Kylian Mbappe will certainly be a World Best – Gianluigi Buffon

Kylian Mbappe became Paris Saint-Germain’s poster boy after his amazing 2018 World Cup run, and Gianluigi Buffon believes the French footballer has special talents capable of making him a world best. Buffon, now a teammate to Mbappe at PSG, says the 19-year-old is on a path to greatness, adding that the World Cup winner will … Continue reading Kylian Mbappe will certainly be a World Best – Gianluigi Buffon

Did Africa really win the World Cup for France?

  It has been a huge consolation for Africans, knowing that some France international footballers who played major roles in the team’s successful World Cup campaign were of African descent, after all. Image: Trevor Noah However, South Africa’s Trevor Noah took the fall when he claimed on the Daily Show that credit for France’s victory … Continue reading Did Africa really win the World Cup for France?

Why Messi wants Pogba at Barcelona

Paul Pogba had a great World Cup with France and will be remembered, just like Maradona’s “Hand of God” and Zidane’s headbutt, for his mesmerizing pass which provided 19-year-old Kylian Mbappe with a fourth goal in the 59th minute - one of the tournament’s highlights that Lionel Messi considers a proof of quality. https://www.instagram.com/p/BlRDApMD79H/?taken-by=paulpogba Pogba … Continue reading Why Messi wants Pogba at Barcelona

The Argentine referee favored France against Croatia – Rivaldo

Rivaldo has raged against the officiating referee for what he described as “a colossal error” that turned the Croatia's 2018 FIFA World Cup finals in favor of 2-time winners France. Feeling disappointed and unhappy with the opener, Rivaldo argued against Antoine Griezmann’s antics which resulted in a free-kick, and a goal, thanks to Mandzukic’s unsuspecting … Continue reading The Argentine referee favored France against Croatia – Rivaldo

Pele of Brazil sends lovely messages to Kylian Mbappe

Pele excitedly joined in the 2018 FIFA World Cup celebrations with a congratulatory message to France international footballer Kylian Mbappe, who scored a goal against Croatia at the finals and was awarded the tournament’s Young Player Award for his exploits. Image: Kylian Mbappe “Only the second teenager to have scored a goal in a #WorldCupFinal!” … Continue reading Pele of Brazil sends lovely messages to Kylian Mbappe

Luka Modric explains the motivation behind win against England

A highly-motivated Croatian team surprised football lovers with their 2-1 victory against England during last night’s nerve-racking encounter in Russia, but Luka Modric says the motivation behind that memorable quarterfinal result came from the disrespectful taunts delivered by English reporters ahead of the match. ‘We owe the success to English journalists and pundits from television … Continue reading Luka Modric explains the motivation behind win against England

Why Argentina will lose against Nigeria

Team Nigeria will most likely proceed to Round 16 of the 2018 FIFA World Cup following reports of mutiny in Argentina camp following their disappointing 1-1 draw with Iceland and 3-0 loss to Croatia. Argentina players revolted against Jorge Sampaoli on Thursday night, calling for his immediate withdrawal as Les Albiceleste manager. Image: Jorge Sampaoli … Continue reading Why Argentina will lose against Nigeria

Messi’s mom begs Argentine fans for understanding and support

Celia Cuccittini has begged football lovers on behalf of her son, Lionel Messi, following his penalty miss against Iceland during Argentina’s opening match at the 2018 World Cup. Image shows Messi and Celia Cuccittini says the famous No. 10 has cried and suffered to achieve his elusive World Cup dream with La Albiceleste. Speaking ahead of … Continue reading Messi’s mom begs Argentine fans for understanding and support

World Cup star suffers discrimination for an alleged drug-related crime

Rafael Márquez is playing his fifth World Cup for Mexico, an achievement which the country, football team and fans consider an honorable service from the humble, dedicated, and hardworking footballer, yet, his reputation is suffering stains from an alleged relationship with a drug cartel. Image: Rafael Márquez Rafael, 39, represented Mexico at the 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014 … Continue reading World Cup star suffers discrimination for an alleged drug-related crime

Diego Maradona responds to eye-pulling allegations

Diego Maradona made headlines for an alleged racist act against the Asian race ahead of Argentina’s first World Cup match against Iceland.   Image: Diego Maradona The football icon purportedly pulled his eyes during a contact with an Asian fan in Russia, knowing fully well that describing Asian eyes as “slanted” is offensive. Maradona, 57, … Continue reading Diego Maradona responds to eye-pulling allegations

No hope of World Cup glory for Lionel Messi and Argentina

Lionel Messi on Saturday missed a spot-kick during Argentina’s 1-1 draw with Iceland, and the regrettable moment which could have boosted his side’s World Cup dreams at Spartak Stadium in Moscow, instead, aroused doubts that the Barcelona hit-man is ready to kiss the trophy. Image shows Lionel Messi vs Iceland Messi captains Argentina national team, and … Continue reading No hope of World Cup glory for Lionel Messi and Argentina

Ronaldo loves to cheat – Gerard Pique

Gerard Pique has called out Cristiano Ronaldo for cheating during Friday’s match, saying the Portugal international footballer dived for a crucial free-kick which twisted the outcome to a 3-3 draw. Feeling relaxed and purposeful despite the tensed atmosphere, Ronaldo skilfully dazzled the Spaniards with a kick that drove the ball over the human-wall and into … Continue reading Ronaldo loves to cheat – Gerard Pique