Despite being an unused substitute in his side's 1-0 defeat to Uruguay in their World Cup group opener on Friday Egypt star Mohamed Salah was still the toast of every player. The 25-year-old will likely face Russia on Tuesday.
The global fame and stardom of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are such that even non-football and non-sports fans know who they are. These two players have been at the top of the pile of talented international footballers.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia is in full swing and Monday marks day five of the tournament. It also marks the first time we will see two of the biggest teams in the tournament and the world, England and Belgium, play.
It’s not every day that you see a bear driving in the back of a jeep through the streets of Moscow! But Tweeps are sharing a video of exactly this taken at the Moscow World Cup this year. The video creating a stir on the platform.
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo proved on Friday night, June 15, that he is the world best footballer when he scored three goals as Portugal forced Spain to a 3-3 draw in Group B opener at the Russia 2018 World Cup.
A header during the closing moments of the game from Morocco’s Aziz Bouhaddouz at the wrong end of the field was all that granted Asian side Iran a dramatic victory over African representatives on the 95th minute mark.
Atletico Madrid star José Giménez was the hero as his 90th minute header from a set-piece gave the South Americans all three points to move them in second place in Group A on three points alongside World Cup host Russia.
Morocco lost its bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup to the United-bid (which is made up of the United States of America, Canada and Mexico) after delegates at FIFA’s 68th Congress voted on Wednesday. Morocco received 65 votes.
Football legends who have made their countries proud on Thursday, June 14, reunited in Russia at the opening ceremony of the 2018 FIFA World Cup championship. They watched as Russia defeated Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the first tie.
Robbie Williams kicked off the most controversial FIFA World Cup yet held in equally controversial style. The English performer paused during one of his songs, strode up to a nearby camera and showed his middle finger to the world
Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui has admitted that he was sad to have been sacked by the Spanish Football Federation as Spain coach. He was thrown out by Spanish FF for his decision to have accepted Real Madrid job.
The long wait for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup will begin today, June, 14, as the host nation, Russia, will be slugging it out with Saudi Arabia in the opening fixture. Both teams will be vying for honours in Group A.
Despite the Russian national football side having failed to register a single victory during the last eight months, their fortunes are about to improve. That is if you believe Achilles the cat, who has predicted a win for Russia.
On Thursday, the 2018 World Cup is set to kick off and in honour of that, Briefly.co.za found a hairdresser in Novi Sad, Serbia who is clipping 'portraits' of stars like Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo onto the back of heads.
The FIFA World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world and therefore it should come as no surprise that the tournament has over its history seen its fair share of great moments, but also some of the biggest controversies.
Kenyan referee Aden Marwa who was among the officials named to officiate in the 2018 FIFA World Cup has been implicated in a bribery scandal seven days to the championship. He will no longer travel to Russia for the World Cup.
Soccer fans from across the globe are counting down the days and hours until the biggest sporting event in the world kicks off in Russia. The 2018 FIFA Football World Cup is set to start in just over a week on 14 June 2018.
Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah has returned to training for the first time since he suffered a shoulder injury while on duty for his Premier League outfit. He is on track to returning early to make Egypt's group game in Russia.
Brazil recorded a 2-0 victory over Croatia in a warm up friendly played at Liverpool's home ground Anfield. Both sides fielded their first team squad but there were no goals registered in the first 45 minutes of the match.
Bafana Bafana might not be playing at the 2018 FIFA World Cup which starts in Russia on 14 June, but there will be a couple of South African connections representing Mzansi at the footballing showpiece which starts in 2-weeks.
Having undergone series of tests, Liverpool star Mohamed Salah will join Egypt national team for this year's World Cup in Russia. He suffered a shoulder injury in his side's 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid in the UCL final on Saturday.
Football fans around the world are looking forward to the 2018 FIFA World Cup which starts in Russia on 14 June. The international showpiece will play host to some of the best football talent from around the world.