Football

Footballer Marcus Rashford 'on verge of tears' after messages of support cover his Manchester mural vandalised by racist graffiti

Public artwork honouring the Black Manchester United forward was defaced within hours of England's Euros loss on Sunday

Art marketanalysis

As the Euros kick off, we ask…what has football got to do with art? Quite a lot, actually

The European Super League, an elite alliance betraying football’s roots, was scuppered by fans. These same power structures exist in the art world – so where’s the resistance?

Artist defends anti-racism football campaign that uses images of monkeys

Italian football league—which commissioned the paintings made by Simone Fugazzotto—have now apologised saying they are "inappropriate"

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Russian government urges museums to give discounts to World Cup visitors

Football fans get free entry at Tretyakov, but no special treatment at Hermitage

Match of the day: football vs art

The two may seem unlikely bedfellows, but plenty of artists are football fans—and they are making their allegiances known during this summer’s World Cup

José da Silva. with additional reporting by Sophia Kishkovsky and Laurie Rojas

Juergen Teller tackles football’s highs and lows in Moscow show

Exhibition at Garage Museum includes stalker-like snaps of Pep Guardiola and live work charting Germany’s World Cup success—or failure

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Football star and former Formula 1 boss caught up in fakes case

Jonathan Zebina and Flavio Briatore deny knowing paintings may be forgeries