REVIEW 2020: World rocked by Covid-19, Trump and Black Lives Matter
25 December 2020 | 9:55 am
The Covid-19 pandemic cast a long pall over 2020 but it also saw President Donald Trump beaten by Joe Biden in a tumultuous US election and the Black Lives Matter movement shake the world.
Lionel Messi is still at the World Cup after Argentina cruised, collapsed and finally conquered in the face of Dutch resistance. Support for the Albiceleste is felt around the world and, at least for Messi, even beyond.
Argentina fans burst into song and dance as Argentina and Lionel Messi move on to the World Cup final with a 3-0 win over Croatia.
Despite ongoing diplomatic disputes, many Algerians are supporting their Moroccan neighbors in Qatar. The Atlas Lions are representing both Africa and the Arab world, but the identity of their opponents is also key.
Lionel Messi guides Argentina to a sixth World Cup final, meaning their star player will once again get a chance at lifting the trophy of his dreams. The Albiceleste beat Croatia 3-0 with an outstanding performance from their number 10.
Lionel Messi has been dubbed the greatest player of all time after he led Argentina to the World Cup final in sensational style. The 35-year-old seven-time Ballon d'Or winner scored a penalty and set up Julian Alvarez for another in a 3-0 win.
Clashes erupted in France and Belgium as dejected Morocco fans resorted to violence after the country's defeat in the World Cup semi-finals last night. France defeated Morocco by 2-0 to set up the final battle with Argentina.
The World Cup final takes place on Sunday. For the hosts Qatar, much has already been said about the tournament's economic legacy. But what about the winners?
A very rare edition of "The Philosopher's Stone" won by a competition winner sold for £8,000 at auction following a year of record sales for first edition copies.
The controversial Qatar World Cup was a unique spectacle that divided opinion in the West. But Asian, Arab and Latin American fans gave the tournament the soul it sorely lacked.
Excitement builds outside Lusail Stadium ahead of highly-anticipated World Cup final between Argentina and France.
Argentinians burst with joy after a thrilling World Cup victory against France
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