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Video: It's time for Brazil to win World Cup - Ronaldo

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Former striker Ronaldo believes Brazil will end their wait for a World Cup this year in Russia
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US to co-host 2026 World Cup with Canada and Mexico

US to co-host 2026 World Cup with Canada and Mexico

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The United States will co-host the soccer World Cup in 2026, after winning a joint bid with Mexico and Canada to hold the sport's biggest competition.
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WATCH: Who will win the 2018 World Cup?

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ESPN's Sebastian Salazar weighs in on who the favorites are in Moscow.
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All roads lead to Russia: the most unusual ways of getting to World Cup 2018

All roads lead to Russia: the most unusual ways of getting to World Cup 2018

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With the World Cup opening game nearly upon us, the majority of football fans have already arrived in Russia. But some have chosen quite unusual ways to reach their destination.
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World Cup Betting Odds 2018: Brazil, Germany Favorites to Win It All, but England Given Decent Chance

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If you bet on Panama-and by some miracle, they win it all-you'd make a whole lot of money.
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Grozny is a World Cup home away from home for Egypt squad

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GROZNY, Russia - The Egypt squad in Russia for its first World Cup since 1990 has a nickname besides the Pharaohs.
The country's all-Muslim squad has become known as “Al-Sajedeen,” or the prostrators - a reference to their customary on-pitch prayer when they score. Team members, in keeping up the squad's decades-old immersion in religious rituals, pray together during camp, believing that skills alone don't win games.
Perhaps no surprise, then, that Egypt chose mostly Muslim Grozny as its base during its campaign in Russia.
Egyptian football officials insist it was a perfect choice.
The...
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World Cup Preview: Russia vs Saudi Arabia - Recent Form, Predictions, Team News & More

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Spain fires its coach two days before World Cup opener

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In a stunning announcement made just two days before its country's first World Cup match against Iberian rival Portugal, the Spanish Football Federation fired coach Julen Lopetegui over his decision to take the head-coaching job at Real Madrid without first...
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Spain replaces fired Lopetegui with Hierro for World Cup

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With only two days to go before Spain's opening match at the World Cup, Julen Lopetegui was fired as national team coach after accepting a job to lead Real Madrid next season. Spanish soccer federation president Luis Rubiales, who made the announcement on Wednesday in Krasnodar, later said Fernando Hierro would replace Lopetegui as coach for Spain's match against Portugal in Sochi on Friday.
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'The Workers Cup' Champions Those Who Build The Stadiums, And Play Football Too

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A new documentary tells the story of one team's efforts to win the 2018 Workers Cup in Qatar, while building the very stadiums in which the 2022 World Cup will be held.
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Troubled Spain meets rival Portugal and Ronaldo at World Cup

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SOCHI, Russia - Compared to Spain's coaching chaos, the distractions created by Cristiano Ronaldo have become almost meaningless for Portugal.
Spain will play its opening World Cup match against the European champions on Friday with a coach who has been on the job for only two days. Fernando Hierro, a former national team player who had been acting as the national team's sports director in Russia, will coach the squad following the Spanish federation's shocking decision to fire Julen Lopetegui on Wednesday.
“We are in a very difficult situation,” Spanish federation president Luis Rubiales...
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‘Huge pressure, but they have to win' - Mourinho predicts opening game World Cup win for Russia

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Jose Mourinho says the Russian team will be under “huge pressure” when they open their home World Cup against Saudi Arabia in Moscow on Thursday, but has backed the hosts to come away with a win.
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