FIFA World Cup: Scaloni gives massive update on Lionel Messi’s Argentina future

Published on Dec 12, 2022 10:02 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2022: Lionel Scaloni gave a massive update on Lionel Messi's future with the Argentina team ahead of their semi-final fixture vs Croatia.

FIFA World Cup 2022: Argentina's Lionel Messi celebrates qualifying for the semi finals.(REUTERS)

Neymar reveals private texts with Brazil teammates after FIFA World Cup exit

After Brazil's exit from the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2022, Neymar revealed some private messages with his teammates.

Brazil's Neymar looks dejected after being eliminated from the FIFA World Cup 2022.(REUTERS)
Published on Dec 12, 2022 07:59 PM IST

‘He can be the best player of World Cup’: Ronaldo picks between Mbappe and Messi

The teams in fray are South American giants Argentina, who will be meeting previous edition's runners-up Croatia in the final four. In the second semis, we'll see Morocco, who are enjoying a dream run, lock horns with defending champions France.

Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi
Published on Dec 12, 2022 05:34 PM IST

Pele, Mbappe pay tribute to Ronaldo after Portugal’s FIFA World Cup 2022 exit

Pele and Kylian Mbappe paid tribute to Cristiano Ronaldo after Portugal defeat to Morocco in the FIFA World Cup 2022 quarter-final.

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo looks dejected after being eliminated from the FIFA World Cup.(REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 12, 2022 04:49 PM IST

‘We know each other…’: Lloris explains reason behind Kane's misfired penalty

Hugo Lloris, Harry Kane's Tottenham Hotspur teammate, who was at the goal shared his views on the match deciding moment.

Harry Kane reacts after he missed a penalty during FIFA World Cup quarterfinal match between England and France(AP)
Published on Dec 12, 2022 02:49 PM IST

Finecab Hyderabad crowned TPL champions for second time in a row

The final score read 41-32 in favour of Finecab Hyderabad Strikers. This meant Finecab Hyderabad Strikers retained their league title and were crowned champions of the Tennis Premier League for the second year in a row.

Finecab Hyderabad
Updated on Dec 12, 2022 10:50 AM IST
By, Pune

What’s not to like about Olivier Giroud?

Ever the team player, he has also scored four goals in France’s march to semi-finals

France's forward Olivier Giroud celebrates after he scored during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group D football match between France and Australia at the Al-Janoub Stadium
Published on Dec 12, 2022 07:45 AM IST
By, Doha

From partial paralysis to Indian team: Sukhjeet's remarkable comeback story

A pinched nerve seemed to have ended his dream but the 26-year-old fought back in the only way he knew how to

Sukhjeet Singh in action for India.(Hockey India)
Updated on Dec 11, 2022 11:23 PM IST

'Not much to say for now. Thank you Portugal': Ronaldo reacts to FIFA WC exit

Cristiano Ronaldo broke silence for the first time since Portugal's FIFA World Cup exit on Saturday at the hands of Morocco.

Cristiano Ronaldo(REUTERS)
Published on Dec 11, 2022 08:58 PM IST

How Morocco became the “Rocky” of the World Cup

Solid defence, a coach unafraid to dream and investment has led to Atlas Lions being the first from Africa to make the semi-finals.

Morocco's players celebrate after winning the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between Morocco and Portugal, at Al Thumama Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)(AP)
Published on Dec 11, 2022 08:11 PM IST
By, Doha

FIFA opens disciplinary case against Messi-led Argentina over misconduct vs NED

FIFA has confirmed a disciplinary case against the Argentina team for breaching its code of conduct.

Referee Antonio Mateu shows a yellow card to Argentina's Lionel Messi during the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between the Netherlands and Argentina, at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022.(AP)
Published on Dec 11, 2022 04:32 PM IST

Same story, different World Cup: What cost England in Qatar

When challenged by defending champions France, Harry Kane and his boys failed the test and with it returned the bitter memories of England's subpar performances at football's grandest stage.

Harry Kane reacts as France players celebrate their victory over England at FIFA World Cup 2022 quarterfinal(AP)
Updated on Dec 12, 2022 03:31 PM IST

Kane takes ‘responsibility’ for penalty miss after England’s FIFA World Cup exit

Harry Kane took responsibility after England's exit from the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2022.

Harry Kane reacts after England's FIFA World Cup 2022 exit.(REUTERS)
Published on Dec 11, 2022 04:10 PM IST

'Leaving Ronaldo out was a mistake': Luis Figo slams Fernando Santos

Cristiano Ronaldo's quest to win a World Cup ended in tears after Portugal's stunning 1-0 loss to Morocco in the quarter-final.

Santos has benched Ronaldo for the second game in a row(REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 11, 2022 04:01 PM IST

India's athletes will benefit with new athlete-centric IOA

Some of India’s top sportspersons are now part of the Indian Olympic Association and feel the move to include athletes in administration will usher in a new era for Indian sport.

PT Usha is the president of Indian Olympic Association(File Photo)
Published on Dec 11, 2022 03:40 PM IST
ByAvishek Roy, New Delhi

Bruno Fernandes defends Ronaldo after Portugal's WC exit, blasts ARG referee

Ronaldo's teammate Bruno Fernandes refuted the claims that the entire episode around Ronaldo had an impact on Portugal's performance against Morocco.

