World Cup

Tens of thousands gathered outside the Wembley in London before the England vs Italy game in July. (Image: onlinegambling.com)

England Banned for One Game Following Incidents at Euro 2020 Final

England has been hit with a stadium ban after the incidents at the Euro 2020 final hosted at the iconic Wembley in London on July 11. England lost the final against Italy on penalties, with problems reported inside and outside the grounds before, during, and after the event. The punishment […]

The World Cup trophy is the most revered in world football. (Image: otbsports.com)

FIFA Boss Supports Biannual World Cup Plan

FIFA president Gianni Infantino is defending the World Football Association’s plans to hold the World Cup every two years. Infantino isn’t bothered by strong opposition from UEFA and CONMEBOL, who are ready to boycott a revamped World Cup. The official claims it’s a matter of “quality” more than anything else, […]

Cristiano Ronaldo will be one of the only 10 owners of the Bugatti Centodieci model. (Image: bugatti.com)

Ronaldo Spends $11 Million on Exclusive Bugatti Centodieci

Cristiano Ronaldo’s luxury auto park is getting ready to welcome a new jewel. Manchester United’s superstar spent $11 million on an ultra-rare Bugatti Centodieci. Only 10 of its kind will be made and delivered next year. The car can go from 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in just 2.4 seconds and […]

Leo Messi scored 80 goals for Argentina, an unmatched record in South America. (Image: Twitter/cbssportsgolazo)

Messi Breaks Scoring Record in Argentina Win Against Uruguay

Lionel Messi became the first South American player to reach 80 international goals when Argentina beat Uruguay 3-0 in the qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Messi put his name on the scoresheet in a match where his national team came out clear winners in front of Luis […]

Neymar is the biggest star in Brazilian football at the moment. (Image: Twitter/futtmais)

Neymar Thinking About Retirement, 2022 World Cup Could be His Last

Brazilian superstar Neymar is already planning for life after football. The 29-year-old revealed the World Cup in 2022 will be his “last.” PSG’s forward says he doesn’t know if he has “the strength of mind to deal with football anymore”. Talking to DAZN, Neymar said he sees next year’s World […]

Spanish players, fans, and journalists were unhappy with the referees' decision to validate Mbappe's goal in the 80th minute. (Image: marca.com)

Controversial Mbappe Goal Decides Nations League Final

France came from one goal down to beat Spain 2-1 in the Nations League final. The game in Milan offered some great moments of football, culminating with Spain keeper Unai Simon threatening the opposite goal in the dying moments of the encounter as Spain pushed for an equalizer. Mikel Oyarzabal […]

Leo Messi won the Ballon d'Or in 2019 for a record sixth time. (Image: Twitter/LEquipe)

Ballon d’Or 2021 Nominees Announced Next Week

After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ballon d’Or is returning. The most prestigious individual trophy in world football will be awarded on Monday, Nov. 29 in a ceremony that will take place at the Ch√Ętelet Theatre in Paris. Nominees for both the men’s and women’s Ballon […]

The World Cup trophy is the most important piece of silverware in world football. (Image: time.com)

UEFA Asks FIFA to Stop Plans for Biennial World Cup

The executive committee of European football’s governing body met this week. The board discussed plans drawn up by FIFA to have a World Cup every two years, with the Euro finals increasing their frequency as well. UEFA is in strict opposition to FIFA’s project. UEFA calls FIFA’s prospect of having […]

Leo Messi celebrated with the Argentinean fans after scoring a hat-trick against Bolivia. (Image: Twitter/Deporte Total)

Messi’s Special Night Leaves Him in Tears

Leo Messi couldn’t hold his tears back as the Argentinean national team finally celebrated winning the Copa America in front of their fans. The restrictions imposed by the pandemic meant Argentina’s players and supporters couldn’t cheer together until now for their triumph against Brazil on July 10. The ceremony started […]

France are the last national team to have won the World Cup, after beating Croatia in Moscow 4-2 in 2018.

Europe and South America are Ready to Boycott Biennial World Cup

Aleksander Ceferin, the UEFA president, is openly against the idea of the World Cup being played every two years after FIFA, the global Football Association, announced plans to increase the frequency of the biggest football event on the planet. The World Cup is currently played every four years. Ceferin first […]

Arsene Wenger is FIFA's man in charge of the reshape of the World Cup system. (Image: teamtalk.com)

FIFA Planning for World Cup Every Two Years

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger (71), who’s now FIFA’s chief for global development, is the leading figure behind the plans to hold the World Cup every two years instead of four. UEFA, the European Football Association, is openly against the project. FIFA promises to reveal on Thursday more details about […]