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Out Of Suker’s Shadow: Mandzukic Leads Croatia’s Golden Boys To World Cup History

As seismic sporting shocks go, Wednesday saw one of the biggest in years. Roger Federer, tennis’ 20-time major-winning great, squandered a two-set lead and a match point to lose to Kevin Anderson in his Wimbledon quarter-final. Federer’s upset was a preview to the main event, it turned out. At Luzhniki Stadium, Croatia looked finished, a spent force, heading forlornly for ...

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Lionel Messi’s World cup eight

Lionel Messi names eight players who will light up the world cup in Rusia this year. The Barcelona star and Argentina forward Lionel Messi has name the players he believe should be watched out for but omitted himself.  The 2018 World Cup commences in a week time, with hosts Russia kicking-off the summer footballing extravaganza against Saudi Arabia. And ahead of ...

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Mourinho: With Ronaldo, Portugal can win world cup

    Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has boastedt hat, “nothing is impossible” for his native Portugal at the 2018 World Cup, because they have Cristiano Ronaldo in the team. Mourinho has never coached at the national team level, but will be in Russia as a pundit during the tournament. Speaking in an interview with ESPN Brazil, the 55-year-old gave ...

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Ediale Footballizes One-Corner Dance

Ghana couldn’t seal the World Cup 2018 ticket and Nigerians with their ‘bad-mouths’ have the joke on them.         No, I am yet to attempt the dance. Not even our early lodge in Russia ahead of the 2018 World Cup could bring me to dancing it. I do not fancy the kind of moves, yet I know ...

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Messi Or Ronaldo: Who is leading the stats?

It’s the overarching debate that seems to govern world football; Messi or Ronaldo? Both have redefined the standards upon which all other players are measured. Witnessing parameters of what is capable in the sport stretch and widen to surreal has been the ultimate pleasure for fans. But you can always follow the current stats here: http://messivsronaldo.net/   Share This:

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Brazil again! Team already in Russia 2018

Brazil coach Tite was delighted to learn his side had qualified for next summer’s World Cup after a dominant 3-0 win over Paraguay. The 55-year-old was conducting his post-match press conference when news filtered through that Uruguay had lost to Peru, ensuring Brazil became the first side to successfully negotiate qualifying for Russia 2018. Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho curled in a ...

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The World Cup is Now A 48 Nations Affair 

By Ediale Kingsley      Fifa today( Tuesday, 10,2016) unanimously voted to expand the World Cup to 48 teams from 2026. The idea is the brainchild of recently-elected Fifa president Gianni Infantino and will feature 16 groups of three teams. All drawn group stage matches could be decided on penalties. Infantino’s revamped format was supported by all 37 members of ...

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