prior to the FIFA World Cup 2014 Final match

The World Cup is presented prior to the FIFA World Cup 2014 Final match

A general overview of Maracana during the FIFA World Cup 2014

A general overview of Maracana during the FIFA World Cup 2014

The Netherlands pose for photographs during the medal ceremony after the 2014 World Cup 3rd Place Playoff match

The Netherlands pose for photographs during the medal ceremony after the 2014 World Cup 3rd Place Playoff match

Jo, Thiago Silva, David Luiz, Oscar, Maxwell and Willian of Brazil during the World Cup 2014

Jo, Thiago Silva, David Luiz, Oscar, Maxwell and Willian of Brazil during the World Cup 2014

Daley Blind of the Netherlands scores against Brazil during the World Cup 2014

Daley Blind of the Netherlands scores against Brazil during the World Cup 2014

Robin van Persie of the Netherlands scores from the penalty spot against Brazil during the World Cup 2014

Robin van Persie of the Netherlands scores from the penalty spot against Brazil during the World Cup 2014

Sergio Romero of Argentina saves the penalty kick of Wesley Sneijder of the Netherlands in a shootout during the World Cup 2014

Sergio Romero of Argentina saves the penalty kick of Wesley Sneijder of the Netherlands in a shootout during the World Cup 2014

A general view of the stadium during the World Cup 2014 semi final match between the Netherlands and Argentina

A general view of the stadium during the World Cup 2014 semi final match between the Netherlands and Argentina

The Netherlands and Argentina observe a moment of silence for Alfredo Di Stefano during the World Cup 2014

The Netherlands and Argentina observe a moment of silence for Alfredo Di Stefano during the World Cup 2014

Marcelo of Brazil during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Marcelo of Brazil during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Germany celebrate after score against Brazil during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Germany team celebrate after score against Brazil during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Manuel Neuer of Germany during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Manuel Neuer of Germany during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Toni Kroos of Germany celebrates scoring his team's third goal with his teammate Miroslav Klose during the World Cup 2014

Toni Kroos of Germany celebrates scoring his team's third goal with his teammate Miroslav Klose during the World Cup 2014

Thomas Mueller of Germany celebrates scoring his team's first goal past Julio Cesar of Brazil during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Thomas Mueller of Germany celebrates scoring his team's first goal past Julio Cesar of Brazil during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Alfredo Di Stéfano scores for Real Madrid in the European Cup 1959-1960 final in Glasgow against Frankfurt Eintacht

Alfredo Di Stéfano scores for Real Madrid in the European Cup 1959-1960 final in Glasgow against Frankfurt Eintacht

Tim Krul of the Netherlands saves a penalty kick by Michael Umana of Costa Rica to win in a shootout during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Tim Krul of the Netherlands saves a penalty kick by Michael Umana of Costa Rica to win in a shootout during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Robin van Persie of the Netherlands scores a penalty kick in a shootout past Keylor Navas of Costa Rica during the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Robin van Persie of the Netherlands scores a penalty kick in a shootout past Keylor Navas of Costa Rica during the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Costa Rica players during the World Cup 2014

Costa Rica players during the World Cup 2014

Marouane Fellaini of Belgium during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Marouane Fellaini of Belgium during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Gonzalo Higuaín of Argentina scores against Belgium during the World Cup 2014

Gonzalo Higuaín of Argentina scores against Belgium during the World Cup 2014

Thibaut Courtois flicks the ball away before Martin Demichelis can get his head on it during the World Cup 2014

Thibaut Courtois flicks the ball away before Martin Demichelis can get his head on it during the World Cup 2014

Thiago Silva of Brazil scores against Colombia during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Thiago Silva of Brazil scores against Colombia during the FIFA World Cup 2014

A general view of play during the FIFA World Cup 2014 quarter-final match between Brazil and Colombia

A general view of play during the FIFA World Cup 2014 quarter-final match between Brazil and Colombia

Evra of France and Mueller of Germany battle for the ball during the World Cup 2014

Evra of France and Mueller of Germany battle for the ball during the World Cup 2014

Mats Hummels of Germany scores his team's first goal past Hugo Lloris of France during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Mats Hummels of Germany scores his team's first goal past Hugo Lloris of France during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Kevin De Bruyne of Belgium slots the ball into the bottom left-hand corner during the match against USA at the World Cup 2014

Kevin De Bruyne of Belgium slots the ball into the bottom left-hand corner during the match against USA at the World Cup 2014

Kevin De Bruyne of Belgium and Jermaine Jones of USA compete for the ball during the World Cup 2014

Kevin De Bruyne of Belgium and Jermaine Jones of USA compete for the ball during the World Cup 2014

Lionel Messi of Argentina competes for the ball against Switzerland defenders during the World Cup 2014

Lionel Messi of Argentina competes for the ball against Switzerland defenders during the World Cup 2014

General view during the FIFA World Cup 2014 between Germany and Algeria

Vincent Enyeama of Nigeria saves a shot by Paul Pogba of France during the World Cup 2014

Vincent Enyeama of Nigeria saves a shot by Paul Pogba of France during the World Cup 2014

Costa Rica celebrate after defeating Greece during the World Cup 2014

Costa Rica celebrate after defeating Greece during the World Cup 2014

General view during the FIFA World Cup 2014 between Costa Rica and Greece

General view during the FIFA World Cup 2014 between Costa Rica and Greece

Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Greece challenges Joel Campbell of Costa Rica during the World Cup 2014

Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Greece challenges Joel Campbell of Costa Rica during the World Cup 2014

Wesley Sneijder of the Netherlands shoots and scores past Guillermo Ochoa of Mexico during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Wesley Sneijder of the Netherlands shoots and scores past Guillermo Ochoa of Mexico during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Arjen Robben of the Netherlands is challenged by Hector Herrera of Mexico during the World Cup 2014

Arjen Robben of the Netherlands is challenged by Hector Herrera of Mexico during the World Cup 2014

James Rodriguez of Colombia scores past Fernando Muslera of Uruguay during the World Cup 2014

James Rodriguez of Colombia scores past Fernando Muslera of Uruguay during the World Cup 2014

The Ottmar Hitzfeld Gspon Stadium in the Swiss Alps

The Ottmar Hitzfeld Gspon Stadium in the Swiss Alps

James Rodriguez of Colombia celebrates scoring against Uruguay during the World Cup 2014

James Rodriguez of Colombia celebrates scoring against Uruguay during the World Cup 2014

