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Five exciting underdogs from the World Cup Qualifiers

There are few international tournaments that carry the same hype as the FIFA World Cup. Though the Olympics bring the world’s nations together in a friendly form of competition, and major events in golf and tennis tend to draw in global audiences, the FIFA World Cup tends to surpass both in terms of excitement. The tournament takes place every four years, which makes it as rare as the Olympics. Additionally, the ebb and flow of powerful teams add an element…
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Which teams will Italy fans be supporting at Russia 2018?

The words “world” and “cup” are ones that most Italian football supporters have been staunchly avoiding since the disastrous play off defeat to Sweden last November. But time is a healer, and six months later, the tears have been dried, the recriminations made and it would be ridiculous to suppose that a nation that so loves its football will not be turning its eyes to Russia in the weeks to come. (more…)
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Magical Messi fires Argentina to the world cup in Russia

Ahead of a tense final round of matches in the South American qualifiers for Russia 2018, with Brazil’s place at the World Cup finals already guaranteed, three of the four guaranteed spots and the fifth-place play-off position were all still up for grabs. The stage was set, and one final round of games would bring either celebration or bitter disappointment at the final whistle. The biggest question mark of all was the perilous position of Argentina, two-time World Cup winners who most…
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