World Cup Stars

Salah’s WC bid ends with a whimper

Mohamed Salah’s World Cup campaign arguably ended when Egypt’s talisman tumbled to the turf in the Champions League final in Kiev on 26 May.Uruguay administered the last rites on Wednesday but the ...

Salah’s WC bid ends with a whimper

World Cup stars in stats

Facts and stats on Argentinian forward Lionel Messi ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.Facts and stats on Belgian striker Eden Hazard ahead of his team's first match at the 2018 World Cup in Russia

World Cup stars in stats

Ronaldo sets new World Cup record

Cristiano Ronaldo expressed his delight at setting another record in his remarkable career as his hat-trick against Spain on Friday allowed him to become just the fourth player to score in four World ...

Ronaldo sets new World Cup record

'Messi already a great'

Lionel Messi's failure to win the World Cup does not affect his status as an all-time great, says coach Alejandro Sabella.Messi was bidding to emulate compatriot Diego Maradona by inspiring Argentina ...

'Messi already a great'

FIFA World Cup 2014 award winners

The 2014 World Cup awards as designated by FIFA after Sunday's final:  Best Player of the Tournament:1) Lionel Messi (ARG)2) Thomas Mueller3) Arjen Robben (NED) Top scorer 1) James ...

FIFA World Cup 2014 award winners

World Cup 2014

Messi wins Golden Ball

Argentina forward Lionel Messi was awarded the Golden Ball as the best player in the 2014 Brazil World Cup.It was little consolation for the Barcelona striker who glumly accepted the trophy after ...

Messi wins Golden Ball

World Cup 2014

Neuer wins Golden Glove

Germany's Manuel Neuer won the World Cup Golden Glove award for the tournament's best goalkeeper after helping his side to a 1-0 victory over Argentina in Sunday's final.The 28-year-old Bayern Munich ...

Neuer wins Golden Glove

World Cup 2014 final

Messi ready for 'most important match'

Argentina captain Lionel Messi says he and his team-mates are ready for "the most important match of our lives" Sunday against Germany in the World Cup final."Tomorrow, we will play the most ...

Messi ready for 'most important match'

'A great end' for Robben

Dutch forward and man-of-the-match Arjen Robben had mixed emotions after the Netherlands defeated Brazil 3-0 in the World Cup's third-place playoff in Brasilia."It was a great end -- you can get rid ...

'A great end' for Robben

World Cup 2014

Neymar on best player shortlist

Brazil's injured star Neymar is on a shortlist for the World Cup's best player which also includes seven names from Sunday's World Cup final between Germany and Argentina.Lionel Messi, Javier ...

Neymar on best player shortlist
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