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Russia World Cup 2018 Official Theme Song Gives You Goosebumps

Song Name: Team 2018 Artists: SMASH, Polina Gagarina & Egor Creed The team is not only 11 people on the field, the team is you and me! The song is not so much about football as about...

5 All Time Great World Cup Goalscorers

There is no greater sports tournament than the World Cup. The tournament has produced some of football’s greatest moments, and has made legends out of many players. In this post we look at 5...

Luis Suarez: This Is My World Cup

Uruguay and Barcelona striker Luis Suarez said that he hopes the 2018 World Cup will provide redemption for his ignominious exit from football's showpiece event in Brazil four years ago. The 31-year-old was suspended for...

Australia Name Former Netherlands Boss Bert Van Marwijk As Head Coach For 2018 World...

Bert van Marwijk has been announced as the new head coach of Australia's national football team, the Socceroos, ahead of the FIFA World Cup. The Football Federation of Australia (FFA) announced the Dutchman as the...

Pele Hails Messi, Upbeat About Brazil World Cup Chances

Brazil football great Pele would still prefer Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi in his team over Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, despite the latter's recent dominance of the Ballon d'Or award. Ronaldo last year won his...

Banning Booze At World Cup 2018 Won’t Help Curb Violence — But Fan Parks...

Some of the biggest names in world football attended the glittering 2018 FIFA World Cup draw at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow. The red carpet event had all the glitz and glamour of...

Brand Russia Faces An Uphill Struggle To Repair Its Image Ahead Of World Cup...

As Russia gears up to host the 2018 football World Cup, the country’s officials will be hoping that excitement about one of the world’s biggest sporting events generates some goodwill for the country. Because,...

England To Play Nigeria And Costa Rica Ahead Of World Cup

England will play Nigeria at Wembley and Costa Rica at Elland Road in their final friendly matches ahead of this summer's World Cup. Nigeria will play England in an international friendly in June ahead of...

Carlos Tevez Hoping For Argentina Recall Ahead Of World Cup

Carlos Tevez said Tuesday that he hopes his return to Boca Juniors will help him earn a recall to Argentina's national team ahead of this year's World Cup. The 33-year-old former Manchester United, Manchester City...

Neymar: Belgium And Egypt’s Mohamed Salah Could Surprise At World Cup

Belgium could pull a surprise at next year's World Cup while five-time champions Brazil will be among the favorites, according to Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar. The 25-year-old Brazilian also nominated Liverpool's Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah...

Spain Face World Cup 2018 Ban As FIFA Fire Warning Over Alleged Government Interference...

FIFA is not happy with the Spanish government’s involvement in the RFEF (Royal Spanish Football Federation). After a complaint was filed by suspended president Angel Maria Villar, FIFA is investigating the situation surrounding the Spanish...

Arsenal Boss Arsene Wenger Opens Up On Olivier Giroud After Star Hinted At Loan...

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insisted that Olivier Giroud has a future at the North London club. The French striker has not started a single Premier League game for Arsenal this season since the arrival of...

World Cup 2018 Draw: England Land Dream World Cup Draw, Spain Paired With Portugal...

The Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia was held in the concert hall at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow on Friday. First thing fans search for after the groups are declared...

Manchester City Star Gabriel Jesus Is Brazil’s New Ronaldo, Says Dani Alves

Dani Alves heaped praise on Gabriel Jesus and hailed him as their ‘new Ronaldo’ as Brazil prepare to lock horns with England in a friendly clash on Tuesday. Brazil are one of the favourites for...

Buffon, Barzagli And De Rossi End International Careers As Italy Fail To Reach The...

Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon announced his retirement from international football after the four-time champions failed to seal a place in the World Cup for the first time in 60 years. Italy failed to qualify for...

‘If You Love Football, You Love To Watch Messi’ – Wenger Delighted Barcelona Star...

Arsene Wenger has expressed his delight that Lionel Messi will grace the 2018 World Cup after Argentina qualified for next summer's tournament. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner scored an incredible hat-trick in Argentina’s 3-1 win...

Gotze, Gundogan In Germany Squad To Face England And France

Mario Goetze and Ilkay Guendogan return into the squad for the upcoming international caps, Germany's head coach Joachim Loew confirmed on Friday. After 354 days of absence, Dortmund's Goetze and Manchester City's Guendogan have been appointed...

