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Pele statue unveiled to mark 50th anniversary of World Cup triumph

Pele was not present at the unveiling but sent his approval of the statue.

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) unveiled a statue of Pele at its headquarters on Thursday, the first of a series of events to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the team's third World Cup triumph.

Pele, who will be 80 in October and finds it difficult to walk, was not present at the ceremony in the CBF's museum but had been given a preview of the statue which he declared "perfect."

Jairzinho, Clodoaldo and Brito were among members of the 1970 team present at the ceremony along with...

FIFA president wants AFCON every four years, more youth World Cups

Gianni Infantino has said African football is in danger of going backwards.

The Africa Cup of Nations tournament should be played every four years instead of two, FIFA president Gianni Infantino urged the continent's football leaders on Saturday.

Infantino said revenue could rise up to six-fold for a four-yearly continental championship and become a must-see event "not only for Africa but the world."

Kanu suggests drastic alternative to AFCON schedule

The idea is likely to be backed by European clubs who dislike losing their players to national team duty, and especially...

Incredible team goals: Arsenal's Bukayo Saka joins pantheon of pass masters

FA Cup: Bukayo Saka (5') Bournemouth 0-1 Arsenal. Watch the FA Cup on ESPN+.
Arsenal's youngsters lead the way in Arsenal's 2-1 win vs. Bournemouth. Watch the FA Cup on ESPN+.
Craig Burley and Stewart Robson discuss the changes they've seen in Arsenal so far under Mikel Arteta.

Arsenal's slick team goal scored against Bournemouth involved all 10 outfield players, we recall some great goals of the past from the Premier League to the World Cup...

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Jump to: Zaha turns back clock by losing trademark locks

Arsenal strung together an impressive 22 passes before Bukayo Saka opened the scoring against Bournemouth...

2022 World Cup draw: Some 'easy' groups await Africa's giants, but they must beware overconfidence

The 40 African nations still standing in the qualifying campaign for the 2022 World Cup learned the identities of their group stage opponents during a star-studded event at The Nile Ritz-Carlton in Cairo on Tuesday, but not everyone will be happy with their lot.

Teams were drawn into 10 groups of four teams, with the winners of each pool set to advance to two-legged playoffs.

Here's ESPN's group-by-group guide to the 10 pools in light of Tuesday's draw; who are the winners and losers from the second...

Nigeria 'careful but we are optimistic' after World Cup qualifying draw

Such is the state of Nigerian football at the moment that even something as benign as the draw ceremony for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, held in Egypt on Tuesday evening, came fraught with controversy.

Gernot Rohr, who coaches the Nigeria Super Eagles team and has been at every other draw ceremony since taking the job, was not present in Egypt. Instead, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) general secretary Mohammed Sanusi represented Nigeria.

An NFF official told ESPN that the coach missed the ceremony...