General view during the FIFA World Cup 2014 match between Colombia and Uruguay

General view during the FIFA World Cup 2014 match between Colombia and Uruguay

Julio Cesar of Brazil saves a penalty kick by Alexis Sanchez of Chile during the World Cup 2014

Julio Cesar of Brazil saves a penalty kick by Alexis Sanchez of Chile during the World Cup 2014

Neymar of Brazil challenges Arturo Vidal of Chile during the World Cup 2014

Neymar of Brazil challenges Arturo Vidal of Chile during the World Cup 2014

Islam Slimani of Algeria celebrates scoring his goal against Russia during the World Cup 2014

Islam Slimani of Algeria celebrates scoring his goal against Russia during the World Cup 2014

Kevin Mirallas of Belgium takes on Lee Yong and Ki Sung-Yueng of South Korea during the World Cup 2014

Kevin Mirallas of Belgium takes on Lee Yong and Ki Sung-Yueng of South Korea during the World Cup 2014

Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann of the United States acknowledges the fans at the World Cup 2014

Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann of the United States acknowledges the fans at the World Cup 2014

Cristiano Ronaldo looks dejected after the FIFA World Cup 2014 match between Portugal and Ghana

Cristiano Ronaldo looks dejected after the FIFA World Cup 2014 match between Portugal and Ghana

John Boye of Ghana concedes an own goal to Portugal during the FIFA World Cup 2014

John Boye of Ghana concedes an own goal to Portugal during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Laurent Koscielny of France and Enner Valencia of Ecuador go up for a header during the World Cup 2014

Laurent Koscielny of France and Enner Valencia of Ecuador go up for a header during the World Cup 2014

Xherdan Shaqiri of Switzerland celebrates scoring against Honduras during the World Cup 2014

Xherdan Shaqiri of Switzerland celebrates scoring against Honduras during the World Cup 2014

Lionel Messi of Argentina celebrates scoring against Nigeria during the World Cup 2014

Lionel Messi of Argentina celebrates scoring against Nigeria during the World Cup 2014

Edin Dzeko of Bosnia and Herzegovina scores against Iran during the World Cup 2014

Edin Dzeko of Bosnia and Herzegovina scores against Iran during the World Cup 2014

Greece celebrate after defeating the Ivory Coast during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Greece celebrate after defeating the Ivory Coast during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Jackson Martinez of Colombia shoots and scores against Japan during the World Cup 2014

Jackson Martinez of Colombia shoots and scores against Japan during the World Cup 2014

Italy suffers another elimination in the group stage at the FIFA World Cup 2014

Italy suffers another elimination in the group stage at the FIFA World Cup 2014

A general view of the stadium during the FIFA World Cup 2014 match between Costa Rica and England

A general view of the stadium during the FIFA World Cup 2014 match between Costa Rica and England

Neymar of Brazil controls the ball during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Neymar of Brazil controls the ball during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Benjamin Moukandjo of Cameroon competes for the ball with Neymar and Marcelo of Brazil during the World Cup 2014

Benjamin Moukandjo of Cameroon competes for the ball with Neymar and Marcelo of Brazil during the World Cup 2014

Andres Guardado of Mexico celebrates scoring against Croatia during the World Cup 2014

Andres Guardado of Mexico celebrates scoring against Croatia during the World Cup 2014

Marcelo Diaz of Chile and Wesley Sneijder compete for the ball during the World Cup 2014

Marcelo Diaz of Chile and Wesley Sneijder compete for the ball during the World Cup 2014

Mile Jedinak of Australia and Andres Iniesta of Spain compete for the ball during the World Cup 2014

Mile Jedinak of Australia and Andres Iniesta of Spain compete for the ball during the World Cup 2014

Goalkeeper Tim Howard of the United States kicks the ball during the World Cup 2014

Goalkeeper Tim Howard of the United States kicks the ball during the World Cup 2014

Nani of Portugal scores against USA during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Nani of Portugal scores against USA during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Son Heung-Min of South Korea scores against Algeria during the World Cup 2014

Son Heung-Min of South Korea scores against Algeria during the World Cup 2014

Lee Yong of South Korea dribbles past Abdelmoumene Djabou of Algeria during the World Cup 2014

Lee Yong of South Korea dribbles past Abdelmoumene Djabou of Algeria during the World Cup 2014

Marouane Fellaini of Belgium competes for the ball with Oleg Shatov of Russia during the World Cup 2014

Marouane Fellaini of Belgium competes for the ball with Oleg Shatov of Russia during the World Cup 2014

John Obi Mikel of Nigeria tackles Edin Dzeko of Bosnia and Herzegovina during the World Cup 2014

John Obi Mikel of Nigeria tackles Edin Dzeko of Bosnia and Herzegovina during the World Cup 2014

Miroslav Klose of Germany scores past Fatawu Dauda of Ghana during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Miroslav Klose of Germany scores past Fatawu Dauda of Ghana during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Andre Ayew of Ghana scores on a header over Per Mertesacker and Shkodran Mustafi of Germany during the World Cup 2014

Andre Ayew of Ghana scores on a header over Per Mertesacker and Shkodran Mustafi of Germany during the World Cup 2014

Jonathan Mensah of Ghana in action during the World Cup 2014

Jonathan Mensah of Ghana in action during the World Cup 2014

Lionel Messi of Argentina celebrates scoring against Iran during the World Cup 2014

Lionel Messi of Argentina celebrates scoring against Iran during the World Cup 2014

A close-up of the Brazuca match ball of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

A close-up of the Brazuca match ball of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

General view during the FIFA World Cup 2014 match between Honduras and Ecuador

General view during the FIFA World Cup 2014 match between Honduras and Ecuador

Hugo Lloris of France during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Hugo Lloris of France during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Karim Benzema of France scores his team's fourth goal past Diego Benaglio of Switzerland during the World Cup 2014

Karim Benzema of France scores his team's fourth goal past Diego Benaglio of Switzerland during the World Cup 2014

Mario Balotelli of Italy shoots wide against Oscar Duarte of Costa Rica during the World Cup 2014

Mario Balotelli of Italy shoots wide against Oscar Duarte of Costa Rica during the World Cup 2014

Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Greece challenges Yoshito Okubo of Japan during the World Cup 2014

Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Greece challenges Yoshito Okubo of Japan during the World Cup 2014

England sunk by Uruguay during the World Cup 2014

England sunk by Uruguay during the World Cup 2014

Wayne Rooney's first ever World Cup goal during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Wayne Rooney's first ever World Cup goal during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Luis Suarez of Uruguay scores against England during the World Cup 2014

