FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup playoffs: Lionel Messi leads Argentina squad for Finalissima against Italy

Paris Saint-Germain forward Lionel Messi will spearhead Argentina's squad for next month's World Cup 2022 playoff against Italy.

published on : 22nd May 2022

Brazil picks European location for FIFA World Cup preparation

Brazil will play two friendlies next month in Asia — against South Korea in Seoul and against Japan in Tokyo.

published on : 21st May 2022

Women's FIFA World Cup draw set for October in Auckland

An expanded field of 32 teams will find out their group-stage opponents for the ninth edition of the Women's FIFA World Cup.

published on : 13th May 2022

Qatar's migrant labourers queue to catch a glimpse of  World Cup trophy

The price of tickets means that most of those who waited up to two hours for the chance of a selfie next to the gold trophy will not see the games that start November 21.

published on : 7th May 2022

Chile files legal challenge over Ecuador's World Cup place

The Chilean soccer federation asked FIFA to investigate its claim that Ecuador player Byron Castillo is actually Colombian and not entitled to have played in qualifying games.

published on : 6th May 2022

Pele keen to witness Brazil World Cup glory in Qatar

Football legend Pele has expressed a desire to see Brazil win the FIFA World Cup for the sixth time in Qatar later this year.

published on : 26th April 2022

FIFA warned court of World Cup chaos if Russia played

Letting Russia try to qualify for the World Cup risked doing irreparable and chaotic harm to the competition, FIFA successfully argued at sport’s highest court.

published on : 13th April 2022

Qatar gears up to host FIFA World Cup 2022

Around 1.5 million tourists are expected to cross borders to land in Qatar for the event, and there are various plans to ensure fans get the best taste of the Qatari culture.

published on : 5th April 2022

Qatari official: Rainbow flags may be taken to protect fans

Major General Abdulaziz Abdullah Al Ansari insisted that LGBTQ couples would be welcomed and accepted in Qatar for the Nov. 21-Dec 18, but no demonstartions.

published on : 2nd April 2022

 2022 FIFA World Cup: No group of death as big teams get an easy draw

The 2022 FIFA World Cup is different from the previous editions with the quadrennial event being held in the winter.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Stadium 974’s unique calling card   

One of the eight stadia to host World Cup games is a one-of-its-kind facility that can be fully demountable.  

published on : 2nd April 2022

Biennial World Cup feasible, debate continues: FIFA president Gianni Infantino

Gianni Infantino has clarified at the 72nd FIFA Congress in Doha, Qatar that the global football governing body has not proposed a biennial World Cup.

published on : 1st April 2022

Qatar stages draw for FIFA World Cup amid protests

There will be 37 nations involved in the draw ceremony but five teams will ultimately not reach the tournament, which begins on Nov.21.

published on : 1st April 2022

Adidas unveils official match ball of 2022 FIFA World Cup

Sportswear giant adidas on Friday unveiled Al Rihla -- the official match ball for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

published on : 1st April 2022

Ronaldo, Portgual among teams securing World Cup bids

Portugal beat North Macedonia 2-0 in a European playoff on Tuesday, securing a fifth World Cup appearance for the leading men's international scorer.

published on : 30th March 2022
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