The Overhead Kick brings you five short World Cup related stories, which will warm your heart and put a smile on your face. Enjoy! Continue reading Beautiful World Cup Anecdotes
Brazil booked their place in the quarter finals by defeating Mexico 2-0 at the Samara arena, courtesy of goals from Neymar and Firmino. Continue reading Brazil learns from Germany’s mistakes
France and Portugal are in the most dangerous part of the World Cup bracket. Should they hope to make it to the final, they will need to defeat 3 excellent teams. Continue reading Euro 2016 finalists have toughest road to final
South Korea eliminate Germany. Sweden top group and will face Switzerland in the Round of 16. Brazil are also first in Group E and earned a clash with Mexico! Continue reading Great day for South Korean football
Mexico started Group F by beating World champions 1-0. There are many reasons provided by fans and pundits as to why Mexico surprised the Germans but the one reason everyone seems to love is this Mexican grandma drawing a symbolic cross on all the players’ faces as they were filmed on TV. Continue reading Mexican grandma behind country’s success in Russia
Do you not speak football fluently? Are you having trouble picking which games to watch in the group stage? Was France v Peru too boring for you? Or did you fall asleep halfway through Egypt v Uruguay? Do not worry, The Overhead Kick is here for you. Here’s our list of upcoming must-watch games from now until Tuesday the 26th. The list is in order of expected explosiveness.
Continue reading Russia 2018: Upcoming must-watch games
Matchday 4’s biggest surprise was Mexico’s victory against Germany. This World Cup could be one with major upsets with Argentina having also drawn first time participants Iceland and France struggled to beat the Socceroos 2-1. It’s also a World Cup where teams which are not considered household World Cup nations are being ridiculously underestimated. Smaller footballing nations have evolved and can count on players playing in top leagues with their clubs. Continue reading Major upsets over the weekend; more to come!
Mexico showed some fantastic counter-attacking football to defeat World Cup title holders Germany in the Group F opener. The Germans started as absolute favorites before the game but the Mexicans showed a lot of courage and belief in themselves by taking the game to Low’s team. Continue reading Mexico blitz Germany!
The Danish national team is strong favorites for second place in their group. France are one of the contenders to win the tournament and are expected to top the group but Denmark could very well surprise Deschamps’ men. Continue reading Poulsen, Eriksen down Mexico