France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has announced his retirement from international football aged 36. The Tottenham captain’s decision comes three weeks after France were beaten by Argentina on penalties in the 2022 World Cup final on 18 December. Lloris had captained his country to World Cup victory four years earlier when they won the 2018 tournament. “I’ve decided to stop my Read More
A video has captured summary list of incredible feats, Edson Arantes do Nascimento ‘Pele’ achieved throughout his career.
After winning FIFA World Cup, the hotel room, Argentina star, Lionel Messi stayed during the recently concluded #Qatar2022 World Cup is set to be turned into a museum. Recall that Messi was named player of the tournament after netting twice in the dramatic final against France in the 2022 World Cup. His achievements are now set to be immortalised, with Read More
Blaise Matuidi, a World Cup winner with France in 2018, said on Friday he was retiring, a year after he last played. The 35-year-old, who started the World Cup final win over Croatia in Russia four years ago, had been omitted from Inter Miami’s squad for this season. Midfielder Matuidi won Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain and Serie A with Read More
FIFA are investigating how celebrity chef Salt Bae gained “undue access” to the pitch after the World Cup final where he enthusiastically posed for photos with surprised Argentina players including a bemused and irritated Lionel Messi. Salt Bae, whose real name is Nusret Gokce, was pictured holding and kissing the trophy after Argentina beat France in Sunday’s final in Qatar. Read More
Football fans who attended the opening game of the just concluded #WorldCup2022 received extra special gifts from the hosts – Qatar.
The Moroccan national football team returned home to a heroes welcome, with tens of thousands of joyous fans out in the streets to cheer them on after the players exceeded the country’s wildest expectations to finish fourth at the #WorldCup in Qatar.
French president, Emmanuel Macron, was seen consoling Kylian Mbappe after France ‘s dramatic World Cup final loss to Argentina.
The winner of FIFA 2022 World Cup, Argentina received the highest prize money in the competition, $42 million, while the runner-up, France got $30 million. $440 million in prize money were allotted for the just concluded World Cup, with teams receiving larger sums according to how far they advanced in the competition. Full prize money won by all countries represented Read More
World Cup winner, Lionel Messi, has achieved another new milestone, hours after becoming the world champion. This comes after pictures he posted following his country’s win over France to clinch the World Cup on Sunday became the most-liked post on Instagram with 56.4 million likes. Messi’s likes surpassed that from a post of Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo – a Louis Vuitton ad featuring Read More
Lionel Messi and his Argentina team-mates have celebrated their 2022 World Cup victory by singing “I don’t care what the f*g journalists say” in front of the media in Qatar.
As 2022 World Cup ended with Argentina winning the tournament, individual awards for players who were outstanding during the tournament has been given with Messi winning the best player of the tournament. Other winners include; Young Player of the Year: Enzo Fernandez – Argentina Golden Gloves: Emiliano Martinez – Argentina Golden Boots: Kylian Mbappe – France Golden Ball: Lionel Messi Read More
Kylian Mbappe becomes first player to score World Cup final hat-trick since Geoff Hurst as he twice brings France back level with Argentina and overtakes Pele and Zinedine Zidane After Kyllian Mbappe stunning three goals, the game has gone into penalty shoot out. Martinez is having a massive impact mentally in this penalty shootout. That penalty from Dybala takes some Read More
The 2022 World Cup final between Argentina and France has gone to extra time following an enthralling 2-2 draw after ninety minutes. Lionel Messi opened the scoring from the penalty spot. Angel Di Maria doubled Argentina’s lead after a sensational pass from Alexis Mac Allister. But Kyllian Mbappe hit back from the penalty spot before scoring a sensational second just moments later to level Read More
The half ends with Antoine Griezmann floating a free-kick through the box and out for a goal-kick. It has been a shockingly one-sided half of football. Argentina in total control and deservedly so. Thanks to Lionel Messi and Angel Dimaria’s goals
Popular Nigerian singer and music boss, Davido is back on social media platforms after weeks of mourning his late don, Ifeanyi Adeleke. Davido shared a picture of himself and his wife, on Instagram, Sunday ahead of his performance at the closing ceremony of the World Cup in Qatar. He said, “worldcupqatar2022.”
Lionel Messi will be hoping to secure the trophy that would cement his status as perhaps the game’s greatest ever player. The 35-year-old will bow out on the global stage backed by a soccer-mad country that has sent legions of fans to the Mideast. Kylian Mbappé could solidify his claim as the young pretender to Messi’s throne if the speedy and Read More
Gareth Southgate will stay on as England manager, according to reports, after he had considered walking away under mounting criticism. The Telegraph reports that the 52-year-old former Middlesbrough manager has not yet told the English Football Association that he wants to remain in the position, and has come to his decision after taking time to consider his future with England having Read More
Superb goals from Josko Gvardiol and Mislav Orsic helped Croatia beat Morocco 2-1 to finish in third place for the second time at a World Cup. The victory also sees Croatia captain Luka Modric end what is likely to be his last World Cup with a bronze medal, although the 37-year-old has yet to call time on his international career. Read More
France star, Ousmane Dembele, has opened up on what Argentina star, Lionel Messi discussed with him ahead of 2022 FIFA #WorldCup final. The former Borussia Dortmund star revealed the advice Argentina captain, Lionel Messi gave him at Barcelona ahead of both teams’ 2022 FIFA World Cup final clash on Sunday. Dembele will go up against Messi in this year’s World Read More
The World Cup 2022 draws to a close on Sunday, with France taking on Argentina in the final in Qatar, and the closing ceremony being staged before kick off at the Lusali Stadium. The curtains come down on the 2022 global soccer tournament with Lionel Messi and Argentina hoping to beat defending champions France. With the eyes of the world Read More
Gianni Infantino says FIFA will launch a new 32-team men’s Club World Cup starting in 2025 and revealed they will ‘rediscuss’ the 2026 World Cup group stage format. The new Club World Cup concept was initially meant to launch in China in 2021 with 24 teams but was cancelled due to the pandemic – and is now set for a Read More
Fernando Santos has left his role as head coach of Portugal following their World Cup exit. It follows Portugal’s shock 1-0 defeat to Morocco in the quarter-finals in Qatar. Santos, who led Portugal to victory at Euro 2016 as well as the inaugural Nations League in 2018-19, took the bold decision to drop Cristiano Ronaldo following the group stage. It Read More
A security guard at the Lusail Stadium in Qatar, John Njau Kibue, has been confirmed dead after three days in the intensive care unit. The 24-year-old Kenyan reportedly fell off the stadium building. The organisers of the World Cup have launched an investigation to ascertain the cause of the tragedy. He suffered critical injuries in the early hours of Saturday, Read More
France set up a World Cup final showdown against Argentina as Randal Kolo Muani’s goal 44 seconds after coming off the bench helped secure a 2-0 victory over Morocco in the last four. Reigning champions France, seeking to become the first side to win back-to-back World Cups since Brazil in 1962, took the lead after only five minutes when defender Read More