Paris St. Germain were a team on top a week ago. In seven days though, the team's fortunes have changed dramatically but the will to fight back and lash out has not seen any fall.
The Steven Gerrard-led Liverpool F.C beat Manchester City to go one step closer to title triumph while Chelsea earned a scrappy victory over Swansea City to stay alive in the hunt.
2013 FIFA World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo scored all four of Portugal's goals over two legs against Sweden in the 2014 Brazil World Cup playoffs including a hat-trick in the return leg in Sweden as the Portuguese qualified with a 4-2 aggregate win.
Manchester United are seven points below the top four in the Premier League, and with only 15 points still to play for, next season is almost certain to be their first without Champions League football since 1995-96.
The FIFA World Cup kicks off in Brazil on June 12. While football fans await the start of arguably the greatest sporting event, there is more to the opening day than just the beautiful game. For June 12 is also Lover's Day in Brazil.
India won the inaugural event in Durban four years ago but the kids could not deal with the might of their counterparts from Pakistan. The objective, thankfully, was not triumph but the spirit in which the event was played.
Liverpool's title tilt has been masterminded by manager Brendan Rodgers, who oversaw a seventh-place finish last season in his first campaign since succeeding Kenny Dalglish in July 2012.
Former Arsenal vice-chairman David Dein has described Arsene Wenger, 64, as a "miracle-worker", who "revolutionised the club". For former Liverpool defender turned television pundit Jamie Carragher, he "changed the face of English football".
Brazil dispatched South Africa 5-0 in their final warm-up before coach Luiz Felipe Scolari announces the squad for the mega event. Barcelona striker Neymar claimed his second career hat-trick for the Selecao.
As host of the Under-17 World Cup in 2017, India gets an automatic spot in the tournament.
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