December 21, 2014 -- Updated 1911 GMT (0311 HKT)
Sporting a head bandage after a painful earlier clash it just had to be Martin Skrtel to perform injury time heroics to salvage a vital 2-2 draw for Liverpool against Arsenal Sunday.
Real Madrid wrap up a fantastic four titles in 2014 as they defeat Argentina's San Lorenzo to capture the Club World Cup crown.
Forget Christmas. December is all about defense for Manchester City as Premier League champions draw level on points with leaders Chelsea.
They do things differently at Sociedad Deportiva Eibar, up in the mist-cloaked valleys of the Basque country. And it is working.
Racism and World Cup
CNN's Amanda Davis asks Alexey Sorokin how racism in Russia might play a role in the 2018 World Cup.