Pavard’s stunner against Argentina voted Goal of 2018 World Cup

Paris, July 26 : France right back Benjamin Pavard’s sublime volley against Argentina at the 2018 FIFA World Cup has been voted Goal of the Tournament, FIFA has announced on its official website. The world’s biggest football tournament in Russia produced 169 goals in 64 matches, reports Xinhua news agency. Pavard, 22, netted the equalizer […]

Twitter records 115 billion impressions during FIFA World Cup 2018

New Delhi, July 18 : The FIFA World Cup 2018 drama not just unfolded on the pitch in Russia but was also played out on Twitter in a massive way. Whether it was to celebrate heart-pounding victories, watch live tournament analysis on the platform or to show sportsmanship despite tough defeats, football fans across the […]

Uruguayan city wants to name France forward Griezmann as distinguished guest

Montevideo, July 17 : Uruguay’s capital Montevideo seeks to name France football team’s forward Antoine Griezmann as a distinguished visitor during his possible visit to the South American country, Deputy Secretary of the Montevideo City Hall, Christian Di Candia has said. Di Candia said Montevideo mayor Daniel Martinez “requested to start the administrative process” of […]

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 […]

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 […]