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African sides break records during FIFA World Cup group stage

Is it too soon for us to be talking about 'progress' for African teams at the World Cup?

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ESPN's alternative African World Cup group stage dream team

What about players who could have represented African nations but instead opted to feature for other international sides at the highest level?

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Koulibaly key to Senegal's hopes of shocking England

If the injured Sadio Mane is Senegal's star player, Kalidou Koulibaly is the cement and will be crucial to their hopes of beating England..

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Form vs. loyalty: England's World Cup selection issues

Gareth Southgate has an issue ahead of England's World Cup knockout game with Senegal: pick players on form or past international performance?

Playstation, rotating DJs, and 'foot-golf': How France relax at the World Cup

France coach Didier Deschamps is determined to have a happy camp at the World Cup, and his squad has everything it needs to relax away from games.

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What's it like being club-less at a World Cup? Ronaldo and only few others know

Ronaldo is part of a rare group: World Cup players without a club to call home. For some players it's a distraction; for others, it's motivation.

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What's it like being club-less at a World Cup? Ronaldo and only few others know

Ronaldo is part of a rare group: World Cup players without a club to call home. For some players it's a distraction; for others, it's motivation.

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World Cup last 16: Why Senegal, Morocco and every other team left can win FIFA World Cup

With the knockout stage set, we break down all 16 teams' strengths and weaknesses when it comes to winning it all.

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Round of 16 is set! South Korea show Uruguay out, USA-Netherlands preview

After nearly two wild weeks at the World Cup, we have the reached the win-or-go-home portion of the tourney. Here's the latest from Qatar.

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TRANSFERS

Transfer Talk: Morocco's Amrabat joins Bellingham, Caicedo on Liverpool's radar

Liverpool are among a number of Premier League clubs keeping a close eye on Morocco midfielder Sofyan Amrabat. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Why every club wants to sign Rafael Leao

The Portugal and AC Milan forward is arguably the most-coveted attacking player in the world.

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Son steps up as South Korea's late win sends Uruguay out and sums up wild World Cup

South Korea were heading out of the World Cup until the 91st minute. Then everything changed as Hwang Hee-chan put them through on goals scored.

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South Korea replicate Germany win from 2018 over Portugal -- this time with tears of joy rather than despair

Just like four years ago, South Korea ended their World Cup group-stage campaign in tears -- but this time they were borne out of joy.

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