Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana in action against Monterrey.  “We are going to give it our all. It’s like an addiction: you win one medal and you want to win more.” Photograph: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty

Adam Lallana has called the pursuit of trophies an addiction for Liverpool and the chance to win the Club World Cup for the first time a huge incentiv(...)

Fifa president  Gianni Infantino  during a press conference on Friday, after a Fifa council meeting  in Kigali. Photograph: Cyril Ndegeya/AFP/Getty Images

The plans of Fifa’s president, Gianni Infantino, to launch a lucrative new Club World Cup and Nations League have been delayed by intense European opp(...)

Fifa’s suspended president Sepp Blatter holds a news conference in Zurich, Switzerland on Monday. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Sepp Blatter has responded to his eight-year ban from football by insisting that he is not guilty of any wrongdoing over a payment to Michel Platini. (...)

Gareth Bale of Real Madrid takes on the San Lorenzo defence during the FIFA Club World Cup final in Marrakech on Saturday. Photograph: Steve Bardens/Getty Images

Real Madrid 2 San Lorenzo 0 Real Madrid won the Club World Cup for the first time by beating San Lorenzo on Saturday with goals from Sergio Ramos an(...)

Gareth Bale  celebrates after scoring Real Madrid’s third goal during their 4-0 Club World Cup victory over Mexico’s Cruz Azul in Marrakech

European champions Real Madrid turned on the party tricks as they sailed into the Club World Cup final by crushing Cruz Azul 4-0 on Tuesday.The Mexic(...)