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 Pele greets Fifa deputy general secretary Jerome Champagne during the 2006 World Cup draw in December 2003  in Frankfurt/Main. Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images

Sepp Blatter’s former right-hand man Jerome Champagne officially launched his bid to stand for the Fifa presidency on Monday, firing the first shot(...)

An emotional Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal receives the FIFA Ballon d’Or 2013 trophy at the Kongresshalle  in Zurich, Switzerland. Photograph: by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Cristiano Ronaldo has banged his head against the brick wall for four years; now the brick wall has given way. Ronaldo was apparently doomed to be for(...)

Migrant labourers work on a construction site  in Doha in Qatar.

Last June and a chirpy press release brought “news” of a fresh Fifa initiative: Fifa had agreed with the champagne producers, Taittinger, that its bra(...)

Fifa president Sepp Blatter. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Brazil’s failings in delivering this summer’s World Cup has been highlighted by Fifa president Sepp Blatter, who said no previous host country has be(...)

The Arena da Amazonia stadium in Manaus.

A worker fell 115 feet to his death from the roof of the Arena Amazonia in Brazil on Saturday, the fifth fatal accident during construction of Brazil’(...)

Fifa president Sepp Blatter says there is time to sort out venues in Brazil after some builds fall behind schedule. Photograph: Marcus Brandt/EPA

Fifa has admitted not all of the stadiums for the Brazil World Cup will be ready in time for its original deadline of January.Fifa president Sepp Bla(...)

Uefa president Michel Platini will consider goal-line technology.  Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters

Uefa president Michel Platini is considering dropping his opposition to goal-line technology and embracing a system for the Euro 2016 finals in France(...)

Real Betis’ Brazilian defender Paulao was subjected to racist abuse from his own supporters after he was sent off in last Sunday’s derby match against Sevilla. Photograph:  Cristina Quicler/AFP/Getty Images

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has condemned the Real Betis supporters who appeared to aim racist abuse at one of their own players during Sunday’s Prime(...)

Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring one of three goals against Sweden at Friends Arena in Stockholm. Photograph: Mario Cruz/EPA

Poor old Franck Ribéry. After weeks of exhaustive canvassing for Ballon d’Or votes on his own behalf, Cristiano Ronaldo took 38 second-half minutes i(...)

 Uefa president Michel Platini believes a 40-team World Cup is needed in the future. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Uefa president Michel Platini has called for the World Cup to be expanded from 32 to 40 teams.The Frenchman, who is expected by some to rival Sepp Bla(...)

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