Portugal teammates Bruno Fernandes and Cristiano Ronaldo(getty images)
Updated on Dec 11, 2022 03:14 PM IST

Ronaldo's partner Georgina tears apart Portugal boss after shock World Cup exit

After Portugal's exit from the World Cup, Ronaldo's girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez lashed out at Portugal team's manager Fernando Santos on Instagram.

Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend: Ronaldo with Portugal manager(getty images)
Updated on Dec 11, 2022 02:29 PM IST

‘I’ll end up getting fined’: Maguire, Bellingham bash referee after France loss

Despite being awarded two penalties, the Three Lions faced some harsh decisions against them, which looked like certain fouls.

Jude Bellingham reacts in front of referee Wilton Sampaio during the FIFA World Cup quarterfinal against France(AP)
Published on Dec 11, 2022 01:07 PM IST

‘Kiss of GOD’: Watch defender's hilarious reaction to Pepe's miss wins internet

The match saw Portugal's most experienced player Pepe miss a golden chance to equalise in the dying stage of the contest.

Morocco defender's hilarious reaction to Pepe's miss during quarterfinal(Twitter)
Published on Dec 11, 2022 11:34 AM IST

Watch- ‘Obrigado CR7’: FIFA's emotional tribute to Cristiano Ronaldo

After the match was over, FIFA paid a tribue to Portugal striker and star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. Official Twitter handle of FIFA World Cup tweeted a video of Ronaldo and captioned it "Obrigado, @Cristiano".s

Cristiano Ronaldo(AP)
Updated on Dec 11, 2022 11:00 AM IST

Watch: Tchouameni shoots through Bellingham’s legs for stunning goal

Aurelien Tchouameni scored a stunning goal in France's 2-1 win vs England in their FIFA World Cup 2022 quarter-final game.

France's Aurelien Tchouameni scores their first goal.(REUTERS)
Published on Dec 11, 2022 10:27 AM IST

FIFA World Cup 2022, Semi-final: Teams, full fixture - All you need to know

FIFA World Cup 2022, Semi-final: Argentina vs Croatia and France vs Morocco - Teams, full fixture - All you need to know

Lionel Messi celebrates for Argentina.(REUTERS)
Published on Dec 11, 2022 09:34 AM IST

'They can give title to Argentina now': Portugal's Pepe makes explosive remark

Portugal veteran Pepe made an explosive allegation following the side's 0-1 defeat to Morocco in the quarter-final of the FIFA World Cup on Saturday.

Portugal's Pepe remonstrates with referee Facundo Tello(REUTERS)
Published on Dec 11, 2022 09:15 AM IST

Watch: Mbappe mocks Kane after England captain missed decisive penalty

Harry Kane fired the penalty over the crossbar, sending France into the semis for the second consecutive time in a World Cup. However, what went viral moments after the missed penalty was Kylian Mbappe reaction, ruthlessly mocking the England captain.

Kylian Mbappe; Harry Kane
Published on Dec 11, 2022 09:01 AM IST

Santos' reacts to criticisms on decision to bench Ronaldo after Portugal's exit

Portugal manager Fernando Santos was immensely criticised for benching superstar Cristiano Ronaldo in the crucial match, but had a two-word reply for the critics after the heartbreaking World Cup exit.

Portugal's coach Fernando Santos pats Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo
Published on Dec 11, 2022 08:18 AM IST

Watch: Ronaldo's priceless reaction to En-Nesyri's physics-defying goal in WC

Youssef En-Nesyri emulated Cristiano Ronaldo in getting to the ball with a towering header to give Morocco what turned out to be their winning goal against Portugal.

The goal was similar to the kind of headers that Ronaldo has scored from so many times in his career(Getty/Twitter)
Updated on Dec 11, 2022 09:18 AM IST

Watch: Heartbroken Ronaldo in tears after Portugal's shock defeat to Morocco

The disappointment of missing out on a World Cup was evident when a heartbroken Cristiano Ronaldo was seen in tears, first after the final whistle was blown and then as he walked back to the change room.

Cristiano Ronaldo could not control his emotions(Getty.AP)
Published on Dec 11, 2022 07:03 AM IST

FIFA World Cup: Giroud, Tchouameni score as France defeat England to enter semis

Oliver Giroud and Aurelien Tchouameni were among the goalscorers as France grabbed a 2-1 win vs England in their FIFA World Cup 2022 quarter-final fixture, on Sunday.

France defeated England to enter the FIFA World Cup 2022 semi-finals.(REUTERS)
Published on Dec 11, 2022 03:19 AM IST

A Messi effort that would more than pass muster

Before the chaos of cards, comeback and penalties it was the no-look reverse pass that lit up Argentina-Netherlands quarter-final

On Tuesday, when Messi steps out against Croatia, it will be his 25th World Cup match, equalling the most by Germany’s Lothar Matthaeus. (REUTERS)
Published on Dec 11, 2022 01:15 AM IST

It's time for Africa: Morocco reach semis to create history

Regragui's team became the first team from Africa to make the last four in the history of the Fifa World Cup

Morocco's players celebrate after beating Portugal 1-0 in the World Cup quarter-final(AP)
Published on Dec 11, 2022 01:03 AM IST
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