Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola thinks that Champions League quarter-final opponents AC Milan are one of the best teams in the world and says the tie will not be decided over just one leg.
Three-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi says he has no plans to play in the Premier League as he wants to spend the rest of his career at Barcelona.
Germany coach Joachim Low has rejected comparisons between his side and Barcelona, but admitted he wants his players to be "mentally very fast" like world champions Spain.
Santos have moved to scotch reports that European and World champions Barcelona have negotiated the first option over star striker Neymar.
Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes thinks that Sunday's FIFA Club World Cup final against Brazilian side Santos will be a 'thrilling' match.
Italy coach Cesare Prandelli insists he does not fear the prospect of facing reigning European and world champions Spain at the Euro 2012 finals, ahead of Friday's draw.
The Euro 2012 draw has been made at the National Palace of Arts in Kiev.
Barcelona midfielder Xavi has stressed that the Spanish champions are not unbeatable as next month's Club World Cup in Japan draws closer.
England will avoid old rivals Germany in the group stages of Euro 2012 after UEFA confirmed the seedings for next summer's tournament.
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini believes that England are good enough to win next summer's European Championship, though he still reckons world champions Spain are the team to beat.
Defeated Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas does not believe England deserved to win against the world champions at Wembley on Saturday night.
England manager Fabio Capello maintains that he is not worried by the prospect of sending out a young side for the friendly against world champions Spain.
Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez says that he wants to focus on what the Copa America champions do have on the pitch, as they face an injury crisis ahead of Friday's 2014 World Cup qualifier against Chile.
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has hailed David Silva as one of the best players in the world and put the Spaniard on a par with Barcelona star Xavi.
Fabio Capello says he is ready to give Phil Jones and Tom Cleverley their first taste of senior international football when the Three Lions meet world champions Spain in November.
Australia continued their strong start to World Cup qualifying as Holger Osieck's men overcame Saudi Arabia 3-1 in Dammam.