Harry Kane Wins Golden Boot, Luka Modric Bags Golden Ball

Courtois emerged as the best custodian after conceding just five goals in seven matches. Kane ended with six goals; two more than Antoine Griezmann, who was joined on four by Romelu Lukaku of Belgium and Russia’s Denis Cheryshev. adidas Golden Boot Award: ??Harry KANE (#ENG) ??Antoine GRIEZMANN (#FRA) ??Romelu LUKAKU (#BEL) #WorldCup pic.twitter.com/iLzORGpmcd …

France Players Invade Coach Didier Deschamps’ Press Conference. Watch

France clinched their second World Cup after 1998 by beating maiden finalists Croatia 4-2 in a dramatic final at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Sunday. An elated coach Deschamps said France were “swimming in happiness” after his players interrupted his post-World Cup final press conference, dancing and showering their manager in drinks as they…

Vladimir Putin Gets Trolled For Bringing Umbrella During Award Ceremony

Russia president Vladimir Putin stood happily under an umbrella during the award ceremony. © AFP Russia president Vladimir Putin stood happily under an umbrella during the award ceremony after France defeated Croatia 4-2 to lift the 2018 FIFA World Cup title at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Sunday. Putin came prepared with an umbrella,…

FIFA World Cup 2018: From Diego Maradona’s Antics To Neymar’s Theatrics

Maradona’s two-fingered salute Diego Maradona will always be remembered as one of the greatest players of all-time for his exploits in 1986, but he became an increasing attraction for ridicule in Russia. The 57-year-old made an obscene gesture from the VIP box to celebrate Argentina’s dramatic 2-1 win over Nigeria which sent them into the…

A Champ At 19, France’s Kylian Mbappe Is Beyond Compare

Yeah, there’s no hope. What we can say with sufficient caution is that Mbappe is going to make temporary alterations to respiratory patterns in stadiums all over the world. Maybe he will do this for his current employer, Paris Saint-Germain, maybe for others later on, and surely for the French national team, but the sounds…

Russia’s Pussy Riot Claim World Cup Pitch Invasion

The invaders were delivered to a local police station for questioning after being dragged off the pitch. © AFP Russian female protest punk group Pussy Riot claimed responsibility for a pitch invasion by three women and a man dressed in police uniforms that interrupted Sunday’s World Cup final. France were on their way to…

Vladimir Putin Offers To Share Organising Lessons With 2022 Host Qatar

Vladimir Putin on Sunday offered to give 2022 FIFA World Cup host © AFP The president of Russia Vladimir Putin on Sunday offered to give 2022 FIFA World Cup host Qatar the opportunity to share Russia’s organising lessons learned through hosting the 2018 World Cup. Putin spoke to Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani…

France Overpower Croatia 4-2 To Win World Cup

France defeated Croatia 4-2 to lift the 2018 FIFA World Cup after 20 years. © Twitter France overwhelmed Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup final at Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium on Sunday to lift the trophy for the second time in 20 years. The French, playing their third World Cup final, were made to sweat…

Novak Djokovic Wins Fourth Title And 13th Major

Novak Djokovic raced to a fourth Wimbledon title and 13th career Grand Slam crown on Sunday when he defeated a battling but exhausted Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7/3). World number 21 Djokovic added the 2018 title to his wins in 2011, 2014 and 2015 as he became the lowest-ranked champion since Goran Ivanisevic in…

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