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Who is Africa's greatest World Cup team, and can a squad in Qatar go one better?

ESPN assesses the golden generations that could stake a claim to being Africa's top World Cup team -- until a side reaches the semifinals, anyway.

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D-DAY IN GROUP GAMES

World Cup group-stage deciders: Teams in trouble, surprise packages

Who has surprised so far at the Qatar World Cup, and what drama will the final round of group-stage matches bring? Here's what the data shows.

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LOOKING AHEAD TO ROUND OF 16

World Cup 2022: How every team can reach the round of 16

The group stage at the 2022 World Cup continues, as 16 teams look to win a place in the knockouts. Here's what every nation needs.

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Despite sneaky Ronaldo claiming credit, Fernandes powers Portugal to Qatar knockouts

Bruno Fernandes-led Portugal are a top team at the World Cup, and they may not need Cristiano Ronaldo, who wanted credit for a goal he didn't score.

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Ogden: Portugal means more than Cristiano Ronaldo

Mark Ogden gives his analysis on the 2-0 win over Uruguay in Group H that takes Portugal into the Round of 16 at the World Cup.

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LISANDRO STEPPING UP AGAIN

Martinez winning over Argentina just as quickly as he's done at Man United

Lisandro Martinez faced plenty of questions when he joined Man United, only to become one of their key cogs. Now he's doing the same with Argentina.

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TRANSFERS

Transfer Talk: Kane, Davies top Real Madrid's shortlist

England captain Harry Kane and Canada flyer Alphonso Davies have emerged as post-World Cup targets for Real Madrid. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Why every club wants to sign Portugal and Milan forward Rafael Leao

Portugal and AC Milan forward Rafael Leao is arguably the most-coveted attacking player among the elite clubs in world football. Here's why.

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