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Portugal 'privileged' to have Cristiano Ronaldo at World Cup, says Pepe

Portugal defender Pepe has said there is 'no doubt that the most important thing for our team is that Cristiano Ronaldo is in top shape'.  Ronaldo...

England are here to win the World Cup, says Marcus Rashford

England forward Marcus Rashford spoke confidently after England's 2-1 win over Tunisia – their opening match of the World Cup. The 20-year-old...

World Cup fan zone reaction to Harry Kane's England winner against Tunisia

Watch the moment England fans in Moscow saw captain Harry Kane score the late winner against Tunisia Kane double delivers England win in World Cup...

'I've never been a fan': Australia's Trent Sainsbury frustrated with VAR

Trent Sainsbury has voiced his frustrations with video assistant referees (VAR) following Australia's narrow defeat to France, which was aided by...

England v Tunisia: Fans watch teams' World Cup 2018 opener - live!

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France's Blaise Matuidi says international football is 'complicated'

Midfielder Blaise Matuidi has said France, Brazil, Argentina and Germany's struggles in the World Cup thus far show that the standard of...

The World Cup goal that shook Mexico: win over Germany triggers seismic event

Mexicans jumping in jubilation after their win over World Cup defending champions Germany shook the ground hard enough to set off earthquake...

Fabian Delph on 'fiery' England and working harder than Kevin De Bruyne

Fabian Delph has described England's training sessions as 'fiery' and 'spicy' before their World Cup opener against Tunisia on Monday. The...

Australia fans proud despite France defeat as VAR comes into play

Australia fans said they were proud of their team after a narrow defeat by France in their opening match of Russia 2018. VAR served only to deliver...

Spain's Nacho on Ronaldo foul : 'I wouldn't have given the penalty'

Spain's Nacho says that he did make contact with Ronaldo in the penalty box after only two minutes of play but that he 'wouldn't have given the...

Iceland fans practise synchronised thunder clap ahead of Argentina match

Iceland football fans practise their synchronised thunderclap, brought to the world's attention during Euro 2016, ahead of their World Cup fixture...

Thierry Henry very important to Belgium chances, says Toby Alderweireld

Defender Toby Alderweireld insists assistant manager Thierry Henry is key to Belgium's World Cup chances, as the side prepare to begin their Group...

'We've had a lot of banter': Kieran Trippier says England morale is high

The full-back has said that there is a good atmosphere in the squad, and revealed that several players have been playing video game Fortnite during...

World Cup 2018: Will VAR improve football?

With video assistant referees (VARs) being employed at the 2018 World Cup for the first time, we spoke to journalists in the countries where VAR is...