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Mbappe responds to Argentinian World Cup mockery

The French striker commented after being taunted by goalkeeper Emi Martinez. French striker Kylian Mbappe has insisted he is unconcerned by Argentina’s World Cup celebrations...

France has marketed its World Cup defeat as an anti-racist victory

The French football team may not have scored enough, but French politicians certainly have. I have never been a football fan, but I tremendously enjoyed...

World Cup final referee responds to French claims of ‘illegal’ goal

Szymon Marciniak hit back after allegations that a goal from Lionel Messi should have been disallowed. Polish referee Szymon Marciniak has commented after allegations from...

Croatian World Cup stars accused of fascist chants

The pair were filmed singing lyrics linked to a World War II ultranationalist group. Croatian World Cup stars Dejan Lovren and Marcelo Brozovic have been...

France complains about ‘abnormal’ Argentinian celebrations

Football boss Noel Le Graet thinks Argentina went too far when celebrating their World Cup final win. The head of the French Football Federation (FFF)...

Argentina players evacuated by helicopter amid parade chaos

Millions headed to the streets in Buenos Aires with reports of at least one death. Argentina’s World Cup homecoming descended into chaos on Tuesday as...

Watch: Police brutally disperse crowds in Paris as Argentina wins World Cup

The iconic Champs Elysees avenue in central Paris has been cleared by the riot police in less than an hour amid clashes with fans. Paris...

Argentina wins 2022 FIFA World Cup

Lionel Messi’s dream of World Cup glory became a reality in Qatar. Lionel Messi captained Argentina to World Cup glory on a night of high...

France vs Argentina: What you need to know about the World Cup final

The defending champions face a team led by an all-time great of the game. The curtain comes down on the 2022 FIFA World Cup this...

Croatia clinch FIFA World Cup bronze

The Europeans beat Morocco to claim third place in Qatar. Croatia have finished third in the FIFA World Cup in Qatar after defeating Morocco in...

Watch: Boy killed in World Cup violence

The youngster died amid unrest in the wake of the match between France and Morocco. A boy has died in the southern French city of...

Family reveals cause of death for US soccer journalist

Grant Wahl died in Qatar while covering the World Cup. American soccer reporter Grant Wahl died of a ruptured aortic aneurysm, his wife Dr. Celine...

France break Moroccan hearts to set up decider with Argentina

The defending champions are one win away from more World Cup glory. France booked a place in the World Cup final against Argentina in Qatar...

Watch: Drone footage captures massive Argentina World Cup celebrations

Fans gathered in their thousands to celebrate the team’s passage to the final in Qatar. Thousands of fans flocked onto the streets of Buenos Aires...

History for Messi as Argentina reach World Cup final

The Argentine captain dazzled again as his team beat Croatia in Qatar. Lionel Messi helped put Argentina within touching distance of World Cup glory after...

World Cup semifinals: What you need to know

Four teams remain in the fight for football’s biggest prize. After three weeks of compelling action, the 2022 FIFA World Cup is rapidly heading towards...

Second journalist dies at World Cup – media

Khalid Al-Misslam was a photojournalist for Qatari channel Al Kass TV. Qatari photojournalist Khalid Al-Misslam is the second journalist to die while covering the ongoing...

Kane penalty miss proves costly as England fall to France

The defending champions edged a tense quarterfinal in Qatar on Saturday. Harry Kane missed a late penalty for England as defending champions France earned a...

England knocked out by France

England have lost 2-1 to France in the FIFA World Cup 2022 quarter final. Captain Harry Kane missed a late penalty goal in the 84th...

Morocco make history in stunning World Cup win against Portugal

It’s the first time an African team has qualified for the FIFA World Cup semifinals. Morocco recorded one of the biggest shocks in the history...

European parliament VP arrested in World Cup corruption probe

Eva Kaili had praised Qatar over “labour rights”. A Greek politician, one of the vice-presidents of the European Parliament, was arrested on Friday in Belgium,...

