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Vladimir Putin shows off his sniper skills in viral video

Vladimir Putin shows off his sniper skills in viral video

Vladimir Putin shows off his sniper skills in viral video
Football fans react as France beat Croatia to win Russia 2018 World Cup in style

Football fans react as France beat Croatia to win Russia 2018 World Cup in style

France defeated Croatia 4-2 in a clasical World Cup final encounter at the Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday, July 15. The French national team benefited from a Mario Mandzukic own goal to take the lead in 18th minute of the game.

Football fans react as France beat Croatia to win Russia 2018 World Cup in style
Tragedy as two French fans die while celebrating France's win over Croatia in the 2018 World Cup

Tragedy as two French fans die while celebrating France's win over Croatia in the 2018 World Cup

At least two French football supporters have died while celebrating France's victory over Croatia during the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia. Les Bleus defeated the Croats 4-2 at the Luzhninki stadium to lift the World Cup title

Tragedy as two French fans die while celebrating France's win over Croatia in the 2018 World Cup
FIFA cautions broadcasters against picking out female fans during matches

FIFA cautions broadcasters against picking out female fans during matches

World football governing body, FIFA, has put on notice broadcasters picking out “hot women” in the crowd during football matches. The drastic move is part of the federation's efforts to tackle sexism in football.

FIFA cautions broadcasters against picking out female fans during matches
Is Croatia’s president the best fan at the 2018 FIFA World Cup?

Is Croatia’s president the best fan at the 2018 FIFA World Cup?

Croatia’s president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has taken supporting your national team to the next level. She has been highly visible throughout Croatia’s progression through the 2018 FIFA World Cup and has celebrated each win.

Is Croatia’s president the best fan at the 2018 FIFA World Cup?
Mbappe, Uzoho and co for FIFA best young player award after World Cup

Mbappe, Uzoho and co for FIFA best young player award after World Cup

A FIFA technical study group awards the most deserving Best Young Player. To be eligible, a player does not should be 21 years or younger from the beginning of the World Cup year. We have compiled a list to select from.

Mbappe, Uzoho and co for FIFA best young player award after World Cup
Neymar unwilling to play football again after Brazil’s exit from World Cup

Neymar unwilling to play football again after Brazil’s exit from World Cup

Neymar has revealed that it will be tough to play football again following the Selecao’s exit from the ongoing World Cup in Russia. The Selecao star revealed that they wanted to make amends for 2014 defeat but failed again.

Neymar unwilling to play football again after Brazil’s exit from World Cup
FIFA slam Diego Maradona for his statement against referee

FIFA slam Diego Maradona for his statement against referee

Argentina football legend Diego Maradona has been slammed by FIFA for the statement he made after Colombia were sent out of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in the round of 16 tie by England. He claimed Colombia were robbed.

FIFA slam Diego Maradona for his statement against referee
Russia 2018: Escobar's brother fears another Colombia footballer might be murdered

Russia 2018: Escobar's brother fears another Colombia footballer might be murdered

“As a brother who has gone through this, I know what must be going through their heads, and I wouldn’t want anyone to go through that. “Carlos must be feeling both sad for the mistake he made, and very afraid, and his family too"

Russia 2018: Escobar's brother fears another Colombia footballer might be murdered
Rabio the psychic octopus turned into sushi before Japan’s exit

Rabio the psychic octopus turned into sushi before Japan’s exit

Rabio the octopus became a bit of an internet sensation when it successfully correctly predicted all of the results of Japan’s national football team at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. This did not spare him from being eaten.

Rabio the psychic octopus turned into sushi before Japan’s exit
Japan hailed for leaving dressing room, stadium clean after losing to Belgium

Japan hailed for leaving dressing room, stadium clean after losing to Belgium

After Japan's agonising round of 16 loss to Belgium, their squad and their thousands of fans would have been forgiven for leaving the Rostov Arena as quickly as possible. A late goal from Nacer Chadli sealed a 3-2 comeback victory

Japan hailed for leaving dressing room, stadium clean after losing to Belgium
Senegal complain to FIFA over system which saw them crash out of World Cup

Senegal complain to FIFA over system which saw them crash out of World Cup

The Senegalese Football Federation (FSF) has called on the world's football governing body, FIFA, to review its fair play ruling which saw the West African nation crash out of the 2018 World Cup in Russia on Thursday, June 28.

