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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
Almost 300 fans detained in France during celebrations

Almost 300 fans detained in France during celebrations

Almost 300 fans were detained across France on Sunday night during the mass celebrations following the national football team's victory over Croatia in the FIFA World Cup final, French media reported on Monday, citing the country's Interior Ministry. 16 Jul 2018
Paris metro stations renamed to celebrate World Cup triumph

Paris metro stations renamed to celebrate World Cup triumph

Six Paris metro stations have been temporarily renamed to mark France's triumph at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, local transport authorities RATP Group said via Twitter on Sunday night. 16 Jul 2018
Two dead, three injured in France celebrations

Two dead, three injured in France celebrations

Two people died and another three were injured in France as the country was celebrating their national football team's triumph at the 2018 FIA World Cup, local media reported Monday. 16 Jul 2018
The 10 outstanding things we will remember about World Cup 2018

The 10 outstanding things we will remember about World Cup 2018

From a stunning last-16 comeback to ITVs mighty Champion, Greg Lea on the reasons well all remember Russia 2018 in years to come 16 Jul 2018
France World Cup celebrations turn violent

France World Cup celebrations turn violent

Celebrations of France's victory in the 2018 World Cup final turned into mayhem in Paris and several other French cities, local media reported Monday, citing police. 16 Jul 2018
Russian Embassy in US Marks FIFA World Cup Celebrations With Concert of Jazz Legend Butman

Russian Embassy in US Marks FIFA World Cup Celebrations With Concert of Jazz Legend Butman

WASHINGTON, July 16 (Sputnik) - The Russian Embassy in the United States has marked the celebrations dedicated to the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a concert of Russian saxophone virtuoso Igor Butman and the Igor Butman Quintet. 16 Jul 2018
France's dressing room goes 'crazy' - Varane

France's dressing room goes 'crazy' - Varane

France defender Raphael Varane said on Sunday night that the atmosphere in his side's dressing room was "crazy" following their 2018 FIFA World Cup victory. 16 Jul 2018
Croatian football boss: 'I want to jump into the Adriatic Sea'

Croatian football boss: 'I want to jump into the Adriatic Sea'

Croatian Football Federation (HNS) President Davor Suker said on Sunday that he felt "devastated" after Croatia's loss in the 2018 FIFA World Cup final. 16 Jul 2018
France defender Rami retires from international football

France defender Rami retires from international football

France defender Adil Rami has announced his retirement from international football following his side's 2018 FIFA World Cup victory, the French news website L’Equipe reported on Sunday. 16 Jul 2018
France showed 'strength, character, confidence' - Giroud

France showed 'strength, character, confidence' - Giroud

France striker Olivier Giroud said on Sunday night that he was proud of his side showing "strength, character and confidence" at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. 16 Jul 2018
Those who criticised France now celebrate - Pogba

Those who criticised France now celebrate - Pogba

France midfielder Paul Pogba said that those who used to criticise his side were now celebrating their 2018 FIFA World Cup victory. 16 Jul 2018
Mbappe: Win just the 'beginning of journey'

Mbappe: Win just the 'beginning of journey'

France forward Kylian Mbappe said he was still "in the beginning" of his "journey” despite winning the 2018 FIFA World Cup and becoming only the second teenager in history to score in the final. 16 Jul 2018
Rakitic: Croatia outplayed France in some areas

Rakitic: Croatia outplayed France in some areas

Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic said that despite losing in the World Cup final, his team outplayed France in some areas of the game. 16 Jul 2018
France players 'connected forever now' - Deschamps

France players 'connected forever now' - Deschamps

France head coach Didier Deschamps said his side's players would not be the same after defeating Croatia 4-2 in the FIFA World Cup final. 16 Jul 2018