Germany win 2-1 in friendly match against Peru

Sinsheim (Germany), Sep 10 : The German national team took advantage of Peru’s defensive errors to win a match that started with a great goal by Peru’s Luis Advincula, in a friendly played here. The match on Sunday was only the second time Germany and Peru have met in 48 years, the first time was […]

Arturo Vidal inks contract with Barcelona

Barcelona, Aug 6 : Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal has signed a three-year contract with Barcelona after passing all required medical tests, the Spanish club said on Monday. After signing the contract along with Barcelona vice president Jordi Mestre, 31-year-old Vidal headed to Camp Nou stadium for his official presentation, reports Efe. Vidal said he aims […]

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 […]

FIFA World Cup: Croatia beat England 2-1 to enter final for first time

Moscow, July 12 : Croatia entered the final of the FIFA World Cup for the first time as a late goal from striker Mario Mandzukic helped them overcome a combative England with a 2-1 victory here on Wednesday to set-up a title-decider against France. Croatia, featuring in a World Cup semi-final only for the second […]

World Cup: France beat Belgium 1-0 to book final spot

St. Petersburg, July 11 : France edged past Belgium 1-0 to book their place in the final of the FIFA World Cup in a rip-roaring semi-final clash here on Tuesday. Centre-back Samuel Umtiti headed home from close range in the 51st minute and that proved to be the winner in a match littered with goal-scoring […]

Four things we learned from FIFA World Cup quarters

Samara (Russia), July 8 : The 2018 FIFA World Cup now has its four semi-finalists after a typically thrilling set of quarter-finals. Here are four things we learned as eight contenders for the title were reduced to four, reports Xinhua news agency: 1. Courage can only take you so far: Russia bowed out of the […]