Category: Football

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Noah defends Africa World Cup joke

US-based South African comedian Trevor Noah has defended himself after being criticised by a French diplomat for saying “Africa won ...

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Ronaldo greets Juve fans, sparks Champions League dreams

Juventus fans gave Cristiano Ronaldo a rousing welcome on Monday as the club prepared to unveil the superstar summer signing ...

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France beat Croatia in World Cup final

France won the Fifa World Cup for the second time by overcoming Croatia’s bold challenge in a thrilling final in ...

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England and Belgium battle for World Cup consolation prize

England face Belgium in the World Cup third-place playoff on Saturday with the tournament’s top scorer Harry Kane eyeing the ...

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Barcelona sign defender Lenglet from Sevilla

Barcelona have signed French defender Clement Lenglet from Sevilla for 35.9 million euros ($42 million) on a five-year deal after ...

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Croatia beat England to reach World Cup final

England’s bid to reach a first World Cup final since 1966 came to an agonizing end as they lost in ...

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Croatia plots ‘football Brexit’ as England World Cup semi looms

Excitement was building in Croatia Wednesday ahead of the World Cup semi-final against England, with tens of thousands of fans ...

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France beat Belgium to reach World Cup final

France will face England or Croatia in the World Cup final after edging past European neighbours Belgium in the semi-final ...

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France and Belgium battle for place in World Cup final

France will unleash the attacking talents of Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann against Eden Hazard’s gifted Belgium side in Saint ...

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Croatia beat hosts Russia 4-3 on penalties

Russia’s remarkable World Cup run ended in a heart-breaking quarter-final defeat on penalties as Croatia bounced back from a late ...