Modric's World Cup dream over as Croatia run out of steam

Modric's World Cup dream over as Croatia run out of steam

Luka Modric is Croatia's greatest-ever player, but he was upstaged by arguably the best of all time, Lionel Messi, as Argentina crushed his World Cup dreams in Qatar on Tuesday.
Messi World Cup magic: Pakistani neighbourhood goes mad for Argentina

Messi World Cup magic: Pakistani neighbourhood goes mad for Argentina

Thousands of Pakistanis in a Karachi neighbourhood once synonymous with gang violence and poverty will mass together to roar on Argentina in the World Cup final on Sunday.
Argentina and Messi in World Cup showdown with Modric's Croatia

Argentina and Messi in World Cup showdown with Modric's Croatia

Argentina and Lionel Messi face Croatia on Tuesday in a World Cup semi-final that pits South American flair against the guile of Luka Modric and a remarkable fighting spirit.
France will not underestimate Morocco threat in World Cup semi: Varane

France will not underestimate Morocco threat in World Cup semi: Varane

France defender Raphael Varane has insisted that there will be no complacency from the World Cup holders when they take on surprise package Morocco in the semi-finals on Wednesday.
Pele's health improving, but not ready for release: doctors

Pele's health improving, but not ready for release: doctors

Brazilian football legend Pele's health continues improving, but no date has been set for his release from hospital, where he was admitted nearly two weeks ago, doctors said Monday.
FIFA fine Croatia over fans' xenophobic chants

FIFA fine Croatia over fans' xenophobic chants

FIFA on Wednesday sanctioned World Cup quarter-finalists Croatia following abuse by their fans targeting Canada's goalkeeper Milan Borjan.
Dutch, Argentines meet again with World Cup history in the air

Dutch, Argentines meet again with World Cup history in the air

Merely a glance at their iconic orange or blue and white striped shirts is enough to evoke memories of World Cups past and more history will surely be written on Friday when the Netherlands face Argentine in their quarter-final.
Brazil hoping to dance past Croatia into World Cup semis

Brazil hoping to dance past Croatia into World Cup semis

Brazil head into Friday's World Cup quarter-final against Croatia brimming with confidence after Neymar's return inspired a performance laced with swagger and arrogance in the last 16.
World Cup revenge on Ghanaian minds as Uruguay sweat

World Cup revenge on Ghanaian minds as Uruguay sweat

Uruguay stalwarts Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez are fighting for their World Cup survival while Ghana will have revenge on their minds on Friday.
Germany dumped out of World Cup as Japan stun Spain

Germany dumped out of World Cup as Japan stun Spain

Germany suffered a second straight group-stage exit at the World Cup on Thursday as Japan stunned Spain 2-1, a result which sent both teams through to the last 16.
UEFA starts further investigation into Juventus finances

UEFA starts further investigation into Juventus finances

UEFA on Thursday said it was starting its own investigation into the finances of Serie A club Juventus.
Brazil, Portugal join France in World Cup knockouts

Brazil, Portugal join France in World Cup knockouts

Five-time champions Brazil and Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal joined France in the World Cup knockout rounds with a game to spare on a dramatic day of action in Qatar on Monday.
Ghana 'not looking back' as Uruguay World Cup grudge match looms

Ghana 'not looking back' as Uruguay World Cup grudge match looms

Ghana say they will not be focused on the pain of their bitter 2010 quarter-final defeat when they face Uruguay once more at the World Cup on Friday.
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