World Cup: Croatia hot favourites against lacklustre Denmark

Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), June 30 : In-form Croatia will be hot favourites against Denmark, who have looked lacklustre in the group stages, when the two sides clash in a World Cup pre-quarterfinal here on Sunday. Croatia have won all their Group D matches, including a 3-0 hammering of Lionel Messi’s Argentina. Led by Real Madrid’s […]

World Cup offers short term economic boom to hosts, competing nations

[Moscow: In this photo taken on Friday, June 29, 2018, tourists and soccer fans walk in the State Shop, GUM, decorated with giant soccer balls during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia. The World Cup is sending business surging across the 11 Russian cities hosting soccer?Äôs biggest show. Bars, taxi services, dumpling sellers […]

World Cup offers short term economic boom to hosts, competing nations

Moscow, June 30 : So far the 2018 World Cup in Russia has been a success as fans from all around the World have enjoyed a football celebration which still has just over a fortnight left to run and which should being economic benefits, not just to the host nation, but to those taking part. […]

Chinese women’s soccer star Ren bets on Belgium in World Cup

Changchun, June 30 : Ren Guixin, the vice captain of the Chinese women’s national football team, spoke highly of Belgium at the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia. As an ordinary fan, the Chinese woman footballer shared her point of view as the World Cup starts its knockout phase on Saturday evening, reports Xinhua news […]

Mexico captain calls out Neymar for embellishment

Moscow, June 30 : Mexico captain Andres Guardado has said that FIFA and match referees should be aware of Brazilian star Neymar’s tendency to “exaggerate fouls.” “We all know Neymar. It’s not up to me or us to judge, but the referees and FIFA,” Guardado said during a press conference on Friday, ahead of Mexico’s […]

Rakitic backs Neymar to regain peak form at World Cup

Roschino (Russia), June 30 : Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic believes Brazil talisman Neymar is on the verge of recapturing his best form after an inauspicious start to the World Cup in Russia. Neymar has scored just once in Brazil’s first three matches: a stoppage-time strike in a 2-0 win over Costa Rica, reports Xinhua news […]