The cheap cups were thrown in air, the expensive beer in them a trivial concern. The alcohol flowed freely; it spread wide too. For the Mexicans at the Luzhniki Stadium, this was a moment to jump, scream, and act recklessly. Hirving Lozano had just given Mexico a shock lead overRead More
Lionel Messi's bid for World Cup redemption begins on Saturday when he leads Argentina against an unfancied Iceland side intent on springing a surprise in their first appearance on football's biggest stage.
Messi's eternal rival, Cristarino Ronaldo, made historyRead More
Madrid: French striker Antoine Griezmann announced on Thursday he was staying put at Atletico Madrid in an eagerly awaited decision that ends intense speculation of a possible move to Barcelona.
The 27-year-old was heavily wooed by Barcelona but in the end
A cursory glance at Germany's squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup suggests that the team has enough firepower to lift the 36 cm high trophy made of solid 18-carat gold on 15 July in Russia. Die Mannschaft are defending world champions, 2017 Confederations CupRead More
An illustrious attack, an ageing defence, a safety-first approach — reigning European champions Portugal head into the 2018 FIFA World Cup shouldering the weight of expectations, having shed off their ‘underdog’ persona in the recent past.
Brussels: Even today the marks on a board across a gap in the hedge in a small Belgian town are evidence of the youthful Eden Hazard's eager first steps as a footballer.
Hazard and his three younger brothers grew up in a home separated from Braine-le-Comte'sRead More