Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane made the surprise announcement that he was leaving the European champions after winning an unprecedented third straight Champions League title.
TURIN: More than a thousand Juventus soccer fans watching the Champions League final on screens in one of Turin's main squares late on Saturday were injured when loud bangs created panic and mayhem. Around 1,400 people were treated for slight injuries, Italian media reported. About seven people were seriously hurt, including a seven-year-old boy who was trampled. Thousands of fans had gathered to watch the Champions League final on a giant screen in San Carlo Square. The match, between Turin club Juventus and Real…
BARCELONA: Barcelona's Lionel Messi rescued a 1-1 draw at Villarreal with a sensational late free-kick on Sunday but could not prevent the champions finishing the weekend third in La Liga, five points behind leaders Real Madrid. Messi bent a stunning free-kick into the top corner in the 90th minute after Villarreal's Italian forward Nicola Sansone finished off a breakaway to open the scoring in the 50th as they looked set to record a first home win over Barca in 11 years. Barcelona have 35 points from 17 games, one…