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France top FIFA rankings following World Cup 2018 win

World champions France predictably shot to the top of the FIFA rankings published on Thursday while previous leaders Germany slumped to 15th after their humiliating first round exit in Russia

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PSG welcome World Cup winners back to training

France’s World Cup winners Kylian Mbappe, Presnel Kimpembe and Alphonse Areola returned to training with Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday after an extended break

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Germany’s World Cup debacle is ‘huge motivation’ – Mueller

Thomas Mueller says the Germans’ shock early exit from the World Cup will provide “huge motivation” when he starts the new season with both Germany and Bayern Munich

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French league to use VAR in all matches this season

France’s Ligue 1 will use the video assistant referee (VAR) system in every game in the coming season, the French football federation said on Wednesday.

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I couldn’t look at a football after the World Cup, says Neymar

Brazil superstar Neymar admits that after his nation’s quarter-final defeat to Belgium at the World Cup he couldn’t look at a ball and didn’t want to see any of the remaining matches.

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Neymar teaches kids to fall and roll

Neymar took a swipe at his critics on Thursday with a tongue-in-cheek video in which he teaches children how to dive.

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Croatians hail returning World Cup squad

Hundreds of thousands of Croatians took to the streets on Monday to greet their players as they returned home from Russia after losing the World Cup final.

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Croatia to play France in the FIFA World Cup 2018 final

The final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup will be played between France and Croatia in Moscow.

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How France qualified for the FIFA World Cup 2018 final

Here is France’s road to final of the FIFA World Cup 2018 final against Croatia.

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Croatia’s road to the FIFA World Cup 2018 final

A video recap of how Croatia qualified for the FIFA World Cup 2018 final against France.

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Belgium beat England to secure third place in FIFA World Cup 2018

Belgium hammered England 2-0 at Luzhniki Stadium on Saturday to finish at third place in the FIFA World Cup 2018.

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FIFA World Cup 2018 ball designer honored in ceremony

Masood Akhtar, the designer of the official FIFA World Cup 2018 ball Telstar, was honored in a ceremony organized at Sialkot Chamber of Commerce.

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Five teenage footballers drown in Bangladesh

Five teenage footballers drowned in a Bangladesh river after playing an exhibition match against supporters of Argentina and Brazil.

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France to deploy 110,000 police during World Cup weekend

Authorities will deploy 110,000 police and security forces across France this weekend to secure the huge street parties if “Les Bleus” win the World Cup on Sunday, after years of attacks targeting crowds and other so-called “soft” targets. The massive security effort has been complicated by France’s national day, Bastille Day, which falls on Saturday….

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France not expecting tired Croatia in World Cup final

France have been surprised by the physical fortitude of Croatia and are not expecting a tired opponent in Sunday’s World Cup final, midfielder Blaise Matuidi said on Friday. Croatia have been forced into extra time in each of their three knockout matches, edging Denmark and hosts Russia on post-match penalties before scoring late in added…

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Belgium, England reluctantly meet again

Belgium and England have already met during the World Cup in a match both teams seemed reluctant to win and on Saturday they will face each other again in a game they both seem reluctant to play. The two sides must pick themselves up and dust themselves down after suffering the crushing disappointment of semi-final…

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‘Maybe England lacked respect’, says Croatia coach

Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic admits his team were spurred on by what they saw as a lack of respect towards them in the English media as they won 2-1 in Wednesday’s World Cup semi-final. “We always respect our opponents and expect them to respect us back,” Dalic told reporters in Moscow on Thursday. “Maybe England…

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England hailed as heroes after World Cup heartache

Gareth Southgate’s England team were hailed as heroes by British media, who acclaimed their achievement rather than dwelled on disappointment after their heart-breaking World Cup exit on Wednesday. England’s hopes of reaching only their second ever World Cup final were dashed by Croatia, as Mario Mandzukic scored the deciding goal in a 2-1 extra-time win…

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Exhausted Croatia must draw on reserves for France final

It was no surprise that Croatia cavorted on the pitch in celebration with fans and family long after beating England in the semi-finals of the World Cup on Wednesday night, but a wiser head might have ushered them quietly to ice bath and bed. It was never going to happen, of course, as the ecstasy…

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Kane ‘gutted’ as England’s World Cup dream dies

England captain Harry Kane could not hide his desperate disappointment after his side’s 2-1 extra-time defeat against Croatia in the semi-finals of the World Cup in Moscow on Wednesday. “We’re gutted. It hurts, it hurts a lot,” Kane said after the match at the Luzhniki Stadium. “It’s going to hurt for a while of course….

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Croatia knock out England of the FIFA World Cup 2018

Croatia beat England to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup final against France. The two teams will play for the world championships on Sunday evening in Moscow. The English side will take on Belgium in the third place play-off.

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