Messi wins record eighth Ballon d’Or for best player in the world

Argentina captain Messi wins record eighth Ballon d’Or for the best player in the world on Monday, beating Norway’s UEFA Player of the Year and treble winner Erling Haaland of Manchester City to the prestigious prize. Lionel Messi won a record-extending eighth Ballon d’Or award for the best player in the world. This achievement was …

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Saudi Arabia sole bidder to host 2034 World Cup, FIFA says

Saudi Arabia sole bidder to host 2034 World Cup – Saudi Arabia was the only football association to present a bid to host the 2034 FIFA World Cup before the deadline closed, soccer’s global governing body said on Tuesday. FIFA had invited bids from Asia and Oceania for the tournament by Oct. 31, and Saudi …

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