By Associated Press | ProSoccerTalk | 2 months 1 week ago | Soccer
After raising the World Cup eight miles from Copacabana Beach four years ago, Germany hopes to lift the trophy four miles from the Kremlin on July 15 and become the first repeat champion in more than a half-century.
By NBC Sports | Yahoo Sports | 2 months 1 week ago | Soccer
Hosting a World Cup is a spectacle unlike any other, and in two cycles, the world’s biggest competition will return to North America following Wednesday’s vote. With the decision to hand the United Bid — comprised of the Canada, Mexico and United States football federations — the rights to the 2026 edition of the World Cup, it gives those in the western quadrant of the world something significant to...
By | BBC Sport | 2 months 1 week ago | Soccer
Who will win, who can spring a surprise, and how will England do? BBC pundits predict what will happen at the World Cup.
By USA TODAY | USA TODAY | 2 months 1 week ago | Soccer
With the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia quickly approaching, USA TODAY Sports has assembled a list of the 50 best players who will be participating in this summer's tournament.
By | Major League Soccer | 2 months 1 week ago | Soccer
By | FOX Sports | 2 months 1 week ago | Soccer
Italy has a reputation of being a slow-starter at the World Cup, not least because of its exploits at the 1982 tournament in Spain.
By Richard Jolly | ESPN | 2 months 1 week ago | Soccer
From the group stage to the final, find out who ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti has lifting the World Cup trophy in Russia. Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez have landed in Russia and make the best out of a rainy day in Moscow. Germany, Argentina, Holland and Brazil; Spain, Holland, Germany and Uruguay; Italy, France, Germany and Portugal. The more observant might spot a common denominator: Germany....
By Avi Creditor | Sports Illustrated | 2 months 1 week ago | Soccer
From Lionel Messi to Cristiano Ronaldo and beyond, we've assembled the ultimate 23-man roster of stars who will be taking the field for their countries at the 2018 World Cup.