Dressed in a tuxedo, with his hair perfectly gelled, Riyad Mahrez strolled to the stage. His manager, Claudio Ranieri, handed him the trophy; one whic...
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An educational moment to say the least.
"We really must eradicate the blot on our reputation," said Margaret Thatcher, the former British prime minister who died last week. The Iron Lady was referring to English soccer hooligans as if they were enemies of the state.
Of all the great match-ups in the round of 16 at the World Cup, none offer the intrigue and excitement of England against Germany.
Amidst the brilliant goals of Brazil and Germany's dominance, there is also the dark side of the World Cup: the World Cup Curse. A few unlucky nations are good, but never good enough.
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