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Thank you heroes, You gave us everything! Media hails Croatia

Croatia fly flag for the little guys ZAGREB: Croatian media yesterday hailed their team as heroes after the small country’s historic success in reaching the World Cup final where France…

Amir congratulates France on victory, praises Russia as hosts

France beat Croatia in thrilling final to win second World Cup MOSCOW: Goals from Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe, as well as a controversial VAR-awarded penalty, helped France beat Croatia…

After Russia, World Cup focus now turns to Qatar

Tournament will be hosted from Nov 21-Dec 18, 2022   MOSCOW: Germany came out of its shell, South Africa exceeded expectations and Russia changed negative perceptions when they all hosted…

France lift second World Cup

One of the most entertaining and action-packed finals for decades MOSCOW: France won the World Cup for the second time by ending battling Croatia’s dream of a first title with…

Hazard and Belgium too good for England in WCup play-off

SAINT PETERSBURG: Belgium achieved their best World Cup finish as goals from Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard secured a 2-0 victory over England in yesterday’s third-place playoff in Saint Petersburg.…

Can Croatian mental fortitude defy physiology in final?

KUWAIT: When France plays Croatia in the World Cup final on Sunday, they will have a significant but often overlooked advantage. Croatia will go into the match against France with…

Exhausted Croatia train sights on France in World Cup final

Croatia have surpassed achievement of the heroes of 1998 MOSCOW: Croatia’s exhausted and battered players set their sights on the World Cup final against France yesterday as England reflected on…

Croatia in first-ever WCup final

Mandzukic breaks England hearts, will face France on July 15 MOSCOW: Mario Mandzukic scored the winning goal deep in extra time as Croatia beat England 2-1 in an utterly gripping…

Umtiti header sends France into final

French look to lift World Cup trophy for the second time ST PETERSBURG: Samuel Umtiti’s 51st-minute header sent an impressive France into the World Cup final with a 1-0 win…

France eye WCup final but Belgium have Henry factor

SAINT PETERSBURG: World Cup favourites France are targeting the final in Russia two decades after their 1998 triumph with one of their greatest players, Thierry Henry, plotting their downfall from…

Belgium and France face off in mouth-watering semi-final

France are slight favourites to go through according to most bookmakers ST PETERSBURG: Roberto Martinez’s swashbuckling Belgium side head into tomorrow’s semi-final with familiar foes France as the World Cup’s…

England reach first semi since 1990

SAMARA: England defied almost three decades of disappointment to move confidently into the World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1990 as headers from Harry Maguire and Dele Alli…

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