The World Cup -as it reached its end- has changed perceptions of the host country.
Croatia showes their magnificent resilience to come from behind and beat England 2-1.
France dreams of World Cup glory after a two-decade wait after defeating Belgium.
England celebrates reaching the World Cup semi-finals for the first time in a generation as Russia comes to terms.
England’s coach watched as his team beat Colombia on penalties to reach quarter-finals.
Colombia’s efforts to reach the World Cup quarter-finals are hampered.
For millions of Japanese football fans the emotions were the same — pinch-me optimism to crushing disappointment.
Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio hit out at Italian referee Gianluca Rocchi.
Russians dance and kiss after their team defied all expectations to reach quarter-finals.
A deflected shot from Emil Forsberg gives Sweden a 1-0 victory over Switzerland in a dull World Cup round of 16 match.
Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli is heading for the exit door following his team’s World Cup elimination by France, reports say.
Cavani has not suffered a calf muscle tear, increasing chances to play against France.
Dalic says he wanted Croatia’s World Cup adventure to continue past the quarter-finals after his team secured a last eight spot.
Penalties have been the death of England at six of the last 12 major tournaments and in that time, they have won only once.
Spain’s World Cup roller-coaster ride finally ground to a halt and the finger-pointing began after their third failure.
Brazil roars in the World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-0 victory over Mexico as Neymar shines with a goal and an assist.
Croatia showes none of the spark but still did enough to edge Denmark.
French teenager Kylian Mbappe overshadows Messi as France beat Argentina 4-3.
Neymar may well be the centre of attention as Brazil chase a record sixth World Cup triumph in Russia.
Hosts Russia reaches the quarter-finals of the World Cup when they beat Spain 4-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw.
Tite insists Brazil can cope with being installed as World Cup favourites, following Germany’s shock exit.
German fans had their hopes of a fifth World Cup title dashed on after watching their team crash out of the tournament.
The name of Lionel Messi is on everyone’s lips in the French camp as Les Bleus gear up for a seismic clash with Argentina.
Colombia’s Yerry Mina thumped home a second-half header to secure a dramatic 1-0 victory over Senegal.
Cambodia’s duo of young representatives joins the sixth season of Football for Friendship (F4F) Programme.
Brazil makes more serene World Cup progress with goals by Paulinho and Thiago Silva.
Pickford says maintaining momentum is more important than navigating the draw.
Senegal must cut out the defensive errors and find a way to get Sadio Mane firing like he does for Liverpool.
Germany sensationally went out of the 2018 FIFA World Cup after they were defeated by a South Korea.
Iceland’s Viking mentality meant they arrived at the World Cup without any fear, but they were dashed by a lack of firepower.