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The World Cup shows How VAR Will Shape Soccer’s Future

For every football (aka soccer) fan, it doesn’t get any bigger than the FIFA World Cup. Every four years since 1930, the tournament has been held in different parts of the globe, and honestly, it hasn’t changed much. There was the expansion to include 32 teams in 1998, but the game’s rules have rarely been altered — largely because of …

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Final 2018 World Cup power rankings: France takes top spot over Croatia; Belgium climbs

Belgium jumps England and France stays at No. 1 after winning its first World Cup in 20 years Roger Gonzalez After 64 matches that featured 169 goals and endless wild and memorable moments, the World Cup is, sadly, behind us. The tournament concluded on Sunday with France earning its second title with a triumphant win over a resilient Croatian team …

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2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Official Awards

Luka Modric (CRO) was confirmed as the best player at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ after the official awards were announced. The Croatian midfielder won the adidas Golden Ball which is awarded to the best player by the FIFA Technical Study Group (TSG). Eden Hazard (BEL) and Antoine Griezmann (FRA) came second and third respectively. The adidas Golden Boot …

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FIFA President Gianni Infantino Happy With 2018 World Cup Success

As the Russia World Cup come to an end with France emerging the World best team, the president of FIFA Gianni Infantino has said he is very excited for the successful hosting of the tournament. In a brief chat with SportsDay after the closing ceremony, Infantino shortly stated that, “Nothing gives me joy than seeing the tournament coming to an …

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Russia 2018: Amuneke, Ugbah Congratulates France

Former Flying eagles coach Emmanuel Amuneke and Nigeria Ambassador to the Russia Federation Prof Steve Davies Ugbah have congratulates France for winning the just ended FIFA World Cup. In a brief chat with SportsDay at Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow after the final match between France and Croatia, Amuneke quickly congratulates France for their wonderful effort starting from the beginning of the …

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2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Official Awards

Luka Modric (CRO) was confirmed as the best player at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ after the official awards were announced. The Croatian midfielder won the adidas Golden Ball which is awarded to the best player by the FIFA Technical Study Group (TSG). Eden Hazard (BEL) and Antoine Griezmann (FRA) came second and third respectively. The adidas Golden Boot …

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World Cup Tournament Changes Alot in Russian Federation – Infantino

The President of Federation DE International Football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino has said that the just ended World Cup tournament hosted by the Russian Federation has changed peoples perspective about Russia. He stated that alot of people has a wrong impression about Russians but World Cup has done alot good in changing that. “You can agree with me that the …

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France Help Didier Deschamps Make History Against Croatia

Les Bleus of France gaffer, Didier Deschamps became the third man to win the World Cup as a player and a coach as Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe sealed glory for France. Deschamps was captain of the side that previously lifted the trophy back in 1998, and he repeated the feat on Sunday, as France’s array of superstars came out …

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2018 World Cup: Balogun Rues Eagles Early Ouster

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun has revealed his pain at having to leave the World Cup at an early stage. Balogun who recently signed for English side Brighton and Hove Albion said it was painful the Super Eagles campaign ended the way it did. “Better late than never, but never late is better. It’s been two weeks since this exciting …

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2018 FIFA World Cup: Nigeria, Other African Teams Disappointed In Russia – Amuneke

FIFA 2018 World Cup Technical Study Group member Emmanuel Amuneke has said the Super Eagles and the other African teams at the tournament disappointed and there is an urgent need for them to lay emphasis on youth development so as to be more competitive. The Eagles, Senegal, Tunisia, Egypt and Morocco all failed to go past the first round of …

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