Robbie Keane has been overtaken by Steven Gerrard as the LA Galaxy’s highest paid player. Photograph: EPA

Robbie Keane remains one of the highest paid players in the MLS according to 2015 salary figures released by the MLS Players Union. Keane currently ta(...)

Andrea Pirlo has agreed a deal with Major League Soccer side New York City FC which will see him leave Juventus and line up alongside Frank Lampard and David Villa. Photo: Getty Images

Italy midfielder Andrea Pirlo is leaving Juventus to join Major League Soccer side New York City FC, the Turin club have announced. The Italy star, 36(...)

‘The world of football has possibly never known a man to distribute the ball like Xavi Hernández (L). Arguably only Andrea Pirlo (R) in the modern game can rival him in being so niggardly with possession.’ Photographs: Reuters and EPA.

Someone calculated that the gematria values – where a numerical value is assigned to a letter – of Xavi (56) and pass (55) and they are almost iden(...)

The Olympic Stadium in Berlin, where Barcelona will seek their fifth European Cup and Juventus their third. Photograph: Michael Sohn/AP

Is there a word for an anti-climax that happens before the actual event? Whatever that word is, it might in future make a snappier title for the so(...)

 Alvaro Morata equalises for Juventus in the Champions League semi-final second leg at  Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. Photo:  Paul Hanna/Reuters

Massimo Allegri had warned his team would face “95 long and interminable minutes” at the Santiago Bernabéu, and so it proved. But the reward at the en(...)

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti faces the media in Turin yesterday.  Photograph: Marco Bertorello/AFP/Getty Images

The first reaction, outside the madhouse that is Real Madrid, is one of incredulity. Carlo Ancelotti, the manager who won the Champions League last s(...)

Juventus players celebrate at the end of their Serie A match against Sampdoria at the Marassi Stadium in Genoa to win their fourth successive league title. Photograph: Reuters.

Juventus landed a fourth successive Serie A crown, and their first under coach Massimiliano Allegri, with four games to spare by winning 1-0 at Sampdo(...)

Juventus players celebrate with their supporters after they reach the last four of the Champion League following a 0-0 draw away to Monaco. Photograph: Afp

AS Monaco 0 (0) Juventus 0 (1)Those from Barcelona to Bayern Munich via Madrid will not be quaking in their boots just yet, but Juvenuts are back wher(...)

Juventus’ Arturo Vidal jubilates after converting a penalty during the Champions League quarter final first leg against AS Monaco. Photo: Di Marco/EPA

Juventus 1 AS Monaco 0Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal smashed home a second-half penalty to earn a 1-0 win at home to Monaco in an absorbing Champion(...)

Juventus’ midfielder Andrea Pirlo attends a training session on the eve of the Champions League football match against Monaco. Photo: Getty Images

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri faces a tricky dilemma for their Champions League clash against AS Monaco as he tries to decide whether to field (...)