What a nuts Sunday night we had. Romelu Lukaku scored his 50th goal in his last 50 Belgium appearances, Brazil v Argentina was abandoned as players were deported mid-match, Guinea versus Morocco was postponed amid an attempted coup and, most incredibly, San Marino scored a goal.
And as a new Premier League game week begins, there's plenty of action going on domestically too.
Stick with The Sportsman throughout the day as we bring you all the latest news from the world of football.
Footballing legend Pele has been in hospital over the last six days with a health issue.
The draw has been made for the 2nd Qualifying Round of this year's FA Cup. A competition that has been intertwined with The Sportsman since its inception. The FA Cup was created in 1871, in The Sportsman's offices.
The FA Cup 2nd Qualifying Round draw has been published.
Clubs from the National League North & South enter the competition at this stage.
Ties to be played on the weekend of Saturday 18th September.
Winning clubs receive £3,375, losing clubs get £1,125.
Cristiano Ronaldo has smashed the daily shirt sales at Manchester United after it was confirmed he would retain his iconic number seven shirt.
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly furious at Argentina pair Cristian Romero and Giovanni Lo Celso for going against the club's wishes and flying off to link-up with their national team for the international break.
Liverpool have been in constant contact with the correct authorities regarding getting midfielder Naby Keita out of Guinea following an apparent military coup.
England and Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard could become the national side's nearly man as his role at United is a squad player, behind in the pecking order of most wide players and attacking midfielders.
Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku will have a scan on his thigh before returning to Chelsea from international duty.
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin has spoken out on the recent proposal to make the World Cup every two years and he is not on board with the idea.
Emma Hayes' Chelsea did not get their title defence off to the best start as they were defeated 3-2 by Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium. Check out The Sportsman's report on the game.
The WSL season got underway this weekend, with Manchester City getting off to an emphatic start as they beat Everton 4-0 on Saturday. Check out The Sportsman's report on the big victory for Gareth Taylor's side.
Former professional footballer Jean-Pierre Adams has died after spending 39 years in a coma. The Frenchman was 73 and had been in a coma since he was 34 as a result of an anesthesia error during knee surgery.
Manchester United and England star Marcus Rashford has called on people to write to their MPs about backing recommendations to end child hunger.
Roberto Mancini's Italy broke the record for the longest run without defeat after their 0-0 draw against Switzerland last night. This meant the Azzurri have gone 36 games unbeaten.
Italy set a new men's international record for most consecutive matches without defeat 🇮🇹
Tottenham Hotspur have announced they have partnered with Sky to make their clash against Chelsea later this month will be football's first net zero carbon match.
This is to raise awareness for climate change and they hope to inspire people to make small changes to reduce their carbon footprint.
Some tragic news this morning as a young footballer died following a collapse during an FA Youth Cup game. West Bridgford Colts announced that Dylan Rich had sadly passed away.
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Van Gaal: "I'm vaccinated. Are you?"
Timber: "Yeah, me too"
Van Gaal: "Thank god. You're not an idiot."
The match between Brazil and Argentina was abandoned last night after Brazilian health officials stormed the pitch to detain Premier League foursome Emiliano Martinez, Emiliano Buendia, Cristian Romero and Giovanni Lo Celso for not quarantining for 14 days after their arrival in Brazil.