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Negotiations with Kuwait to host some of 2022 World Cup matches

Gianni Infantino, the president of FIFA, said that negotiations are taking place to consider whether or not Kuwait will be hosting some of the 2022 FIFA World Cup matches. He said that Asia will have eight seats and a half in the case the number of the World Cup’s teams increase. Infantino was recently in …

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Is Qatar failing to deliver on its World Cup promises?

Qatar has come under immense criticism over the deaths of hundreds of foreign workers at FIFA 2022 World Cup venues. It’s pledged reforms, but whats happening on the ground? Anchal Vohra reports from Qatar.On a mid-summer afternoon workers are carving out a diamond in the desert, at least that’s what the Education City Stadium is …

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Match officials in 2018 FIFA World Cup

The FIFA referees committee announced a list of 36 referees and 63 assistant referees, representing 46 different countries, on 29 March to officiate the 2018 FIFA World Cup games in Russia. The FIFA committee also selected 13 referees who will act solely as video assistant referees (VARs), during the tournament. The selection criteria for these …

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10 lessons to learn from 2018 World Cup

The fairy tale of 2018 World Cup came to end after fierce competitions took place between 32 teams from 14 June to 15 July. Over almost 30 days, we enjoyed real football and beautiful respected fans sitting together in different stadiums to support their teams in a civilised manner. How can the Egyptian football benefit …

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Croatia World Cup team return home to hero’s welcome

The streets of Zagreb have turned into a sea of red and white chequered colors. Celebration of Croatia’s World Cup success was expected to continue into the night.Hundreds of thousands of Croatians poured into the streets of the capital Zagreb on Monday to celebrate Croatia’s accomplishment in the World Cup in Russia. Although the soccer …

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Set pieces, shocks, VAR and politics: A World Cup 2018 review

In the end, World Cup 2018 belonged to France. But the path to Sunday’s final was far from predictable. Fallen giants, rising stars, VAR controversies and 70 set piece goals all played a part. DW takes a look back.Russia vs. Saudi Arabia didn’t look the most appetizing of World Cup starters. But the hosts, the …

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Social media reacts to France’s World Cup win

The internet was in a celebratory mood after France’s win over Croatia in Moscow. It involved dabs, politics and a certain Donald Trump. Here’s a review of the best tweets from the hours that followed the game.It’s official: Germany are no longer world champions. France are now officially World Cup holders after beating Croatia 4-2 …

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Opinion: France’s World Cup victory is a victory for modern France

In the aftermath of France’s World Cup win, hasty parallels have been drawn with 1998, the last time “Les Bleus” won the trophy. But DW’s Matt Ford says that’s history; this was a modern triumph for a modern France.One hundred and sixty one days after Didier Deschamps lifted the World Cup trophy into the Saint-Denis …

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Les Blues one step away from wining 2nd World Cup title

After beating Belgium on Sunday, France qualified for 2018 World Cup final and became one step away from winning their second title. The Blues, under Didier Deschamps, overcame the Belgians thanks to wise tactics and collectivism in attack and defence throughout the tournament, that made France one of the strongest favourites for the World Cup …

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World Cup 2018: Belgium lose semifinal but gain national pride

Belgians rarely display national pride because of the multilayered nature of the country’s own identity. Losing to France was a great disappointment, but the country still stands together, proud of their team.Belgium is not the type of country where you’re likely to see flags floating in the air during national holidays. In fact, if you …

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France seal spot in 2018 World Cup final

France have reached the World Cup final for the first time since 2006 after another set-piece goal decided another World Cup game. In Saint Petersburg, Belgium were worn down by a mature French team.France 1-0 Belgium (Umtiti 51′) After a goalless first half dominated by Belgium, a header from French defender Samule Umtiti ultimately proved …

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World Cup 2018: England’s dead ball heroes soar into last four

Gareth Southgate’s young, experimental England side are through to the last-four in Russia. While reduced expectations and a clear tactical plan have worked wonders, much is owed to to their strength from set plays.England have done it; through to the last four of a World Cup for the first time since 1990. Cue bedlam from …

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England topple Sweden to reach World Cup semifinals

England have booked their place in the World Cup semifinals for the first time since 1990 courtesy of a 2-0 win over Sweden. Harry Maguire and Dele Alli got the goals either side of half-time.Sweden 0-2 England (Maguire 30′, Alli 59′) Report to follow… +++++As it happened+++++ FULL TIME! ENGLAND ARE IN THE SEMIFINALS OF …

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World Cup 2018: Free-scoring Belgium out to defy the odds against Brazil

A golden generation takes on the World Cup’s golden boys when Belgium meet Brazil in Kazan. It is a clash that pits the best attack against the joint-best defense as both look to progress to the semifinals.Brazil’s legacy at the World Cup is built on stylish attacking football and technically-gifted individuals. In the current rendition …

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World Cup 2018: What do Germany fans do now?

After watching their team exit in the group stages at the World Cup in Russia, Germany fans are now left with the unusual conundrum of what to do now. Go on that summer holiday sooner? Support another team?Now that Germany fans have had time to wipe away the tears and deal with the unusual feeling …

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World Cup 2018: Emil Forsberg sends Sweden into quarterfinals

A deflected goal put Sweden into the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time since 1994. Switzerland huffed and puffed but couldn’t blow down Sweden’s defensive wall.Sweden 1-0 Switzerland — Round of 16 (Forsberg 66′) A deflected goal in a tight and tense game was enough to keep Sweden’s magical World Cup adventure going, as …

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