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World Cup final preview: France vs Croatia

And then there were two. Sixty-three games filled with drama, intrigue, set-piece goals and surprise results have determined our finalists: France and Croatia. There is...

World Cup preview: Croatia vs England

This is a FIFA World Cup semi-final decades in the making. Both sides have waited patiently for their turn, each experiencing heartbreak in prior...

Iran grab late World Cup victory against Morocco

A heartbreaking stoppage-time own goal from substitute Aziz Bouhaddouz gave Iran a dramatic 1-0 win over Morocco in their World Cup Group B opener...

Germany crash out of World Cup as South Korea stun holders

Germany crashed out of the World Cup on Wednesday after a stoppage-time VAR-assisted goal from Kim Young-gwon and a late second by Son Heung-min...

Ezenwa-Messi jersey swap relives Beijing Olympic meeting

Nigeria goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Argentina captain and talisman Lionel Messi swapped their tops after the South Americans progressed at the expense of their...

Croatia end Russia’s World Cup dream on penalties

Croatia ended Russia’s unlikely World Cup dream when they won 4-3 on penalties to eliminate the gallant hosts after a dramatic quarter-final ended 2-2...

The race for the Adidas golden boot

The race to emulate 'The Infiltrator,' ‘Golden Head,’ ‘The Black Panther,’ Der Bomber, El Matador, O Fenômeno and fellow adidas Golden Boot recipients is...

Pele-like Mbappe strikes to send Messi, Argentina crashing out

Teenage star Kylian Mbappe struck twice and earned another goal as France finally found their attacking edge to beat Lionel Messi’s Argentina 4-3 and...

Iceland coach stays modest ahead Nigeria clash

Heimir Hallgrimsson has weighed up the Iceland's second World Cup game with Nigeria in Volgograd on Friday and admitted that they are not better...

Mandzukic sends Croatia into first World Cup final

Mario Mandzukic scored in the 109th minute as Croatia came from behind to beat England 2-1 after extra time on Wednesday and reach their...

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