Cristiano Ronaldo had a strong claim, for winning the Champions League and Euro 2016. Lionel Messi had spent another year being Lionel Messi. U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati, for swinging the FIFA presidential vote to Gianni Infantino and making the U.S. both a power-broker within the global governing
Apparently, there are only three certainties in life: death, taxes and Arsenal facing Bayern Munich in the Champions League. At Monday’s Champions League draw in Nyon, Switzerland, the Gunners were drawn against the German giants despite having a higher probability of facing Real Madrid and Sevilla.
Reus and Dortmund left it late but still got the job done to win the group. When Real Madrid hosted Borussia Dortmund for their final group stage game in the 2016-17 UEFA Champions League at the Bernabeu on Wednesday, all that was really at stake was first place in Group F. And while there is usually
Messi scored Barca’s opening goal in a rout of Gladbach. Unusually, there wasn’t a whole lot left to play for on the first day of the final round of group stage games in this 2016-17 edition of the Champions League. First place was at stake in Group A, and in Group B, third-place Besiktas was still