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Senegal defeat Poland 2-1 in Group H at Russia 2018 World Cup

Senegal defeat Poland 2-1 in Group H at Russia 2018 World Cup

Senegal defeat Poland 2-1 in Group H at Russia 2018 World Cup
'I took Salah's shirt as a gift for my children' reveals Uruguay striker Cavani

'I took Salah's shirt as a gift for my children' reveals Uruguay striker Cavani

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.

'I took Salah's shirt as a gift for my children' reveals Uruguay striker Cavani
World Cup for dummies: 5 players to watch not named Messi or Ronaldo

Football for dummies: 5 players to watch not named Ronaldo or Messi

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.

Football for dummies: 5 players to watch not named Ronaldo or Messi
2018 FIFA World Cup day 5 fixtures previews and predictions

2018 FIFA World Cup day 5 fixtures previews and predictions

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.

2018 FIFA World Cup day 5 fixtures previews and predictions
Tweeps share bizarre video taken in Moscow during the 2018 World Cup

A bear in a jeep and a vuvuzela join the Moscow World Cup celebration

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.

A bear in a jeep and a vuvuzela join the Moscow World Cup celebration
Portugal force Spain to 3-3 draw in Group B opener at Russia 2018

Portugal force Spain to 3-3 draw in Group B opener at Russia 2018

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.

Portugal force Spain to 3-3 draw in Group B opener at Russia 2018
Morocco's Bouhaddouz scores bizarre own goal to hand Iran 1-0 victory

Morocco's Bouhaddouz scores bizarre own goal to hand Iran 1-0 victory

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.

Morocco's Bouhaddouz scores bizarre own goal to hand Iran 1-0 victory
Salah absent as Gimenez scores to hand Uruguay 1-0 victory against Egypt

Salah absent as Gimenez scores to hand Uruguay 1-0 victory against Egypt

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.

Salah absent as Gimenez scores to hand Uruguay 1-0 victory against Egypt
Why did South Africa vote against Morocco in the World Cup bid?

Why did South Africa vote against Morocco in the World Cup bid?

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.

Why did South Africa vote against Morocco in the World Cup bid?
Football legends reunite at Russia 2018 opening ceremony

Football legends reunite at Russia 2018 opening ceremony

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.

Football legends reunite at Russia 2018 opening ceremony
2018 World Cup kicks off with shocking display by Robbie Williams

Robbie Williams shocks fans by showing middle finger during opening of World Cup

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

Robbie Williams shocks fans by showing middle finger during opening of World Cup
Julen Lopetegui reacts to being axed as Spanish national football coach

Julen Lopetegui reacts to being axed as Spanish national football coach

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.

Julen Lopetegui reacts to being axed as Spanish national football coach
Russia 2018 World Cup Preview: Russia vs Saudi Arabia

Russia 2018 World Cup Preview: Russia vs Saudi Arabia

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.

Russia 2018 World Cup Preview: Russia vs Saudi Arabia
Achilles the psychic cat predicts Russia will win first match of World Cup

Achilles the psychic cat predicts Russia will win World Cup opener

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.

Achilles the psychic cat predicts Russia will win World Cup opener
Hairdresser clips out famous footballers' faces on people's heads

World Cup fever: Hairdresser clips out famous footballers' faces on people's heads

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.

World Cup fever: Hairdresser clips out famous footballers' faces on people's heads
When the best suffer brain fade: Top 5 controversies of the World Cup

When the best suffer brain fade: Top 5 controversies of the World Cup

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.

When the best suffer brain fade: Top 5 controversies of the World Cup
FIFA kicks African referee out of 2018 World Cup after bribery allegations

FIFA kicks African referee out of 2018 World Cup after bribery allegations

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.

FIFA kicks African referee out of 2018 World Cup after bribery allegations
2018 FIFA World Cup: 5 unmissable group stage matches

2018 FIFA World Cup: 5 unmissable group stage matches

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.

2018 FIFA World Cup: 5 unmissable group stage matches
Mo Salah posts stunning picture of himself in the gym

Mo Salah posts stunning picture of himself in the gym

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.

Mo Salah posts stunning picture of himself in the gym
Brazil defeat Croatia 2-0 in pre-World Cup played at Anfield

Brazil defeat Croatia 2-0 in pre-World Cup played at Anfield

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.

Brazil defeat Croatia 2-0 in pre-World Cup played at Anfield
2018 FIFA World Cup: South African connection to look out for

2018 FIFA World Cup: South African connection to look out for

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.

2018 FIFA World Cup: South African connection to look out for
Mohamed Salah will play for Egypt at the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Mohamed Salah will play for Egypt at the 2018 FIFA World Cup

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.

Mohamed Salah will play for Egypt at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
5 Young players looking to make an impact at the FIFA World Cup

5 Young players looking to make an impact at the FIFA World Cup

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.

5 Young players looking to make an impact at the FIFA World Cup
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