A world full of Messis

At least 55 of FIFA’s 209 member countries apparently have their very own Lionel Messi.

Euro 2012 live blog

Our Euro 2012 live blog will be running constantly and will bring you all the latest news, goals, photos and video.

Reuters Soccer blog merges with Left Field

The Reuters Soccer blog is merging with our sister site, Left Field -- Reuters' global sports analysis and opinion page. In future please head to Left Field http://blogs.reuters.com/sport/ for all sports blogs including soccer articles.

Va-va-voom. Vintage Henry scores on Arsenal return.

Thierry Henry's much talked-about return to Arsenal lived up to the hype as the former France man scored after just 10 minutes of coming on. But do the Premier League club need to bring in more numbers in January if they are to end their trophy drought since 2005?

NFL Week 15 Lineman picks

'Tebow Time' runs out this week when the Broncos host the Patriots but the Lineman's time has come. We've been close to a perfect week a few occasions this season but with time ticking down Week 15 looks like a promising bet.

Real’s psychological barrier key to Barca’s 3-1 win

Annoyingly for Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho, the supposed plot line of El Clasico on Saturday did not follow the script. The much-anticipated power shift from Catalunya to Madrid did not take place and his team are back to the drawing board as far as playing against Barcelona is concerned.