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Neymar Jr.

Brazil Wins Over Costa Rica 2-0: Fans Lash Out At Neymar For Penalty Flop

Jun 24, 2018 12:55 AM EDT

Phillipe Coutinho and Neymar Jr. gave Brazil its first World Cup win following a 2-0 demolition of Costa Rica on Friday in Russia. The five-time world champions currently have four points after two games after drawing against Switzerland.

Shaqiri

Switzerland Beats Serbia 2-1, But The Bigger Story Is The Albanian Eagle Celebration Of Xhaka And Shaqiri

Jun 23, 2018 07:13 AM EDT

Switzerland scored an exciting 2-1 victory over Serbia in the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Friday, June 22. However, Xhaka and Shaqiri's celebration sparked political turmoil after both players made the double eagle gesture after scoring their respective goals.

Kylian Mbappe

France Moves To World Cup 2018 Last 16, Peru Bows Out Of Competition

Jun 22, 2018 09:56 PM EDT

Teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe scored the game-winning goal to lift France to a 1-0 triumph over Peru on Thursday in Russia. With the victory, France joined Uruguay and the host nation, Russia in the Round of 16.

Lionel Messi

Croatia Demolishes Argentina 3-0: Is It Over For Messi And Team?

Jun 22, 2018 07:49 AM EDT

Argentina's football team is on the brink of elimination in the 2018 FIFA World Cup following a 3-0 loss against Croatia on Thursday in Nizhny Novgorod. The Argentinians have only gotten a single point in their last two games.

Nordin Amrabat

2018 World Cup Concussion Protocol Under Fire: Morocco's Amrabat Back On Field After Just 5 Days Out

Jun 22, 2018 07:30 AM EDT

Nordin Amrabat was included in Morocco’s starting lineup against Portugal five days after he suffered a concussion against Iran. The move was a clear violation of FIFA’s concussion protocol.

Luis Suarez

World Cup 2018 Recap: Uruguay Through To Last 16

Jun 22, 2018 07:30 AM EDT

Uruguay moved to the next round after beating Saudi Arabia 1-0 on Wednesday, June 20 in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Rostov. The win also allowed the host nation, Russia to advance into the next phase.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo Becomes European Player With Most International Goals

Jun 21, 2018 09:34 AM EDT

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo added another accolade to his plethora of recognition. Ronaldo, who has now scored 85 goals for Portugal, became the top European goal scorer in international competitions

Yuya Osako

Japan Opens 2018 World Cup With 2-1 Win Over Colombia: Even Their Fans Are Impressive

Jun 21, 2018 07:14 AM EDT

Yuya Osako scored the game-winning goal in the 73rd minute via header to lift Japan to a 2-1 win over Colombia. It was the first victory by an Asian team over a South American opponent at the World Cup.

M'Baye Niang

Senegal Scores Sneaky Goal Against Poland In 2018 World Cup Match: Is It Legal?

Jun 21, 2018 02:11 PM EDT

Senegal’s win was marred by controversy when M'Baye Niang was allowed by the referee to return to action. Niang then intercepted a pass by Grzegorz Krychowiak and scored, giving Senegal a 2-0 lead.

Lionel Messi

Argentina vs. Croatia Match Preview: Will Messi Finally Deliver?

Jun 20, 2018 12:40 PM EDT

Lionel Messi is looking to bounce back in Argentina's next game against Croatia this Thursday at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium. Messi has been a slump lately as he missed a penalty kick in their game against Iceland.

Russia

World Cup 2018 Recap: Russia Beat Egypt 3-1

Jun 20, 2018 12:40 PM EDT

Russia moved closer into the next round following a 3-1 triumph over Egypt on Tuesday in FIFA World Cup at the Saint Petersburg Stadium. The Russians will just need Uruguay to avoid losing against Saudi Arabia to move on.

Saudi Arabian National Team

Saudi Arabia Football Team's Plane Catches Fire En Route To 2018 World Cup Match

Jun 19, 2018 11:36 PM EDT

The Saudi Arabian National Team arrived safely in Rostov-on-Don for its showdown against Uruguay on Wednesday. The plane used by the team suffered an engine malfunction before it landed safely.

Neymar

Brazil's Neymar Sits Out Training After Suffering Record 10 Fouls In 2018 World Cup Opener Vs Switzerland

Jun 19, 2018 11:32 PM EDT

Neymar is sporting a right ankle injury from a foul he suffered in Brazil’s opener against Switzerland. Neymar took a record 10 fouls against the Swiss, who forced a 1-1 tie against the favored Brazilians.

Harry Kane

2018 FIFA World Cup: Harry Kane Header Seals England's Win Over Tunisia 2-1

Jun 19, 2018 07:24 AM EDT

England remained calm under tremendous pressure to escape Tunisia 2-1 in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. English striker Harry Kane finished the match with two goals including the game-winning goal in stoppage time.

Romelu Lukaku

World Cup 2018 Recap: Belgium Trashes Panama 3-0

Jun 19, 2018 07:23 AM EDT

Belgium started its FIFA World Cup campaign on a strong note following a 3-0 victory over Panama on Monday in Moscow. Manchester United star Romelu Lukaku had a brace while Dries Mertens added a goal for Belgium.

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