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Croatia Wallchart - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

9 days ago   |   By FIFA

Want to know all about Croatia ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia? Our team wallchart will give you the historical perspective, the current focus and more to boot! Enjoy.
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Notable teams that failed to qualify

9 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Martin Rogers discusses Russia's first time as a World Cup host, the underdogs of the tournament and if a South American country can their its World Cup in Europe since 1958. The U.S. men's national soccer team's mid-October defeat to Trinidad and Tobago is a startling failure many U.S. soccer fans are struggling to come to grips with, and they likely won't until after the 2018 World Cup is completed. This is happening elsewhere, too. And as shocking as it was for the USMNT to not qualify for this year's World Cup, it was far from being the most shocking...
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FIFA World Cup Sim: Heaviest vs. Lightest

9 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

We've pitted the heaviest players in the 2018 World Cup against its lightest. See how they got on in the video above...
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A Day To Remember at the FIFA Congress

9 days ago   |   By FIFA

It was a day of drama and emotion at the FIFA Congress as the winner of the bid for the 2026 FIFA World Cup was revealed in Moscow
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Gulati: I had a feeling we'd be successful

9 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

Sam Borden caught up with former USSF president Sunil Gulati after the 'United 2026' bid was selected to host the 2026 World Cup.
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Ten teams that could surprise in the World Cup

9 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

While it's generally accepted that only a handful of nations can actually win the FIFA World Cup, the tournament does leave room for a surprise or two. Few would have expected Costa Rica to reach the quarterfinals in 2014. Similarly, Paraguay and Ghana were both surprising entrants at the same stage in 2010.Who could it be this year? Here are ten countries who could spring a surprise on some of their opponents at this year's World Cup in Russia.10) SerbiaSerbia is held back from being a true tournament dark horse by its iffy group of attackers, but rest assured they'll be tough to break...
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World Cup 2026: 'Football today is the only victor'

World Cup 2026: 'Football today is the only victor'

9 days ago   |   By Sporting News

Morocco was blown out, 134-65, in its bid to host the 2026 World Cup in a vote on Wednesday.
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The Latest: Blatter takes credit for Morocco reaching ballot

The Latest: Blatter takes credit for Morocco reaching ballot

9 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

MOSCOW The Latest at the World Cup, including the FIFA Congress vote for the 2026 hosting rights :
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WORLD CUP: Brazil humiliated by Germany at home in 2014

9 days ago   |   By Seattle Pi

Getting what you wish for doesn't always work out well.
Brazil had partly wanted to host the 2014 World Cup to exorcise the ghosts of the past - specifically, its traumatic 1-0 loss to Uruguay in the final match of the 1950 tournament at home in Rio de Janeiro.
Watched, it is said, by about 200,000 at the Maracana Stadium, that match left an indelible mark on Brazil's psyche, so much so that the team changed the color of its shirt from white to the now-famous yellow. It's been termed The Maracanazo - roughly speaking, the Maracana Blow.
And despite winning five World Cups after that, the...
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The Latest: Infantino to stand again for FIFA presidency

9 days ago   |   By Seattle Pi

MOSCOW - The Latest at the World Cup, including the FIFA Congress vote for the 2026 hosting rights, :
2:25 p.m.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino will stand for re-election in June next year.
Infantino confirmed his expected candidacy in a speech about leadership, minutes after FIFA member federations voted for the United States, Canada and Mexico to host the 2026 world Cup.
The 134-65 vote over Morocco's bid will help secure FIFA's financial future, with the North American bid likely securing billions of dollars in extra revenue.
Infantino says leaders must bring "clarity, decisiveness...
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Lopetegui set to take Real Madrid reins

Lopetegui set to take Real Madrid reins

9 days ago   |   By FIFA

Real Madrid have announced that Julen Lopetegui will take over at the club following the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, looking set to lead the current European champions into the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018.
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FIFA Congress as-it-happened: United Bid to host 2026 World Cup

9 days ago   |   By ESPN

Episode 1 of Project Russia where we look behind the scenes as the Brazil squad arrive, Ramos squirts water and Salah is put through his paces.
The 2018 World Cup is almost upon us, but FIFA has been deciding who will host the 2026 event, and it's the United bid of U.S., Mexico and Canada.
Join the chat and post comments / questions using the hashtag AskESPNFC.
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