FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup 2022: Iranians celebrate football team's loss at world cup against US

Following Iran's defeat in the football World Cup, Iranians were seen celebrating the moment of loss.Visuals that emerged online showed people dancing on the streets and lighting fireworks. In a rare display of joy, some even waved US flags in support of the American football team.

published on : 30th November 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022: Riots break out in Brussels after Morocco's shock win over Belgium

Morocco pulled off yet another World Cup shock, and it was Belgium’s aging “Golden Generation” that took the hit this time. Belgium lost 2-0 to Morocco in the Group F match in Doha. Morocco's victory over Belgium triggered clashes in #Brussels. The riots took place in several places across the Belgian capital, where dozens of soccer fans, some draped in Moroccan flags, clashed with riot police. Visuals shared on social media showed rioters overturning cars and setting cars and electric scooters on fire.

published on : 28th November 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022: 17 Kerala fans buy Rs 23 Lakh house to watch matches together

During the FIFA World Cup season, football fans do all kinds of crazy things to express their love for the game. What 17 football fans in Kochi have done is even crazier, taking love of soccer to a different level. They bought an old house put up for sale at Mundakkamugal, near Kangarapady in Kochi, for Rs 23 lakh. The purpose: To watch the world cup season with friends.

published on : 26th November 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022: First round done, over to next

As the 2022 Qatar World Cup heads into the second round, TNIE Sports Editor Indraneel Das speaks with seasoned Indian football journalist Siddhanth Aney, who is covering the event in Doha, on how the tournament has gone so far, the teams that have created upsets, the favourties from hereon and more.

published on : 25th November 2022

FIFA World Cup: Japanese fans win hearts for cleaning up stadium

On November 23, Japan's stunning 2-1 victory over Germany left football fans in a state of joyous disbelief. However, it wasn't just the overwhelming victory that attracted attention; In Qatar, Japan fans are being praised for an off-field custom that seems to be unique to Japan. Japanese fans were seen picking up garbage and cleaning up stadiums after the match. This isn't the first time Japanese fans have pitched in to help stadium workers.

published on : 24th November 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022: How does Qatar keep its stadiums cool

The Football World Cup has always been held in either May, June, or July, but the Qatar World Cup has broken that tradition – more out of necessity. Temperatures in #Qatar can reach over 40 degrees Celsius during the summer months, so, with this in mind, the tournament was moved to November and December. Winter, though, is a relative term in Qatar, where temperatures are still most likely to hover around 30 degrees.Watch this video to know how Qatar developed a revolutionary air cooling system for the FIFA World Cup 2022.

published on : 22nd November 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022: Argentina-Brazil fans clash during rally in Kerala

A violent clash broke out between the fans of Argentina and Brazil on Nov 20. The incident took place in the Sakthikulangara area of #kollam during a roadshow. The video of the clash has gone viral on social media. The video shows youths from both sides attacking each other with sticks and iron pipes.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Qatar launches logo for 2022 World Cup

The emblem for the 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup is revealed just over three years before the tournament begins.

published on : 4th September 2019

Russian punk band 'Pussy Riot' invades pitch during FIFA World Cup final

The World Cup final between France and Croatia in Moscow was briefly interrupted on Sunday when three intruders affiliated to anti-Kremlin punk band 'Pussy Riot' ran onto the pitch.

published on : 17th July 2018

Paris renames metro stations in honour of FIFA World Cup-winning France team

Victor Hugo Lloris and Didier Dechamps Elysees were among name changes for Paris metro after their FIFA World Cup win.

published on : 17th July 2018

Croatia stages huge celebration for biggest football success ever

Croatia are given a large-scale and warm welcome home after their FIFA World Cup efforts.

published on : 17th July 2018

India’s 'Little France' celebrates Les Bleus' FIFA World Cup Victory

The French connection with Puducherry dates back to the 17th and the 18th centuries.  Puducherry, the ‘Little France’ celebrated France’s second FIFA World Cup victory.

published on : 17th July 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia bus arrives back at hotel after final defeat

Heartbroken but proud Croatian fans in Zagreb cheered and wept as their "heroes" went down 4-2 to France in the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday.

published on : 16th July 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: French take to streets to celebrate its win over Croatia 4-2

France are world champions for the second time as Les Bleus ran wild while Croatia's energy reserves ran dry to win a thrilling World Cup final 4-2 in Moscow on Sunday.

published on : 16th July 2018

Croatia fans fill up Zagreb fan zone in countdown to World Cup kickoff

Thousands of cheering Croatia supporters gather in a fan zone in central Zagreb to watch their team face France in the World Cup final.

published on : 15th July 2018

Thousands of fans flock to Paris fan zone, bars, streets, for World Cup final

Raucous soccer fans flood Paris streets on Sunday walking through traffic screaming their support for Les Bleus as thousands more gathered in the city's official fan zone along the Champ de Mars.

published on : 15th July 2018

FIFA World Cup: Tears of joy for Croatia's success as Zagreb parties into the night

Ivan Perisic said his equaliser that helped Croatia come from behind to beat England 2-1 after extra time and reach the World Cup final was a goal that "he could only dream of" as a child.

published on : 12th July 2018

Tearful Russians proud of World Cup hosts after Croatia defeat

Russians are downhearted but proud after watching the World Cup hosts lose 4-3 on penalties to Croatia in the quarter-finals.

published on : 8th July 2018

Croatia arrive at hotel in song after defeating Russia

Croatia's World Cup squad sing their way into their hotel in Sochi early Sunday morning after advancing to the semi-finals by defeating host nation Russia 4-3 on penalties on Saturday night.

published on : 8th July 2018

Fans celebrate Brazil win over Mexico

Fans in Rio de Janeiro cheer wildly as their national team qualify for the World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-0 win over Mexico.

published on : 3rd July 2018
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