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?
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?
The blur that is Mbappe, Ronaldo's hang time and amazing fans
From the blur of a Kylian Mbappe run to Eden Hazard's remarkable tournament, here are Jayaditya Gupta's favourite memories from Russia 2018.
169 goals, 29 penalties, 10 late winners, 4 red cards
Several records tumbled in Russia, as 32 teams provided a month-long spectacle. Here are the best numbers from the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Top 10 'what ifs' of the 2018 World Cup
It's easy to go back and say "what if" after the fact but it's fun to do nonetheless. Here are the top 10 'what ifs' from the 2018 World Cup.
WATCH Highlights: Three cracking strikes, a goalkeeping howler & VAR controversy
The six-goal thriller in Moscow included an own goal, a controversial penalty, a goalkeeping howler, three brilliant goals and even a pitch invasion. Watch it all!
Ronaldo's first day at Juventus
Has anyone ever enjoyed a medical more than Cristiano Ronaldo? The Portuguese superstar was the centre of attention as he was introduced by Juve.
Ronaldo arrives in Turin
- Croatia given heroes' welcome after return
- Chelsea want Hazard stay as Real loom - sources
- Arsenal in fraud case involving Chinese partner
- Madrid players meet Lopetegui as training opens
Blockbuster final sets high bar for 2022
Jayaditya Gupta in Moscow
Marcotti: Thrilling World Cup gets the finale it deserves
Didier Deschamps got France's stars to buy into his work ethic, and the result was glory in Russia, but not before Croatia pushed them all the way.
World Cup woe must be the beginning, not end for Croatia
After the pain of falling short against France subsides, it's vital that Croatia channels its emotions into ensuring this isn't their last final.
LIVE Transfer Talk: Hazard would top Neymar fee
Los Blancos need an elite star to fill the void left by Cristiano Ronaldo and are in the market for a new top class goalkeeper.
Transfer Rater: Milinkovic-Savic to Chelsea
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic to Chelsea and Danny Ings to Southampton are two of today's hot rumours, according to Football Whispers.
Rumour Rater: Benzema to Napoli? Mina to Everton?
As the World Cup nears its end, the transfer rumour mill will kick into even higher gear. David Amoyal rates the newest and biggest rumours.
Ugra: Why I will miss the World Cup
- Man Utd's Shaw will leave if not starting - sources
- Thai cave boys to watch recording of WC final
- Courtois: I'm worth more than Chelsea offer now
- World Cup finalists to share $66m prize money
- Everton beat ATV Irdning 22-0 in friendly
- Landslide wipes out road by World Cup stadium
- City furious with Napoli over Jorginho - sources
- Napoli's Jorginho follows Sarri to Chelsea
- Sources: Villa battling Derby, Stoke for Wilson
- Arsenal's Emery to work with Ozil 'in a new way'
- Klopp backs Lovren after World Cup run
- Mbappe wasted time in France's win - Meunier
- England didn't match hype vs. Croatia - Rakitic
- PSG hire Neymar's Brazil physiotherapist
- German football needs more flair - Bayern's Kovac
Watch HIGHLIGHTS: Belgium's golden generation finish with bronze
Goals from Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard gave Belgium a comfortable 2-0 victory against England in the third-place playoff at the Krestovsky Stadium.
Hazard's reputation, value have never been higher
After tearing up England in the third-place game, Eden Hazard's standout World Cup performances have cemented him among football's royalty.
Hazard, Belgium deservedly grab bronze
In a match with little intrigue, Belgium were the better side against England with Eden Hazard outclassing Raheem Sterling the most glaring example.
Belgium's 10-pronged attack, Kane's open play struggles
Belgium cruised to their sixth victory in Russia, beating England 2-0 to secure third place at the World Cup. ESPN brings you the best numbers.
Rooney, DCU take shaky first step into promising new era
Wayne Rooney's Major League Soccer career got off a winning start. For his club, D.C. United, it was a shaky first step into a promising new era.
Burley: Time is right for Hazard to leave Chelsea
Can Sarri's charisma, poetic football help Chelsea rebuild?
Maurizio Sarri might not look the part for Chelsea, but his charisma and poetic brand of football will be fascinating to watch as Chelsea rebuild.
Sarri's to-do list at Chelsea topped by Hazard, Courtois talks
There will be no honeymoon period for new Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri as he acclimatises to life as Antonio Conte's successor.
Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018 World Cup?
And then there were two! But how well do you remember the 30 that went out? Take this quiz to find out.
Arsenal's Torreira mobbed by fans in Uruguay
Arsenal's Lucas Torreira received a hero's welcome upon returning to his hometown in Uruguay following his performance at the World Cup.
Bostock nails 'Billie Jean' performance in initiation
John Bostock's initiation song at Toulouse was a stunning rendition of the Michael Jackson classic "Billie Jean" -- complete with choreography.
Photos: How the FIFA World Cup Trophy is made
Paolo Vezzoli, special to ESPN.com
Hornby: How England fell back in love with their national team
Nick Hornby: This summer had English fans believing again. But was the team's semifinal run really that impressive?
Southgate: England disproved 'myth' of fatigue
"I didn't believe the winter break, or the hotel we'd stay in, were factors about how we do in tournaments," Southgate said.
Gerrard 'proud' of England achievements
Former England captain Steven Gerrard says he's proud of the country's performances at the World Cup, after their run was brought to an end by Croatia in the semi-finals.
La Liga influence on World Cup is evident despite Spain woe
PHOTOS: Ronaldo through the years
Chelsea fans happy at Conte exit but job-hopper Sarri a worry
Chelsea fans are relieved that Antonio Conte has finally been sacked, bringing an end to the latest soap opera at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea and Antonio Conte: A timeline of tension
Antonio Conte's departure from Chelsea has been a long time coming. Here's how the Italian's position went from perilous to untenable.
Marcotti: Chelsea was a learning curve for Conte
With Antonio Conte on his way out at Chelsea, ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti reflects on the Italian's tenure and what led to his undoing.
World Cup exposed flaws in Brazil, South American sides
Argentina, Peru, Colombia and Uruguay all can look back and wonder, but Brazil has the most to sort out following their exit from Russia.
Rooney's first impressions can give D.C. hope
Big-name signings don't always come to MLS with the right attitude. It's early days yet, but Wayne Rooney has so far avoided that potential pitfall.
D.C. United's Rooney: Everton 'happy for me to leave'
Wayne Rooney spoke exclusively to Taylor Twellman about the circumstances behind his summer move. He's set to make his MLS debut on Saturday as D.C. United open its new stadium, Audi Field, against the Vancouver Whitecaps (8 p.m. ET, ESPN+).
- Barcelona-Sevilla Supercup to be held in Tangier
- Ozil defends photo with Turkish president
- Neymar says he is victim of 'double standards'
- Sarri wanted entire Napoli team - De Laurentiis
- Eriksen, Sanchez, Son in Spurs' ICC squad
- Klopp admits he is a fan of Dortmund's Pulisic
- Cahill: A-League fans should decide on Bolt
The 2018 World Cup stories of ESPN's Jayaditya Gupta, updated as he takes in more of the sights and sounds of the host country Russia.
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