Maatsen's dad drives boots to Euros after call-up

Ian Maatsen received his last-minute Euro 2024 call up for the Netherlands whilst holidaying on a yacht off the coast of Mykonos on Monday night.


Ronaldo double leads Portugal win over Ireland

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in the second half in what might have been his last international appearance on home soil as Portugal beat Ireland 3-0 in their final Euro 2024 warm-up on Tuesday.


Beckenbauer to be honoured ahead of Euros opener

Germany's late World Cup-winning captain and coach Franz Beckenbauer will be honoured by UEFA at the Euro 2024 opening ceremony in the Munich Football Arena on Friday, European soccer's governing body said.


Spain, Liverpool legend Torres to coach Atlético B

World Cup-winning former Spain striker Fernando Torres has been named head coach of Atletico Madrid's B team, the LaLiga club said in a statement on Tuesday.


Lewandowski suffers injury scare in Euros warmup

Poland beat 2-1 Turkey in the final warmup match for both sides on Monday before the Euro 2024 but the Polish side will be worried over injuries to strikers Karol Swiderski and Robert Lewandowski.


Di Maria scores in Argentina's Copa warmup win

A goal from Angel Di Maria earned Argentina a comfortable 1-0 win over Ecuador in a pre-Copa America friendly in Chicago on Sunday.


France held 0-0 by Canada despite Mbappé sub

France drew 0-0 with Canada on Sunday in a pre-Euro 2024 friendly, despite Kylian Mbappé coming off the bench.


Italy beat Bosnia in final Euro 2024 warmup

Italy edged Bosnia 1-0 on Sunday as midfielder Davide Frattesi scored a stunning first-half goal in their final warm-up match ahead of the European Championship starting in Germany next week.


Senegal, Tunisia pick up WC qualifying wins

Senegal kept up their unbeaten start to 2026 World Cup qualification with a 1-0 win away at Mauritania on Sunday, while Tunisia also stayed top of their group despite a goalless draw away against Namibia.


Czechia's Sadílek out of Euros after freak accident

Czech Republic midfielder Michal Sadílek will not be travelling to the European Championship in Germany after falling off a bike and hurting his leg.