Senegal complain to FIFA over system which saw them crash out of World Cup
Pogba's gesture to Messi after Argentina's devastating loss to France leaves football fans awed

Pogba's gesture to Messi after Argentina's devastating loss to France leaves football fans awed

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba's move to hug and commiserate with Lionel Messi after France's emphatic 4-3 victory over Argentina in the 2018 Round of 16 stage has left football fans around the world awed.

Pogba's gesture to Messi after Argentina's devastating loss to France leaves football fans awed
Twitter nearly breaks after Belgian fan spotted in blackface at World Cup

Twitter nearly breaks after Belgian fan spotted in blackface at World Cup

Shortly after Belgium scored the winning goal in their boring 1-0 win over England cameras panned to celebrating fans in the stands. Eagle-eyed soccer fans were shocked to spot a Belgian fan dressed in blackface makeup.

Twitter nearly breaks after Belgian fan spotted in blackface at World Cup
Januzaj scores the only goal as Belgium beat England by 1-0

Januzaj scores the only goal as Belgium beat England by 1-0

A second half goal from Adnan Januzaj ensured Belgium topping Group G as they defeated England by 1-0. Both teams started the match with their second string side and played predictably in the first half as the game lacked purpose.

Januzaj scores the only goal as Belgium beat England by 1-0
Nigeria's head coach Gernot Rohr gets surprise birthday cake in Russia

Nigeria's head coach Gernot Rohr gets surprise birthday cake in Russia

Super Eagles technical adviser Gernot Rohr turns a year older on Thursday, June 28 - two days after his team crashed out of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. He was unable to qualify his side for the knockout stage of Russia 2018

Nigeria's head coach Gernot Rohr gets surprise birthday cake in Russia
Russia 2018: Germany players and supporters in tears after shocking World Cup exit

Russia 2018: Germany players and supporters in tears after shocking World Cup exit

Die Mannscaft’s exit in the tournament was completed after the VAR system was employed to reject US ref Mark Geiger’s initial call to rule out Kim Young-gwon’s 92nd-minute strike. The arbiter previously called for an offside.

Russia 2018: Germany players and supporters in tears after shocking World Cup exit
Maradona gets £10,000 (R181k) a day from FIFA for appearance and other expenses

Maradona gets £10,000 (R181k) a day from FIFA for appearance and other expenses

Diego Maradona has been part of Argentina's influence as they progressed to the last 16 with his antics in Saint Petersburg in the win over Nigeria. The legend appeared to be intoxicated and admitted to bingeing on white wine.

Maradona gets £10,000 (R181k) a day from FIFA for appearance and other expenses
World Champions Germany knocked out of World Cup by loss to South Korea

World Champions Germany knocked out of World Cup by loss to South Korea

World Cup holder Germany have dramatically crashed out of the first round of the World Cup after defeat today. This total shock is the first time the four-time world champions have been knocked out in the first round since 1938.

World Champions Germany knocked out of World Cup by loss to South Korea
Lionel Messi, Thomas Muller and five other football superstars struggling in the ongoing 2018 World Cup

Lionel Messi, Thomas Muller and five other football superstars struggling in the ongoing 2018 World Cup

The 2018 World Cup has seen a host of brilliant and gifted footballers exhibit their football skills and talent to the entire world. TUKO.co.ke gives you a sneak peek of top six stars who have so-far failed to shine in the tourney

Lionel Messi, Thomas Muller and five other football superstars struggling in the ongoing 2018 World Cup
Legendary Egyptian goalkeeper becomes oldest player to ever play in World Cup

Legendary Egyptian goalkeeper becomes oldest player to ever play in World Cup

While his side might have had a World Cup to forget, legendary Egyptian goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary is likely to remember the tournament for the rest of his life, this as he became the oldest player to ever compete in a world cup.

Legendary Egyptian goalkeeper becomes oldest player to ever play in World Cup
Lionel Messi and Argentina teammates’ revolt after bid to sack Sampaoli tumbles

Lionel Messi and Argentina teammates’ revolt after bid to sack Sampaoli tumbles

The report further revealed that the duo of Mascherano and striker Cristian Pavon almost exchanged blows in the dressing room, moments after the embarrassing defeat by Croatia after the former blasted shot-stopper Willy Caballero

Lionel Messi and Argentina teammates’ revolt after bid to sack Sampaoli tumbles
World Cup mind games: Weird, wacky and wonderful player superstitions

World Cup mind games: Weird, wacky and wonderful player superstitions

The world’s best footballers will do anything in their power to win matches for their national and club sides. This includes spending hours in the gym, adhering to a strict diet and relentless practice sessions.

World Cup mind games: Weird, wacky and wonderful player superstitions
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