Argentina’s Nestor Pitana has been assigned as the referee for the Opening Match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup between Сборная России по футболу and Saudi Arabia on Thursday 14 June at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
"This Spain side has more ways of playing than we did"
Read our in-depth exclusive interview with 2010 FIFA World Cup winner Xabi Alonso
"Esta España tiene más registros de los que teníamos nosotros"
Lee nuestra entrevista exclusiva con Xabi Alonso, ganador de la Copa Mundial de la FIFA 2010
"We [Germany Football Team - Die Mannschaft] are not the clear favourites. France, Brazil and Spain are all ahead of us and Argentina are more or less the dark horses of the tournament."
Do you agree with 1990 #WorldCup winner Thomas Berthold
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On this week's FIFA Football, we look at two teams hoping to leave their mark at this year's #WorldCup - Hrvatski nogometni savez and Nigeria Super Eagles!
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Former West Germany coach Helmut Schon led his side at 25 FIFA #WorldCup matches – a record that no other coach has yet equalled.
Do you know how many World Cup matches Joachim Low has coached in with Germany Football Team - Die Mannschaft