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World Cup 2018: Messi takes Argentina to Top 16

Lionel Messi after scoring Argentina's first goal on Tuesday. Photo: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Argentina beat Nigeria 2-1 and qualify for the round of 16 in FIFA World Cup 2018 Argentina has qualified for the round of 16 in the World Cup after a spectacular finish from Marcos Rojo five minutes from time gave Jorge Sampaoli’s men the three points they needed to qualify. Lionel Messi scored Argentina’s opener, but a second-half Nigeria penalty ... Read More »

Pakistan welcomes FIFA World Cup 2018 trophy

The trophy will remain in the city for a day where it will be put on display for the public The FIFA World Cup trophy touched down in Pakistan on Saturday as part of its global journey ahead of the World Cup 2018 in Russia. The trophy arrived Lahore in a special chartered plane along with superstars as part of ... Read More »

Qatar requires 100,000 Pakistani workers for FIFA 2022 World Cup

Qatar requires 100,000 Pakistani workers for FIFA 2022 World Cup

Qatar desires that the maximum workforce required in this regard should come from Pakistan The Qatar Ambassador to Pakistan Saqr Bin Mubarak said that his country would required 0.1 million skilled workers for development and construction work underway in connection with FIFA Football World Cup 2022, to be held in Qatar. This was announced at the bilateral meeting of Qatar ... Read More »

Pakistan welcomes Football legend Ronaldinho and 7 other players

Pakistan welcomes Football legend Ronaldinho and his team, ISPR

Brazilian star Ronaldinho with seven other players visiting Pakistan on 6-8 July Following the upcoming visit of Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho, Pakistan’s military spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor has extended them a warm welcome from Pakistan. According to a tweet by Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor, Brazilian star and his companions are visiting to promote sports ... Read More »

Young Pakistani footballer Shahlyla Baloch dies in road accident

Shahlyla Baloch, a Pakistani footballer passes away in road accident

KARACHI – An enthusiastic Pakistani footballer Shahlyla Ahmadzai Baloch succumbed to injuries she suffered in a car accident on late Wednesday night in Karachi. She was sitting in the passenger seat when the accident occurred in Karachi’s DHA Phase VIII area, her family confirmed to media. Shahlyla was immediately rushed to Ziauddin Hospital in Clifton after going through an accident ... Read More »

Portugal stun hosts France to win Euro 2016 despite Ronaldo injury

Portugal won UEFA EURO 2016 title without the talismanic Cristiano Ronaldo as their captain forced off early in the first half through injury PARIS (France) – A thundering out-of-the-blue shot by substitute Eder gave Portugal a shock 1-0 win over France in the European Championship final 2016, as they secured their first major international title despite losing captain and talisman ... Read More »

France meets Portugal in Euro 2016 final

France meets Portugal in Euro 2016 final

France will play Portugal in the final of Euro 2016 after beating Germany 2-0 in Marseille thanks to two goals from the tournament’s top scorer Antoine Griezmann. Antoine Griezmann scored twice Thursday as France beat world champions Germany 2-0 to seal a place in the Euro 2016 final against Portugal. France defeated Germany 2-0 to advance to the final as ... Read More »

Lionel Messi announces retirement from international football

Lionel Messi announces his retirement from international football

Messi missed a penalty in the shootout that decided the Copa América final and later said he would retire from international football Lionel Messi announced his retirement from international football after missing in a penalty shootout as Argentina lost a fourth major final in nine years. The Copa America final was decided on penalties after Argentina and Chile failed to score ... Read More »

Euro 2016: Violent fans clash with French police ahead of England-Russia match

Euro 2016: Violent fans clash with French police ahead of England-Russia match in Euro 2016

England, France and Russia fans were involved in fresh violence in Marseilles that moved into a third day on Saturday. MARSEILLE, (France) — English and Russian soccer fans clashed with each other and French riot police in Marseille on Saturday ahead of their teams’ opening Euro 2016 match. TV footage showed scenes of violence, including fans throwing chairs yanked from restaurant ... Read More »

All you need to know about Euro 2016 Football Championship

Euro 2016 key players

France and Romania kick off the Euro 2016 tournament in Saint-Denis on Friday night Host: France Dates: 10 June to 10 July Euro 2016 kicks off tonight amid unprecedented security for a sporting event, with almost 100,000 French security forces drafted in to protect fans, players and dignitaries. Euro 2016 will be held from June 10 to July 10 in ... Read More »

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