"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."
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International Friendlies involving Russia 2018-bound sides:
Korea Republic 2-0 Honduras
Nigeria 1-1 Congo DR
Turkey 2-1 IR Iran
Italy 2-1 Saudi Arabia
Portugal 2-2 Tunisia
France 2-0 Republic of Ireland
days, players | Ronaldinho Gaúcho
The Confederação Brasileira de Futebol wizard represented his country in two FIFA World Cups, and was an integral part of the team that triumphed in 2002. He scored two goals, including a curling free-kick from 40 yards out against England, registered two assists and was named in the All-Star Team.
The World Cup is getting ever closer, and even before a ball is kicked, it's inspiring kids around the world.
In Brunei Darussalam, a FIFA Grassroots course was organised for 32 Primary Schools. In the final (an omen for Russia 2018), Uruguay defeated Argentina .
Genius or madness We remember AUF - Selección Uruguaya de FútbolSebastian Abreu's 'Panenka' winner against Ghana in 2010
¡La genialidad y sangre fría del Loco!
Recordamos el penal definitivo a lo 'Panenka' de Sebastián Abreu que clasificó a Uruguay para las semifinales de Sudáfrica 2010.
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