Lionel Messi
June 03, 2015 - 11:50 GMT
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has described star Barcelona forward Lionel Messi as an "extra-terrestrial" who "plays with us humans."
Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein
June 03, 2015 - 00:04 GMT
The Jordanian lost out to the Swiss in last week's election but the 79-year-old's resignation on Tuesday has tempted him to run again
Platini welcomes the resignation of Blatter
June 02, 2015 - 23:04 GMT
European football chief Michel Platini welcomed the resignation of FIFA chief Joseph Blatter along with other major players of the continent.
HRH Prince Ali Ibn Al Hussein
June 02, 2015 - 22:52 GMT
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Tuesday visited HRH Prince Ali Ibn Al Hussein after he returned home from Zurich, Switzerland, where he ran in the election for the presidency of the world soccer governing body, FIFA.
Sepp Blatter
June 02, 2015 - 22:35 GMT
The 79-year-old has stepped down as Fifa president but is not part of the criminal proceedings opened against individuals under suspicion of corruption
Sepp Blatter
June 02, 2015 - 19:16 GMT
The 79-year-old, who has held the post for 17 years, has stepped down in light of the corruption scandal which has blighted the world governing body
Prince Ali believes that Blatter is responsible for football world's governing actions
June 02, 2015 - 15:13 GMT
Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan, who failed in his bid to become the next FIFA president, has said that Sepp Blatter was responsible for football world's governing actions and added that he would have resigned if he were in the latter's position.
Pele poses with his honorary Ballon d'Or award next to FIFA president Sepp Blatte
June 02, 2015 - 13:14 GMT
Brazilian football legend Pele has welcomed the re-election of Sepp Blatter as FIFA president despite a corruption scandal embroiling world football's governing body.
Standard Chartered, Barclays and HSBC - are understood to be looking into the details of payments worth hundreds of thousands of dollars
June 02, 2015 - 05:42 GMT
A trio of British banks have launched internal reviews of transactions linked to the alleged corrupt payments by Fifa officials outlined by American investigators in the wake of last week's swoop on football's world governing body.
Stung by Fifa furore, Qatar denies wrongdoing in 2022 world cup bid
June 01, 2015 - 22:09 GMT
"It will blow over" tends to be Qatar's unofficial response to criticism of its World Cup bid, but with a Fifa corruption scandal exploding onto the world's front pages, the Gulf country has glumly realised it may have a real fight on its hands.
Oman team
June 01, 2015 - 15:06 GMT
Oman was held to a goalless draw by hosts Bahrain in an international football friendly match at the Bahrain National Stadium in Manama on Saturday night.