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Croatia

Croatia Falls Short In 2018 World Cup, But Given Heroes' Welcome Back Home

Jul 17, 2018 08:31 AM EDT

The Croatian football team came home as heroes despite a second place finish in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Croatia suffered a heartbreaking 4-2 loss to France in the World Cup final.

Kylian Mbappe

Move Over, Messi And Ronaldo: France's Kylian Mbappe Is The World's New Soccer Star

Jul 16, 2018 08:47 AM EDT

French striker Kylian Mbappe is only 19 years old when he helped France bag the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Sunday. Mbappe bagged the Young Player of the Tournament award after scoring four goals in Russia.

Dejan Lovren

Croatia's Dejan Lovren Says He's 'One Of The Best Defenders In The World'

Jul 13, 2018 10:23 AM EDT

Croatian defender Dejan Lovren proved why he should be considered as one of the best defenders in the world after leading his country into the World Cup final. Croatia will take on France this Sunday.

Croatia

Croatia Ends England's World Cup Dream With Extra Time Goal

Jul 12, 2018 09:23 AM EDT

Striker Mario Mandzukic displayed nerves of steel as he scored the game-winning goal on the 109th-minute to help Croatia beat England 2-1 in Wednesday's World Cup semifinals. Croatia takes on France in the final on Sunday.

2018 FIFA World Cup

Thai Soccer Team Rescued From Flooded Cave Invited To Watch 2018 World Cup Finals

Jul 11, 2018 09:45 AM EDT

The world of soccer rejoiced after the successful rescue operation of a Thai soccer team who spent more than two weeks trapped in a cave. The team will not be in attendance on Sunday's World Cup final due to medical reasons.

France

2018 World Cup: France Beats Uruguay 2-0 To Reach Semifinals

Jul 07, 2018 08:43 AM EDT

France barged in the semifinal round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Friday following a one-sided 2-0 victory over Uruguay. The Les Bleus will take on a formidable foe in their next game as they go up against Belgium.

Neymar Jr

KFC South Africa Advertisement Mocks 'Injury' Of Brazil's Neymar

Jul 06, 2018 08:05 AM EDT

KFC took the internet by storm as it released an advertisement that largely describes Neymar Jr.'s performance in the ongoing FIFA World Cup. Neymar has been a subject of criticisms lately following his in-game antics against Switzerland and Mexico.

Japan

2018 World Cup: Japan Cleans Up Locker Room, Leaves Thank You Note After Heartbreaking Loss To Belgium

Jul 04, 2018 10:23 AM EDT

Japan displayed an act of sportsmanship as the team cleaned its locker room following their 3-2 loss to Belgium on Monday. The Japanese also left a thank you note written in Russian in the room.

England

England Beats Colombia 4-3 On Penalties, To Face Sweden In 2018 World Cup Quarterfinals

Jul 04, 2018 08:22 AM EDT

England pulled off a dramatic 4-3 penalty shoot-out victory over Colombia in the World Cup Round of 16. With the victory, the Three Lions will advance into the quarterfinals wherein they will take on Sweden.

Neymar Jr

Brazil Sends Mexico Home In 2018 World Cup, But Neymar Slammed For Antics

Jul 03, 2018 09:53 AM EDT

Brazil defeated Mexico 2-0 on Monday to advance to the quarterfinal round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Moments after the game, Mexican head coach Juan Carlos Osorio called Neymar Jr. the biggest embarrassment in football.

Russia

Russia Pulls Off Huge Upset, Knocks Out Spain In 2018 World Cup

Jul 02, 2018 10:18 PM EDT

Russia pulled off one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history after beating Spain 4-3 on Sunday at the packed Luzhniki Stadium. Goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev shone the brightest for Russia as he scored two saves during the shoot-out.

Luka Modric

Croatia Advances To 2018 World Cup Quarterfinals With 3-2 Win Over Denmark

Jul 02, 2018 08:52 PM EDT

Croatia survived Denmark 4-3 via penalty shootout on Sunday, July 1 to move into the quarterfinals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The Croatians will have a little time to celebrate as they take on Russia in the next round.

South Korea

Germany Won't Repeat As World Cup Champions, Exits After 2-0 Loss To South korea

Jun 28, 2018 08:56 AM EDT

South Korea shocked the world as they eliminated Germany 2-0 on Wednesday's World Cup match at the Kazan Arena in Russia. It was the third straight time that the defending champions were eliminated from the competition after three games.

Julia Guimirães

Brazilian World Cup Reporter Fights Off Fan Who Tried To Kiss Her

Jun 28, 2018 08:47 AM EDT

A female journalist was sexually harassed while reporting about the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. She successfully shrugged off the sexual advances of the fan who tried to kiss her on air.

Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona Rushed To Hospital After Argentina's Dramatic Win Over Nigeria In 2018 World Cup

Jun 27, 2018 09:42 PM EDT

Soccer phenom Diego Maradona was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday after suffering from a physical difficulty in Argentina's thrilling 2-1 victory over Nigeria. Maradona steered Argentina into winning the 1986 World Cup.

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