Articles about FIFA World Cup

India beat Bangladesh as Sunil Chhetri surpasses Lionel Messi's tally

08 Jun 2021

India beat Bangladesh as Sunil Chhetri surpasses Lionel Messi's tally

Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri has gone past the legendary Lionel Messi in terms of international goals.

FIFA Rankings: Belgium hold top spot, India remain 105th

28 May 2021

FIFA Rankings: Belgium hold top spot, India remain 105th

The Belgium national football team tops the latest FIFA Rankings ahead of world champions France.

Will FIFA make the World Cup biennial?

22 May 2021

Will FIFA make the World Cup biennial?

The football World Cup is held every four years since the inaugural edition in 1930.

Ronaldo scores as Portugal beat Luxembourg 3-1: Records broken

31 Mar 2021

Ronaldo scores as Portugal beat Luxembourg 3-1: Records broken

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first goal in this World Cup qualifying campaign as Portugal claimed a victory against Luxembourg on Tuesday.

Spain held by Greece in World Cup Qualifier: Records broken

26 Mar 2021

Spain held by Greece in World Cup Qualifier: Records broken

Spain were frustrated by Greece in their 2022 World Cup Qualifying campaign at home.

FIFA World Cup, Turkey stun Netherlands in qualifying: Records broken

25 Mar 2021

FIFA World Cup, Turkey stun Netherlands in qualifying: Records broken

Netherlands started their 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign with a defeat.

UK, Ireland to bid for 2030 FIFA World Cup

02 Mar 2021

UK, Ireland to bid for 2030 FIFA World Cup

Ireland will be part of a bid with the UK to host the FIFA World Cup in 2030.

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes top scorer in football history: Records broken

21 Jan 2021

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes top scorer in football history: Records broken

Legend Cristiano Ronaldo has become the top goal-scorer in football history with his 760th strike.

January transfer for Paul Pogba will be difficult, says agent

15 Dec 2020

January transfer for Paul Pogba will be difficult, says agent

There will be no move for Manchester United mid-fielder Paul Pogba in the January transfer window claimed his agent, Mino Raiola.

Paul Pogba will always fight for Manchester United

13 Dec 2020

Paul Pogba will always fight for Manchester United

Manchester United mid-fielder Paul Pogba has been in the news after his agent Mino Raiola said that the Frenchman should leave the club.

Football legend Paolo Rossi passes away aged 64

10 Dec 2020

Football legend Paolo Rossi passes away aged 64

Former Italian footballer Paolo Rossi, who led the national team to victory in the 1982 World Cup, has died aged 64.

Diego Maradona dies aged 60: His career records and stats

26 Nov 2020

Diego Maradona dies aged 60: His career records and stats

One of the greatest football players of all time, Diego Maradona breathed his last on Wednesday. He was 60.

Football legend Diego Maradona dies aged 60

25 Nov 2020

Football legend Diego Maradona dies aged 60

Football legend Diego Maradona has passed away at the age of 60.

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (CONMEBOL): List of records broken

18 Nov 2020

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (CONMEBOL): List of records broken

Matchday four of the South American FIFA World Cup Qualifiers saw heavyweights Brazil overcome Uruguay 2-0 to maintain their 100% start to the campaign.

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (CONMEBOL): Here are the records broken

14 Nov 2020

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (CONMEBOL): Here are the records broken

Matchday three of the South American FIFA World Cup Qualifiers saw heavyweights Brazil overcome Venezuela 1-0 to maintain their 100% start to the campaign.

Neymar moves second behind Pele in Brazil's all-time scorers list

14 Oct 2020

Neymar moves second behind Pele in Brazil's all-time scorers list

Brazil's Neymar moved behind Pele in the nation's all-time leading scorer list.

Ronaldo becomes the first European to score 100 international goals

09 Sep 2020

Ronaldo becomes the first European to score 100 international goals

Football legend Cristiano Ronaldo became the first European to surpass the 100-goal mark in international football.

Happy Birthday Zinedine Zidane: A look at his achievements

23 Jun 2020

Happy Birthday Zinedine Zidane: A look at his achievements

Former football superstar and current Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane celebrates his 48th birthday today.

Can Kylian Mbappe help Paris Saint-Germain conquer Europe?

05 May 2020

Can Kylian Mbappe help Paris Saint-Germain conquer Europe?

Kylian Mbappe played a crucial role in 2019-20 season to help Paris Saint-Germain lift the Ligue 1 trophy.

Transfer analysis: Players who could leave Juventus this summer

01 May 2020

Transfer analysis: Players who could leave Juventus this summer

All sport activities including football is facing uncertainty amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Will Kylian Mbappe replace Sadio Mane at Liverpool?

