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Record Numbers Streamed The FIFA 2018 World Cup Quarter Finals Many Unsuccessfully

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As the FIFA World Cup 2018 reaches its climax, figures emerge showing that record numbers of people streamed the quarterfinal games, but many of these attempts were unsuccessful.
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Layla's Occasionally Unbiased Football Show: Episode 10

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Layla Anna-Lee talks Paul Pogba's hairstyles, Harry Maguire's tattoo promise, the 2018 World Cup Final, and much more.
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Why Luka Modric Is Your Favorite Soccer Player's Favorite Soccer Player

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The World Cup final between France and Croatia will be spoiled with once-in-a-generation talent, most of which will be wearing blue. But keep an eye on Luka Modric. Croatia's diminutive playmaker may look like a freshly hatched warbler, but he has a knack for being the most effective player on the field no matter who he shares it with, a skill that should come in handy against the heavily favored French. Seriously, keep your eyes on the little guy in the red checkerboard jersey and you may come away convinced he's the best soccer player on earth. Hell, he just might be.
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World Cup final: How France and Croatia match up in Sunday's game

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WORLD CUP FINAL FRANCE VS. CROATIA Where: Moscow Time: 8 a.m. PDT. TV: Fox, Telemundo. The buzz: France is playing in the final for the third time in six World Cups, while Croatia is playing for its first shot at a title. The teams followed different routes to get here. France won its group comfortably...
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The Numbers Behind Kante, Modric's World Cup Dominance for France, Croatia

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Luka Modric and N'Golo Kante have starred for their nations at the World Cup, making a statistical impact outside of the traditional box scores during their respective runs to the final.
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Croatia and France have little in common - except a desire to win the World Cup

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There has never been a World Cup final between such widely disparate teams as the France-Croatia matchup on Sunday. France is an established soccer power, playing in its third title game in 20 years. With a population of 67 million, it has sent 204 players to the World Cup since 2002, the most...
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The Players to Watch in the Croatia vs. France World Cup Final

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With Croatia's battlers taking on a swaggering France, the tournament's conclusion promises a rich clash of styles.
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Las Vegas octopus predicts who will win World Cup 2018 - VIDEO

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Placing your bets for the World Cup final? Someone in Las Vegas thinks they know the winner.
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How a WWII-Era Chant Found Its Way to World Cup 2018

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Symbols have power, even in soccer. Just ask Croatia.
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Despite off-field chaos, limited resources, Croatia in final

Despite off-field chaos, limited resources, Croatia in final

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MOSCOW - Davor Suker was discussing the magnitude of Croatia's achievement reaching the World Cup final when he was interrupted in the Moscow hotel lobby by a familiar figure.
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A capsule look at the France-Croatia World Cup final

A capsule look at the France-Croatia World Cup final

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A capsule look at Sunday's World Cup final between France and Croatia in Moscow :
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World Cup final 2018: France-Croatia time, TV and streaming info

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France's Paul Pogba and N'Golo Kanté face Croatia's Luka Modrić and Ivan Rakitić in a showdown that the soccer world is salivating over.
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France vs. Croatia presents scrumptious tactical World Cup chess match

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The 2018 World Cup final brings us a delicious matchup of tactical to-and-fro all over the field.
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A tale of two stars: France-Croatia World Cup final pits Kylian Mbappe's energy against Luka Modric's grace

A tale of two stars: France-Croatia World Cup final pits Kylian Mbappe's energy against Luka Modric's grace

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MOSCOW - Kylian Mbappe has electrified the World Cup with his speed and youthful exuberance. Luka Modric has coolly controlled matches in Russia with his graceful play in the middle.
Whether France wins its second title in 20 years or Croatia raises the trophy for the first time Sunday at the Luzhniki Stadium in front of Russian President Vladimir Putin and nearly a billion television viewers could turn on the play of the two stars.
The 19-year-old Mbappe has been the biggest sensation at the tournament in Russia, scoring three goals - including two against Argentina in the round of 16...
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How This World Cup Photographer Captured the ‘Pure Excitement' After Croatia's Victory

How This World Cup Photographer Captured the ‘Pure Excitement' After Croatia's Victory

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Photographer Yuri Cortez has been shooting for Agence France-Presse for 27 years. The job has brought him around the world, covering everything from conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq to natural disasters in Haiti and Mexico.
But last Wednesday's 2018 FIFA World Cup match between England and Croatia offered Cortez a whole new experience: He found himself at the bottom of a pile of Croatian soccer players as they celebrated star striker Mario Mandžukić's extra time goal against England - the game winner, it would turn out, punching Croatia's ticket into Sunday's final against France. It was...
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World Cup: Breaking down France vs. Croatia in the 2018 final

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Who: France vs. Croatia
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College football Week 4 primer: Heisman Watch, upset picks, predictions and more

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Marshall, NC State return from week off following hurricane

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Former NBA Player And Fellow Georgetown Prep Alum Defends Brett Kavanaugh...

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