Lionel Messi of Argentina reacts prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group D match between Argentina and Croatia in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, June 21, 2018.
Julian Nagelsmann will leave Hoffenheim to join league rivals Leipzig, both Bundesliga clubs confirmed in an official statement on Thursday.
Neymar is certain to start in Brazil's World Cup Group E match against Costa Rica here despite limping out of training during the week, coach Tite said on Thursday.
Peru coach Ricardo Gareca on Thursday night praised his team for their endeavours during the game against France and assured that Peru will try to finish the tournament with a victory.
France head coach Didier Deschamps on Thursday night said he was very satisfied that his team had progressed to the knockout stage in the World Cup.
With the FIFA World Cup entering the second round of competition, Russia has been the central focus for many Chinese football fans.
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Japan beats Colombia 2-1, Colombian fans remain optimistic
Brazilians optimistic after tie with Switzerland
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Across China: China school helps train skilled workers for African countries
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SCO Qingdao summit
China marks 30th anniversary of founding of Hainan Province and Hainan Special Economic Zone