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Germany and Real Madrid great Toni Kroos to retire after Euro 2024

May. 21, 2024 11:45 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Toni Kroos will retire from soccer after trying to give Real Madrid yet another Champions League trophy and lead Germany to the European Championship title at home. The 34-year-old German midfielder said Tuesday it was a tough decision, but that the timing felt...

FIFA wants global standard for punishing racist abuse and urges players to use crossed hands sign

May. 16, 2024 13:43 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA wants all 211 national federations to make racist abuse a disciplinary offense, and designate a crossed hands gesture by victims to alert referees to abuse. Soccer's world body on Thursday detailed the tougher and more unified approach it wants to take to tackle...

Goodbye goal: Mbappé gets mixed reception from fans in last PSG home game before scoring in 3-1 loss

May. 12, 2024 18:36 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Kylian Mbappé got a mixed reception from Paris Saint-Germain fans in his last home game for the club before scoring in a 3-1 home defeat against Toulouse in the French league on Sunday. Mbappé grabbed his league-leading 27th goal of the season in the eighth minute...

Emotional Mbappé confirms he will leave PSG ahead of an expected move to Real Madrid

May. 10, 2024 16:36 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Kylian Mbappé confirmed what the soccer world was long expecting to hear, announcing on Friday he is leaving Paris Saint-Germain ahead of a widely expected move to Real Madrid. Mbappé said on X that his final home game for PSG will be on Sunday against Toulouse. ...

De Ligt says linesman apologized for late 'mistake' in Bayern's loss to Madrid in Champions League

May. 08, 2024 19:12 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Bayern Munich defender Matthijs de Ligt said the linesman apologized to him for raising the flag for offside before he scored what would have been a late equalizer in the Champions League semifinal against Real Madrid on Wednesday. De Ligt scored deep into stoppage...

Real Madrid rallies late to beat Bayern 2-1 and reach another Champions League final

May. 08, 2024 18:34 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — After yet another magical night at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, Real Madrid is back in the Champions League final. The 14-time European champion pulled off another thrilling comeback on Wednesday, rallying to defeat Bayern Munich 2-1 and reach the final for the...

Gnabry substituted because of an injury in first half of Champions League semifinal against Madrid

May. 08, 2024 15:48 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Bayern Munich forward Serge Gnabry had to be replaced because of an injury in the first half of the Champions League semifinal against Real Madrid on Wednesday. Alphonso Davies came on for Gnabry in the 27th minute at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. The game was tied...

Ancelotti keeps Lunin in goal for Madrid in 2nd leg of Champions League semifinal against Bayern

May. 08, 2024 12:29 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti is not taking any chances in goal for the second leg of the Champions League semifinal against Bayern Munich on Wednesday, keeping Andriy Lunin as the goalkeeper despite Thibaut Courtois' return from injury last weekend. Ancelotti...

Champions League: Bayern and Dortmund could stop Mbappe's showdown with Real Madrid

May. 05, 2024 07:42 AM EDT

Real Madrid needs fortress Bernabeu to live up to its reputation. Paris Saint-Germain could do with some magic from the departing Kylian Mbappé. Otherwise we could be set for a repeat of the 2013 Champions League final between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, who...

Real Madrid wins its record-extending 36th Spanish league title after Barcelona loses at Girona

May. 04, 2024 18:00 PM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Real Madrid put its Spanish rivals out of their misery by clinching the league title on Saturday with four games remaining, just in time to turn its full focus to its Champions League semifinal with Bayern Munich. Madrid did the expected and beat...