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How Lionel Messi became the GOAT

Argentina’s captain led his country to a third World Cup at Qatar 2022, emulating his compatriot Diego Maradona’s singular genius 36 years earlier. The Game columnist Andy Murray explores what Messi’s triumph means for his legacy.

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Christmas Truce in WWI, Shooting a Football instead of Bullets

In the winter of 1914, after six months of World War I, songs and a football were exchanged instead of bullets in the two trenches between German and English soldiers. It was Christmas, and Germans started to celebrate with English soldiers in the middle of the battle, something that later was called Christmas Truce.

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World Cup 2022: The untold stories by Andy Murray

Qatar 2022 has been a tournament about more than just football. The Game columnist Andy Murray reflects on his personal experiences – the good, the bad and the Infantino – as the World Cup approaches its climax.

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Year 2022 in Review

The year 2022 was a year full of ups and downs, crises, natural disasters, farewells and changes, but also courageous people, successes and celebrations. Review the year 2022 in pictures from sports, news, entertainment and politics.