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Tunisia’s Msakni ruled out of World Cup

Tunisia forward Youssef Msakni has been ruled out of the World Cup after agonisingly suffering a cruciate ligament injury while playing his final league...

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...

Ronaldo scores hat-trick against Spain as World Cup lifts off

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a magnificent hat-trick on Friday to rescue a point for Portugal against Spain in the dying minutes as the World Cup...

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...

Koscielny doubtful for World Cup after Achilles injury

Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny looks set to miss the World Cup after the France international suffered an Achilles injury during Thursday's Europa League semi-final...

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...

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...

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...

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...

France’s Pavard wins World Cup goal of the tournament

France right-back Benjamin Pavard has won the 2018 World Cup goal of the tournament award for his stunning strike against Argentina, FIFA announced on...

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