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What is Russia 2018's legacy?

There are reasons to be cynical about the World Cup, but in the end, Russia 2018's legacy will be about the connections fans made with one another.

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Kuper: France beware, sympathy for Neymar, importance of VAR

With the World Cup over, here's a look at what we've learned from the tournament - which includes a warning for the winners and sympathy for Neymar.

Incredible scenes on Champs-Elysees as France return home

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OTL: What Putin achieved with the World Cup

ESPN investigative reporter T.J. Quinn reflects on how Vladimir Putin used the World Cup as part of his geopolitical strategy.

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Laurens: 2018 World Cup more special to France than 1998

Julien Laurens explains why France's 2018 World Cup title and the resulting celebration feels more special than Les Bleus' first title in 1998.

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Croatia parade around Zagreb

Croatia celebrated finishing World Cup runners-up with their fans by parading around the capital city of Zagreb in an open-top bus.

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World Cup Pick'em: Best goal, player and more

From best goal to best coach, Alexis Nunes and Shaka Hislop reveal their superlatives from one of the greatest World Cups of all time.

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Croatian players thank fans in Zagreb for World Cup support

Croatia's World Cup squad returned home to huge crowds following their run to the final in Russia.

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Assessing the World Cup Best XI

Julien Laurens takes issue with ESPNFC.com's omission of France's N'Golo Kante in their World Cup team of the tournament.

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Inside France's World Cup party: The Pogba Show takes over

How did the France players celebrate their World Cup success? Julien Laurens tells the story from the dressing room to the streets of Paris.

France celebrate World Cup: The story from streets of Paris

France celebrated their second World Cup success at the weekend. ESPN FC correspondent Jonathan Johnson was in Paris to soak in the raucous scenes.

Football

Ronaldo's Juve press conference

Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at Juventus: How did he fare?

Cristiano Ronaldo was as genuine as he was convincing at his Juventus unveiling, a player who has won it all but still has plenty to prove.

Hysteria encompasses Juve upon Ronaldo's arrival

Juventus came oh so close to landing Cristiano Ronaldo 15 years ago. Now that the Old Lady finally has her man, Turin can't contain its excitement.

Will Cristiano Ronaldo take Juventus to the next level?

With his official presentation complete, the FC guys discuss how far Cristiano Ronaldo can take Juventus domestically and in European competition.

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How Ronaldo's move to Juve raised eyebrows

After being unveiled as a Juventus player following his move from Real Madrid, ESPN take a look at how Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Turin unfolded.

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Ronaldo: Age is irrelevant, I'm more motivated than ever

Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo admitted he joined the Italian club as he wanted to challenge himself again and insists he win just as many trophies in Italy.

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Ronaldo arrives in Turin

Cristiano Ronaldo is in Italy to undergo his medical ahead of his big money move to Juventus.

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Ronaldo's transfer changes the landscape of European football

ESPN FC's Stewart Robson and Craig Burley explain just how monumental Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Juventus is for world football.

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Djokovic hoping to take confidence from Wimbledon to New York

ESPN's Chris McKendry and Brad Gilbert sit down with Novak Djokovic after his 2018 Wimbledon singles title win.

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Maradona: I needed Dynamo Brest challenge

Diego Maradona has taken on the role of chairman at Belarusian football club Dynamo Brest as he felt he needed a serious project that would challenge him.

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Is 'the new Paul Pogba' here to stay?

After Julien Laurens hails Paul Pogba's role in France's World Cup triumph, the FC crew examine whether the tournament was a new beginning for him.

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Extra Time: Mbappe the real king of PSG? France in '18 or '98?

The ESPN FC team answer your tweets on Kylian Mbappe's stock at PSG, the 2018 France squad vs. the 1998 World Cup winning side and much more.

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Djokovic eases to 13th major win

Nico Pereira recaps Novak Djokovic's straightforward win over Kevin Anderson to claim his first major in two years.

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Kaka: Ronaldo move to Juve will improve Serie A

Former AC Milan midfielder Kaka believes Cristiano Ronaldo can help to raise the level in Italy and help Italian teams become great again in Europe.

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Who should Argentina turn to after sacking Sampaoli?

ESPN FC's Alexis Nunes and Shaka Hislop react to Jorge Sampaoli's sacking and whether Ricardo Gareca would be the right hire to take Argentina forward.

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Tennis

Wimbledon: Day 13

Wimbledon's done, so what now? Our biggest questions leading up to US Open

After a historic and drama-filled Wimbledon (we can breathe now!), questions surround Serena, Andy Murray, Sloane Stephens and others as we flip to hard-court season.

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ICYMI at Wimbledon: An unforgettable two weeks

Epic semifinals, marathon matches, the return of the legends, World Cup drama -- Wimbledon 2018 had it all and more. In case you missed any of it, here's our pick of the highlights and best bits.

Djokovic hoping to take confidence from Wimbledon to New York

ESPN's Chris McKendry and Brad Gilbert sit down with Novak Djokovic after his 2018 Wimbledon singles title win.

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Djokovic receives royal congratulations

Novak Djokovic got to chat with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, after securing his fourth Wimbledon singles title.

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Djokovic congratulated by son Stefan

2018 Wimbledon men's champion Novak Djokovic was greeted with a hug by his son Stefan after his win over Kevin Anderson.

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Djokovic eases to 13th major win

Nico Pereira recaps Novak Djokovic's straightforward win over Kevin Anderson to claim his first major in two years.

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FIFA World Cup

World Cup best and worst: Five weeks in Russia

The 2018 World Cup had some brilliant moments, but what did our correspondents on the ground in Russia think of the tournament?

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Too-early predictions for 2022: France will struggle

The 2018 World Cup is over, so let's look at 2022. France will crash out, Africa's sides will rebound and Cristiano Ronaldo will star, then retire.

World Cup from the Darke Side: Hits and misses

The 2018 World Cup is over, but which moments were Ian Darke's favourites? And what did he not like about Russia 2018?

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