July 22, 2014 -- Updated 1241 GMT (2041 HKT)
Colombia's World Cup star James Rodriguez agrees a long-term deal with Real Madrid, joining the long tradition of "Galacticos" signing for the European champions.
FC Copenhagen has been left in limbo ahead of its European Champions League game at Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk due to the current conflict in Ukraine.
The president of Ukraine's top football club has warned six of its players who have gone AWOL they will "suffer" if they don't return to the conflict-torn country.
He may have written his name into national folklore less than a week ago but Germany's World Cup winning captain Philipp Lahm has decided to go out at the top by announcing his retirement from the international football Friday.
FIFA suspends Uruguay's Luis Suarez for 9 matches, including any further matches in the World Cup.