Instead, Microsoft signed a 4-year digital partnership deal worth a reported $30 million.
Big money is on the line this weekend during Euro 2016 qualifiers.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) is without a host country for the African Cup because of the threat of Ebola.
No game is insignificant for the American Outlaws.
The UEFA European Championship qualifier between Albania and Serbia ended in violence.
The most valuable franchise in history has set a record for the highest revenue in team sports.
Instead of selecting a host nation, UEFA will pick 12 cities across the continent that will be awarded three group-stage games.