Luis Suarez of Uruguay scores against England during the World Cup 2014

Didier Drogba of the Ivory Coast controls the ball against Abel Aguilar of Colombia during the World Cup 2014

Didier Drogba of the Ivory Coast controls the ball against Abel Aguilar of Colombia during the World Cup 2014

Mario Mandzukic of Croatia competes for the ball with Nicolas N'Koulou of Cameroon during the World Cup 2014

Mario Mandzukic of Croatia competes for the ball with Nicolas N'Koulou of Cameroon during the World Cup 2014

Ivan Perisic of Croatia scores against Cameroon during the World Cup 2014

Ivan Perisic of Croatia scores against Cameroon during the World Cup 2014

Cameroon's midfielder Stephane Mbia during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Cameroon's midfielder Stephane Mbia during the FIFA World Cup 2014

World champions Spain are out of the World Cup 2014 after losing 2-0 to Chile

World champions Spain are out of the World Cup 2014 after losing 2-0 to Chile

Andres Iniesta of Spain is tackled by Marcelo Diaz of Chile during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Andres Iniesta of Spain is tackled by Marcelo Diaz of Chile during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Ron Vlaar of the Netherlands and Tim Cahill of Australia compete for the ball during the World Cup 2014

Ron Vlaar of the Netherlands and Tim Cahill of Australia compete for the ball during the World Cup 2014

Tim Cahill of Australia shoots and scores against Netherlands during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Tim Cahill of Australia shoots and scores against Netherlands during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Mexico's goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa makes an amazing save against Brazil during the World Cup 2014

Mexico's goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa makes an amazing save against Brazil during the World Cup 2014

Park Chu-Young of South Korea and Victor Fayzulin of Russia compete for the ball during the World Cup 2014

Park Chu-Young of South Korea and Victor Fayzulin of Russia compete for the ball during the World Cup 2014

Hector Moreno of Mexico challenges for the ball with Neymar of Brazil during the World Cup 2014

Hector Moreno of Mexico challenges for the ball with Neymar of Brazil during the World Cup 2014

Toby Alderweireld of Belgium and Riyad Mahrez of Algeria battle for the ball during the World Cup 2014

Toby Alderweireld of Belgium and Riyad Mahrez of Algeria battle for the ball during the World Cup 2014

John Brooks of the United States scores on a header past Adam Kwarasey of Ghana during the FIFA World Cup 2014

John Brooks of the United States scores on a header past Adam Kwarasey of Ghana during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Clint Dempsey of the USA reacts after scoring against Ghana during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Clint Dempsey of the USA reacts after scoring against Ghana during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Ogenyi Onazi of Nigeria is challenged by Reza Ghoochannejhad of Iran during the World Cup 2014

Ogenyi Onazi of Nigeria is challenged by Reza Ghoochannejhad of Iran during the World Cup 2014

Thomas Mueller of Germany shoots and scores against Portugal during the World Cup 2014

Thomas Mueller of Germany shoots and scores against Portugal during the World Cup 2014

Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Argentina's captain Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Bosnia and Herzegovina during the World Cup 2014

Argentina's captain Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Bosnia and Herzegovina during the World Cup 2014

Senad Lulic of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Lucas Biglia of Argentina battle for the ball during the World Cup 2014

Senad Lulic of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Lucas Biglia of Argentina battle for the ball during the World Cup 2014

Luis Garrido of Honduras chases after Paul Pogba of France during the World Cup 2014

Luis Garrido of Honduras chases after Paul Pogba of France during the World Cup 2014

Mathieu Valbuena of France competes with the ball against Wilson Palacios of Honduras during the World Cup 2014

Mathieu Valbuena of France competes with the ball against Wilson Palacios of Honduras during the World Cup 2014

Haris Seferovic of Switzerland scores against Ecuador during the World Cup 2014

Haris Seferovic of Switzerland scores against Ecuador during the World Cup 2014

Enner Valencia of Ecuador scores against Switzerland at the FIFA World Cup 2014

Enner Valencia of Ecuador scores against Switzerland at the FIFA World Cup 2014

A general view of the match between the Ivory Coast and Japan during the World Cup 2014

A general view of the match between the Ivory Coast and Japan during the World Cup 2014

Hotaru Yamaguchi of Japan tries to clear the ball past Serge Aurier of the Ivory Coast during the World Cup 2014

Hotaru Yamaguchi of Japan tries to clear the ball past Serge Aurier of the Ivory Coast during the World Cup 2014

Mario Balotelli of Italy scores against England during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Mario Balotelli of Italy scores against England during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Joe Hart of England lands in the net during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Joe Hart of England lands in the net during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Claudio Marchisio of Italy shoots and scores against England during the World Cup 2014

Claudio Marchisio of Italy shoots and scores against England during the World Cup 2014

A general view during the FIFA World Cup 2014 match between England and Italy

A general view during the FIFA World Cup 2014 match between England and Italy

Andrea Pirlo of Italy during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Andrea Pirlo of Italy during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Joel Campbell of Costa Rica shoots and scores against Uruguay at the World Cup 2014

Joel Campbell of Costa Rica shoots and scores against Uruguay at the World Cup 2014

Oscar Duarte of Costa Rica and Edinson Cavani of Uruguay battle for the ball at the World Cup 2014

Oscar Duarte of Costa Rica and Edinson Cavani of Uruguay battle for the ball at the World Cup 2014

Abel Aguilar of Colombia challenges Panagiotis Kone of Greece during the World Cup 2014

Abel Aguilar of Colombia challenges Panagiotis Kone of Greece during the World Cup 2014

Tommy Oar of Australia vies with Jorge Valdivia of Chile during the World Cup 2014

Tommy Oar of Australia vies with Jorge Valdivia of Chile during the World Cup 2014

Mathew Leckie of Australia controls the ball as Arturo Vidal of Chile comes in for a tackle during the World Cup 2014

Mathew Leckie of Australia controls the ball as Arturo Vidal of Chile comes in for a tackle during the World Cup 2014

Iker Casillas of Spain during the World Cup 2014

Iker Casillas of Spain during the World Cup 2014

The Netherlands shall show no mercy for Spain during the World Cup 2014

The Netherlands shall show no mercy for Spain during the World Cup 2014

Netherlands' forward Arjen Robben celebrates scoring against Spain during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Netherlands' forward Arjen Robben celebrates scoring against Spain during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Robin van Persie of the Netherlands scores an amazing goal against Spain during the World Cup 2014

Robin van Persie of the Netherlands scores an amazing goal against Spain during the World Cup 2014

