Fifa’s official award for the World Cup’s best player has often raised eyebrows – including a three-year run of jinxing a player who’d go on to have a final to forget.
From a decorated Spanish defender to a Polish playmaker, via several Germans, these players arrived at the World Cup with high expectations – and failed to deliver.
Chelsea have reportedly sacked manager Antonio Conte, with Napoli manager Maurizio Sarr touted to take over the reins at the Premier League outfit.
Belgium failed to deliver the goods against France, but Croatia’s historic victory against England gives hope to the ‘Golden Generation’ moniker, writes MARSHALL GOUTS.
Croatia will face France in the 2018 World Cup final after they came from behind to defeat England 2-1 in their semi-final clash at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
Edinson Cavani did not take part in Uruguay’s full training session on Tuesday and there were more concerns when Luis Suarez got a knock.
FourFourTwo South Africa picks out the stars who’ve shone brightest so far at the 2018 World Cup.
Predicting a pair of winners has proven a costly exercise for WADE PRETORIUS so far at Russia 2018.
Winning the World Cup is the pinnacle of international football but, as Germany found out, there is a curse that comes with it.
Defending World Cup champions Germany failed to advance to the last-16 after succumbing to a 2-0 defeat to South Korea.