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Brazil scores late goals to beat Costa Rica 2-0 at World Cup

Philippe Coutinho and Neymar scored injury-time goals to help Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0 Friday at the World Cup.


Messi, Argentina beaten 3-0 at World Cup, Croatia advances

Lionel Messi's frustrating international career may be coming to an early and anti-climactic finish after Argentina's worst loss in World Cup group play in 60 years.


Ronaldo scores in Portugal's 1-0 win, Morocco eliminated

Cristiano Ronaldo made European soccer history by scoring in Portugal's 1-0 win over Morocco on Wednesday, a result that makes the North African team the first to be eliminated from the World Cup.


Messi shares video of Bangladesh fans

Argentine superstar Lionel Messi on Tuesday shared a video that included Bangladeshi fans expressing their support for Argentina in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.


Japan make history with Colombia win

Yuya Osako exacted sweet revenge for Japan on Tuesday as the Blue Samurai beat Colombia 2-1, becoming the first Asian side ever to beat a South American team at the World Cup.


Swiss hold favourites Brazil to draw

Brazil joined the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia.


Messi misses penalty, Iceland holds Argentina to 1-1 draw

Lionel Messi had a penalty kick saved and Iceland held on for a 1-1 draw against Argentina at the World Cup on Saturday.


Gimenez scores to lift Uruguay over Egypt 1-0 in Group A

Uruguay won its opening match at the World Cup for the first time in 48 years, getting an 89th-minute goal from defender Jose Gimenez in a 1-0 victory over Egypt in Group A on Friday.


FIFA 2018 World Cup kicks off

The World Cup kicked off in Russia Thursday as the host nation locked horns with Saudi Arabia in front of 80,000 people in Moscow after president Vladimir Putin officially declared the tournament open.


‘40pc Brazilians not interested in football’

Brazil’s reputation as a soccer-mad country has been dented by a report which found that only 60 per cent of those interviewed said they were interested in the sport.


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