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UEFA Champions League

The UEFA Champions League (usually referred to as simply the Champions League or historically as the European Cup) is an annual association football cup competition organised by UEFA since 1955 for the top football clubs in Europe.

 

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New Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal speaks to the media during a news conference at the club's Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester, northern England, July 17, 2014.
Manchester United News - Louis van Gaal to Fix 'Broken' Red Devils

By IBTimes AU

MANCHESTER UNITED NEWS - In his first extensive interview since taking over the helm at Manchester United, Louis Van Gaal admitted that a “broken” Red Devil needs fixing and that tactical and personnel changes with the team are needed for the squad to improve. (Jul 30)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, LOS ANGELES, MANCHESTER UNITED, REAL MADRID

Colombia's soccer player James Rodriguez holds up his new Real Madrid jersey during a presentation at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid
James Rodriguez on $114M Transfer to Real Madrid: 'I'm Very Happy and I Want to Make History Here'

By IBTimes AU

World Cup star James Rodriguez inked a six-year contract to Real Madrid for a reported fee of around €80 million or $114 million in Australia. He will be wearing the Number 10 shirt which last worn by Mesut Özil. (Jul 24)

MORE TOPICS: TIGER WOODS, TWITTER, AUSTRALIA, REAL MADRID

Germany's Mario Goetze (L) celebrates near teammate Thomas Mueller after scoring a goal during extra time in their 2014 World Cup final against Argentina at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014.
Mario Goetze: The Man Behind Germany’s 2014 World Cup Win

By IBTimes AU

Who is Mario Goetze - The 22-year old attacking midfielder from Germany made his team the first European team to ever win a World Cup at a South American soil with a goal on the 113th minute of the final match. (Jul 14)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, TWITTER, ADVERTISING

Spain's King Felipe pays his respects to former Real Madrid player Alfredo Di Stefano,
Real Madrid Legend Alfredo Di Stefano Dies, Football Stars Pay Tribute

By IBTimes AU

Real Madrid Legend Alfredo Di Stefano has passed away on Monday following a heart attack two days earlier. He was 88. The messages paying tribute to one of the most prominent players of all time have been pouring out from the football community and from fans all over the world. (Jul 09)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, REAL MADRID

Argentina's Gonzalo Higuain (R) celebrates next to teammate Angel Di Maria
FIFA Wolrd Cup 2014 Quarterfinals Results: Argentina vs. Belgium

By IBTimes AU

Napoli's Gonzalo Higuain was channeling Argentinian legend Diego Maradona who also played for the Italian club when he scored early in Argentina's quarterfinal match against Belgium to give them the lead and eventually the victory in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. (Jul 07)

MORE TOPICS: ARGENTINA, REAL MADRID, LIONEL MESSI, GERMANY

A fan wears a bird costume with the name of Cristiano Ronaldo on the chest while posing for other fans with Andressa Urach
Ms. BumBum Continues to Stalk Cristiano Ronaldo After Sex Scandal Last Year

By IBTimes AU

Cristiano Ronaldo has a lot more to worry about in the 2014 FIFA World Cup than just his activities on the pitch. The international superstar is in the center of controversial security issues because of a fan who's been stalking him during the games. A minor Brazilian celebrity, called Ms. (Jun 23)

MORE TOPICS: PORTUGAL, GERMANY, GHANA, REAL MADRID

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo (R) celebrates with team mate Alvaro Morata
Cristiano Ronaldo Sends Message to Fans Ahead of Portugal Vs USA Match [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Cristiano Ronaldo knows that the hopes of Portugal's fans weigh heavily on his shoulders. The Real Madrid star is leading his countrymen in their World Cup campaign in Brazil and after a crushing 4-0 defeat to Germany in their opening match, mor... (Jun 18)

MORE TOPICS: PORTUGAL, GERMANY, REAL MADRID

Diego Costa
Diego Costa Explains Why He Left Atletico for Chelsea FC

By IBTimes AU

Atlético Madrid's star striker Diego Costa is leaving the Spanish champions for English Premiere League Club Chelsea next season after coming off a very successful season which saw Atlético take the La Liga title and reach the UEFA Champions League final. (Jun 18)

Spanish Goalkeeper Iker Casillas
World Cup Update: Casillas Takes the Blame for Spain's Crushing Defeat to Holland

By IBTimes AU

Defending FIFA World Cup Champions Spain suffered a crushing defeat in the opening match of their title defence last Friday. La Furia Roja went down in flames in the hands of The Netherlands who were incidentally, the side they defeated in 2010 to clinch the title. (Jun 17)

MORE TOPICS: REAL MADRID

Spanish Goalkeeper Iker Casillas
Diego Maradona Defends Mourinho's Decision to Bench Casillas In Wake of Wold Cup Dutch Thrashing

By IBTimes AU

Diego Maradona has gone on the record to defend his friend Jose Mourinho in his decision to bench Iker Casillas in Spanish La Liga games during his stint with Real Madrid . The statement came after Casillas' poor showing in the Spanish Team... (Jun 16)

MORE TOPICS: REAL MADRID