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Argentina's forward Lionel Messi reacts at the end of the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Argentina and Croatia at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod on June 21, 2018. Croatia won 0-3. | AFP PHOTO | Martin BERNETTI

Lionel Messi’s Argentina staring at World Cup exit after Croatia humbling

Lionel Messi's Argentina were on the brink of a humiliating World Cup exit on Thursday after they were humbled 3-0 by Croatia on a dramatic day at the World Cup that saw the European side join France in the knockout rounds.
Francois Hollande and Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron: Anti-migrant leprosy in Europe

French President Emmanuel Macron has likened rising nationalism and anti-migrant sentiment in Europe to “leprosy”.
Virgil Abloh & Kanye West Share Emotional Hug at PFW Louis Vuitton Show

Kanye West cries as his muse makes debut at Louis Vuitton

Rapper Kanye West and his friend and muse Virgil Abloh cried in each other’s arms Thursday after the US designer made his Paris debut for Louis Vuitton.
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker

EU leaders to hold crisis talks on migration

The leaders of ten European Union countries including Germany and France will hold crisis talks on migration in Brussels on Sunday to try to find answers ahead of a major summit next week.

Peru coach: We will not let France bully us

Peru coach Ricardo Gareca said his team will not be bullied by France in their World Cup clash on Thursday, but admitted: “We are not on their level anywhere”.

Tunisia goalkeeper Mouez Hassen out of World Cup

Tunisia goalkeeper Mouez Hassen's World Cup is over after just 16 minutes of action due to an injured shoulder suffered in Monday's 2-1 loss to England, team officials said.

Christian Eriksen the dangerman as Australia bid to shape World Cup destiny

Captain Mile Jedinak says Australia cannot afford to focus solely on dangerman Christian Eriksen when they face Denmark looking for the win that could save their World Cup campaign.

France vow to up the ante as World Cup rivals flounder

With their title rivals failing to fire, France have vowed to ramp up the intensity and put their stamp on the World Cup with victory over Peru on Thursday.

PFN kicks as court condemns 5 Christians to death for killing herdsman

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has kicked against the Yola High Court ruling sentencing five Christians to death for allegedly killing a herdsman.

Gerard Pique in hot water with Barcelona over Antoine Griezmann documentary

Barcelona star Gerard Pique has landed himself in hot water with the club’s managers over his involvement in a documentary which saw Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann announce his decision to snub the Catalan giants.

Federal government orders tighter security on local flights over ISIS threat

The federal government has ordered an intensified screening of passengers and luggage on news that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is planning to attack commercial flights.

‘Charismatic’ Iceland ‘keeper joins France’s Dijon

Young Iceland goalkeeper Runar Alex Runarsson has joined French top flight club Dijon and will go up against Paris Saint Germain, Marseille and Monaco next season.

Ahmed Musa linked with Galatasaray loan move from Leicester City

Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa is close to joining Turkish champions Galatasaray on loan from English club, Leicester City.

Volgograd calm as England fans arrive for World Cup opener

England fans began to trickle into Volgograd on Sunday as the Russian city that bears the weight of World War II history offered a warm welcome before hosting its first World Cup match.

Roberto Martinez: Eden Hazard ready to make mark on World Cup

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez believes Eden Hazard can be one of the stars of the World Cup as the Chelsea man prepares to lead his nation into their tournament opener against Panama.

World Cup: Football fans in Lagos applaud use of goal line technology

Some football fans at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere Viewing Center, organised by the Lagos State Government on Saturday expressed satisfaction over the use of the goal line technology.

World Cup: Mo Salah’s return comes with health warning

Mohamed Salah is expected to return from his shoulder injury for Egypt's World Cup clash against hosts Russia on Tuesday after he sat out the 1-0 opening defeat to Uruguay.

G7 Summit: Donald Trump told France’s Emmanuel Macron all terrorists were in Paris

U.S. President Donald Trump took a jab at his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, at the G7 Summit recently, saying all the terrorists were in Paris, media reported on Saturday.

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