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Repeating patterns and curses lifted

You will struggle to find anyone who believes the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ was predictable. Big names tumbling early, unlikely runs to the latter stages and a few major upsets made sure of that.

11-07-2018, 13:24

Debutants' coaches depart

Heimir Hallgrimsson has left his role as head coach of the Iceland national team after spending seven years in the position.

17-07-2018, 15:05

Cahill announces retirement from Socceroos

Australia's all-time leading goalscorer Tim Cahill has announced his retirement from the Socceroos.

17-07-2018, 13:37

Champions return home to joyous celebrations

Newly crowned world champions France received a hero’s welcome from their adoring fans when they returned home on Monday.

17-07-2018, 11:39

Croatia return home to a heroes’ welcome

Croatia’s players and staff were greeted to a heroes’ welcome upon their arrival home in the Balkan country on Monday afternoon.

16-07-2018, 16:57

Reputations on the rise in Russia takes a look at five players who stepped up to the plate over the last month at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.

14-07-2018, 19:54

France triumphant in ravishing Russia rounds up what has been a thrilling 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup™ in Russia.

14-07-2018, 16:14

France revel in winning second world title

Twenty years on, France are back on top of the world. We give you a sneak peek at the beginning of Les Bleus'* *celebrations, which are sure to last a long time.

16-07-2018, 01:37

Griezmann: I'll be the first to buy the jersey with the two stars

Antoine Griezmann eased France’s path to glory in Sunday’s final. We spoke to the Budweiser Man of the Match.

16-07-2018, 00:59

Vote for Goal of the Tournament

With the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ having reached its conclusion, football fans around the world can cast their vote for the Goal of the Tournament, presented by Hyundai.

13-07-2018, 01:50

Golden consolation for magical Modric

Prior to seeing France lift the FIFA World Cup™ Trophy, the FIFA Technical Study Group (TSG) came together to decide where the Russia 2018 awards should go.

15-07-2018, 21:54

From Russia 2018 to Qatar 2022

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and FIFA President Gianni Infantino have taken part in a ceremony to hand over the role of FIFA World Cup hosts from Russia to Qatar.

15-07-2018, 18:06

Buzzing Belgium believe even brighter future beckons

Belgium's Vincent Kompany, Eden Hazard and Axel Witsel reflect on their performances at Russia 2018, which saw Roberto Martinez's side finish in third place, the country's best finish at the world finals.

14-07-2018, 23:49

Southgate's Three Lions exit with pride and room to improve

Gareth Southgate's England reflect on their Russia 2018 campaign, which ended with a 2-0 defeat by Belgium in the Play-off for Third Place.

14-07-2018, 21:43

Hazard, Meunier bag bronze for Belgium

Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard struck at either end of their Play-off for Third Place with England to secure bronze at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ - their best-ever performance at the global finals.

14-07-2018, 12:46

The last time France and Croatia met on the world stage takes a journey down memory lane to relive the last time France and Croatia met at the World Cup, ahead of their most significant encounter to date, the 2018 Final.

13-07-2018, 15:51

Dalic: No excuses, we are ready

With Croatia set to take their first steps into a FIFA World Cup Final, coach Zlatko Dalic spoke about where their achievements stand in the global game and how he found himself set to lead his nation on this stage.

13-07-2018, 23:28

The finalists' star keepers in focus 

With the FIFA World Cup Final now looming large, asked our dedicated Team Reporters to give us the lowdown on their sides' No1s.

12-07-2018, 16:10

Pogba: I don't want to be proud just yet

Dominant, diligent and creative, the France midfielder has radiated maturity and class in Russia. He is determined not to put that good work to waste in the final.

13-07-2018, 22:33

Preview: France v Croatia

13-07-2018, 20:01

Pitana: It's an indescribable feeling

Referee Nestor Pitana discusses what it means to be selected to officiate not only the Opening Match at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia but the Final as well, becoming only the second man to do so.

