Mesut Özil quits German team citing ‘racism’

German footballer Mesut Özil on Sunday announced his retirement from the national team, in the wake of the controversy surrounding his meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Özil was heavily criticised after he, along with his teammate, Ilkay Gundogan,…

France lift their second World Cup after 20 years

Putting an end to its 20-year-long wait, France on Sunday won its second FIFA World Cup title after defeating Croatia 4-2 in a high-octane final at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. In a tournament filled with dramatic ups and downs,…

FIFA WC Final: France vs Croatia today

The summit clash of the FIFA World Cup between France and Croatia will take place at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow today. The match will kick off at 8:30 PM. While Croatia will be aiming to win their first major…

FIFA World Cup: Messi faces flak after failing to score penalty as Argentina-Iceland tie ends in a draw; France, Croatia register victories

Argentina superstar Lionel Messi, arguably the best footballer today along with the likes of Ronaldo and Neymar, is facing flak after he missed a penalty against minnows Iceland at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow in their inaugural Group D game.…

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