ROISSY, France -- After campaigning for a 40-team World Cup, FIFA President Gianni Infantino is now leaning toward an even bigger expansion to 48. "I like 48 because it gives a particular flavor, but I'm still really torn," Infantino said Wednesday after ... The financial clout of the Asian market and its importance to European soccer has been emphasised again with Barcelona signing a record sponsorship deal with a Japanese conglomerate and the Premier League rumoured to have sealed an unprecedented TV deal w... The following is a script from "The Match of their Lives," which aired on Nov. 20, 2016. Norah O'Donnell is the correspondent. Keith Sharman and Erin Horan, producers. Few teams have been as glorious on the soccer field as the United States Women's Nation... Hull City do not often figure in the list of the English Premier League's most prominent clubs. The team, managed by former Manchester United coach Mike Phelan, have spent most of their existence outside of England's top division. Before 2008, they had ne... Spanish prosecutors have called for Barcelona forward Neymar to be sent to prison for two years for his part in a corruption case over his transfer from Brazilian club Santos in 2013. Judge Jose Perals also called for a five-year sentence for former Barce... The World Cup will be expanded to host 48 teams, up from 32, Fifa has decided. An initial stage of 16 groups of three teams will precede a knockout stage for the remaining 32 when the change is made for the 2026 tournament. Cristiano Ronaldo says 2016 was the "perfect year" after his hat-trick helped Real Madrid beat Kashima Antlers 4-2 to win the Club World Cup. The 31-year-old scored from the spot and twice more in extra time as he added the Fifa title to the Euro 2016 and... Leaders Juventus set a new Serie A record of 26 consecutive home wins with a routine victory over 15th-placed Bologna in Turin. Barcelona forward Luis Suarez has agreed a new contract with the Spanish champions that includes a £167.5m buyout clause. The former Liverpool player has scored 97 goals and won eight trophies since moving to the Nou Camp in July 2014 for £75m.