FIFA World Cup

Association football competition for men's national teams

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The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body. The championship has been awarded every four years since the inaugural tournament in 1930, except in 1942 and 1946 when it was not held because of the Second World War. The current champion is France, which won its second title at the 2018 tournament in Russia.

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England have "the best opportunity in my time" to win the World Cup this summer, says former captain Michael Vaughan.
5 hours ago • BBC News

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The three contracts date from Banks's time at Leicester and Stoke, either side of his World Cup win.
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Fans planning to attend the Women's World Cup in France are finding out that the seats they purchased might not be together
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Fans who bought tickets to Women's World Cup games in France are just finding out now that their seats might not be next to each other.
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Kroos has scored 13 goals in 233 appearances for Real since arriving from Bayern Munich in 2014 after helping Germany win the World Cup in Brazil. football..
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One of the 16 referees for this year's CONCACAF Gold Cup will be from Qatar, host of the 2022 World Cup
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UEFA launches five-year development plan for women's soccer ahead of the World Cup in France
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Carli Lloyd scores twice as US women beat New Zealand 5-0 in World Cup tuneup
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The players set to light up the Women's World Cup in France next month may play for big-name clubs like Barcelona, Arsenal and Juventus but, although salaries..
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The Indian soccer federation has hired former Croatia international Igor Stimac as coach
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Shelley Kerr has named the players who will represent Scotland in their first ever World Cup finals, with Utah Royals defender Rachel Corsie captaining the..
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A court in Brazil has upheld a decision to seize the passports of former World Cup winner Ronaldinho and his brother Assis Moreira. Advertising A panel of..
1 week ago • WorldNews
A high court in Brazil has upheld the seizure of the passports of World Cup winner Ronaldinho and his brother Assis Moreira
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Sam Kerr has been selected as captain of Australia's 23-player squad for the Women's World Cup which kicks off next month in France
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Shelley Kerr can name 23 players in her Scotland World Cup squad. But who is guaranteed a seat on the plane, who is nervously waiting at the gate, and who might..
1 week ago • BBC News

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