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Cristiano Ronaldo Wins Fifth Ballon d'Or Award Ahead Of Lionel Messi, Neymar

Cristiano Ronaldo, who also won the FIFA Men's Player of the Year award in October, added the 2017 Ballon d'Or to his previous wins in 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2016.

Italy Legend Gianluigi Buffon Wins Best Player Award
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Italy Legend Gianluigi Buffon Wins Best Player Award

Buffon quit international football last month as four-time champions Italy sensationally missed out on their first World Cup finals in 60 years after a playoff defeat to Sweden.

Gianluigi Buffon Ends International Career, Says
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Gianluigi Buffon Ends International Career, Says 'Sorry For Italy' After World Cup Failure

Italy were held to a 0-0 draw in front of 74,000 fans at the San Siro on Monday, as they were unable to overturn a 1-0 deficit from the first leg in Stockholm.

Italy Fail To Qualify For World Cup For First Time Since 1958
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Italy Fail To Qualify For World Cup For First Time Since 1958

The Netherlands, United States, Ghana and now Italy, a four-time champion and a pillar of soccer for almost a century, all will be absent from the 2018 tournament.

FIFA World Cup: Italy Coach Gian Piero Ventura Boldly Claims "We
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FIFA World Cup: Italy Coach Gian Piero Ventura Boldly Claims "We'll Qualify"

Italy need to overturn a 0-1 first-leg defeat to avoid missing out on the 2018 FIFA World Cup for the first time since 1958 when Sweden hosted the tournament.

World Cup 2018 Play-Off First Leg: Sweden Take Slender 1-0 Lead Over Italy
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World Cup 2018 Play-Off First Leg: Sweden Take Slender 1-0 Lead Over Italy

The last time Italy failed to reach the World Cup was for the 1958 tournament in Sweden.

Italy Face World Cup Nightmare Against Sweden
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Italy Face World Cup Nightmare Against Sweden

For football giants Italy the next few days could be a nightmare as they face a double-headed playoff against Sweden to avoid the humiliation of missing the World Cup for the first time in 60 years.

Real Madrid Do Battle With Atletico Madrid Once More In Champions League
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Real Madrid Do Battle With Atletico Madrid Once More In Champions League

Holders Real Madrid face Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals as the city rivals do battle once more and French surprise-package Monaco take on Juventus, following the draw on Friday.

Champions League: Juventus Hold Firm To Knock Out Barcelona
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Champions League: Juventus Hold Firm To Knock Out Barcelona

Juventus join holders Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Monaco in Friday's semi-final Champions League draw.

Serie A: Gianluigi Buffon Sounds Alarm as Juventus Stutter
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Serie A: Gianluigi Buffon Sounds Alarm as Juventus Stutter

Gianluigi Buffon has asked his Juventus teammates to pull up their socks after losing to Inter Milan in Serie A

Seven up as Inter Milan
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Seven up as Inter Milan's Mauro Icardi Continues to Haunt Gianluigi Buffon

Inter Milan stunned Serie A champions Juventus as Mauro Icardi scored his seventh goal against Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon

Euro 2016: Manuel Neuer, Germany

Euro 2016: Manuel Neuer, Germany's Great Wall

Manuel Neuer, who is a virtual wall in front of goal is once again turning out to be a key player in Germany's quest of another major title. Just how big a factor is the Neuer factor?

Euro 2016: No Regrets For Teary Gianluigi Buffon as Italy Exit
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Euro 2016: No Regrets For Teary Gianluigi Buffon as Italy Exit

Italy spurned the chance to clinch their last four spot when Graziano Pelle hit a pitiful effort wide of the post as the Germans misfired.

Germany vs Italy Euro 2016 Highlights: GER Beat ITA in Penalties to Enter Semis
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Germany vs Italy Euro 2016 Highlights: GER Beat ITA in Penalties to Enter Semis

Germany are through to the semifinals of Euro 2016 after a nail-biting win over Italy in the last eight. Germany prevailed 6-5 in a penalty shootout after the game finished 1-1 in regulation time. Get highlights of GER vs ITA here.

Euro 2016: Ireland Need First Win Over Italy in 22 Years to Advance
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Euro 2016: Ireland Need First Win Over Italy in 22 Years to Advance

In the last 16, already qualified Italy will face the runner-up from Group D, likely Croatia or the Czech Republic, in Saint-Denis next Monday.

Belgium vs Italy Euro 2016, Highlights: ITA Open Campaign With 2-0 Win Over BEL
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Belgium vs Italy Euro 2016, Highlights: ITA Open Campaign With 2-0 Win Over BEL

Belgium dominated possession in the first half but failed to find a breakthrough. They were made to pay as Italy struck in the 32nd minute. Italy put the match beyond their opponents after Graziano Pelle doubled their lead in the dying moments of the match. Catch highlights of Belgium vs Italy here

Euro 2016: David de Gea Sex-Scandal Controversy Dents Spain
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Euro 2016: David de Gea Sex-Scandal Controversy Dents Spain's Preparations

Spain will be aiming for a hat-trick of Euro crowns but their campaign has been marred by allegations that goalkeeper David de Gea was involved in a sex scandal.

Serie A: Juventus On the Verge of a Fifth Straight Title After Fiorentina Win
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Serie A: Juventus On the Verge of a Fifth Straight Title After Fiorentina Win

Juventus defeated Fiorentina 2-1 and need only one more point to seal a fifth consecutive Serie A title.

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