World Cup Backlash: Özil, Neymar, Messi

The World Cup backlash has been particularly virulent, with Özil's ancestry and family attacked resulting in his international retirement.

Belgium v England – It’s Not Coming Home But The Future...

England’s World Cup campaign finished with a 2-0 defeat to Belgium in the Third Place Playoff. Thomas Meunier opened the scoring in the fourth minute,...

Why This Croatia World Cup Squad Feels Like a Team of...

Some teams exude an aura of destiny over the course of a championship run. So is the case with the Croatia World Cup squad in Russia.

Word Cup Final Preview: France v Croatia

One of the best World Cup tournaments in living memory draws to a close in Moscow this weekend. European nations France and Croatia battle...

World Cup Third-Place Play-Off Preview: Belgium v England

England face up to Belgium once again in this World Cup, this time in the third-place play-off after the two sides played out a...

The Croatia Midfield Bears Comparison With The Finest In World Cup...

England’s World Cup semi-final defeat was a reminder that, as Alan Hansen once put it, whoever controls the midfield usually controls the game. As...

Aleksandr Golovin and Others Who Have Earned Transfers From This World...

The World Cup is the top competition in all of football, and more often than not players use it as a springboard to move...