Oribe Peralta of Mexico shoots and scores against Cmeroon during the World Cup 2014

Oribe Peralta of Mexico shoots and scores against Cmeroon during the World Cup 2014

Francisco Javier Rodriguez of Mexico goes up for a header against Samuel Eto'o of Cameroon during the World Cup 2014

Francisco Javier Rodriguez of Mexico goes up for a header against Samuel Eto'o of Cameroon during the World Cup 2014

Brazil awarded a very generous penalty against Croatia during the World Cup 2014

Brazil awarded a very generous penalty against Croatia during the World Cup 2014

Brazil's Neymar celebrates after scoring against Croatia at the World Cup 2014

Brazil's Neymar celebrates after scoring against Croatia at the World Cup 2014

The vanishing spray at the FIFA World Cup 2014

The vanishing spray at the FIFA World Cup 2014

Neymar of Brazil is shown a yellow card for having flung an arm into the face of Modric during the World Cup 2014

Neymar of Brazil is shown a yellow card for having flung an arm into the face of Modric during the World Cup 2014

Brazil’s Marcelo scored an own goal during the match between Brazil and Croatia at the FIFA World Cup 2014

Brazil’s Marcelo scored an own goal during the match between Brazil and Croatia at the FIFA World Cup 2014

Real Madrid won the Champions League 2013-2014

Real Madrid won the Champions League 2013-2014

Sergio Ramos of Real scores during the 2013-2014 Champions League final between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid

Sergio Ramos of Real scores during the 2013-2014 Champions League final between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid

Sergio Ramos of Real Madrid celebrates a score during the Champions League 2013-2014 final against Atletico Madrid

Sergio Ramos of Real Madrid celebrates a score during the Champions League 2013-2014 final against Atletico Madrid

Diego Godin of Atletico Madrid scores againts Real Madrid during the Champions League 2013-2014 final

Diego Godin of Atletico Madrid scores againts Real Madrid during the Champions League 2013-2014 final

Sevilla goalkeeper Beto saves a penalty during the Europa League final match against Benfica

Sevilla goalkeeper Beto saves a penalty during the Europa League final match against Benfica

Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid scores a goal against Bayern Munich during the semi-final of the Champions League 2013-2014

Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid scores a goal against Bayern Munich during the semi-final of the Champions League 2013-2014

The Champions League semi-final match between Chelsea and Atletico Madrid

The Champions League semi-final match between Chelsea and Atletico Madrid

Toni Kroos of Bayern challenges Luka Modric of Real Madrid during the Champions League 2013-2014 semi-final

Toni Kroos of Bayern challenges Luka Modric of Real Madrid during the Champions League 2013-2014 semi-final

Diego Costa attempts an overhead kick during the Champions League match between Atletico Madrid and Chelsea

Diego Costa attempts an overhead kick during the Champions League match between Atletico Madrid and Chelsea

Gareth Bale outstrips his opponent and toe-pokes the ball past the keeper during the Copa del Rey 2014

Gareth Bale outstrips his opponent and toe-pokes the ball past the keeper during the Copa del Rey 2014

Paris' Italian goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu saves a free kick from Chelsea's midfielder Frank Lampard during the UEFA Champions League 2014 quarter final

Paris' Italian goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu saves a free kick from Chelsea's midfielder Frank Lampard during the UEFA Champions League 2014 quarter final

Xavi of Barcelona tackles Tiago of Atletico Madrid during the quarter-final match of Champions League 2013-2014

Xavi of Barcelona tackles Tiago of Atletico Madrid during the quarter-final match of Champions League 2013-2014

Ciro Ferrara of Napoli celebrates with his teammates a goal against Stuttgart during the UEFA Cup 1988-1989

Ciro Ferrara of Napoli celebrates with his teammates a goal against Stuttgart during the UEFA Cup 1988-1989

Nemanja Vidic of Manchester United scores against Bayern Munich during the Champions League 2013-2014

Nemanja Vidic of Manchester United scores against Bayern Munich during the Champions League 2013-2014

Koke against Neymar during the Champions League 2013-2014 quarter-final between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona

Koke against Neymar during the Champions League 2013-2014 quarter-final between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona

Roma's Michel Bastos controls the ball during their Italian Serie A match against Milan

Roma's Michel Bastos controls the ball during their Italian Serie A match against Milan

Roma midfielder Alessandro Florenzi celebrates his goal against Genoa

Roma midfielder Alessandro Florenzi celebrates his goal against Genoa

Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United under a snow blizzard

Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United under a snow blizzard

Juventus' goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon leaves the pitch after a heavy snow fall halted the UEFA Champions League match between Juventus and Galatasaray

Juventus' goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon leaves the pitch after a heavy snow fall halted the UEFA Champions League match between Juventus and Galatasaray

Anderlecht's Guillaume Gillet challenges Olympiakos' Vladimir Weiss during the UEFA Champions League 2013-2014

Anderlecht's Guillaume Gillet challenges Olympiakos' Vladimir Weiss during the UEFA Champions League 2013-2014

The Alfheim Stadium hosts the Europa League match between Tromso and Tottenham Hotspur

The Alfheim Stadium hosts the Europa League match between Tromso and Tottenham Hotspur

Portugal's Ricardo Costa in action against Tom Laterza of Luxembourg during the Wrld Cup 2014

Portugal's Ricardo Costa in action against Tom Laterza of Luxembourg during the Wrld Cup 2014

Prince William watches referee Howard Webb at the coin toss during the FA's 150th anniversary match

Prince William watches referee Howard Webb at the coin toss during the FA's 150th anniversary match

FC Schalke 04's goalkeeper Timo Hildebrand fell after trying to deflect the ball during a Champions League match against FC Basel

FC Schalke 04's goalkeeper Timo Hildebrand fell after trying to deflect the ball during a Champions League match against FC Basel

Leonardo Bonucci of Juventus against Eder of Sampdoria during the opening round of the Serie A 2013-2014 championship

Leonardo Bonucci of Juventus against Eder of Sampdoria during the opening round of the Serie A 2013-2014 championship

AC Milan's Sulley Muntari attempts an overhead kick during their match against PSV Eindhoven in the Champions League play-offs

AC Milan's Sulley Muntari attempts an overhead kick during their match against PSV Eindhoven in the Champions League play-offs

The players of Juventus celebrate the victory in the Supercoppa Italiana 2013 match

The players of Juventus celebrate the victory in the Supercoppa Italiana 2013 match

Norway's Ingvild Isaksen heads the ball during the UEFA Women's European Championship Euro 2013

