Don’t blame Messi if his teammates have lost their passion – Diego Maradona

  In a scathing remark on Argentina’s recurring woes in global football, former coach and captain of the South American country, Diego Maradona, says he would have loved to see Lionel Messi retire from international duties after Russia 2018. Image shows Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona at the 2010 World Cup Maradona, 57, says he … Continue reading Don’t blame Messi if his teammates have lost their passion – Diego Maradona

Memorable 2018 World Cup Pictures

Croatia fans support their team during the semi-final match at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Wednesday. Croatia beat England 2-1 to qualify for the final. A Croatia fan enjoys the atmosphere. Ivan Perisic of Croatia scores his side's first goal. Perisic of Croatia celebrates scoring. Ivan Rakitic of Croatia celebrates scoring the winning kick in … Continue reading Memorable 2018 World Cup Pictures

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

Ju Se-jong: The assist against Germany was a fantastic World Cup experience

South Korean midfielder Ju Se-jong says his assist against Germany at the 2018 FIFA World Cup was a “special experience.” Ju played as a second-half substitute in South Korea’s shocking 2-0 win over defending champions Germany in their final Group F match at the 2018 World Cup last Wednesday. Image: Ju Se-jong The 27-year-old was … Continue reading Ju Se-jong: The assist against Germany was a fantastic World Cup experience

FIFA applauds VAR for ‘almost perfect decisions’ at the 2018 World Cup

Forty-eight matches and 122 goals later, the World Cup group stage is done and dusted but the World Cup has not disappointed in spectacular moments and incident thanks to the use of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system. The route to the final is now clearer for the teams that remain, and this is where teamwork, tactics and … Continue reading FIFA applauds VAR for ‘almost perfect decisions’ at the 2018 World Cup

Russia 2018: Round of 16 match dates and time

The Round of 16 for the 2018 World Cup is set with no African country in contention for the trophy. Here are all the match-ups as knockout stages get underway. Saturday, June 30 France vs. Argentina – 7:00 a.m. PST, 10:00 a.m. EST Uruguay vs. Portugal – 11:00 a.m. PST, 2:00 p.m. EST Sunday, July … Continue reading Russia 2018: Round of 16 match dates and time

I’m angry at the way Germany left Russia 2018 – Lothar Matthaus

  Barely four years after lifting the World Cup trophy with a humiliating 7-1 win against Brazil, reigning champions Germany crashed out of the Russia 2018 following their 2-0 defeat to South Korea on Wednesday. With lingering memories from Neymar’s injury and Team Brazil’s disappointing exit from Rio 2014, the Asians vengefully appeased South Americans … Continue reading I’m angry at the way Germany left Russia 2018 – Lothar Matthaus

Beautiful World Cup Babes thrilling fans in Russia

  Iran national team fans before a group stage match of the World Cup between Portugal and Iran.   An Iran national team fan before a group stage match of the World Cup between Spain and Iran. Spanish national team fans before a group stage match of the World Cup between Iran and Spain. A … Continue reading Beautiful World Cup Babes thrilling fans in Russia

Revealed: Diego Maradona was drunk during Nigeria vs Argentina match

  Diego Maradona has reacted to media reports on his health after he got “too emotional” in St. Petersburg, Russia, during the last Group D match between Nigeria and Argentina. Maradona, 57, was prominent among a group of retired Argentina international footballers who showed support to La Albiceleste ahead of the nerve-racking encounter. The football … Continue reading Revealed: Diego Maradona was drunk during Nigeria vs Argentina match