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
Pakistan might not have a football team featuring in the 2018 FIFA World Cup but the nation is making its presence felt in Russia with the official match ball Telstar 18, which has been manufactured in the city of Sialkot, Pakistan.
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
Kylian Mbappe is the most expensive teenager in the history of football but he’s named one of his teammates as the most talented youngsters in football. It seems mad that Kylian Mbappe is still only 19. Sure we’ve only really known about him for the last two seasons but he’s done so much in such
Sergio Ramos has been criticised in recent days for his challenge on Mohamed Salah, but you cannot deny his immense will to win. You might even say the Real Madrid captain was born a winner. If you judge his career on trophies and medals, he will, without doubt, go down as one of the great
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
As the World Cup beckons, the usual predictions game is in full flow all around the world. Who will win it? Who is your money on? France have one of the strongest squads in the competition but I’m not sure that many expect them to go all the way. Head coach Didier Deschamps left big players like
Paul Pogba has all the tools available to him to be a great player. But can he apply them? He’s always said it himself; Paul Pogba wants to be the best player in the world. He’s already been the most expensive (until PSG paid ALL THE MONEY for Neymar) and he’s definitely among the most
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