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    Superstitions putting a spell on players

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:45pm on June 21, 2018

    Some players believe World Cup success is earned through exercise, diet and endless practice drills -- others are convinced it’s a matter of wearing lucky...

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    CR7 aging like ‘port wine’

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2018

    Portugal coach Fernando Santos compared Cristiano Ronaldo to a bottle of port, the fortified wine that famously gets better with age, after his latest match-winning...

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    Ronaldo delivers again for Portugal

    Agence France-PresseAgence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:30pm on June 20, 2018

    Cristiano Ronaldo followed up his opening game heroics at the World Cup with the only goal in a 1-0 win for Portugal against Morocco as...

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    Ronaldo seeks encore against Morocco

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on June 20, 2018

    Cristiano Ronaldo will attempt to follow up his World Cup opening game heroics for Portugal against a Morocco side licking their wounds after a crushing...

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    Poland brace for Senegal test

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on June 19, 2018

    Robert Lewandowski and Sadio Mane face off in a mouthwatering World Cup shootout between two of European football’s most lethal forwards today as Poland take...

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    Russian women free to make dating choice

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on June 15, 2018

    The Kremlin on Thursday rejected suggestions from a senior lawmaker that Russian women should not have sex with visiting World Cup fans, saying they would...

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    Russia have point to prove

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on June 14, 2018

    Host nation Russia are under enormous pressure to perform as they head into today’s World Cup curtain raiser against Saudi Arabia in a contest between...

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    Germany arrive in Russia for WC

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on June 13, 2018

    Germany landed in Moscow on Tuesday to attempt to successfully defend their World Cup title and hoping to leave the political controversy surrounding Mesut Ozil...

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    Akinfeev out to save Russia’s blushes

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on June 13, 2018

    Russia’s love for Igor Akinfeev, their goalkeeper who spends much of his time picking balls out of the net, speaks volumes about the home team’s...

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    Neymar’s Brazil look strong

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on June 10, 2018

    Neymar’s acclaimed return ahead of the World Cup supplied Brazil with an immeasurable boost, but holders Germany and Argentina arrive at the tournament confronting inconsistent...

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