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    Curtain on Russia World Cup comes down

    Reuters. Moscow | Updated at 12:18am on July 16, 2018

    Hollywood actor and singer Will Smith performed the soccer World Cup's official song "Live It Up" in the tournament's closing ceremony in Moscow on Sunday....

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    Cahill quits Socceroos

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:05am on July 18, 2018

    Australia’s all-time leading goal-scorer Tim Cahill retired from international football Tuesday, ending an illustrious career that has taken him to four World Cups....

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    World Cup over, hangover not yet

    Samsul Arefin Khan | Updated at 12:05am on July 19, 2018

    The curtain on the 2018 FIFA World Cup came down on Sunday but the hangover of the month-long football extravaganza continued with football fans in Bangladesh still busy discussing the events unfolded in the past one month....

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    Giroud savours glory despite criticism

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on July 18, 2018

    France striker Olivier Giroud says criticism has always motivated him to do better and the 31-year-old is pleased to silence his detractors with his stellar work rate in his team’s World Cup triumph in Russia...

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    Pussy Riot WC pitch intruders jailed for 15 days

    Reuters. Moscow | Updated at 10:43am on July 17, 2018

    A Moscow court on Monday handed down 15-day jail sentences on four members of the Pussy Riot protest group who interrupted Sunday's World Cup final between France and Croatia when they ran onto the pitch wearing fake police uniforms.

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    World Cup ‘just the beginning’ for Mbappe & Co

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on July 17, 2018

    Kylian Mbappe and another supremely talented generation of French players may just be getting started after overcoming Croatia to win the World Cup in Russia....

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    Golden Ball bittersweet: Modric

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on July 17, 2018

    Croatia captain Luka Modric said being awarded the Golden Ball for the World Cup’s best player was ‘bittersweet’ after losing the final 4-2 to France on Sunday....

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    Soaked but smiling, Croatian president wins admirers

    Reuters . Zagreb | Updated at 12:05am on July 17, 2018

    Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic has won many admirers for own performance at the World Cup final in Moscow, where she stood in driving rain at the closing ceremony, smiled and hugged every player from both teams....

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    Reaction after World Cup final

    | Updated at 01:26am on July 16, 2018

    ‘How marvellous! It’s a young team, who are on the top of the world. Some are champions at the age of 19. We did not play a huge game but we showed mental quality. And we scored four goals anyway....

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    Pussy Riot claim WC final pitch invasion

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 01:25am on July 16, 2018

    Russian female protest punk group Pussy Riot claimed responsibility for a pitch invasion by three women and a man dressed in police uniforms that interrupted Sunday’s World Cup final....