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13 Jan
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has shut down rumors linking him with the vacant Belgium manager job. It had been reported that Henry had contacted the Belgian FA to succeed Roberto Martinez as first-team manager. However, Henry claims he never contacted the Belgian FA over the possibility of taking over from Martinez.
2 Jan
In football everyone has their eye on the strikers. This week we take a closer look at two of the best goal-getters in the game at the moment: Paris St. Germain’s Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland of Borussia Dortmund. Will they dominate their generation in the same way that Leonel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo did in theirs? Sports Life explains why they stand out and what makes them so special.
30 Dec
Brazil legend, Pele passed away at 82 on Thursday following a battle with cancer, leaving millions to mourn the loss of one of football's greatest-ever stars. Pele's death has led to an outpouring of tributes from sports and political icons across the globe.
29 Dec
Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pele, was a football pioneer. He has passed away at the age of 82 after a battle with cancer.
15 Dec
Morocco has said seven flights were canceled due to "restrictions imposed by Qatari authorities." The national Moroccan carrier had announced 30 flights to support the team in the World Cup semifinals.
14 Dec
The Atlas Lions of Morocco – and Africa – are just one victory away from adding another historic feat to their handful of World Cup achievements. Standing in their way are the reigning world champions, France.
10 Dec
We've seen a very different kind of fan during this World Cup in Qatar, be it for reasons of cost, travel or even politics. These changes are substantial and it's made for some dramatic changes to the ambiance and atmosphere. One of the most visible effects is perhaps what we saw after Morocco's victory over Spain: a show of immense unity in the Arab World.
9 Dec
A 'hunt' for Haitian migrants in the Dominican Republic, and the Indian state that's crazy for football
25 Nov
The 2022 World Cup in Qatar has become a focal point for geopolitics. Iran's team refused to sing their national anthem before their first match, in a gesture of support for protesters. Some Iranian visitors also took the opportunity to support the anti-government protests back home with signs and chants outside the stadium in Doha.
24 Nov
As the last four games of the opening round of matches of the Qatar 2022 World Cup take place today, African representatives Cameroon and Ghana will come up against Switzerland and Portugal, respectively. Are the Indomitable Lions capable of ripping the efficient Swiss apart, and can the Black Stars dim the glow of Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal?
20 Nov
As the Qatar 2022 World Cup starts in a few hours, GuardianTV's HurriKane Andrew took to the street to find out who Nigerians think will win the 2022 Qatar World Cup. Argentina and Brazil are popular choices to triumph but Jude Bellingham could flourish in Qatar even if England falls short. But the biggest question on pundits' and fans' minds remains: Who will win the World Cup?
18 Nov
As we await the start of the Qatar 2022 World Cup, GuardianTV's HurriKane Andrew looks ahead to what could be an exciting month of football, despite all the controversies. We have a question for you though: which of the groups do you consider to be the Group of Death?

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