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2022 FIFA World Cup

Southgate's bets keep paying off and World Cup quarterfinals await

Harry Kane and Jude Bellingham are peaking at the right time, and England coach Gareth Southgate's World Cup is going as well as he could ask.

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2022 FIFA World Cup

Giroud makes history, Mbappe stuns as France advance, but will injuries cost them the trophy?

France showed their quality against Poland to advance to the World Cup quarter-finals, but miss key players like Kante, Pogba and Benzema.

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Why Mbappe is the best player at this World Cup

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How impressive has Olivier Giroud's career been?

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2022 World Cup stats: Messi goes past Maradona with 9; Van Gaal unbeaten in 19

ESPN brings you the best stats from the two FIFA World Cup quarterfinal matches played on Saturday.

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2022 World Cup 'Moment of the Day': Daley Blind embodies the beauty of Dutch football

On most football pitches, on most nights, there isn't a footballer better with the ball at their feet than Daley Blind. There's a reason this match was his 98th for the Netherlands.

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Greg Stewart: 'I was always meant to be a footballer, I just took a different journey'

Mumbai City FC's Greg Stewart signed his first professional contract when he was 25. He's not looked back since.

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England, France showdown, Neymar injury watch, Monday's best bets

England and France to meet in the quarterfinals. Will Neymar be fully fit for Brazil's clash against South Korea? Here's the latest from Qatar.

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Argentina are building momentum, but it's nice to have Messi to call on

At times, Argentina seem like work in progress. Leo Messi is in excellent form -- which is good -- but Lionel Scaloni's side still have their flaws.

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World Cup fans in Qatar put their own spin on the local dress to support their team

Fans in Qatar for the World Cup are getting creative and wearing custom thobes with their team's colors. Would you wear one?

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TRANSFERS

Transfer Talk: Chelsea snub has Inter planning Lukaku loan extension

Chelsea reportedly has no interest Romelu Lukaku returning to the club, so Inter have asked for a loan extension. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Why every club wants to sign Rafael Leao

The Portugal and AC Milan forward is arguably the most-coveted attacking player in the world.

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Relentless pressure earned Japan two famous wins. Will Croatia be No. 3?

No team had ever beaten Germany and Spain in the same World Cup until Japan did so in the group stage. Can they re-create the magic against Croatia?

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Why Japan hero Ao Tanaka has already forgotten his dramatic winner vs. Spain

Ao Tanaka's winner against Spain will live on in the history of Japanese football -- so why have him and his teammates already forgotten about it?

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