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    Neymar’s return better than expected

    Agence France-Presse . Teresopolis | Updated at 01:30am on May 25, 2018

    Brazil’s star forward Neymar is returning to training ‘better than expected,’ after more than two months out with a broken foot bone, the Brazilian team physical trainer said Wednesday....

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    Argentina goalkeeper Romero out of WC

    Agencies . Buenos Aires | Updated at 12:20am on May 24, 2018

    Argentina’s World Cup preparations suffered a blow on Tuesday as goalkeeper Sergio Romero was ruled out of the tournament with a knee injury, the Argentina Football Association said....

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    Argentina’s Romero out of World Cup with knee injury

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 03:20pm on May 23, 2018

    Argentina's World Cup preparations suffered a blow on Tuesday as goalkeeper Sergio Romero was ruled out of the tournament with a knee injury, the Argentina Football Association (AFA) said.

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    Kane named England captain for WC

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:02am on May 23, 2018

    Striker Harry Kane will wear the captain’s armband for England at next month’s World Cup, ending speculation about who would lead Gareth Southgate’s squad in Russia....

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    Icardi left out of Argentina squad

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2018

    Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi, the joint-leading scorer in Italy this season, was a notable omission from Argentina’s 23-man World Cup squad named by coach Jorge Sampaoli on Monday....

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    Mexico stun holders Germany 1-0

    Reuters. Moscow | Updated at 11:01pm on June 17, 2018

    Germany were stunned 1-0 by Mexico in the opening game of their World Cup defence on Sunday as Hirving Lozano finished off a sharp counter-attack that exposed the ragged defending that the four-times winners had displayed in their warm-up games.

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