Manchester City can become English champions for the fifth time if they beat Manchester United on Saturday -- and Pep Guardiola's claim he was offered Paul Pogba has added to the occasion.
Real Madrid celebrate their anniversary as the current Champions League and Club World Cup holders.
The Confederations Cup kicks off in Russia later this week. Australia face Germany, Cameroon and Chile, with more games in the offing if they perform well..
It’s a tournament where they have done well in the past, although it’s been 12 years since they last graced it.
Their place among the elite eight is a reward for winning the Asian Cup back in 2015. And it’s sure to prove invaluable preparation for next year’s World Cup, if, of course, they qualify.