Fifa president Gianni Infantino:  recognises the increasingly important role of the United States iin world football.   Photo: Joe Giddens/PA Wire.

Last Thursday afternoon the streets of Manhattan were flooded with spring sunshine, but Smithfield Hall NYC on 25th Street was full of people whose ey(...)

Paris Saint-Germain’s Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic after scoring against Manchester City on Wednesday night. Photograph: Getty Images

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s agent says the Paris Saint-Germain striker will sue a Swedish doctor who made doping allegations. The doctor, Ulf Karlsson - who(...)

Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his goal against Belgium during the friendly international at the Magalhaes Pessoa stadium in Leiria, Portugal. Photograph:  Rafael Marchante/Reuters

Germany 4 Italy 1 World champions Germany crushed Italy 4-1 in their friendly international in Munich on Tuesday to equal their biggest win against(...)

Kyle Lafferty in action for Northern Ireland in a friendly against Latvia at Windsor Park last November. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Since Norwich City last won a match they have played 10, lost nine and not scored in six of them. Something’s not right. Meanwhile, every morning Kyle(...)

 Zlatan Ibrahimovic has suggested he would be open to a move to the Premier League when his PSG contract expires in the summer. Photograph: AFP

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has suggested he would be receptive to interest from Premier League clubs if he leaves Paris Saint-Germain in the summer, with the (...)

Paris St-Germain coach Laurent Blanc has extended his contract with the French champions until 2018. Photograph: Getty Images

Paris St Germain have opted for stability and extended coach Laurent Blanc’s contract until 2018 on Thursday, giving the former France boss two extra (...)

 Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates one of his goals against Malmoe FF at the Santiago Bernabeu. Photograph: EPA

Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema both scored hat-tricks as Real Madrid thrashed Malmo 8-0 to equal the highest-ever victory in the Champions Leagu(...)

 Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden celebrates scoring the first goal against Denmark. Photo:. EPA/Liselotte Sabroe

A stunning double from captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic gave Sweden a 2-2 draw away to Denmark as they qualified for Euro 2016 by 4-3 on aggregate against (...)

Sweden’s forward and team captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic shoots to score past Denmark’s goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel  Photograph: Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP

Sweden 2-1 Denmark Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his ninth goal of the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign for Sweden, but Denmark scored a late away goal in th(...)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been named Swedish footballer of the year for the last nine years. Photograph:  Christopher Lee/Getty Images

Half Bosnian, half Croat, half Swede, half borderless superstar, half council estate immigrant, half team player, half narcissist: Zlatan Ibrahimovic (...)