Germany out of World Cup despite 4-2 win over Costa Rica

AL KHOR, Qatar (AP) — Back-to-back early exits at the World Cup have Germany coach Hansi Flick wanting to go back to basics. The four-time champions were again eliminated from the group stage, four years after their embarrassing display as defending champions in Russia. Something has to change, Flick said after a 4-2 victory over … Read more

World Cup 2022 live updates: Davies, Canada take on Morocco

World Cup 2022 live updates: Davies, Canada take on Morocco | The Star “,”heading”:””,”fullWindow”:false,”fullBleed”:false,”showFullBleedOnMobile”:false,”headColor”:””,”type”:”html5mobile”,”textColor”:””,”mobileImageUrl”:””,”bgColor”:””,”imageUrl”:””,”registeredOnly”:false,”linkUrl”:””,”aodaTitle”:”twitter embed”,”internalScroll”:false,”displayStyle”:”small-up”},{“text”:”7:32 a.m.: This group of seven from Toronto snagged seven tickets to the penultimate and final matches at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.”,”type”:”text”,”isParagraph”:true,”isHeading”:false},{“text”:”A couple of months ago, Will Ramjass reached out to six friends with an adventurous and ambitious … Read more

Iranian protesters celebrate World Cup defeat, as fears surround players’ return

CNN — Iran’s World Cup defeat to the United States was met by cheers and celebrations in Tehran and other Iranian cities on Tuesday evening, as protesters hailed the country’s exit from the tournament as a blow to the ruling regime. The nation was eliminated from the tournament in Qatar after its 1-0 loss on … Read more

Lionel Messi: Fans around the world flock to watch Argentina star play at Qatar 2022

Doha, Qatar CNN — Walk around Doha and it isn’t long before you hear people talking about Lionel Messi. Reminders of the superstar are everywhere at Qatar 2022; from posters in Metro stations to Argentina jerseys hanging up on market stalls. Thousands of people – creating a sea of ​​blue and white – have come … Read more

Iran-US World Cup clash rife with political tension

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The last World Cup clash between the United States and Iran 24 years ago is considered one of the most politically charged matches in soccer history. This time, the political overtones are just as strong and relations perhaps even more fraught as the US and Iran face off once again on … Read more

Brazil advances at World Cup with 1-0 win over Switzerland

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Struggling and unconvincing without Neymar on the field, Brazil still played well enough to secure a spot in the next round of the World Cup. The five-time champions overcame the absence of their injured star to beat Switzerland 1-0 with a late goal Monday and make it to the round of … Read more

World Cup 2022 group stage permutations: What does every team need to progress?

It’s getting to crunch time at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The second round of group-stage fixtures have been completed. And now, every team in Qatar whose World Cup fate still hangs in the balance knows exactly what they need to do to progress to the knockout stage. Three teams have already progressed. The … Read more

Protester with rainbow flag runs onto field at World Cup 2022

As FIFA pulls out all the stops to suppress any human rights campaigns at the World Cup in Qatar, one fan found a way to show his message to the entire world. As Portugal and Uruguay played the late-window match on Monday, a protester carrying a rainbow flag and wearing a blue Superman T-shirt that … Read more

Portugal vs. Uruguay: Pitch invader with rainbow flag interrupts World Cup match

CNN — The World Cup match between Portugal and Uruguay was briefly interrupted by a pitch invader waving a rainbow flag on the field at the Lusail Iconic Stadium on Monday. The FIFA global television feed avoided showing the pitch invader, but the individual could be seen running on the field trailing the flag as … Read more

Canada to take home over US$10M from FIFA for men’s World Cup performance – National

Canada will leave the World Cup with US$10.5 million from FIFA for its participation at the men’s soccer showcase. The 41st-ranked Canadians, who opened the tournament with a 1-0 loss to No. 2 Belgium, were eliminated from advancing to the knockout round after a 4-1 loss to Croatia in Sunday. Canada will go home after … Read more