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Woman dies in freak accident after falling on wine glass while celebrating World Cup

Woman dies in freak accident after falling on wine glass while celebrating World Cup

Tamra Maiochi suffered the freak accident as the referee blew the whistle after the game on Wednesday.
World Cup 2018: France v Argentina – live!

World Cup 2018: France v Argentina – live!

World Cup updates from the first last-16 tie of Russia 2018Jorge Valdano: I love football because it’s the opposite of scienceEmail Jacob here or tweet him here with your thoughts 2.54pm BST Here come
Kylian Mbappé doubles up in France’s rollercoaster victory over Argentina

Kylian Mbappé doubles up in France’s rollercoaster victory over Argentina

Dreams can endure only so long before they are overwhelmed by reality – and there are few realities quite so brutally uncompromising as the pace and finishing of Kylian Mbappé, who scored twice and
Waistcoat sales are picking up because everyone wants to look like Gareth Southgate

Waistcoat sales are picking up because everyone wants to look like Gareth Southgate

The England manager is boldly leading a one-man waistcoat revolution.
Spain eliminated from World Cup after losing to Russia in penalty shootout

Spain eliminated from World Cup after losing to Russia in penalty shootout

Russia shockingly eliminated Spain from the World Cup, surviving two hours of dominance by the 2010 champions in a 1-1 draw and then winning a penalty shootout 4-3.
Croatia through to quarter finals after beating Denmark on penalties

Croatia through to quarter finals after beating Denmark on penalties

Croatia came back after conceding in the opening minute to earn a World Cup quarter-final berth after edging Denmark 3-2 in a penalty shootout after the two sides drew 1-1 in the round of 16 match on

Over-excited football fan gets a beating for celebrating on top of police car

Celebrations turned wild after Russia's surprise World Cup win over Spain.
A wild night: Russia win and Moscow parties as never before

A wild night: Russia win and Moscow parties as never before

After Russia stunned Spain at the World Cup its capital was mobbed for a boozy, noisy, carefree night – and police turned a blind eyeJudging by the way Moscow celebrated, Russia have won the World
Why are so many of England's World Cup footballers from Yorkshire?

Why are so many of England's World Cup footballers from Yorkshire?

Much has been made of the number of players from the county in the England squad: is it something in the water?When Eileen Hetherington first met Kyle Walker, he was a scrawny 11-year-old starting at
Neymar's World Cup dive gives us the top-notch memes we've been waiting for

Neymar's World Cup dive gives us the top-notch memes we've been waiting for

Brazilian soccer star Neymar and terrible flops are a combination that we can always expect when his team hits the pitch — and he did not disappoint on Monday.Neymar's penchant for exaggeration is
Japan and its fans give us the classiest World Cup exit we could hope for

Japan and its fans give us the classiest World Cup exit we could hope for

While Monday's World Cup action gave us some typical Neymar antics, it also delivered a bittersweet moment of class. It happened following Japan's heartbreaking loss to Belgium. After going up 2-0 in
‘Psychic’ octopus who correctly predicted World Cup results sold for food before tournament ends

‘Psychic’ octopus who correctly predicted World Cup results sold for food before tournament ends

Rabiot, a giant pacific octopus, was right in his predictions that Japan would beat Colombia in their opening match, draw with Senegal and lose to Poland.
Most Thrilling Half Of The World Cup Ends With Belgium Sticking A Dagger In Japan's Heart

Most Thrilling Half Of The World Cup Ends With Belgium Sticking A Dagger In Japan's Heart

After an uneventful first 45 minutes, Belgium and Japan put together the best half of soccer in what has already been an extremely entertaining World Cup. Belgium generated more dangerous chances and
Romelu Lukaku Is A Genius

Romelu Lukaku Is A Genius

More than any other soccer skill, positional awareness comes with the widest gulf between how important it is to a team’s success and how readily noticeable it is to the casual fan watching at home.
People Have Feelings About Neymar’s Dramatic Reactions at the World Cup

People Have Feelings About Neymar’s Dramatic Reactions at the World Cup

Brazil bested Mexico in their latest World Cup match
What Belgium’s World Cup team says about the spread of English across Europe

What Belgium’s World Cup team says about the spread of English across Europe

Linguistically, Belgium is complicated. The country is wedged between France, The Netherlands, and Germany. And so Belgians speak versions of French, Dutch, and German, depending…
Neymar flair knocks out Mexico and gifts Brazil a spot in quarter-finals

Neymar flair knocks out Mexico and gifts Brazil a spot in quarter-finals

Neymar flaunted his flair and his theatrics with a goal and an assist Monday to lead Brazil into the quarterfinals at the World Cup with a 2-0 victory over Mexico.
Belgium fight back from 2-0 down to beat Japan, qualifying for quarter-finals

Belgium fight back from 2-0 down to beat Japan, qualifying for quarter-finals

Neymar flaunted his flair and his theatrics with a goal and an assist Monday to lead Brazil into the quarterfinals at the World Cup with a 2-0 victory over Mexico.
Japan leaves touching thank you note and a spotless locker room after World Cup loss

Japan leaves touching thank you note and a spotless locker room after World Cup loss

If the World Cup was determined strictly on the basis of sportsmanship, Japan's team would win this thing no question.Sadly, though, that's not how it goes — as Japan knows all too well. Their mens
Japan’s Players Redefine Sportsmanship By Cleaning Up Locker Room After Losing at the World Cup

Japan’s Players Redefine Sportsmanship By Cleaning Up Locker Room After Losing at the World Cup

Not even a World Cup loss is an excuse for bad manners, apparently