Germany coach Joachim Löw has some tough decisions ahead of him in 2019
The German national team will have been glad to see the end of 2018. After failing to get past the group stage at the World Cup, they were relegated in the Nations League. Coach Löw has tough decisions to make in 2019.
Germany, defeated in 2018 World Cup, still loved by fans
The German national team has had a lot to reckon with this year: a humiliating defeat in the World Cup, players either not up to snuff or departing altogether. But there’s one group that still loves Joachim Löw’s side: young players.
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.