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The possession football championed by coaches like Pep Guardiola is supposed to produce aesthetically-pleasing goals. Against strong defenses and world-class goalkeepers, sometimes you need to go back to basics.
Five of the top six nations in the FIFA rankings have played, and none has won. Only two of the top dozen teams have victories.
Jose Gimenez came to Uruguay's rescue by scoring the lone goal in a 1-0 victory over Egypt on Friday in Group A of the FIFA World Cup 2018.
Captain Cristiano Ronaldo scored a stunning hat-trick as Portugal snatched a 3-3 draw with Spain in a World Cup classic in Russia's Sochi Friday.
Denis Cheryshev scored twice as Russia swept aside Saudi Arabia to open its home World Cup with a 5-0 win on Thursday.
Passionate fans are an inevitable component in making FIFA Wolrd Cups carnivals of colour and delight. Here are some exuberant scenes from Russia as we are only hours away from kick-off.
No matter how offended you seriously don't want to pick up a fight with these guys on a football field.
Team Germany landed in Moscow on Tuesday to attempt to successfully defend their World Cup title and hoping to leave the political controversy surrounding Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan behind them. Star player Toni Kroos wants Germany to become the first team to retain the World Cup for 56 years.
These players had the privilege of wearing the skipper's armband at football's biggest fiesta, and served the historic mission entrusted on their shoulders - to bring the Cup home.Take a look at the legends of the past who led their teams to the game's ultimate glory.
Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal arrived Saturday in Russia to begin final preparations for a World Cup campaign that pits them against arch-rivals Spain.
Captain Lionel Messi winks at pressmen as Argentina football team arrives in Russia for FIFA World Cup 2018
Superstar Lionel Messi- captained Argentina landed in Russia on Saturday ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2018. They were carried by a Rolling Stones’ private jet.
Here are the 32 masterminds who travel to Russia next week with their players in search of football's ultimate glory.
These players will have the privilege of wearing the skipper's armband when football's biggest fiesta kicks off at Russia next week. Brazil is the only team yet to confirm their leader in the absence of veteran Thiago Silva.
Russia's World Cup is spread across 12 stadiums in 11 host cities. They range from St. Petersburg, which is so far north that the sun doesn't set on some summer days, to Sochi and its subtropical climate on the Black Sea coast. Here is a look at the stadiums.
Just Lionel Messi things: Lesser known facts about the Argentina skipper as he gears up for fourth FIFA World Cup
Four years after narrowly missing out on football's grandest prize, Argentina superstar Lionel Messi returns for what is likely his last shot at lifting the World Cup. Here are some quick "Messiah" facts for the die-hard fans before the Russian fiesta kicks-off.