Wednesday, 18 July, 2018

It’s a European revolution at this World Cup

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Varane, who headed home Antoine Griezmann's free kick to open the scoring for France in their 2-0 quarter-final victory over Uruguay on Friday, said he was pleased at how France's relatively young team was maturing as they progressed.

The #NeymarChallenge is pretty simple- One has go keep doing their job and when someone yells, "Neymar!", they have to stop, fall and roll on the floor (or ground) doing their best impression Neymar's diving. The 1998 (six OGs) and 2014 (five OGs) editions are in second and third place in that list.

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, RUSSIA-The minirevolt that started eight months ago, when Sweden toppled Italy in qualifying and barred the four-time champions from the World Cup for the first time since 1958, is blowing up into a full rebellion at the tournament itself.

"It's a super exciting game with great players on both sides", France defender Benjamin Pavard said.

For better or worse Brazil star Neymar grabbed a lot of headlines at this World Cup.

With rumours that Cristiano Ronaldo is inching ever closer to a move to Juventus, both players have also been linked with moves to Real Madrid in the last few months.

And if Belgium become the newest and ninth country to win the World Cup they would prove that the counter-attack is also just as rewarding.

Eden Hazard is one of the French academy system's finest exports in the past decade but he could be the man to end Didier Deschamps's bid for World Cup glory.

The irony of Thierry Henry, one of France's all-time soccer greats, plotting his own country's downfall at the World Cup in Russian Federation has not been lost on his former team mate Didier Deschamps, who calls it a freaky situation.

Fifa World Cup has always been dominated by the traditional powerhouses of football.

Argentina was eliminated from World Cup contention in the first of the knockout rounds.

In one of the most-anticipated matches of the tournament so far, host nation Russian Federation crashed out of the world cup after losing to Croatia in the penalty shootout.

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