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Tamojit Chakraborty

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Argentina

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Argentina midfield key in Poland do-or-die clash

Argentina take on Poland in their last group game at Stadium 974 on Wednesday, and the midfield, not Lionel Messi, is the difference maker. After beating Mexico 2-0 on Saturday evening, the Albiceleste must avoid defeat against the Poles to qualify for the Round of 16 in Qatar. The South American outfit could also go […]

Inter Miami CF

/ 2 days ago

Lionel Messi set to join Inter Miami next season

Lionel Messi could be plying his trade in MLS next year with Inter Miami close to agreeing a deal with the Argentine superstar. The David Beckham co-owned Miami based franchise are confident that the 35-year-old will sign the deal after the World Cup in Qatar. Should Messi agree to sign on the dotted lines, the […]

Canada

/ 2 days ago

Croatia send Canada out of the World Cup

Andrej Kramaric scored a fine brace as Croatia overturned an early deficit to eliminate Canada from the World Cup at the Khalifa International stadium on Sunday evening. Alphonso Davies gave the North American nation a dream start with a thumping header from Tajon Buchanan’s cross from the right wing with only 68 seconds played. Croatia […]

Iran

/ 2 days ago

US Soccer removes images that supported Iran protests

US Soccer got itself into political firestorm this weekend when it was revealed that the USMNT Twitter account had posted images earlier this weekend of the Iran flag with the Islamic Republic symbol removed. A US Soccer spokesman said it was a move to "show support for the women in Iran fighting for basic human […]

Costa Rica

/ 2 days ago

Costa Rica stun Japan to blow Group E wide open

Costa Rica beat Japan 1-0 at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium thanks to a 81st minute strike from Keysher Fuller that blew qualification from World Cup Group E wide open. Giant killers Japan who shocked Germany in the opening round hardly got a foothold in the game and would be left ruing their chances to […]

Denmark

/ 3 days ago

Wins for France and Poland against Denmark and Saudi Arabia

France became the first team to qualify for the knockout stages of the World Cup beating a spirited Demark side by 2-1. Kylian Mbappe scored both goals for the defending Champions at the Stadium 974 on Saturday evening. Les Blues hardly dominated against their European counterparts but are peaking at the right time despite their […]

Belgium

/ 3 days ago

Kevin de Bruyne says Belgium are too old to win World Cup

Belgium midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has claimed that the national side have ‘no chance to win the World Cup’ and are ‘too old’ for the competition. The Manchester City star went on to say that his country have ‘lost key players’ from the ‘Golden Generation’ that finished third in Russia four years back. Belgium sit […]

Argentina

/ 3 days ago

Saudi Arabia Hervé Renard's halftime speech is incredible

Saudi Arabia grabbed headlines on Tuesday after upsetting pre-tournament favorites Argentina by 2-1. The Asian side scored two quickfire goals in the second half overturning a one goal deficit at the break to beat the La Albiceleste that would eventually go down as one of the greatest World Cup upsets of all time. Herve Renard […]

Argentina

/ 5 days ago

Top 5 best-selling World Cup shirts in United States

After Nike unveiled its USA World Cup kit, many wondered how popular it would be given the negative reaction to the design. Now, thanks to Soccer.com, we can reveal the Top 5 best-selling World Cup shirts. Based on sales from October 1 through November 15, 2022, some of the results may surprise you. Can you […]

FA Cup

/ 6 days ago

Wrexham’s FA Cup game back on ESPN airwaves

Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney's Wrexham team is returning to ESPN airwaves. The Red Dragons are in the FA Cup Second Round, which begins this weekend. It's not exactly the World Cup, but for Wrexham supporters and fans of the Welcome to Wrexham TV series, it's a treat to see Wrexham on US TV. US […]

World Cup 2022

/ 9 days ago

Snapchat debuts World Cup filters and augmented reality

Social media platform Snapchat have introduced a host of new features and user experiences to engage audience for the World Cup in Qatar. Users can now enjoy highlights, try to their favorite national team jerseys, watch behind the scenes content on Snapchat Discover. Snapchatters can also overlay their favorite team’s colors and badge on their […]

Ecuador

/ 9 days ago

Qatar 0:2 Ecuador: Three things we learned

Enner Valencia’s brace gave Ecuador a comfortable 2-0 win over hosts Qatar in the opening game of the 2022 World Cup. The hosts rarely threatened to score and didn’t have a shot on target in the entire 90 minutes as the South Americans put on dominant display at the Al Bayt stadium. Here are the […]

BBC

/ 9 days ago

BBC Qatar World Cup opening in stark contrast to FOX

If you missed the BBC opening to the Qatar World Cup that aired in the United Kingdom, it's important to watch it. Whether you're a soccer fan or not, it shows what happens when you don't have a nation state sponsoring a TV network's coverage. As you may know, the backdrop of the 2022 World […]

France

/ 9 days ago

Major blow for France as Benzema is ruled out of World Cup

France have suffered a major blow in their quest to defend the World Cup trophy as star striker Karim Benzema has been ruled out of the tournament through injury. Head Coach Didier has mentioned that he won’t call in a replacement for the Real Madrid striker. Benzema injured during training Benzema was forced out of […]

USMNT

/ 9 days ago

Dempsey calls this USMNT the best soccer generation yet

Former US Men's National Team (USMNT) forward Clint Dempsey has called the current crop of players in the national side as the country’s ‘Golden Generation’. The 39-year-old former Fulham star who is now a broadcaster feels that the Gregg Berhalter’s side boasts of world class talents that could see them make a deep run in […]

USMNT

/ 10 days ago

USMNT feeling confident for Wales World Cup game

The US Men’s National team take on Wales in their opening World Cup clash on Monday and former goalkeeper Brad Friedel has claimed that the players are in great mood and feel confident about their chances. Head coach Gregg Berhalter has an injury free squad to choose with all 26 players in the squad participating […]

Canada

/ 10 days ago

Alphonso Davies doubtful for Canada World Cup opener

Canada could be dealt a major blow for their World Cup group opener against Belgium on Wednesday as left wing back Alphonso Davies is set to miss the game through injury. It would be huge setback for the North American side when they take the field in what is deemed as the biggest game in […]

Cristiano Ronaldo

/ 10 days ago

Cristiano Ronaldo wax figure debuts at Madame Tussauds

With the World Cup set to kick off tomorrow in Qatar, Cristiano Ronaldo revealed his new wax statue for the Madame Tussauds wax museum in New York on Friday evening. In doing so, the Portugal captain became the first ever athlete to accomplish a “Times Square Makeover”. RONALDO PROMOTES PORTUGAL TO US MARKET The was […]

England

/ 10 days ago

James Maddison likely to miss England-Iran game

James Maddison is set to miss England’s opening encounter against Iran in the World Cup on Monday through injury. The 25-year-old missed a second consecutive day of training at England’s base training camp in Doha completing a solo session indoors. The Leicester City midfielder has been struggling since picking up a knee injury last weekend […]

England

/ 10 days ago

England and Wales to defy FIFA and wear OneLove armbands

England and Wales will defy FIFA and wear their own ‘OneLove’ armband at the World Cup that kicks off in Qatar tomorrow. The recent development comes after the sport’s governing body had launched their own version on the eve of the much-awaited tournament. FIFA has also earlier requested the captains of all the participating nations […]