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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

West Ham Utd sign Anderson from Lazio

West Ham United have signed attacking midfielder Felipe ­Anderson from Lazio on a four-year contract for a club-record fee, the Premier League side said on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2018/7/15 21:38:40

Underdogs had their day at FIFA world championship

The World Cup final between France and Croatia in Moscow on Sunday brought the curtain down on a month-long festival of football that has changed perceptions of the host country while also giving hope to the underdog on the field.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/15 21:28:40

China a constant presence in Russia as World Cup dream lives on

China's national football team might have been out of sight on football pitches during the World Cup in Russia, but the country certainly hasn't been out of mind.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/7/15 7:51:28

Feature: Croatia set for grand celebrations for national football team

The final match of the World Cup has yet to be played, but Croatia is already preparing the biggest party in the country's history.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/7/15 7:49:23

Hazard leads Belgium to third place with 2-0 win over England

Goals from Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard saw Belgium to a 2-0 win over England in the World Cup play-off for third place in Saint Petersburg on Saturday and saw the Belgians to their best ever finish in a World Cup.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/7/15 7:41:24

Analysis: Six players to watch in the World Cup final

We identify six players to watch in Sunday's World Cup final between France and Croatia at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/7/15 7:23:41

Belgium's Martinez proud and England's Southgate realistic after 3rd place play-off

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez was able to celebrate leading his side to their best ever finish after goals from Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard gave them a 2-0 win over England in the third-place play-off on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/7/15 7:20:44

France coach Deschamps has created a 'miracle': Lloris

France goalkeeper and captain Hugo Lloris has lauded Les Bleus coach Didier Deschamps for guiding the team to the World Cup final against Croatia on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/7/15 6:50:40

Mbappe not given 'special status' in France team, says coach Deschamps

France coach Didier Deschamps says that teenage forward Kylian Mbappe does not receive any special treatment in the team despite his status as an emerging superstar.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/7/15 6:45:25

England, Belgium seek WC redemption

England manager Gareth Southgate admits the World Cup third-place playoff is a game that no team wants to play, but Saturday's match against Belgium offers the chance to finish the tournament on a winning note.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/7/13 22:08:41

There is more to Croatia than just Modric magic

Croatia's run to the World Cup final is largely down to Luka Modric's tireless work in midfield but their ability to switch tactics efficiently should be a warning for opponents France on Sunday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/7/13 22:08:40

FIFA confirm no positive drug tests in 2018 World Cup

FIFA confirmed on Thursday that there have so far all of the doping tests carried out before and during the 2018 World Cup finals have given negative results.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/7/13 8:30:36

Fulham beat Chelsea, Dortmund to sign Cote d'Ivoire midfielder Seri

Cote d'Ivoire international Jean-Michel Seri signed for Fulham on Thursday in a real coup for the Premier League new boys as he preferred them to Chelsea and German Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/12 22:53:16

Croatia's Vida apologizes for Ukraine comments

Croatia defender Domagoj Vida apologized after his team's World Cup semifinal victory over England on Wednesday for speaking out in support of Russia's neighbor and adversary Ukraine.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/7/12 22:53:16