14 Apr 2020

Will Kylian Mbappe replace Sadio Mane at Liverpool?

Speculations suggest Premier League leaders Liverpool could be in for a busy time whenever the summer transfer window opens.

World Cup: Former FIFA officials accused of taking bribes

07 Apr 2020

World Cup: Former FIFA officials accused of taking bribes

According to US prosecutors, former FIFA executives took bribes in return for voting for Russia and Qatar to host the World Cup.

Coronavirus outbreak: FIFA recommends postponing international matches scheduled for June

04 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: FIFA recommends postponing international matches scheduled for June

The COVID-19 working group has recommended the postponement of all international matches scheduled for June in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Reasons why Pogba should move to Real in the summer

03 Apr 2020

Reasons why Pogba should move to Real in the summer

2018 FIFA World Cup winner Paul Pogba has been a constant source of speculation as far his transfer rumors are concerned.

Reasons why Manchester United should sell Paul Pogba

24 Mar 2020

Reasons why Manchester United should sell Paul Pogba

2018 FIFA World Cup winner Paul Pogba has been a constant source of speculation as far his the transfer rumors are concerned.

India's FIFA World Cup qualifiers postponed: Details here

06 Mar 2020

India's FIFA World Cup qualifiers postponed: Details here

The Indian men football team's next FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Qatar has been postponed.

Has Varane found out the secret to keep Messi quiet?

17 Jan 2020

Has Varane found out the secret to keep Messi quiet?

It is no secret that Barcelona's Lionel Messi is one of the most prolific goal-scorers in world football, and keeping him quiet is a monumental task.

Here're the records scripted by Liverpool so far in 2019-20

12 Jan 2020

Here're the records scripted by Liverpool so far in 2019-20

English giants Liverpool have been on a record-breaking run since the last year and it all started with their UEFA Champions League title win.

FIFA seek clarity from WADA over Russia's ban: Details here

10 Dec 2019

FIFA seek clarity from WADA over Russia's ban: Details here

The sporting world received a shocker when the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) banned Russia from participating in global competitive events for four years.

#NewsBytesRanking: The greatest French footballers of all-time

07 Dec 2019

#NewsBytesRanking: The greatest French footballers of all-time

France are the reigning world champions, having won the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Interesting facts about 2019 Ballon d'Or Féminin winner Megan Rapinoe

03 Dec 2019

Interesting facts about 2019 Ballon d'Or Féminin winner Megan Rapinoe

Megan Rapinoe of the United States women's national soccer team (USWNT) created history on Monday after she became the second-ever woman to win the prestigious Ballon d'Or Féminin (honoring the best woman football player over the year).

Ranking the all-time greatest footballers from Argentina

02 Dec 2019

Ranking the all-time greatest footballers from Argentina

When it comes to a great footballing nations, there are ample countries that come to one's mind.

Euro 2020: Defending champions Portugal drawn into group of death

01 Dec 2019

Euro 2020: Defending champions Portugal drawn into group of death

Top European nations would fight for glory when they participate in the 16th edition of the UEFA European Championship (Euro 2020), slated to be held from June 12, 2020.

Ranking the best defenders, defensive mid-fielders in football currently

24 Nov 2019

Ranking the best defenders, defensive mid-fielders in football currently

The sport of football generally sees an impact by various departments on the pitch.

Ranking the greatest Brazilian footballers of all-time

22 Nov 2019

Ranking the greatest Brazilian footballers of all-time

A number of footballing nations have produced a countless number of extra-ordinary footballers.

Looking at some of the unknown records by Lionel Messi

19 Nov 2019

Looking at some of the unknown records by Lionel Messi

Argentine superstar Lionel Messi is one of the GOATs of modern-day football.

Not 100% fit but will always put team first: Ronaldo

18 Nov 2019

Not 100% fit but will always put team first: Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed headlines after being substituted in the UCL tie, by Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri.

Ranking the best hat-tricks by Cristiano Ronaldo in international football

17 Nov 2019

Ranking the best hat-tricks by Cristiano Ronaldo in international football

Portuguese football sensation Cristiano Ronaldo is considered the GOAT, not just from his nation, but also in world football today, alongside Lionel Messi.

Argentina edge past Brazil 1-0, thanks to Lionel Messi

16 Nov 2019

Argentina edge past Brazil 1-0, thanks to Lionel Messi

Argentina put up a competitive show as they managed to tame arch-rivals, Brazil, 1-0 during a friendly tie at the King Saud University Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Friday.

Ranking the all-time best wingers in world football

15 Nov 2019

Ranking the all-time best wingers in world football

The sport of football sees a number of players play in their desired position in the squad, as per the team formation.