Dani Alves

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Thiago Silva remonstrates with the referee after a penalty is awarded to Manchester United. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Football still, it turns out, has the power to fight back. Money is a lot of things but it isn’t quite everything, not yet. Although before we get ca(...)

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford fires home his late penalty past Paris St Germain goalkeeper  Gianluigi Buffon during the Champions League round of 16 second leg at the Parc des Princes. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

Paris St Germain 1 Manchester United 3 (3-3 on agg, Man Utd win on away goals) Where does this result register in the list of spectacular European ni(...)

Real Madrid’s Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo has joined Italian Serie A side Juventus FC in a deal worth €100 million. Photograph: PA

Cristiano Ronaldo described it in matter-of-fact terms as “the moment to begin a new cycle”. In Italy the headline writers went a little bigger as the(...)

Neymar’s injury floored Brazil at the 2014 World Cup and they will be out to make amends in Russia. Photo: Getty Images

Brazil (4-1) Who are they? The favourites come into this tournament with pressure on their shoulders like no other team knows. Brazil expects. Brazi(...)

Fans  celebrate  at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday as Manchester City win the Premier League. Photograph: PA Wire

Ottmar Hitzfeld, the former Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich manager, used to speak of the red zone, a central area of the pitch just outside the p(...)

Cristiano Ronaldo leaps to score Real Madrid’s opener against PSG. Photograph: Gonzalo/Reuters

Paris Saint-Germain 1 Real Madrid 2 (Real Madrid win 5-2 on aggregate) Farewell, then, Paris, a team that for all its vaulting ambition never does se(...)

Paris Saint Germain’s head coach Unai Emery: knocking out Real is mandatory if he is to have any chance of avoiding the sack this summer. Photograph: Ian Langsdon/EPA

As he previewed his team’s Champions League showdown with Real Madrid, Unai Emery posed a question and tried not to sound like a man clutching at str(...)

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his second against PSG. Photograph: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty

Real Madrid 3 Paris Saint-Germain 1 Unai Emery said the preparation for this game started at the Camp Nou last season, but he cannot have meant like (...)

Corentin Tolisso scored twice as Bayern Munich beat PSG 3-1. Photograph: Tobias Schwarz/AFP

Bayern Munich 3 PSG 1 Bayern Munich ruined Paris St Germain’s perfect Champions League record this season with a 3-1 victory at the Allianz Arena on (...)

Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon reacts as PSG’s Kylian Mbappe reels off in celebration after scoring their fourth goal in the Champions League clash. Photo: Franck Fife/Getty Images

Paris St-Germain 7 Celtic 1 Celtic suffered another night of European anguish against Paris St Germain in a 7-1 thrashing in the Parc des Princes. F(...)

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