As much as that World Cup will be remembered for Didier Deschamps’ team’s exploits, it is also the moment where the infamous Neymar Challange was born. With the Brazilian diving all over the pitch at the slightest touch, the World reacted by attempting to do the same in everyday life. Continue reading We have a Neymar challenge winner!
The Best Fifa’s Men’s Player shortlist has been announced: Luka Modric, Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah. Notice anything familiar? There are no defensive players on the list. Continue reading FIFA Men’s Player of the Year award is a travesty
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
The score does not reflect the performance in France’s 4-3 win over Argentina. Les Bleus, strongly criticized after their dismal game versus Denmark, upped their gear against the Albiceleste. Kylian Mbappe won a penalty and scored 2 goals to send Lionel Messi out of the World Cup. In the other game of the day, Edinson Cavani’s double saw Ronaldo and Portugal eliminated. The World’s two best players in recent history are going back home. Continue reading The real France finally shows up
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
Uruguay defeated 10-men Russia 3-0 to take maximum points from their group stage games. Russia fought hard, cheered on by the home crowd, but ultimately Uruguay overcame them. Smolnikov’s red card in the 36th minute put the game beyond the Russians. Before that, the hosts were unlucky to concede an own goal. In the other game of the group, Saudi Arabia beat Egypt 2-1 with … Continue reading Uruguay top Group A; Russia second
Croatia qualified for the Round of 16 of the World Cup in an impressive fashion today. Lionel Messi and his star-studded Argentina were dealt a salty 3-0 loss. After a 1-1 draw against Iceland, the Albiceleste’s fate is no longer in it’s own hands. Croatia have deservedly won their both their games. The footballing World seemed to be rocked by the result today but the Croatian victory will not come as a surprise to anybody who have been following this team. Continue reading Croatia beating Argentina is no upset