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World Cup: Modric Wins 2018 FIFA World Cup MVP
World Cup: Modric Wins 2018 FIFA World C...

World Cup: Modric Wins 2018 FIFA World Cup MVP

For his massive contributions to the success of Croatia, Luka Modric most deservedly won the Adidas Golden Ball Award as the Most Valuable Player of the tournament. He won the award ahead of Eden Hazard of Belgium who came second and Antoine Griezmann of France who came third Other awards that were... read more »

World Cup: Belgium Wins Third Place, Beats England 2:0
World Cup: Belgium Wins Third Place, Bea...

World Cup: Belgium Wins Third Place, Beats England 2:0

Belgium won the third place position this evening after beating England 2:0. The Belgians showed their intent with a 4th minute goal tapped in by Meunier. This score was maintained for much of the match as the Belgians appeared satisfied to sit back, maintain possession of the ball and try quick... read more »

World Cup: Croatia Through to the Finals, Wins England 2:1
World Cup: Croatia Through to the Finals...

World Cup: Croatia Through to the Finals, Wins England 2:1

Croatia this evening sailed into the finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup after winning England 2:1 after extra time. Despite taking an early lead through a 5th minute Trippier goal, England gave up their lead in 68th minute when Perisic stabbed in Croatia’s equalizer from a cross. After the... read more »

World Cup: Russia's World Cup Ends as they Lose 3:4 on Penalties to Croatia
World Cup: Russia’s World Cup Ends...

World Cup: Russia’s World Cup Ends as they Lose 3:4 on Penalties to C...

Despite scoring the first goal of the match, hosts Russia lost the game 3:4 on penalties to Croatia. After Cheryshev put Russia ahead in the 31st minute, it only took the Croatians 8 minutes to level the score through Kramaric’s 39th minute header. The rest of regulation saw no goals from... read more »

World Cup: England Into their First Semi-Final Since 1990, Wins Sweden 2:0
World Cup: England Into their First Semi...

World Cup: England Into their First Semi-Final Since 1990, Wins Sweden 2:0

The 3-Lions this evening sailed into their first semi-finals since 1990 after winning Sweden 2:0. The two goals which came off a Maguire header in the 30 minute and a Dele Ali header in the 59th minute were enough to ensure their win. Speaking after the match, the English coach, Gareth Southgate... read more »

World Cup: Brazil Crashes Out, Loses 1:2 to Belgium

World Cup: Brazil Crashes Out, Loses 1:2 to Belgium

The Brazilian team were this evening knocked out at the quarter finals of the World Cup after they lost 1:2 to Belgium. A 13th minute own goal by Fernandinho set the Belgians on course for... read more »

World Cup: France Knocks Uruguay Out, Wins 2:0

World Cup: France Knocks Uruguay Out, Wins 2:0

Uruguay was today knocked out of the World Cup after losing 0:2 to France. In a match that France was the overall better side, Varane nodded in the first goal for France in the 40th minute,... read more »

World Cup: Sweden Triumph 1:0 Over Switzerland

World Cup: Sweden Triumph 1:0 Over Switzerland

Sweden triumphed 1:0 over their fellow European representative after a keenly contested match. After having played out a goalless first half, a 66th minute goal by Forsberg was enough to... read more »

World Cup: England Escapes Narrowly, Wins Colombia on Penalties

World Cup: England Escapes Narrowly, Wins Colombia on Penalties

England escaped a possible defeat to Colombia after the match went into extra time. The English team had taken the lead in the second half (having played a goalless first half) through a... read more »

Nigeria: Mikel's Dad Kidnapped 4 Hours Before Argentinian Match

Nigeria: Mikel’s Dad Kidnapped 4 Hours Before Argentinian M...

Mikel’s dad was kidnapped about four hours before the kick-off Super Eagle’s last group match which was with Argentina. Just before the match, he was called by a family member who... read more »