FIFA world cup 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018 final drew global audience of 1.12 billion

FIFA calculated that the average live audience for each of the 64 matches was 191 million.

published on : 21st December 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018 added 14 billion dollars to Russia's economy: organisers

The figure was revealed in a report on the economic, social and environmental impact of the tournament by Alexey Sorokin, the CEO of Russia's World Cup organising committee.

published on : 16th October 2018

Just because Gabriel Jesus didn't score, everybody is taking aim at him: Brazil goalkeeper Ederson

Gabriel Jesus failed to score in Russia despite starting in each of Brazil's five matches as the team's designated center-forward.

published on : 21st July 2018

Diving school! Neymar teaches kids to fall and roll

During the recent World Cup, the player's antics sparked the "Neymar Challenge" where he was widely mocked.

published on : 20th July 2018

France's Olivier Giroud savours FIFA World Cup glory despite criticism

Despite the goal drought, Deschamps stuck with the Chelsea striker, who featured in all of France's seven matches at the World Cup, and Giroud is happy to have played his role.

published on : 17th July 2018

Croatians hail returning FIFA World Cup squad in grand parade

More than 100,000 people thronged the square to hail 'Vatreni' led by captain and World Cup Golden Ball winner Luka Modric.

published on : 17th July 2018

Russia jails Pussy Riot members for FIFA World Cup pitch invasion

Pussy Riot is most famous for performing an anti-Putin protest song in a central Moscow church in February 2012.

published on : 17th July 2018

Australia's record goalscorer Tim Cahill retires from national team after FIFA World Cup in Russia

The former Everton striker, one of the finest players to come out of Australia, did not say if he would continue playing club football.

published on : 17th July 2018

The day-after syndrome: Unbearable emptiness of being in Russia after FIFA World Cup

The numbers talk of a tournament where dullness was minimal — England-Belgium and France- Denmark in the group stages and England-Sweden in the quarters are exceptions.

published on : 17th July 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Here is Express' Fantasy XI

After the month-long drama in Russia, Express picks its team of the tournament. It’s a 4-2-3-1, the most preferred formation this time...

published on : 17th July 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: No refuge from politics but France victory a fitting climax

This year's World Cup was never going to be a refuge from politics when it was being staged in Putin's Russia, but the players did their best to keep the tournament for themselves.

published on : 16th July 2018

Three things we learned from France's FIFA World Cup final win

France are world champions for the second time as Les Bleus ran wild while Croatia's energy reserves ran dry to win a thrilling final.

published on : 16th July 2018

Party begins as delirious French revel in FIFA World Cup victory

The bells of Notre Dame cathedral in central Paris also rang out in the immediate aftermath of the game to mark the triumph.

published on : 16th July 2018

'It's wonderful' gushes France coach Didier Deschamps after FIFA World Cup triumph

Deschamps becomes only the third man to win the World Cup as both a player and a coach after leading France to their maiden title in 1998 as captain.

published on : 15th July 2018

Everyone fell in love with Russia during World Cup, says FIFA chief Gianni Infantino

FIFA President Gianni Infantino said that the World Cup had a profound effect on Russia and will influence Qatar as well.

published on : 15th July 2018
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