13-07-2018, 16:32

Delph: Making the World Cup squad is my career highlight

Fabian Delph sat down to discuss his time at Russia 2018, which he referred to as the pinnacle of his career despite England's semi-final defeat that he expects will haunt him and his team-mates for some considerable time to come.

13-07-2018, 17:46

62 matches down – which XI make your Fan Dream Team?

You, the fans, will determine the team of the tournament for Russia 2018, and you could win one of five 65” Hisense FIFA World Cup™ Edition 4K UltraHD TVs doing so.

13-07-2018, 14:29

Three reasons why France deserve to win the Final

Our team reporter with France offers three reasons why Les Bleus can, must and will win the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia in the deciding match against Croatia.

13-07-2018, 12:48

Hernandez and Pavard, France's unexpected heroes

Surprise inclusions in Didier Deschamps’ starting XI at Russia 2018, full-backs Benjamin Pavard and Lucas Hernandez have established themselves as key players in the France team.

12-07-2018, 20:33

Why this has been a World Cup of set-pieces

The fact that the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ has been a tournament of set-pieces will not have gone unnoticed by even the most inattentive of spectators.

13-07-2018, 09:00

Three reasons why Croatia deserve to win the Final

Our Croatia team reporter looks at three reasons why Croatia deserves to win the FIFA World Cup Final.

12-07-2018, 23:15

Fanboy Meunier out to rewrite history

Coming back from suspension during the semi-finals, Belgium defender Thomas Meunier is ready to face England at Russia 2018's play-off for third place.

13-07-2018, 15:53

Natalia Vodianova and Philipp Lahm to accompany the Official FIFA World Cup™ Original Trophy and Travel Case designed by Louis Vuitton at the FIFA World Cup™ Final

FIFA Legend and 2014 FIFA World Cup™ winner Philipp Lahm will be accompanied by Russian supermodel, activist, and philanthropist Natalia Vodianova when coming onto the pitch of the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow before kick-off of the World Cup Final with the FIFA World Cup™ Original Trophy in the newly designed Louis Vuitton travel case.

12-07-2018, 20:08

Lahm: We will pass on our pride to the winners

FIFA World Cup winner with Germany in 2014 Philipp Lahm speaks with ahead of him bringing the Trophy to Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium for the 2018 Final between France and Croatia.

12-07-2018, 15:58

The day France's World Cup dream came true

Every French person above a certain age remembers where they were on 12 July 1998. Whether they were among the lucky spectators at the Stade de France, watching in a bar or following the action on holiday, nobody can forget that historic victory. pays tribute.

12-07-2018, 12:18

RELIVE: Media briefing with the FIFA Technical Study Group

H - Media briefing with the FIFA Technical Study Group (TSG)

11-07-2018, 20:42

Fantasy Round 7 Preview: The final push

If you haven't yet registered, you can still play McDonald’s FIFA World Cup™ Fantasy and create private leagues to compete with your friends.

11-07-2018, 18:27

Umtiti, Perisic headline the semis

Anything one France centre-back can do, the other can too! After Raphael Varane top-scored with 12 points in Round 5, Samuel Umtiti did the same in Round 6 – both thanks to a clean sheet and a header from a set-piece.

11-07-2018, 19:13

History-maker Mandzukic sends Croatia into first Final

Croatia have reached their first FIFA World Cup™ Final, coming from behind to defeat England 2-1 after extra time at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow - with Mario Mandzukic's extra time goal the decisive strike.

11-07-2018, 10:54

FIFA statement on beoutQ

11-07-2018, 17:37

Be There with Hyundai winners experience unforgettable Russia

Thirty-two users won big – really big – in the Be There With Hyundai contest for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.

10-07-2018, 16:59

Umtiti, Les Bleus's latest hero

In a France side packed full of potential matchwinners, Samuel Umtiti stepped up as their latest hero against Belgium, flashing home the header that sent Les Bleus into Sunday’s Final.

11-07-2018, 10:15