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Couch-Throwing, Corruption and a World Cup Carnival That Divides Croatia

3 monthes ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Croatia has gone mad. World Cup fever has turned the country into a carnival. Among the viral videos of fans celebrating, there is one that perfectly captures the hysteria...
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French coach Deschamps eyes crowing glory with World Cup win

3 monthes ago   |   By The Scotsman

Half-time at the 1998 World Cup final, France are 2-0 up against Brazil. In the dressing room, Zinedine Zidane is flat on his back on the floor, legs raised on a bench, catching his breath after scoring both goals. Other players are getting thigh massages. But Didier Deschamps, the captain and a relentless bundle of energy, is bending Les Bleus' ears, exhorting his team-mates to keep up the pressure in the second half.
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Top three battles in the World Cup Final

3 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

The World Cup Final is three days away, and there are three areas which could tip the scales in favor of a Croatian upset or an expected French title.

Kante and Pogba vs. Modric, Rakitic, Brozovic
Yes, Antoine
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Croatian president 'can't wait' for World Cup final

3 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

Zagreb, July 13, 2018 - Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said Friday she could not wait for the World Cup final against France, as officials worked overtime to meet the huge demands from fans needing passports. Zlatko Dalic's side reached Sunday's final after beating England 2-1 in extra-time in Moscow on Wednesday, sparking wild scenes of excitement both in the Luzhniki Stadium and in Croatia. "I feel extremely excited, I don't know how I will wait until Sunday," said Grabar-Kitarovic, who is going to attend the game. "Regardless of Sunday's result, which I believe will be a...
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From Pele's 'sombrero' to Tardelli's 'madness': remarkable interviews with five World Cup final goalscorers

3 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

The World Cup final is football's grandest showpiece, with the potential to turn players into legends. For the 1950 World Cup final, when Brazil played at the MaracanĂ£, he and all his friends were preparing all this food for a big party because they were expecting to become champions. Brazil lost.
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