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Couch-Throwing, Corruption and a World Cup Carnival That Divides Croatia

2 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Croatia has gone mad. World Cup fever has turned the country into a carnival. Among the viral videos of fans celebrating, there is one that perfectly captures the hysteria...
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French coach Deschamps eyes crowing glory with World Cup win

2 days ago   |   By The Scotsman

Half-time at the 1998 World Cup final, France are 2-0 up against Brazil. In the dressing room, Zinedine Zidane is flat on his back on the floor, legs raised on a bench, catching his breath after scoring both goals. Other players are getting thigh massages. But Didier Deschamps, the captain and a relentless bundle of energy, is bending Les Bleus' ears, exhorting his team-mates to keep up the pressure in the second half.
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Top three battles in the World Cup Final

2 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

The World Cup Final is three days away, and there are three areas which could tip the scales in favor of a Croatian upset or an expected French title.

Kante and Pogba vs. Modric, Rakitic, Brozovic
Yes, Antoine
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Croatian president 'can't wait' for World Cup final

2 days ago   |   By TheScore

Zagreb, July 13, 2018 - Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said Friday she could not wait for the World Cup final against France, as officials worked overtime to meet the huge demands from fans needing passports. Zlatko Dalic's side reached Sunday's final after beating England 2-1 in extra-time in Moscow on Wednesday, sparking wild scenes of excitement both in the Luzhniki Stadium and in Croatia. "I feel extremely excited, I don't know how I will wait until Sunday," said Grabar-Kitarovic, who is going to attend the game. "Regardless of Sunday's result, which I believe will be a...
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From Pele's 'sombrero' to Tardelli's 'madness': remarkable interviews with five World Cup final goalscorers

2 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

The World Cup final is football's grandest showpiece, with the potential to turn players into legends. For the 1950 World Cup final, when Brazil played at the Maracanã, he and all his friends were preparing all this food for a big party because they were expecting to become champions. Brazil lost.
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Croatia bowed to 'completely synced' France - Victor Agali

Croatia bowed to 'completely synced' France - Victor Agali

The Fiery Ones' hope for World Cup glory was dashed in the final and the former Super Eagle feels Les Bleus were just unmatchable Read more ...

FIFA World Cup™ trophy arrives in France | 2018 FIFA World Cup™

FIFA World Cup™ trophy arrives in France | 2018 FIFA World Cup™

The FIFA World Cup™ trophy returns to France following the national team's win against Croatia. Read more ...

Live video: Cristiano Ronaldo unveiled as Juventus player after €100m transfer

Live video: Cristiano Ronaldo unveiled as Juventus player after €100m transfer

The Portuguese forward gave his first extensive interviews following his exit from Real Madrid for the Serie A giants at a press conference Read more ...

Matuidi invites Pogba to return to Juventus after World Cup win

Matuidi invites Pogba to return to Juventus after World Cup win

The Manchester United midfielder would be welcomed back to Turin by an international colleague currently turning out for the Serie A champions Read more ...

Conor McGregor watches World Cup with Vladimir Putin, praises Russian president

Conor McGregor watches World Cup with Vladimir Putin, praises Russian president

Conor "The Notorious" McGregor was in Russia over the weekend, watching the World Cup final alongside President Vladimir Putin. Read more ...

NHL free agency 2018: Flames sign Elias Lindholm to 6-year deal

NHL free agency 2018: Flames sign Elias Lindholm to 6-year deal

Lindholm, who was a restricted free agent, came to Calgary during June's draft as part of a five-player blockbuster. Read more ...

France's Kylian Mbappe seals place as global star by flashing speed...

France's Kylian Mbappe seals place as global star by flashing speed, ruthlessness and joie de vivre at World Cup

MOSCOW - For a while now, the Lionel Messi-Cristiano Ronaldo duopoly has needed a challenger: a youngster with a fresh blend of gifts. The game's gaze is fixed now on Kylian... Read more ...

MLB All-Star Game 2018: Top prospects shine at Future's Game

MLB All-Star Game 2018: Top prospects shine at Future's Game

Prospect scout Frank Neville reports back from the 2018 MLB All-Star Futures Game on which players could soon be MLB's top rookies - and the top pickups on fantasy baseball... Read more ...

Neymar, Sampaoli's Argentina & the biggest disappointments of World Cup 2018

Neymar, Sampaoli's Argentina & the biggest disappointments of World Cup 2018

The World Cup has been a huge success but, like every major tournament, it has had its negative moments. Here are the big let-downs of Russia 2018... Read more ...

Clashes, road accidents mar French World Cup partying

Clashes, road accidents mar French World Cup partying

Dozens of youths shattered windows at a popular store on the Champs Elysees avenue Sunday while hundreds of thousands of fans celebrated France's World Cup victory, according... Read more ...