Emiliano Martinez targets Mbappe again after ‘he is dead’ remark; this time with obscene gestures

Argentina goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez, who won the Golden Glove as the Best Goalkeeper of the FIFA…

France’s Coman, Tchouameni face racism after lose in World Cup final

France footballers Kingsley Coman and Aurelien Tchouameni were subjected to abhorrent online racist abuse after their…

World Cup 2022: who won the prize for ‘soft power’?

Simon Chadwick, SKEMA Business School and Paul Widdop, University of Manchester After four weeks, 64 games…

Karim Benzema retires from international football

France super star and the reigning Ballon d’Or winner Karim Benzema announced his retirement from international…

“No, I won’t retire. I want to keep playing as world champions…”: Messi

Football legend Lionel Messi has quashed speculation and pledged to continue playing for his country, despite…

Argentina triumphs! Messi takes home the World Cup

This will be Argentina's third World Cup title.

Combatting Misrepresentations; How Qatar focused on showcasing its Islamic Culture during World Cup

“I am leaving this place with better understanding and further curiosity of what Islam is,” said…