Putin presents Trump with FIFA World Cup’s official ball

Helsinki, July 16 : Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday presented his US counterpart Donald Trump with an official ball of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and wished the American leader a successful organisation of the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Putin handed over the official match ball of the 2018 World Cup to Trump at […]

France’s World Cup champions arrive in Paris

Paris, July 16 : France’s 2018 FIFA World Cup champions arrived in Paris on Monday with their golden trophy in hand, after beating Croatia 4-2 in the final in Moscow. Les Blues are expected to head to a victory parade down the Champs Elysees avenue in an open-top bus, where hundreds of thousands of people […]

Alaves sign forward Baston on loan from Swansea

Vitoria (Spain), July 16 : La Liga club Alaves announced on Monday the signing of Spanish forward Borja Baston on a one-year loan contract from Swansea City, who were relegated from the English Premier League last football season. This is Alaves’ third summer signing, following Jony Rodriguez and Ximo Navarro, reports Efe. “The Madrid-born striker […]

Russia to expel football fans trying to illegally enter Europe

Moscow, July 16 : Foreign football fans who attempted to enter Europe through Russian territory with FIFA World Cup Fan IDs will be expelled from the country, Russian First Deputy Interior Minister Aleksandr Gorovoy said on Monday. “Foreign citizens who stayed legally in Russia with Fan IDs but tried to cross the border with Western […]

London Tube Station renamed to honour England coach Gareth Southgate

London, July 16 : In a show of appreciation for Englands good performance at the FIFA World Cup, Londons Southgate Tube station will be renamed Gareth Southgate station for 48 hours from Monday morning in honour of the squads head coach, it was announced on Monday. The honour comes after England finished fourth at the […]

West Bengal’s Chandannagar celebrate’s France’s World Cup win

By Debayan Mukherjee Kolkata, July 16 : The football mad state of West Bengal which was otherwise missing its euphoria of a World Cup final due to non-involvement of Brazil and Argentina, sprung to life in certain pockets after France lifted their second title beating Croatia 4-2 in the final. From Chandannagar, located 35 kilometres […]