World Cup Backlash: Özil, Neymar, Messi

The World Cup backlash has been particularly virulent, with Özil's ancestry and family attacked resulting in his international retirement.
Raphael Varane

Raphael Varane Achieved a Historic Double With France World Cup Triumph

France not only won their second World Cup in history. The players who made this trophy possible also wrote their own history. That's the case...
France Thrashes Croatia

France Thrashes Croatia to Lift Second World Cup Trophy

An own goal, a VAR review, and six goals. This year's FIFA World Cup final had everything, but it was France that ultimately prevailed.
Croatia World Cup Squad

Why This Croatia World Cup Squad Feels Like a Team of Destiny

Seven weeks ago, Luka Modric was in a similar yet different position to where he currently finds himself. Back then, in the capital city of...

France vs Croatia World Cup Final Preview and Predictions

Only a pair of games remain at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, after this we'll have to wait another four years for...
Luka Modric

Luka Modric Can Earn the Ballon d’Or If Croatia Wins the World Cup

Luka Modric might end the Messi-Ronaldo hegemony with regard to winning the Ballon d'Or if Croatia lifts the World Cup on Sunday.
Third World Cup Final Appearance

A Look at How France Clinched Its Third World Cup Final Appearance

Sunday's match against Croatia will represent France's third World Cup Final appearance. Here's how they were able to accomplish the feat.
Croatia Advances to World Cup Final

Croatia 2-1 England: Croatia Advances to World Cup Final for First Time Ever

The Croatians are on their way to their first-ever FIFA World Cup final after a 2-1 extra time victory over England on Wednesday.
Samuel Umtiti

France Through to World Cup Final Thanks to Samuel Umtiti Goal

Samuel Umtiti's 51st minute goal was good enough for France to eliminate Belgium 1-0 and make its third World Cup final in the last 20 years.
Croatia Midfield

How the Croatia Midfield Machine Can Facilitate and Overwhelm in the World Cup Semifinals

The Croatia midfield is a major reason the team has progressed to the World Cup semifinals and will undoubtedly factor into whether they can beat England.