ISIS Issues Chilling Russia World Cup 2018 Threat With A Sick Poster Of Lionel...

Lionel Messi was featured in a poster by the Wafa Media Foundation, the picture of Barcelona legend was used in a poster by the ISIS in an attempt to spread fear among people ahead of next...

Bruce Arena Resigns As USA Coach After World Cup Failure

US men's soccer team boss Bruce Arena resigned on Friday after his boys failed to reach the World Cup finals three days ago. "When I took the job last November, I knew there was a...

Coach Gareca Hopeful Of Ending Peru’s 36 Year World Cup Drought, Urges Nation To...

Peru coach Ricardo Gareca has urged the country's football fans to "keep the faith" after the Blanquirroja kept alive their hopes of qualifying for the World Cup for the first time since 1982. Peru secured...

T For TROUBLE: FIFA Investigates Socceroos Star Tim Cahill’s “Sponsored” Celebration

FIFA is investigating Australian forward Tim Cahill for a "sponsored" goal celebration following his match-winning header against Syria on Tuesday

Nigeria Celebrate World Cup Qualification, Coach Rohr Aims To Reach Knockout Stages At Russia...

Nigerian national football coach Gernot Rohr is dreaming of surviving the group stage at the 2018 World Cup in Russia while celebration doesn't seem to end in Nigeria after the "Super Eagles'" recent success....

Ambitious Messi Will Take Revenge At 2018 World Cup, Says Klinsmann

Former German national coach Juergen Klinsmann is predicting a tight race for the 2018 World Cup title. According to the 53-year-old 1990 World Cup winner, Germany is among the favourites but won't win the...

Messi : Argentina Deserve To Be In The World Cup

Argentina got what they deserved by qualifying for next year's World Cup in Russia with a 3-1 victory over Ecuador on Tuesday, according to Lionel Messi. The Albiceleste entered Tuesday's final round of South American...

Robben Announces International Retirement After Holland Fail To Secure World Cup Play-Off Berth

Arjen Robben has announced his retirement from the Dutch national team on Tuesday after failing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

Messi Hat-Trick Secures Argentina World Cup Spot As Brazil Eliminate Chile

Lionel Messi bagged a hat-trick as Argentina secured a direct berth at next year's World Cup in Russia with a 3-1 victory over Ecuador on Tuesday.

Harry Kane Creates History For England But Gareth Southgate Refuses To Confirm Captaincy

Harry Kane has now become the first player to score in each of his first four games as England captain.

England Beat Lithuania 1-0 As Salah Sends Egypt To World Cup For The First...

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah caused a pitch invasion after sending Egypt to the 2018 World Cup with a 95th minute penalty.

Sampaoli Turns To Unsung Argentina Duo For Decisive World Cup Qualifier

The pair trained with the Albiceleste's first eleven in Buenos Aires on Sunday, replacing Alejandro Gomez and Ever Banega in the team that drew 0-0 with Peru.

England Skipper Harry Kane Delighted To Secure World Cup Qualification

England skipper Harry Kane said that the most important thing now is that the Three Lions have qualified for the World Cup scoring the winner against Slovenia at Wembley.

Brazil Squad Recover From “Inhumane” Playing Conditions In Bolivia With Oxygen Masks Following Draw

The Brazil squad was snapped recovering with Oxygen masks following their frustrating goalless draw in the World Cup qualifier clash with Bolivia

Neymar, Coutinho And Gabriel Jesus All Denied As Brazil Are Held By Bolivia

Bolivia held Brazil to a goalless draw in their World Cup qualifier here on Thursday, a result that had little impact on the CONMEBOL group standings.

Argentina Coach Sampaoli Still ‘Confident’ Of World Cup Berth

Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli said he believes his team will participate in next year's World Cup despite a goalless draw with Peru that left them outside the qualification places.

Joachim Loew In A Battle To Solve Germany’s Striker Problem

To win the 2018 World Cup in Russia, German head coach Joachim Loew will have to change the structure of his successful 2014 team.

VIVO To Sponsor FIFA World Cup 2018 And 2022

Chinese smartphone and software maker Vivo announced on Wednesday that they have agreed with FIFA to sponsor 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments.