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    Messi shares video of Bangladesh fans

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:35pm on June 19, 2018

    Argentine superstar Lionel Messi on Tuesday shared a video which included Bangladeshi fans showing their support for Argentina in the ongoing FIFA World Cup in...

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    Japan make history with win

    Agence France-Presse . Saransk | Updated at 08:15pm on June 19, 2018

    Yuya Osako exacted sweet revenge for Japan on Tuesday as the Blue Samurai beat Colombia 2-1, becoming the first Asian side ever to beat a...

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    All eyes on Salah as hopeful Egypt take on Russia

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 04:55pm on June 19, 2018

    Egypt are counting on the return of Mohamed Salah on Tuesday as they try to salvage their World Cup against a Russian side who know...

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    Kane strikes late to give England win

    Reuters . Volgograd | Updated at 02:16am on June 19, 2018

    England captain Harry Kane scored twice including a stoppage-time winner as he led his side to a last-gasp 2-1 win over Tunisia in their opening...

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    Croatia’s Kalinic returns home

    Agence France-Presse . Roshchino | Updated at 11:44pm on June 18, 2018

    AC Milan striker Nikola Kalinic has returned home from Croatia’s World Cup squad due to a back injury, coach Zlatko Dalic confirmed on Monday....

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    Belgium too good for Panama

    Agence France-Presse . Sochi | Updated at 10:56pm on June 18, 2018

    Romelu Lukaku netted a brace as a much-improved second-half performance gave Belgium an ultimately comfortable 3-0 victory over tournament debutants Panama in their World Cup...

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    Ronaldo bust swapped at Madeira airport

    AFP   | Updated at 12:05am on June 19, 2018

    The controversial bronze bust of Cristiano Ronaldo at the airport on Madeira which bears his name has been replaced, Portuguese media reported on Monday. ‘This...

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    Russia know how to stop Salah

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

    Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov says the World Cup hosts have figured out a way to rein in Egypt’s striker Mohamed Salah today in Saint Petersburg....

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    Sweden bury WC opening jinx

    Reuters. Nizhny Novgorod | Updated at 11:30pm on June 18, 2018

    Sweden won an opening World Cup game for the first time since 1958 and ended a worrying goal drought with a 1-0 victory over South...

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    Mexico quakes with joy over upset win

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:10pm on June 18, 2018

    Thousands of jubilant Mexico supporters partied in the streets of the capital Sunday after their team's shock 1-0 victory over World Cup holders Germany —...