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Klopp fears post-World Cup injury woe

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp fears the grueling demands of international football are putting players at such risk that "we have to collect their bones" during the coming season.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/19 23:38:41

China should continue to grow football: Ronaldo

Football megastar Cristiano Ronaldo said Thursday that China should remain ambitious and continue to promote the sport if it wants to be a world powerhouse.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/7/19 23:38:40

New free-kick contests to be introduced to Chinese kids

Free Kick Masters, a skill-based international football competition is set to be introduced into China, said its Chinese ­partner StarsAllianz on Wednesday.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/7/18 22:43:41

Iniesta may make Japan pro-soccer debut for Vissel Kobe on Sunday

Andres Iniesta could make his J.League debut at the weekend when his new club Vissel Kobe host Shonan Bellmare, the Spaniard said after arriving in Japan on Wednesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/7/18 22:43:39

Abidal liver transplant legal: health authority

A liver transplant for cancer-stricken ex-Barcelona footballer Eric Abidal was carried out according to the law, Spanish health authorities said Tuesday, dismissing reports of organ trafficking.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/17 22:23:40

Cahill retires from Australia intl duty

Australia's all-time leading goal-scorer Tim Cahill retired from international football on Tuesday, ending an illustrious career that has taken him to four World Cups.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/17 22:18:40

Giroud savors glory despite criticism

France striker Olivier Giroud says ­criticism has always motivated him to do better and the 31-year-old is pleased to ­silence his detractors with his ­stellar work rate in his team's World Cup ­triumph in Russia.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/7/17 22:18:39

Back to harsh reality for Croatia after a miracle World Cup run

It was a dream run that came agonizingly close to being crowned with a World Cup title but for Croatia now comes a return to a harsh soccer reality of sketchy infrastructure and scandals.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/7/16 22:43:40

World Cup triumph 'just the beginning' for France

Kylian Mbappe and another supremely talented generation of French players may just be getting started after overcoming Croatia to win the World Cup in Russia.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/16 22:43:40

Ronaldo greets Juve fans, sparks Champions League dreams

Juventus fans gave Cristiano Ronaldo a rousing welcome on Monday as the club prepared to unveil the superstar summer signing they hope will bring the Champions League trophy back to Turin.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/16 21:48:39

Paulinho goes back to Guangzhou

Brazil's Paulinho swaps the World Cup and Barcelona for the Chinese Super League (CSL) this week as he returns on loan to rescue Guangzhou Evergrande's flagging bid for an eighth straight title.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/16 21:43:40

Griezmann: 'Our children will be proud'

France forward Antoine Griezmann hailed his "extraordinary" teammates after Les Blues won the World Cup for a second time on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/7/16 9:28:46

2019 FIFA Club World Cup has 'big chance' to be held in China, Infantino has told Jack Ma

The 2019 FIFA Club World Cup has "a big chance" to be held in China, FIFA President Infantino has agreed in a meeting with Jack Ma, Executive Chairman of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, the tournament's top sponsor.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/7/16 9:28:04

Croatia showed that small nations can dream, says coach Dalic

Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic said his side's appearance in the World Cup final should provide inspiration to other small national teams striving for international football success.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/7/16 9:05:43

Brazil legend Pele congratulates Kylian Mbappe

Brazil legend Pele paid tribute to teenage forward Kylian Mbappe after his goal in France's 4-2 victory over Croatia in the World Cup final on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/7/16 8:48:58

Kane wins Golden Boot, Modric, Golden Ball and Courtois Golden Gloves in 2018 World Cup

The 2018 World Cup saw France crowned as Champions for the second time in their history 20 years after coach Didier Deschamps was one of the players who lifted the trophy for the first time on home soil in 1998, but apart from the big prize, there were other important awards decided on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/7/16 8:45:46

Mbappe and Griezmann vital as France win 2018 World Cup final

Kylian Mbappe was decisive in the second half as France banished the ghosts of their defeat in the 2016 European Championship final to beat Croatia 4-2 to win the 2018 World Cup in Moscow on Sunday and claim the trophy for the second time in their history.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/7/16 8:44:07

French win 2018 World Cup with 4-2 triumph over Croatia

France won the 2018 World Cup after defeating Croatia 4-2 in the final played in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/7/16 8:28:25