The 2014 FIFA World Cup saw a total of USD 358 million being set as collective prize money, to be distributed amongst various categories of top performers at the event. This year, however, the prize money has been increased to USD 400 million, that too after excluding the Club Benefit and Protection Programmes, as per 

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A long time ago in a galaxy far away it might have been a good idea to organise a football game between the Federation and Rebel team to decide things. In the meantime nearer home,a video released by the Russian state space agency Roscosmos shows Russian astronauts Anton Shkaplerov and Oleg Artemyev practising their football 

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Mauro Icardi was not selected as part of Argentina’s 23-man World Cup squad because he is not in ‘Lionel Messi’s clan’. The 25-year-old is one of the most talented and deadly strikers in the game right now but he will be left behind for this summer’s much-anticipated World Cup in Russia.

Diego Costa was spotted hugging some Arsenal players in the tunnel in his return to England but he was also his usual angry self. The Spain international was originally deemed to be a doubt for the Europa League semi-final first leg at the Emirates but turned out to be fit enough for a place on 

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England’s 1966 World Cup winning defender Ray Wilson has died aged 83. Wilson’s former club Huddersfield announced his death on Wednesday.The northern English team said Wilson, who played for the club for most of his career, continued to attend matches despite being diagnosed with  Alzheimer’s disease in 2004. “Huddersfield Town is devastated to learn of 

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