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Argentina fans steal the show with deafening chant before Croatia showdown

5 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

Despite Argentina stumbling to a disappointing 1-1 draw against Iceland in their World Cup opener, it doesn't appear to have had any noticeable negative effect on the mood of their fans.
Ahead of the Albiceleste's second group game against Croatia, hundreds of supporters congregated in a shopping mall next to the stadium in Nizhny Novgorod for a prematch sing song.
Argentina fans in the shopping centre beside Nizhny stadium. The sound of them pic.twitter.com/KQiHT8lJaV- Miguel Delaney June 21, 2018
Indeed, it wasn't long before the decibel level was ramped up even further as the fans...
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World Cup fans' view: 'Hopp Suisse!' A taste of home, and a sweet goal for Switzerland

5 monthes ago   |   By Washingtonpost

A Swiss restaurant in Washington plays host to watch party for a game against mighty Brazil.
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How model won over Russia's doubting World Cup fans

How model won over Russia's doubting World Cup fans

5 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

As a former Miss Russia, Victoria Lopyreva was at first perceived as a surprising voice in the soccer arena. Amid skepticism from fans, she yearned to prove naysayers wrong. “I became Miss Russia in 2003 and some time after that, I was invited to host a TV show and after a few years, I became...
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On a roll in Russia, Mexico begs World Cup fans to behave

5 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia Mexico's biggest worry at the World Cup may be its fans instead of its next opponent, struggling South Korea.
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World Cup 2018: Iran fans are the real winners as women get glimpse of the future

World Cup 2018: Iran fans are the real winners as women get glimpse of the future

5 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

Iranian fans have been a joy to behold at the World Cup and their presence is helping make an impact for women at home.
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Senegal Coach's Fist-Pumping Celebration Meme Is a Real World Cup Highlight

5 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

The 2018 World Cup in Russia has had plenty of memorable moments so far - after all, who can forget the Japanese fans who cleaned up the litter at the stadium after their team's stunning win?- but one of the highlights was Senegal's first win of World Cup against Poland on Tuesday night, a victory that was celebrated heartily by Senegal's coach, Aliou Cissé. Cissé, a former English Premier League player who is the World Cup's youngest coach and the only African coach at this year's tournament, not only skillfully coached his team, representing West Africa's Republic of Senegal, to an upset...
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'Take care of the flowers' - Sweden fan house-sits striker's apartment

5 monthes ago   |   By BBC

Sweden striker Marcus Berg decided to open the doors of his 950-sq ft apartment to a competition winner while he was in Russia at the World Cup.
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World Cup VAR review: Griezmann penalty, Miranda push & all the major incidents at Russia 2018

World Cup VAR review: Griezmann penalty, Miranda push & all the major incidents at Russia 2018

5 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

The use of video assistant referees is being rolled out for the first time at the World Cup and Goal takes a look at some of the incidents
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More than ever, and without a team, it is China's World Cup

5 monthes ago   |   By Seattle Pi

MOSCOW - Outside Moscow's giant Luzhniki Stadium, in a sea of Mexican and German fans frothing with World Cup pre-game fervor, four Chinese football enthusiasts huddled together and agonized: Should they sell their tickets?
Dressed for the sold-out match in a Die Mannschaft jersey, 34-year-old primary school worker Bian Jitao argued that he'd regret not seeing the world champion Germans start their title defense against El Tri.
The other three wanted to cash in. Seeing Lionel Messi's Argentina play the previous day had been their highlight. Mexican fans were offering thick wads of notes...
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Why Mexico is the World Cup's biggest loser despite sterling start in Russia

Why Mexico is the World Cup's biggest loser despite sterling start in Russia

5 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

No team has lost more games across the entire 88-year history of the World Cup as Mexico.
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Chinese Fans Paid Dearly for World Cup Tickets That Never Materialized

5 monthes ago   |   By NYT

Thousands of Chinese soccer fans may have been victims of a ticketing swindle allegedly orchestrated by a Moscow company.
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More than ever, and without a team, it is China's World Cup

5 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

MOSCOW Outside Moscow's giant Luzhniki Stadium, in a sea of Mexican and German fans frothing with World Cup pre-game fervor, four Chinese football enthusiasts huddled together and agonized: Should they sell their tickets?
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St. Petersburg's white nights light up fans' World Cup

5 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

It was nearly midnight in St. Petersburg as fans headed back into the city from Russia's 3-1 win over Egypt, but the sky was still bright. The World Cup's taking place during the ''white nights'', when the sun barely sets and it never gets completely dark. It's impossible to ignore in St. Petersburg, the northernmost host city, where white nights are associated with beauty, hedonism and even madness.
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Colombia warns World Cup fans in Russia over behavior

Colombia warns World Cup fans in Russia over behavior

5 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Colombia's foreign ministry has urged fans of "Los Cafeteros" at the World Cup to be on their best behaviour after a series of embarrassing incidents. The foreign ministry was forced to act after fans boasting of their bad behaviour on the social networks drew outrage. One Colombian fan, Guillermo Morales, filmed himself insulting two Japanese women.
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