Messi’s World Cup dream alive after Argentina down Dutch on penalties

A thrilling quarterfinal in Qatar ended with Argentina winning a shootout. Argentina booked a place in the World Cup semifinals after a pulsating contest with...

Croatia shock Brazil in World Cup shootout drama

The five-time winners have been dumped out in Qatar. Brazil have crashed out of the FIFA World Cup after a 4-2 penalty shootout defeat to...

World Cup wokeness annoys not only super-conservative Qatar

The pro-LGBTQ messaging attached to some teams’ performances isn’t what spectators tune in for. As German fans struggle to come to terms with the ‘absolute...

Watch: Brazilian football official sparks ‘animal abuse’ fury

A press officer threw a stray cat from a table during a World Cup press conference. A press officer for the Brazilian World Cup squad...

Watch: Morocco fans take over Paris landmark after World Cup joy

Morocco triumphed in a nailbiting World Cup penalty shootout against Spain. Thousands of Morocco football fans took to the streets of various cities to celebrate...

Watch: Football icon Samuel Eto’o sorry after attacking man at World Cup stadium

Samuel Eto’o issued a statement on social media after the shocking incident. Retired Barcelona and Cameroon star Samuel Eto’o has issued a social media apology...

Spain stunned in shootout as Morocco make history in Qatar

The North Africans are into the last eight of a World Cup for the first time. Morocco secured a place in the World Cup quarterfinals...

Ronaldo’s replacement scores hat-trick as Portugal hammer Switzerland

Goncalo Ramos stole the headlines as the Portuguese moved into the World Cup quarterfinals. Portugal romped to a 6-1 win over Switzerland in the last...

Brazil cruise past South Korea to reach quarterfinals in Qatar

Tite's team won 4-1 against their Asian rivals on Monday. Neymar returned from injury for Brazil as the five-time champions cantered to a 4-1 win...

Penalty kings Croatia book World Cup quarterfinal spot

Goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic made three saves in the shootout as Croatia overcame Japan in Qatar. Japan’s hopes of reaching a first-ever World Cup quarterfinal are...

England see off Senegal to set up France World Cup quarterfinal

The Three Lions beat the African champions 3-0 in the World Cup last 16. Goals from Jordan Henderson, Harry Kane, and Bukayo Saka helped England...

Mbappe on fire as France reach Qatar 2022 quarterfinals

The PSG football superstar scored two goals and provided an assist against Poland. Reigning champions France are through to the World Cup quarterfinals at Qatar...

Messi scores in landmark match as Argentina advance

The Argentine captain scored his 789th goal in his 1,000th game. Lionel Messi was on target in his 1,000th match as Argentina beat Australia 2-1...

Netherlands snuff out USA comeback to advance to quarterfinals

Louis Van Gaal’s men beat the Americans 3-1 in the World Cup on Saturday. The Netherlands are through to the quarterfinals of the Qatar 2022...

Late South Korean goal breaks Uruguayan hearts

The FIFA World Cup in Qatar has produced yet more intense drama. A sensational injury-time goal from Hwang Hee-chan gave South Korea an unlikely come-from-behind...

Watch: FIFA explains controversial Japanese World Cup goal

The governing body provided visual evidence to show that Ao Tanaka’s goal against Spain was legitimate. FIFA has said that the “evidence available” proves that...

Controversy rages over Japan World Cup goal

Germany were sent packing from Qatar after Japan's shock triumph against Spain. Japan’s stunning FIFA World Cup win against Spain has been overshadowed by a...

Female referee team to make World Cup history

Stephanie Frappart will become the first woman to take charge of a World Cup game on Thursday. France’s Stephanie Frappart will become the first woman...

Messi reacts to ‘disrespect’ accusations

The football star commented after being threatened by Mexican boxer Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez. Lionel Messi has said he does not need to apologize after being...

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