Norway's Ingvild Isaksen heads the ball during the UEFA Women's European Championship Euro 2013

Neymar of Brazil celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Confederations Cup 2013 final match between Brazil and Spain

Neymar of Brazil celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Confederations Cup 2013 final match between Brazil and Spain

Davide Astori of Italy celebrates the opening goal against Uruguay with his team-mates during the Confederations Cup 2013

Davide Astori of Italy celebrates the opening goal against Uruguay with his team-mates during the Confederations Cup 2013

Emanuele Giaccherini of Italy has an attempt on goal during the Confederations Cup 2013 semi final match between Spain and Italy

Emanuele Giaccherini of Italy has an attempt on goal during the Confederations Cup 2013 semi final match between Spain and Italy

Neymar of Brazil reacts during the Confederations Cup 2013 semi final match between Brazil and Uruguay

Neymar of Brazil reacts during the Confederations Cup 2013 semi final match between Brazil and Uruguay

Lorenzo Tehau, Ricky Aitamai, Samuel Hnanyine and Vincent Simon of Tahiti walk out of the dressing room during the Confederations Cup 2013

Lorenzo Tehau, Ricky Aitamai, Samuel Hnanyine and Vincent Simon of Tahiti walk out of the dressing room during the Confederations Cup 2013

Andres Iniesta of Spain looks on during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013

Andres Iniesta of Spain looks on during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013

Players from Japan and Mexico look at the ball as it is being crossed to the box during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013

Players from Japan and Mexico look at the ball as it is being crossed to the box during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013

Andrea Pirlo fires in a free-kick during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 match between Italy and Japan

Andrea Pirlo fires in a free-kick during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 match between Italy and Japan

Neymar scores the opening goal during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 match between Brazil and Mexico

Neymar scores the opening goal during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 match between Brazil and Mexico

Ciro Immobile of Italy produces a sublime finish during the match against Spain in the 2013 European Under-21 tournament

Ciro Immobile of Italy produces a sublime finish during the match against Spain in the 2013 European Under-21 tournament

Iker Casillas of Spain is unable to stop Luis Suarez of Uruguay scoring during the Confederations Cup 2013

Iker Casillas of Spain is unable to stop Luis Suarez of Uruguay scoring during the Confederations Cup 2013

Heimano Bourebare of Tahiti challenges Anthony Ujah of Nigeria during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013

Heimano Bourebare of Tahiti challenges Anthony Ujah of Nigeria during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013

Italy celebrates after scoring against Mexico in the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013

Italy celebrates after scoring against Mexico in the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013

Fabio Borini of Italy strokes in the winning goal against Netherlands during a match of the 2013 European Under-21 tournament

Fabio Borini of Italy strokes in the winning goal against Netherlands during a match of the 2013 European Under-21 tournament

Rodrigo spins away after putting Spain a goal against Norway during the 2013 European Under-21 tournament

Rodrigo spins away after putting Spain a goal against Norway during the 2013 European Under-21 tournament

Alvaro Morata of Spain is closed down by Leroy Fer and Tonny Trindade de Vilhena of the Netherlands during 2013 European Under-21 Championship

Alvaro Morata of Spain is closed down by Leroy Fer and Tonny Trindade de Vilhena of the Netherlands during 2013 European Under-21 Championship

Lorenzo Insigne of Italy fight with Golasa of Israel during the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 tournament

Lorenzo Insigne of Italy fight with Golasa of Israel during the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 tournament

A clutch of players of Spain and Russia challenge for a header during the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship

A clutch of players of Spain and Russia challenge for a header during the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship

Nir Biton of Israel jumps for a header with Anders Konradssen of Norway during the UEFA European U21 Championship

Nir Biton of Israel jumps for a header with Anders Konradssen of Norway during the UEFA European U21 Championship

Lorenzo Insigne of Italy celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA European Under-21 Championship

Lorenzo Insigne of Italy celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA European Under-21 Championship

Lazio players hold the Italian Cup trophy as they celebrate winning the Italian Cup final soccer match against Roma

Lazio players hold the Italian Cup trophy as they celebrate winning the Italian Cup final soccer match against Roma

The Serie A match between Fiorentina and Palermo under heavy rain

The Serie A match between Fiorentina and Palermo under heavy rain

Chelsea players celebrate after the victory of the 2013 UEFA Europa League

Chelsea players celebrate after the victory of the 2013 UEFA Europa League

Europa League trophy

Europa League trophy

River Plate's Juan Iturbe and Boca Juniors' Leandro Marin get tangled

River Plate's Juan Iturbe and Boca Juniors' Leandro Marin get tangled

Nottingham Forest striker Trevor Francis scores against Malmo goalkeeper Jan Moller during the European Cup 1979

Nottingham Forest striker Trevor Francis scores against Malmo goalkeeper Jan Moller during the European Cup 1979

Shevchenko of Milan scores the winning goal from a penalty shoot-out against the Juventus's Buffon during the 2003 Champions League final

Shevchenko of Milan scores the winning goal from a penalty shoot-out against the Juventus's Buffon during the 2003 Champions League final

Sir Alex Ferguson retires after nearly 27 years at Manchester United

Sir Alex Ferguson retires after nearly 27 years at Manchester United

Dortmund's defender Neven Subotic catches Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos with his foot during their 2013 UEFA Champions League semi-final

Dortmund's defender Neven Subotic catches Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos with his foot during their 2013 UEFA Champions League semi-final

Basel and Chelsea in the first leg of the 2013 Europa League semi-final

Basel and Chelsea in the first leg of the 2013 Europa League semi-final

A quick change of direction takes Philipp Lahm past Alexis Sanchez during the 2013 Champions League semifinal

A quick change of direction takes Philipp Lahm past Alexis Sanchez during the 2013 Champions League semifinal

Giorgio Chiellini of Juventus during a challenge with Mario Mandzukic of Bayern Munich in 2013 Champions League quarter-finals

Giorgio Chiellini of Juventus during a challenge with Mario Mandzukic of Bayern Munich in 2013 Champions League quarter-finals

Javier Pastore of PSG scores against Barcelona in the Champions League quarter of finals

Javier Pastore of PSG scores against Barcelona in the Champions League quarter of finals

Hal Robson-Kanu of Wales scores against Scotland during a World Cup 2014 qualifier match

Hal Robson-Kanu of Wales scores against Scotland during a World Cup 2014 qualifier match

Eden Hazard of Belgium during their World Cup 2014 qualifier match against Macedonia

Eden Hazard of Belgium during their World Cup 2014 qualifier match against Macedonia

