World Cup

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 […]

Part of the military forces have announced the formation of a new government in Guinea following a coup. (Image: cnn.com)

World Cup Qualifier Postponed After Attempted Coup in Guinea

The World Cup 2022 qualifying game between Guinea and Morocco was postponed by the CAF (the African Football Association) and FIFA after an attempted military coup. The two national teams were supposed to meet on Monday in Conakry, the Guinean capital. Following hours of heavy shots exchanged between the standing […]

Neymar (left) and Messi (right) were stunned by the events in Sao Paulo. (Image: marca.com)

Brazil vs Argentina Qualifier Canceled After Authorities Ask to Deport Four Argentinean Players During the Match

Anvisa, the Brazilian Agency for Sanitary Vigilance, interrupted play in the game between Brazil and Argentina with just four minutes gone. The health authorities demanded that three Argentinean players leave the pitch, claiming they didn’t comply with the country’s quarantine legislation. All the players went to their locker rooms as […]

Messi was the victim of a brutal attack in Argentina's 3-1 away win over Venezuela. (Image: Twitter/ani7ii)

Messi Suffers Horror Tackle, Aggressor Apologizes to Everyone But Him

A terrible attack from Venezuela’s Adrian Martinez could have left Messi with a serious injury. It happened in Argentina’s 3-1 away win in Caracas, in a match counting for the South American qualifiers at the World Cup. The brutal attack took place in the first half, with Messi trying to […]

Raheem Sterling dedicated his goal to a late friend. (Image: Twitter/England)

England’s Players Targeted with Racist Abuse in Hungary Win

Euro 2020 finalists England beat Hungary 4-0 in Budapest to stay at the top of their group in the race to World Cup 2022. Sporadic monkey chants were heard at the Puskas Arena, Sky Sports informs. England’s players were booed by various parts of the crowd after taking the knee […]

Hungary's ultras put an immense pressure on their team's opponents at Euro 2020. (Image: Twitter/ZidanSports)

England’s Players Could Walk Off Pitch if Racially Abused in Hungary

Euro 2020 finalists England expect a heated game in Budapest on Thursday. The match against Hungary in the European Qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup will be played in front of a packed Puskas Arena. More than 60,000 people are expected to attend. Despite being ordered to play their next […]