FIFA World Cup

    FIFA World Cup

    Christian Benteke nets fastest international goal in 8.1 seconds Christian Benteke's goal against Gibraltar is the fastest goal scored in World Cup history, both in qualifying and the final. Alison Bender runs you through which players can compete with Christian Benteke's seventh-scond strike against Gibraltar.. Roberto Martinez has praised the intensity levels of his Belgium side, which saw off Gibraltar...

    FIFA blocks stadium rock concerts ahead of 2018 World Cup FIFA president Gianni Infantino explains the options available to create an expanded World Cup competition. The ESPN FC crew discuss some of the potential pitfalls of an expanded FIFA World Cup. FIFA has blocked rock concerts from being staged in World Cup stadiums in the weeks before the 2018 tournament...

    FIFA to study expanding 2026 World Cup to 40 or 48 teams FIFA president Gianni Infantino explains the options available to create an expanded World Cup competition. FIFA President Gianni Infantino has proposed an expansion to a 48-team format in the World cup, FC's Gab Marcotti breaks it down. FIFA is to take a closer look at the options for...

    USMNT Russia Board: Youth takeover gaining momentum Christian Pulisic and Jozy Altidore could be a lethal combination for the USMNT in the 2018 World Cup. The U.S. national team has already turned the page following Tuesday's 1-1 draw against New Zealand. Next month's high-stakes World Cup qualifiers are now the singular focus for Jurgen Klinsmann and his squad. The battle...

    DFB president Reinhard Grindel cools 2018 World Cup boycott talk Reinhard Grindel is a former member of the German parliament. German Football Association (DFB) president Reinhard Grindel has played down talk of a 2018 World Cup boycott, amid ongoing frictions between Russia and the western world over the conflict in Syria. Tensions have risen over the past week after the United States...

    Plan for 48-team World Cup 'complete insanity' - BVB's Hans-Joachim Watzke Raphael Honigstein joins the FC crew to break down the proposed changes to the World Cup by FIFA president Gianni Infantino. FIFA President Gianni Infantino has proposed an expansion to a 48-team format in the World cup, FC's Gab Marcotti breaks it down. FIFA president Gianni Infantino is expecting...

    Germany, France in good shape, Italy on the up, Netherlands need a boost ESPN FC's Steve Nicol isn't too concerned with England's poor play given they secured an important point in World Cup qualifying. ESPN FC's Steve Nicol assesses what Scotland need to do to get back to winning ways after their latest loss to Slovakia. The guys answer your...

    Fans vote for wolf named Zabivaka as 2018 World Cup mascot More than 1 million Russians voted to determine that Zabivaka would be the mascot for the 2018 World Cup. MOSCOW -- Russia has chosen a cocky wolf wearing sporty goggles as the mascot for the 2018 football World Cup. The wolf was chosen in online voting over two other mascot candidates...

    Belgium's Christian Benteke sets World Cup goal record in 7 seconds Christian Benteke's goal against Gibraltar is the fastest goal scored in World Cup history, both in qualifying and the final. Belgium's Christian Benteke set a record for the fastest goal in a World Cup match -- either qualifying or the finals -- when he scored after seven seconds against...

    Humility needed from English-speaking world to end corruption - FIFA VP FIFA President Gianni Infantino has proposed an expansion to a 48-team format in the World cup, FC's Gab Marcotti breaks it down. LONDON -- Officials in the English-speaking world should try to be humble rather than pompous when they talk about ethics and ending corruption in football, a FIFA...

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