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World Cup: the Social Game

World Cup: the Social Game

While the players were left to get the job done on the pitch, supporters took to twitter in a massive way for the 2018 World Cup. 18 Jul 2018
Quiz! Can you name the top 25 attacking players from the 2018 World Cup?

Quiz! Can you name the top 25 attacking players from the 2018 World Cup?

Goals and assists combined, each of these players contributed directly to three or more goals in Russia this summer. Time to name them... 16 Jul 2018
France's Mbappe says Pele 'will always remain king'

France's Mbappe says Pele 'will always remain king'

France forward Kylian Mbappe said Brazil legend Pele would "always remain king" after the three-time World Cup winner joked earlier in the day that he might return to football if Mbappe kept emulating his achievements. 16 Jul 2018
The 5 WORST World Cup Golden Ball choices… and the player who should’ve won

The 5 WORST World Cup Golden Ball choices… and the player who should’ve won

FIFAs official award for the World Cups best player has often raised eyebrows including a three-year run of jinxing a player whod go on to have a final to forget 14 Jul 2018
US Actor, Rapper Smith Says Brazil's Neymar Did 'Spectacular' Acting Job at World Cup

US Actor, Rapper Smith Says Brazil's Neymar Did 'Spectacular' Acting Job at World Cup

MOSCOW, July 13 (Sputnik) - US actor and rapper Will Smith said on Friday that Brazil’s star striker Neymar did a "spectacular" acting job at the World Cup and that Brazil was one of his favorite teams. 14 Jul 2018
FIFA President Says Brazil's Neymar 'Great' Player, Avoids Talking Alleged Simulations

FIFA President Says Brazil's Neymar 'Great' Player, Avoids Talking Alleged Simulations

FIFA President Gianni Infantino avoided speaking about Brazil striker Neymar's alleged simulations during World Cup games saying that the 26-year-old was a "great" player, who will show more of his skills in the future. 13 Jul 2018
Van Basten says Neymar makes people laugh

Van Basten says Neymar makes people laugh

Former Netherlands legend Marco van Basten has come down hard on Neymar for his attitude during the World Cup. 12 Jul 2018
Brazil lacked 'structure and experience', says ex-head coach

Brazil lacked 'structure and experience', says ex-head coach

Former Brazil head coach Carlos Alberto Parreira says a talented Brazil squad bowed out of the World Cup because they lacked "structure" and experience of playing at major tournaments.  12 Jul 2018
Quiz! Can you name the 55 highest-scoring Fantasy Football players for the 2018 World Cup?

Quiz! Can you name the 55 highest-scoring Fantasy Football players for the 2018 World Cup?

It's the top scorers for the Telegraph's Fantasy Football World Cup, as we reach the semi-final stage. Do you know the players who've done the business in Russia? 10 Jul 2018
In Brazil, FIVE red cards are dished out following a frantic mass brawl

In Brazil, FIVE red cards are dished out following a frantic mass brawl

A lengthy scrap involving both sets of players and coaching staff broke out in a Serie D clash on Sunday. 10 Jul 2018
French Players Individually As Strong As Brazil - Belgium Head Coach Martinez

French Players Individually As Strong As Brazil - Belgium Head Coach Martinez

ST. PETERSBURG, July 9 (Sputnik) - Belgium head coach Roberto Martinez said on Monday that France are individually as strong as Brazil’s side. 10 Jul 2018
Mexican club Xolos Tijuana hold 'Neymar challenge' where everyone rolls around

Mexican club Xolos Tijuana hold 'Neymar challenge' where everyone rolls around

Neymars reputation for falling over has been turned into a full-blown activity. 9 Jul 2018
Many World Cup favourites eliminated because of ‘poor preparation’

Many World Cup favourites eliminated because of ‘poor preparation’

Croatia Football Federation (HNS) President Davor Suker said that World Cup favourites, such as Brazil, Germany and Spain, were eliminated from the tournament because of “poor preparation.” 8 Jul 2018
Fernandinho receives racial insults following own goal

Fernandinho receives racial insults following own goal

Brazil midfielder Fernandinho received racial insults across social networks following his side's 2-1 defeat at the hands of Belgium, where he scored an early own goal to hand Belgium the lead in their encounter on Friday, the France-Presse news agency reported on Saturday. 8 Jul 2018
Tite: Neymar almost at the peak of his powers

Tite: Neymar almost at the peak of his powers

Brazil head coach Tite said his side's striker Neymar had almost reached his "top level" at the World Cup in Russia. 7 Jul 2018
Brazil deserved to draw with Belgium - Augusto

Brazil deserved to draw with Belgium - Augusto

Brazil deserved to draw with Belgium in normal time of their FIFA World Cup quarter-final clash but "it was not meant to be," the team's midfielder Renato Augusto said. 7 Jul 2018