With Neymar recovering, Brazil will be using the Russia and Germany matches to evaluate options in case their temperamental star isn't available.
Jack Wilshere admits he thought his chance of going to the World Cup was over when Arsene Wenger told him he could leave Arsenal last summer.
The absence of a BAME coach within England manager Southgate's current staff has been criticised ahead of the finals in Russia.
Brazil could be sending the "least Brazilian" team of all time to the 2018 World Cup in Russia this summer.
The two most recent World Cup winners meet on Friday in a friendly. We asked Raphael Honigstein and Sid Lowe to discuss the state of the two teams.
Speaking on Wednesday, Johnson agreed with a comparison between Adolf Hitler's use of the 1936 Olympics as a propaganda vehicle for his regime.
Bayern Munich midfielder Javi Martinez has told ESPN FC that Spain national team coach Julen Lopetegui has not told him why he was not selected.
FIFA says the World Cup stadium in the Russian city of Samara requires "a huge amount of work" to be ready on time.
Lionel Messi knows there are many people who want to see him finally win the World Cup, but he probably didn't realise Oprah Winfrey was among them.
Germany remain hopeful that Manuel Neuer will be fit for the World Cup this summer as the goalkeeper tries to recover from a broken left foot.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa says that Nigeria are aiming to win the trophy in Russia this summer.
Panini have launched their first-ever digital sticker album ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek said he still hopes to earn a place in the England squad at this summer's World Cup despite an injury-hit season at Crystal Palace.
All five Asian World Cup participants are busy in this international break. ESPN FC takes a look at where they all stand as Russia 2018 gets closer.
Brazil legend Ronaldo has revealed that his iconic 2002 World Cup haircut was part of a scheme to distract the media from his ongoing injury troubles.
Gareth Southgate's attempts to hone his England squad has extended to a ban on food being served at the Starbucks cafe inside the team hotel.
Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope believes he can complete the journey from being a milkman to England's No. 1 after earning his first senior call-ip.
Barcelona star Lionel Messi has been training at Manchester City along with his Argentina teammates.
With Real Madrid's recent continental success, the Spanish national team's DNA is undergoing a change from more Barcelona to more Real Madrid.
Juan Carlos Osorio has spent a month in Europe trying to prepare for the World Cup and the latest round of friendlies will test Mexico to the limit.
Chelsea left-back Marcos Alonso has said it's better late than never to receive a call-up to Spain's national team.