Not quite a cut above the rest.
‘Only Pelé would have the audacity to try to lob the goalkeeper from his own half.’
‘There was much to be said about the build up to Qatar, but the World Cup itself does what no other sporting competition can—it unites and brings the world together, even if for just a month.’
Money, Money, Money by ABBA is played out in this context but that about sums it up.
‘Based on the empirical evidence of their lamentable qualifying campaign, England really had no business being part of the World Cup jamboree across the Atlantic 20 years ago.’
A Caniggia brace helped Argentina beat a powerful Nigeria side in 1994.
I know he didn’t invent them but penalties down the line always take me back to Beckham’s in 2002.
‘When I was in a good mood, and we had a 2-0 or 3-0 lead, I wanted to show the spectators something else, you know,’ Ravelli said. ‘I wanted to have fun.’
Relive some of the magic moments from Cameroon’s run at Italia 90 in this short video from FIFA.
France 98 was meant to be the peak of Ronaldo’s career, but a seizure disrupted his chances. In 2002, he sought redemption.
Take a journey back to 1994 with 2 Billion Hearts, the official film of the 1994 FIFA World Cup.
The FIFA World Cup started today and with such a prestigious tournament steeped in history, we selected 5 records that could be broken in Russia.
UK design studio ∆ Studio—JQ ∆ have created some beautiful retro posters for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.