Juventus stretched their lead at the top of the Serie A on Saturday by claiming a major scalp in the form of Napoli.
Brazil’s victorious 1970 World Cup winning captain, Carlos Alberto, has died at the age of 72 after suffering a heart attack.
Italy and Juventus goalkeeper Gigi Buffon added another trophy to his long list of individual accolades this week when he was awarded the 2016 international Golden Foot award.
Italy and Spain shared the spoils with a 1-1 draw in their Group G World Cup qualifier at the Juventus Stadium in Turin on Thursday.
Manchester City and Borussia Monchengladbach’s Champions League Group C opener was pushed back a day due to torrential rain and when they finally kicked off at the Etihad on Wednesday night Sergio Aquero made sure it was raining goals.
Paris Saint Germain and Arsenal began their Champions League campaign with a share of the spoils following a one all draw in the French Capital.
Roberto Martienz and Julen Lopetegui began their reigns as coaches of Belgium and Spain respectively on Thursday evening when their teams squared off in a friendly in Brussels.
Bastian Schweinsteiger couldn’t hold back the tears as he was honoured before playing his final international game for Germany on Wednesday.