days, players | Mario Kempes
The 1978 FIFA World Cup brought a first title for hosts AFA - Selección Argentina. The star of the tournament was Mario Kempes, whose six goals – including two in the Final – saw him earn the adidas Golden Boot as the competition’s top scorer.
Fans from around the globe will be arriving in soon for the FIFA World Cup. Many of you will be visiting Russia for the first time.
We asked former Сборная России по футболу striker and U17 Head Coach Aleksandr Kerzhakov, alongside some Russian football fans, to show us why they love their country.
We'll have more news soon on transport info, FIFA Fan Fests & other info you'll find helpful. Are you heading to Russia this summer #WeLiveFootball
#OnThisDay in 1978, József Bozsik died. The midfielder was a key member of the legendary 'Mighty Magyars' who scored a total of 27 goals at the 1954 FIFA World Cup, the most by a team at a single World Cup tournament. #RIP
2006 FIFA World Cup winner Andrea Pirlo called upon past team-mates, opponents and friends to end his career in style. Some of the world's greatest ever footballers showed up for a star-studded testimonial match.