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Ex-Chelsea defender Alex has heart bypass surgery at age 39

SAO PAULO (AP) — Former Brazil defender Alex said Friday he heart bypass surgery earlier this week. The 39-year-old retired from the sport in 2016 after a long and successful career playing for Chelse...

Madrid boosts defense by signing Rüdiger from Chelsea

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid signed Antonio Rüdiger on a free transfer Thursday, calling him “one of the best defenders in the world” and strengthening its squad after becoming European champion for a re...

Pogba leaving United for free after joining for record fee

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Paul Pogba joined Manchester United for a world-record fee. He'll leave the English club for nothing. United said Wednesday the France midfielder would be ...

Messi: 'No doubt' that Benzema deserves to win Ballon d'Or

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — According to Lionel Messi, there is “no doubt” that Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema deserves to win his first Ballon d’Or award this year. Messi has won a recor...

Champions League win restores Madrid pride after Mbappé loss

MADRID (AP) — A Real Madrid fan at the Champions League final held a Paris Saint-Germain shirt with Kylian Mbappé’s name and the number of European titles the France forward has won: Zero. ...

Real Madrid fans celebrate Champions League title back home

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid fans celebrated a Champions League title yet again, packing the streets of the Spanish capital and the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium to welcome back their players and watch them ...

Madrid wins Champions League final marred by crowd chaos

PARIS (AP) — Yet another Champions League title for Real Madrid, the undisputed king of Europe. Yet another showpiece European soccer game tarnished by chaotic crowd issues and disor...

Champions League Final Results

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Player fatigue concerns hang over Liverpool-Madrid CL final

PARIS (AP) — For a player who doesn’t consider himself to be a striker, Mohamed Salah is the envy of many forwards with his scoring record for Liverpool. “I don’t play No. 9, I play ...

French scold Spanish league for attacking PSG, Mbappe

PARIS (AP) — The French league has written to Spanish competition president Javier Tebas complaining about his attacks on Paris Saint-Germain's finances after Kylian Mbappé chose to stay with the team...

Benzema looks to cap great season with 5th European title

MADRID (AP) — The last time Karim Benzema was in a Champions League final, it was in a supporting role to Cristiano Ronaldo. He was just another forward on a Real Madrid team in whic...

Style clash: Klopp, Ancelotti take different path to the top

One is a chest-beating, arm-waving, emotionally fuelled leader whose team’s high-energy style is in his own image. The other is unruffled, unflappable, so nonchalant he almost appear...

Salah on revenge mission in Champions League final

Mohamed Salah could easily have given the kind of diplomatic answer trotted out by most soccer players. He just couldn’t. Was there a preference, Salah was asked mi...

Even Ancelotti feels the pressure in Champions League final

MADRID (AP) — Carlo Ancelotti is the only coach to win titles in the top five European soccer leagues, and is a victory away from a record-fourth Champions League trophy. Still, not ...

PSG women's coach suspended over 'inappropriate behavior'

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain suspended the coach of its women's team on Tuesday, with the club saying it had been informed of “inappropriate behavior and remarks" made by Didier Ollé-Nicolle towar...