world cup 2018

Your daily smile: Lionel Messi stuns reporter who gave him a good luck charm

Your daily smile: Lionel Messi stuns reporter who gave him a good luck charm

Lionel Messi and the Argentina national men's soccer team squeaked by Nigeria and into the knock-out round of the World Cup on Tuesday in very dramatic fashion. But it seems he had a little help

A new smartphone found a novel way to make the entire front of the phone one giant screen

If you’ve purchased a smartphone in the last year, or even seen pretty much any smartphone released in that time, you’ve probably noticed a new…
Holders Germany knocked out after shock 2-0 defeat to South Korea

Holders Germany knocked out after shock 2-0 defeat to South Korea

Defending world champions Germany crashed out of the World Cup after a shock 2-0 loss to South Korea on Wednesday, while Sweden powered into the last 16 by beating Mexico.
Brazil beat Serbia to cruise through to final 16

Brazil beat Serbia to cruise through to final 16

Goals by Paulinho and Thiago Silva steered a much-improved Brazil to a 2-0 victory over a battling but ultimately outclassed Serbia on Wednesday and into a World Cup second-round meeting with Mexico.

Millions of Americans watching World Cup on their iPhone or iPad

Living in America, it’s sometimes easy to forget the FIFA World Cup is going on now in Russia. Soccer isn’t one of the Big Four U.S. sports. Heck, most Americans don’t even call it by the right name.
The South Korean players who sent Germany crashing out of the World Cup

The South Korean players who sent Germany crashing out of the World Cup

Going into the match, Kim Young-gwon was despised by his own fans, now he’s a national heroHeading into the match against Germany, the South Korean player who scored the opening goal was despised by
Pictures of Germany fans worth a thousand words as team crash out of World Cup

Pictures of Germany fans worth a thousand words as team crash out of World Cup

It was the surprise of the tournament so far and for some Germany supporters, a crushing World Cup defeat to South Korea proved too much to bear.
Messi Stunned A Reporter By Revealing He Kept A Good Luck Charm From The Reporter's Mom

Messi Stunned A Reporter By Revealing He Kept A Good Luck Charm From The Reporter's Mom

Lionel Messi shocked a reporter by revealing that he had not only kept a good luck charm the reporter had given him, but that he had worn it during Argentina’s 2-1 win over Nigeria, which allowed
Colombia and Japan pass through to final 16

Colombia and Japan pass through to final 16

Colombia beat Senegal 1-0 to top World Cup Group H on Thursday as Japan also qualified for the last 16 despite being beaten by a single goal by Poland.
Strip club next to England team hotel is offering players freebies

Strip club next to England team hotel is offering players freebies

The squad have been offered any of the club's services for free if they fancy a celebration after their match against Belgium tonight.
Belgium gain early points against England by handing Theresa May football shirt

Belgium gain early points against England by handing Theresa May football shirt

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel jumped at the chance of some World Cup banter.
Bank of England expert: World Cup feelgood factor backs case for rate rise

Bank of England expert: World Cup feelgood factor backs case for rate rise

Chief economist Andy Haldane says England’s displays have boosted consumer spendingThe performances of Harry Kane and his team-mates in the World Cup are helping the economy bounce back from its
RISE NY x adidas Reveal “We Are One” World Cup Capsule

RISE NY x adidas Reveal “We Are One” World Cup Capsule

Brand: Rise x adidas Key Pieces: The collection features a black Samara long sleeve tee, a black and grey Moskva jersey, a black St. Petersburg coach’s jacket, black Moskva shorts, and black Sochi
Photos: What true die-hard football fans wear to the World Cup

Photos: What true die-hard football fans wear to the World Cup

At the World Cup, there’s national pride, and then there’s national pride. Since the championship began on June 14, soccer fans from around the world…
Belgium to play Japan, England to face Colombia in final 16

Belgium to play Japan, England to face Colombia in final 16

A superb second-half strike from Adnan Januzaj gave Belgium a 1-0 win over England on Thursday to see them top World Cup Group G with a perfect record and consign England to second place, with both
One of the World Cup’s greatest upsets took place on this day in 1950

One of the World Cup’s greatest upsets took place on this day in 1950

England easily made it through the group stage of the World Cup, and having lost to Belgium in its final group-stage match will play Colombia…

World Cup 2018: The African Teams Depart Early

Clint Smith writes about the early departure of Senegal, Nigeria, and the other African nations from the 2018 World Cup.
Mexican parade at World Cup cancelled after fears of proximity to Lenin's grave

Mexican parade at World Cup cancelled after fears of proximity to Lenin's grave

A Day of the Dead-themed parade in Moscow was called off after communist lawmakers objectedMexican soccer fans have called off a Day of the Dead-themed parade in Moscow’s Red Square after communist

South Korean team pelted with eggs and Union Jack cushions after World Cup defeat

As the squad lined up for a photo call at Incheon International Airport, not all of the crowd seemed happy to see them.