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Amid team full of stars, Pogba leaves lasting impression for France at World Cup

Teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe took home most of the plaudits for his breakout performance at the 2018 World Cup, but Paul Pogba was champion France’s most valuable player.

Pogba’s role in Les Bleus‘ second World Cup victory on Sunday in Moscow in a 4-2 thriller – the highest scoring finale since 1966 – can’t be overstated. He scored a brilliant left-footed goal to put France up 3-1 in the 52nd minute, and it stood up as the winner……………..Read More

Croatia show nerves of steel to make semis

Saturday night in Sochi is sure to live long in the memories of every Croatian, as the Balkan nation overcame a committed Russia side and their passionate support to win 4-3 on penalties after their dramatic quarter-final clash ended 2-2 after extra time……………….Read More

7 thoughts on Belgium’s perfect, last-minute, game-winning goal to beat Japan

In the fourth minute of extra time in Belgium’s thrilling win over Japan in the World Cup Round of 16, the match was still tied, and Japan had a corner kick. They sent it in, the Belgium goalkeeper collected it … and a few seconds later, Belgium had run the entire length of the field and won the match…………….Read More

World Cup 2018 Day 4 winners and losers: Mexico’s, Juan Carlos Osorio’s vindication

The chants rung out around the upper deck of Estadio Azteca. Juan Carlos Osorio claimed he didn’t hear them. But others did. For others in Mexico City on June 3, they were loud and clear.

“Fuera Osorio!” came the rhythmic shouts. “Fuera Osorio!”

Osorio Out! Osorio Out!

Exactly two weeks before Mexico’s 2018 World Cup opener against Germany, thousands of El Tri fans were calling for their coach’s head. And they, the ones who made their feelings known during Mexico’s sendoff friendly, certainly weren’t alone……………Read More