Second ever: Jorginho's new achievement as he captains Italy in 5-0 win
Jorginho was honoured with the captain's armband as he lead Italy for the first time against Lithuania, a game they won 5-0. This was a momentous moment for the player who was just named UEFA's Men's Player of the Year for his exploits this year.
Verratti leaves Italy national team early due to knee discomfort
Italy have officially confirmed that Marco Verratti has been allowed to leave the squad early despite them still having to face Lithuania. The Paris Saint-Germain midfielder is said to be having some discomfort in his knee after suffering a blow days earlier.
Why some Barca fans call Cristiano Ronaldo their 'favourite geography teacher': explained
The joke about Cristiano Ronaldo being a superb geography teacher has gone viral – but what's it about?On Wednesday, the Portuguese beat the all-time record for most international goals scored, surpassing Iran legend Ali Daei.Many Barca and Leo Messi fans consider Cristiano's achievement overrated as Ronaldo 'statpadded' these scoring stats thanks to playing against average European teams.
Oscar Mingueza included in Spain's 'parallel bubble' for Euro 2020 as another player tests positive for Covid
Oscar Mingueza and the other ten U21 players who featured in Spain's 4-0 friendly win over Lithuania have been included in La Furia Roja's 'parallel bubble' due to the Covid-19 situation in the team.After Sergio Busquets tested positive for coronavirus over the weekend, Luis Enrique called up Kepa Arrizabalaga, Rodrigo Moreno, Pablo Fornals, Carlos Soler, Brais Mendez and Raul Albiol to train separately from the main group as potential replacements.