Heroes to some, criminals to others: Pussy Riot
The Russian protest group Pussy Riot made an unforgettable appearance during the World Cup Final in Moscow - one that got them thrown into jail.
Messi returns to Barcelona training after World Cup
Messi returns to Barcelona training after World Cup.
World Cup was right time to end Socceroos career, says Cahill
Australia's top goal scorer Tim Cahill knew the time was right to end his international career after the World Cup but the attacking midfielder said on Friday (July 20) he wants to continue playing at club level.
Has the World Cup changed Russia?
While the players are having a well earned rest after the semi-finals this week, the fans are out and about sightseeing in Russia. This can't be taken for granted as the country has been notoriously restrictive of tourists' movement in the past.
World Cup has changed perception of Russia: FIFA head
The World Cup has helped changed people's view of Russia, FIFA President Gianni Infantino told an audience at an event in Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre on Saturday, standing alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Croatia cabinet meets in soccer team jerseys to mark World Cup semi-final win
The Croatian government held on Thursday (July 12) a cabinet session with ministers dressed in the red and white chequered jerseys of the national soccer team, a day after Croatia reached the World Cup final in Russia.
France fans celebrate World Cup semi-final win over Belgium in Paris fan zone
France fans celebrate their country's win over Belgium in the World Cup semi-final in front of the big screen at Paris city hall.
Nigeria's amputee football team prepares ahead of World Cup debut
Emmanuel Ibeawuchi, captain of Nigeria's national football amputee team will lead the country's Special Eagles at the Amputee Football World Cup in Mexico this October.