This was their fifth encounter. Last time when Brazil and Belgium faced each other at the 2002 World Cup, the Red Devils were beaten 0-2.
As Germany might attest, this World Cup has reminded us of football’s ephemeral nature. Great teams come and go. Players too. We have to enjoy them while we can.
In the game Portugal did blow up their chance once, when Ronaldo missed out on a penalty. But this didn’t eclipse his efforts and determination in his fourth World Cup trip.
La Celeste, a name given to the team due to their shirts’ light blue colour, displayed the art of defense at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi
France prevailed 4-3 in Saturday’s exciting game with a penalty converted by Antoine Griezmann, glorious volley from Benjamin Pavard and two goals from Kylian Mbappe sealed the game for Les Bleus.
Day 1 of Round of 16 saw both Messi and Ronaldo exit the World Cup after Argentina and Portugal lost their knockout games against France and Uruguay respectively
The second big clash of the knockout stage of World Cup is Uruguay vs Portugal. The 2016 European Champions will be up against a side who hasn’t conceded a single goal in group stages. It will be a battle mixed […]
Politics have regularly intruded into the football world, including recently with the controversial selections of Russia and Qatar to host the next two World Cups
Golden Boot race has started with some steam; top players are getting in on the act in Russia as the world watches. Let’s look at the top dogs who have lighten up the biggest stage of them all. Who will […]
Russia continued spectacular performances on Tuesday in their second World Cup group match with an impressive 3-1 over Egypt although Mohamed Salah returned to the pitch and worked really hard.
32 nations are competing at the World Cup and we have listed all the 23-man squads – with a total of 736 players taking part.
FootTheBall brings to you a list of the 12 stadiums that are going to host the tournament.