Brad Guzan of the U.S. blocks a shot from Costa Rica's Alvaro Saborio during their 2014 World Cup qualifying match

Brad Guzan of the U.S. blocks a shot from Costa Rica's Alvaro Saborio during their 2014 World Cup qualifying match

Andrea Pirlo of Juventus during the match against Celtic in the Champions League Round of 16

Andrea Pirlo of Juventus during the match against Celtic in the Champions League Round of 16

Karim Benzema of Real Madrid scores against Barcelona

Karim Benzema of Real Madrid scores against Barcelona

Kevin-Prince Boateng celebrates the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League match between AC Milan and Barcelona

Kevin-Prince Boateng celebrates the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League match between AC Milan and Barcelona

Juventus's italian midfielder Claudio Marchisio scores their second goal against Celtic during the UEFA Champions League

Juventus's italian midfielder Claudio Marchisio scores their second goal against Celtic during the UEFA Champions League

Nigeria's national football team players hold the trophy as they celebrate winning the 2013 African Cup of Nations

Nigeria's national football team players hold the trophy as they celebrate winning the 2013 African Cup of Nations

DR Congo and Mali match during the Africa Cup of Nations 2013

DR Congo and Mali match during the Africa Cup of Nations 2013

South Africa's Kagisho Dikgacoi fights for the ball with Cape Verde's Babanco Macedo during the African Cup of Nations 2013

South Africa's Kagisho Dikgacoi fights for the ball with Cape Verde's Babanco Macedo during the African Cup of Nations 2013

Zambia's Christopher Katongo is tackled by Ethiopia's Minyahile Teshome during the African Cup of Nations 2013

Zambia's Christopher Katongo is tackled by Ethiopia's Minyahile Teshome during the African Cup of Nations 2013

Louise Fors of the Wanderers celebrates with team mates after scoring a goal during the W-League match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and Sydney FC

Louise Fors of the Wanderers celebrates with team mates after scoring a goal during the W-League match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and Sydney FC

Juan Mata scores against Monterrey during the 2012 FIFA Club World Cup in Japan

Juan Mata scores against Monterrey during the 2012 FIFA Club World Cup in Japan

Michelle Heyman of Canberra kicks a ball during the 2012-13 W-League season launch at Bondi Beach

Michelle Heyman of Canberra kicks a ball during the 2012-13 W-League season launch at Bondi Beach

Olympique Lyonnais players celebrate after the International Women's Club Championship final match against INAC Kobe Leonessa

Olympique Lyonnais players celebrate after the International Women's Club Championship final match against INAC Kobe Leonessa

Football match on Antarctica in 1914

Football match on Antarctica in 1914

Egypt's Al-Ahly team pose with the trophy after winning the 2012 CAF Champions League football final

Egypt's Al-Ahly team pose with the trophy after winning the 2012 CAF Champions League football final

Tony Watt scores against Barcelona during a match of Champions League

Tony Watt scores against Barcelona during a match of Champions League

Inter players celebrate a goal during the Serie A match against Bologna

Inter players celebrate a goal during the Serie A match against Bologna

Arsenal's goalkeeper Vito Mannone is beaten by a fabulous glancing header from Kostas Mitroglou

Arsenal's goalkeeper Vito Mannone is beaten by a fabulous glancing header from Kostas Mitroglou

Claudio Marchisio of Juventus stops Edin Hazard of Chelsea during a Champions League match

Claudio Marchisio of Juventus stops Edin Hazard of Chelsea during a Champions League match

Choe Yuri competes for the ball with Thais Guedes during the U-20 Women's World Cup 2012

Choe Yuri of Korea Republic competes for the ball with Thais Guedes of Brazil during the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Japan 2012

Kelly Smith of Great Britain shoots at goal under pressure from Bruna of Brazil

Kelly Smith of Great Britain shoots at goal under pressure from Bruna of Brazil

Anita Asante of Great Britain kicks off the match with Kelly Smith during the women's football match against New Zealand

Anita Asante of Great Britain kicks off the match with Kelly Smith during the women's football match against New Zealand

Torres scores against Italy during the Euro 2012 final

Torres scores against Italy during the Euro 2012 final

Sergio Ramos of Spain during the Euro 2012 final

Sergio Ramos of Spain during the Euro 2012 final

Italy's coach Cesare Prandelli talks to his goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon

Italy's coach Cesare Prandelli talks to his goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon

Jordi Alba sweeping shot into the bottom corner of the net

Jordi Alba sweeping shot into the bottom corner of the net

Cesc Fabregas bursts into the box of Italy during the Euro 2012

Cesc Fabregas bursts into the box of Italy during the Euro 2012

Stoke fans invade the pitch after their team wins promotion to the Premier League in 2008

Stoke fans invade the pitch after their team wins promotion to the Premier League in 2008

Mario Balotelli rips his shirt off and poses following his crucial second goal against Germany during the Euro 2012

Mario Balotelli rips his shirt off and poses following his crucial second goal against Germany during the Euro 2012

Gianluigi Buffon gives the thumbs up during the Euro 2012

Gianluigi Buffon gives the thumbs up during the Euro 2012

Balotelli latches on to Riccardo Montolivo's through ball to give Neuer no chance with the second

Balotelli latches on to Riccardo Montolivo's through ball to give Neuer no chance with the second

Bruno Alves drills Portugal's fourth penalty against the bar in the shoot-out

Bruno Alves drills Portugal's fourth penalty against the bar in the shoot-out

Gerard Piqué of Spain and Nani of Portugal during Euro 2012

Gerard Piqué of Spain and Nani of Portugal during Euro 2012

Alessandro Diamanti sends Joe Hart the wrong way to make Italy victorious

Alessandro Diamanti sends Joe Hart the wrong way to make Italy victorious

Mario Balotelli breaches England's off-side trap

Mario Balotelli breaches England's off-side trap

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with team-mate Miguel Veloso after the Portugal captain scored against Holland

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with team-mate Miguel Veloso after the Portugal captain scored against Holland

Spain's Andres Iniesta goes on a run

Spain's Andres Iniesta goes on a run

Xabi Alonso of Spain scores during Euro 2012

Xabi Alonso of Spain scores during Euro 2012

Italian player Mario Balotelli's head

Italian player Mario Balotelli's head

Miroslav Klose of Germany scores a goal during the Euro 2012

Miroslav Klose of Germany scores a goal during the Euro 2012

Cristiano Ronaldo roars to the Portugal fans

Cristiano Ronaldo roars to the Portugal fans

Cristiano Ronaldo gets his head on João Moutinho's cross

Cristiano Ronaldo gets his head on João Moutinho's cross

Cristiano Ronaldo clips the post

Cristiano Ronaldo clips the post

English goalkeeper Joe Hart dives for the ball during the Euro 2012

English goalkeeper Joe Hart dives for the ball during the Euro 2012

French midfielder Matthieu Debuchy vies with swedish midfielder Christian Wilhelmsson during the Euro 2012

French midfielder Matthieu Debuchy vies with swedish midfielder Christian Wilhelmsson during the Euro 2012

Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon celebrates during the Euro 2012

Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon celebrates during the Euro 2012

Croatian defender Ivan Strinic reacts during the Euro 2012

Croatian defender Ivan Strinic reacts during the Euro 2012

Mario Balotelli of Italy scores against Ireland during the Euro 2012

Mario Balotelli of Italy scores against Ireland during the Euro 2012

Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal battles for the ball with Gregory van der Wiel of Netherlands during the Euro 2012

Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal battles for the ball with Gregory van der Wiel of Netherlands during the Euro 2012

Lars Bender of Germany scores against Denmark

Lars Bender of Germany scores against Denmark

Giorgos Karagounis drills the opening goal past Russia goalkeeper Vyacheslav Malafeev

Giorgos Karagounis drills the opening goal past Russia goalkeeper Vyacheslav Malafeev

Poland's Jakub Blaszczykowski is thwarted by Czech Republic goalkeeper Petr Cech

Poland's Jakub Blaszczykowski is thwarted by Czech Republic goalkeeper Petr Cech

Andy Carroll scores with head against Sweden at the Euro 2012

Andy Carroll scores with head against Sweden at the Euro 2012

The sky above the stadium during Ukraine v France match at the Euro 2012

The sky above the stadium during Ukraine v France match at the Euro 2012

The storm above Donetsk stadium during the Euro 2012 match between Ukraine and France

The storm above Donetsk stadium during the Euro 2012 match between Ukraine and France

Fernando Torres of Spain scores against Ireland at the Euro 2012

Fernando Torres of Spain scores against Ireland at the Euro 2012

Mario Mandzukic takes the ball down in the box and lashes a shot in off the near post during the match against Italy at the Euro 2012

Mario Mandzukic takes the ball down in the box and lashes a shot in off the near post during the match against Italy at the Euro 2012

Dutch defender John Heitinga vies with german forward Thomas Muller during the Euro 2012

Dutch defender John Heitinga vies with german forward Thomas Muller during the Euro 2012

The Euro 2012 official ball

The Euro 2012 official ball

Pepe of Portugal celebrates scores their first goal during the Euro 2012 match between Denmark and Portugal

Pepe of Portugal celebrates scores their first goal during the Euro 2012 match between Denmark and Portugal

Polish defender Damien Perquis stares the ball during the Euro 2012

Polish defender Damien Perquis stares the ball during the Euro 2012

Petr Jiracek one-on-one with Kostas Chalkias

Petr Jiracek one-on-one with Kostas Chalkias

Andriy Shevchenko of Ukraine scores their first goal during the Euro 2012

Andriy Shevchenko of Ukraine scores their first goal during the Euro 2012

Ibrahimovic guides the ball into the net from close range

Ibrahimovic guides the ball into the net from close range

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain try to penetrate France's defence

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain try to penetrate France's defence

England begin their Euro 2012 campaign against France at the Donbass Arena

England begin their Euro 2012 campaign against France at the Donbass Arena

Croatian forward Mario Mandzukic vies with irish defender Richard Dunne during the Euro 2012

Croatian forward Mario Mandzukic vies with irish defender Richard Dunne during the Euro 2012

Italian forward Antonio Cassano controls the ball during the Euro 2012

Italian forward Antonio Cassano controls the ball during the Euro 2012

Italian forward Antonio Di Natale scores past spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas during the Euro 2012

Italian forward Antonio Di Natale scores past spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas during the Euro 2012

The Arena Lviv during match between Germany and Portugal at the Euro 2012

The Arena Lviv during match between Germany and Portugal at the Euro 2012

The match between Netherlands and Denmark in the Group B during Euro 2012

The match between Netherlands and Denmark in the Group B during Euro 2012

Konstantin Zyryanov of Russia and Jan Rezek of Czech Republic clash during Euro 2012

Konstantin Zyryanov of Russia and Jan Rezek of Czech Republic clash during Euro 2012

Polish forward Robert Lewandowski celebrates after scoring a goal during the Euro 2012 match Poland vs Greece

Polish forward Robert Lewandowski celebrates after scoring a goal during the Euro 2012 match Poland vs Greece

Danish head coach Morten Olsen looks at his players during a training session during the Euro 2012 football championships

Danish head coach Morten Olsen looks at his players during a training session during the Euro 2012 football championships

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain shows his intention by going on a marauding run past Belgium's Guillaume Gillet

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain shows his intention by going on a marauding run past Belgium's Guillaume Gillet

Giuseppe De Feudis of Torino celebrates his goal and the secure promotion to Serie A ‎with his team-mate Alessandro Sgrigna

Giuseppe De Feudis of Torino celebrates his goal and the secure promotion to Serie A ‎with his team-mate Alessandro Sgrigna

Players of Chelsea celebrate after their victory in Champions League

Players of Chelsea celebrate after their victory in Champions League

Petr Cech saves Arjen Robben's penalty

Petr Cech saves Arjen Robben's penalty

The shoot-out starts for Chelsea

The shoot-out starts for Chelsea

David Luiz is proving stubborn in defence against Thomas Muller

David Luiz is proving stubborn in defence against Thomas Muller

Alessandro Del Piero of Juventus FC lifts the Serie A trophy

Alessandro Del Piero of Juventus FC lifts the Serie A trophy

Radamel Falcao of Atletico Madrid celebrates scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Europa League final

Radamel Falcao of Atletico Madrid celebrates scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Europa League final against Athletic Bilbao

Luis Suarez and Frank Lampard during the FA Cup final match

Luis Suarez of Liverpool and Frank Lampard of Chelsea fight for the ball during the FA Cup final match

In memory of the Grande Torino, 63 years after the tragedy of Superga

In memory of the Grande Torino, 63 years after the tragedy of Superga

Vincent Kompany loses his marker Chris Smalling at a corner and powers a header at goal

Vincent Kompany loses his marker Chris Smalling at a corner and powers a header at goal

Philipp Lahm has his hands full trying to contain Ronaldo

Philipp Lahm has his hands full trying to contain Ronaldo as the Real Madrid forward goes on a marauding run down the left

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi misses a penalty by hitting the bar against Chelsea

Lionel Messi being chased down by Fábio Coentrão, Sergio Ramos and Pepe

Lionel Messi being chased down by Fábio Coentrão, Sergio Ramos and Pepe

Borussia Dortmund win 2012 Bundesliga title‎

Borussia Dortmund win 2012 Bundesliga title‎

Petr Cech, goalkeeper of Chelsea

Petr Cech during Chelsea vs. Barcelona

Saudi Arabia's forward Yasser al-Qahtani

Saudi Arabia's forward Yasser al-Qahtani during the 2011 Asian Cup

Carlo Cudicini can't stop Frank Lampard's effort going in

Carlo Cudicini can't stop Frank Lampard's effort going in

1984 Charity Shield final between Everton and Liverpool

1984 Charity Shield final between Everton and Liverpool

1986 FA Cup final between Liverpool and Everton

1986 FA Cup final between Liverpool and Everton

A delicious Gianfranco Zola free-kick

A delicious Gianfranco Zola free-kick

Pereira then gets stuck into Ashley Cole

Pereira then gets stuck into Ashley Cole

Manuel Schmiedebach and Danijel Pranjic challenge for the ball

Hanover's midfielder Manuel Schmiedebach and Bayern Munich's midfielder Danijel Pranjic challenge for the ball during a Bundesliga match

Manchester City vs. Sporting Lisbona

The City goalkeeper Joe Hart gets a good head on the ball and directs it goalwards

The Swansea mascot

The Swansea mascot looks fed up not to be included in the huddle before kick-off against Arsenal

Neymar celebrates after scoring the second goal of his hat-trick in Santos' 3-1 Copa Libertadores win over Internacional

Neymar celebrates after scoring the second goal of his hat-trick in Santos' 3-1 Copa Libertadores win over Internacional

LA Galaxy's David Beckham faces a deluge of ribbons as prepares to take a corner

LA Galaxy's David Beckham faces a deluge of ribbons as prepares to take a corner against Toronto FC

Toronto FC vs. Los Angeles Galaxy

The CONCACAF Champions League game between the Toronto FC and the Los Angeles Galaxy

Germany's Babett Peter during the Algarve Cup

Germany's Babett Peter vies with a Japanese player during the 2012 Algarve Cup

Christian Abbiati and Robin van Persie during Arsenal Milan

Christian Abbiati denies Robin van Persie a second from Tomas Rosicky's pass

Theo Walcott of Arsenal and Milan's Djamel Mesbah

Theo Walcott looks keen to exploit the right-flank where Milan's nervy full-back Djamel Mesbah is clearly struggling for pace

Beijing Guoan vs. Ulsan Hyundai during the AFC Champions League

Beijing Guoan players attempt to block a shot by Choi Jae-Soo of Ulsan Hyundai during the AFC Champions League

Scott Parker plays a pass

Scott Parker plays a pass despite the challenge from Van Bommel and Kuyt

Clint Dempsey scores against Italy

Clint Dempsey latched onto a layoff pass from Jozy Altidore to beat Italy's Gianluigi Buffon

Kenya's Dennis Udihambo and Togo's Segbefia Rince

Kenya's Dennis Udihambo and Togo's Segbefia Rince vie during their international friendly match

Martin Skrtel scores

Martin Skrtel scores a second-half equaliser, shooting through the legs of the keeper after Suarez's header had rebounded off the post

Manchester United and Ajax at Old Trafford

Manchester United take on Ajax at Old Trafford with the home side taking a 2-0 lead into the match

A fabulous strike by Kevin-Prince Boateng

A fabulous strike by Kevin-Prince Boateng during a match of Champions League between AC Milan and Arsenal

Iker Casillas of Spain catches the ball

Iker Casillas of Spain catches the ball ahead of Robin Van Persie of the Netherlands as Carles Puyol of Spain falls to the ground

Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer looks at the ball hit the goal post

Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer looks at the ball hit the goal post during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Germany and England

Zambia's national football team players celebrate with cup

Zambia's national football team players celebrate with cup after their victory against Ivory Coast

Zambia national football team players pray together during the penalty shootouts

Zambia national football team players pray together during the penalty shootouts towards the end of the African Cup of Nations final football match

Max Gradel vies Davies Nkausu

Ivory Coast forward Max Gradel vies with Zambia's defender Davies Nkausu

Malian national football's forward Samba Diakite vies with Ivorian midfielder Yaya Troure

Malian national football's forward Samba Diakite vies with Ivorian midfielder Yaya Troure

American Carli Lloyd fights for the ball with Norway's Solveig Gulbrandsen

American Carli Lloyd fights for the ball with Norway's Solveig Gulbrandsen during their Algarve Women's Soccer Cup

Mali's Goalkeeper Oumar Sissoko jokes with a teammate

Mali's Goalkeeper Oumar Sissoko jokes with a teammate

Mali's head coach Alain Giresse

Mali's head coach Alain Giresse attends a training session in Libreville

Boca Juniors' players celebrate Boca clinching the Argentine league championship title

Boca Juniors' players and fans alike clamber on top of things as they celebrate Boca clinching the Argentine league championship title

Smoke from flares during an UEFA Europa League match

Smoke from flares is seen at Craven Cottage during an UEFA Europa League match between Fulham FC and Wisla Krakow

Football at 5.000m above sea-level in Bolivia

Football at 5.000m above sea-level in Bolivia

Zambia's national football team

Zambia's national football team at the Malabo stadium

Gabon's players celebrate

Gabon's players celebrate their goal against Morocco

Mali vs. Equatorial Guinea

Guinea's forward Ibrahima Traore vies with Mali's Adama Tamboura

Pablo Daniel Osvaldo

Forward Pablo Daniel Osvaldo vies for the ball during Roma vs. Lecce

Barcelona vs. Real Madrid

Barcelona vs. Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey

Brazilian football player Marta

Brazil's striker Marta kneels on the pitch during the FIFA Women's World Cup

Tunisia vs. Morocco

The Maghrebian derby. Tunisia emerged victors over Morocco

Cote d'Ivoire vs. Sudan

The Elephants of Cote d'Ivoire was given a rude awakening despite beating the Desert Hawks of Sudan

Copa Libertadores trophy

Copa Libertadores in numbers

Equatorial Guinea vs. Libya

Equatorial Guinea vs. Libya at the Africa Cup of Nations 2012

Offside rule explained on 50-pence piece

Offside rule explained on 50-pence piece