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    'Eternal happiness' as France celebrates World Cup victory

    'Eternal happiness' as France celebrates World Cup victory


    World Cup, World Cup and more World Cup — that's all France is talking about. And on Monday, France will welcome home its national soccer team with a parade down the Champs-Elysees following its 4-2 victory over Croatia on...

    World Cup, World Cup and more World Cup — that's all France is talking about. And on Monday, France will welcome home its national soccer team with a parade down the Champs-Elysees following its 4-2 victory over Croatia on Sunday.

    Au revoir and spasibo for an unforgettable World Cup

    Au revoir and spasibo for an unforgettable World Cup


    France hoisted the World Cup trophy in front of 78,011 spectators at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, capping off an unforgettable tournament and igniting mayhem in the streets of Paris and beyond with their 4-2 victory over...

    France hoisted the World Cup trophy in front of 78,011 spectators at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, capping off an unforgettable tournament and igniting mayhem in the streets of Paris and beyond with their 4-2 victory over Croatia.

    France's win restores order to chaotic World Cup

    France's win restores order to chaotic World Cup


    Ultimately, normalcy returned. The team that was supposed to win the World Cup, won. In a tournament populated by bizarre narratives, favourites France emerged victorious, offering their players and coach soccer...

    Ultimately, normalcy returned. The team that was supposed to win the World Cup, won. In a tournament populated by bizarre narratives, favourites France emerged victorious, offering their players and coach soccer immortality.

    France defeats Croatia in World Cup final

    France defeats Croatia in World Cup final


    France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 on Sunday in...

    France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 on Sunday in Moscow.

    Alphonso Davies on track to be Canada's 1st men's soccer superstar

    Alphonso Davies on track to be Canada's 1st men's soccer superstar


    Vancouver Whitecaps forward Alphonso Davies is an ordinary teenager with an extraordinary potential. While he might become Canada's first men's soccer superstar, don't expect the humble young man to boast about his...

    Vancouver Whitecaps forward Alphonso Davies is an ordinary teenager with an extraordinary potential. While he might become Canada's first men's soccer superstar, don't expect the humble young man to boast about his talents.

    Orlando City ends 9-game skid with win over Toronto FC

    Orlando City ends 9-game skid with win over Toronto FC


    Chris Schuler scored his first MLS goal since 2014 to help Orlando City beat Toronto FC 2-1 on Saturday night and snap a franchise-record nine-game losing...

    Chris Schuler scored his first MLS goal since 2014 to help Orlando City beat Toronto FC 2-1 on Saturday night and snap a franchise-record nine-game losing streak.

    Whitecaps fall to D.C. United as Wayne Rooney debuts

    Whitecaps fall to D.C. United as Wayne Rooney debuts


    Wayne Rooney had an assist in his MLS debut on Saturday night and D.C. United celebrated the opening of Audi Field with a 3-1 win over the Vancouver...

    Wayne Rooney had an assist in his MLS debut on Saturday night and D.C. United celebrated the opening of Audi Field with a 3-1 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps.

    Montreal Impact shut out struggling San Jose Earthquakes

    Montreal Impact shut out struggling San Jose Earthquakes


    Designated players Saphir Taider and Ignacio Piatti scored as the Montreal Impact cruised to a 2-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes in MLS action Saturday...

    Designated players Saphir Taider and Ignacio Piatti scored as the Montreal Impact cruised to a 2-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes in MLS action Saturday night.

    Belgium blanks England to finish 3rd at World Cup

    Belgium blanks England to finish 3rd at World Cup


    Belgium earned its highest World Cup finish on Saturday by beating England 2-0 in the third-place match at St. Petersburg,...

    Belgium earned its highest World Cup finish on Saturday by beating England 2-0 in the third-place match at St. Petersburg, Russia

    Favoured France takes on resilient Croatia in World Cup final

    Favoured France takes on resilient Croatia in World Cup final


    Twenty years after France and Croatia had their most successful World Cup performances, the two countries' paths will meet on soccer's biggest stage. Les Bleus and the Vatreni square off in the World Cup final on Sunday at Moscow's Luzhniki...

    Twenty years after France and Croatia had their most successful World Cup performances, the two countries' paths will meet on soccer's biggest stage. Les Bleus and the Vatreni square off in the World Cup final on Sunday at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium.

    World Cup: Best and worst of the quarters, semis

    World Cup: Best and worst of the quarters, semis


    After an excellent Round of 16, the quarter-finals saw even more drama, with the demise of the final two non-European teams. Sweden and host Russia joined Brazil and Uruguay as losers in the...

    After an excellent Round of 16, the quarter-finals saw even more drama, with the demise of the final two non-European teams. Sweden and host Russia joined Brazil and Uruguay as losers in the top-eight.

    Canada has blueprint to be a force in future World Cups

    Canada has blueprint to be a force in future World Cups


    With Canada co-hosting the 2026 World Cup alongside Mexico and the U.S., an automatic berth is likely -- if yet unconfirmed. Expansion to a 48-team field will also help Canada's chances in 2026 and...

    With Canada co-hosting the 2026 World Cup alongside Mexico and the U.S., an automatic berth is likely -- if yet unconfirmed. Expansion to a 48-team field will also help Canada's chances in 2026 and beyond.

    Impact's winning streak stopped cold in NYC

    Impact's winning streak stopped cold in NYC


    Jesus Medina broke a scoreless tie in the 60th minute, then set up a score by Ronald Matarrita five minutes later as New York City FC ended visiting Montreal's four-game winning streak with a 3-0 victory at Yankee Stadium on...

    Jesus Medina broke a scoreless tie in the 60th minute, then set up a score by Ronald Matarrita five minutes later as New York City FC ended visiting Montreal's four-game winning streak with a 3-0 victory at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday.

    Croatia to play in 1st World Cup final after extra-time win over England

    Croatia to play in 1st World Cup final after extra-time win over England


    Mario Mandzukic scored in the 109th minute as Croatia came from behind to beat England 2-1 after extra time on Wednesday and reach their first World Cup final, where they will face France on...

    Mario Mandzukic scored in the 109th minute as Croatia came from behind to beat England 2-1 after extra time on Wednesday and reach their first World Cup final, where they will face France on Sunday.

    Samuel Umtiti sends France to World Cup final

    Samuel Umtiti sends France to World Cup final


    Samuel Umtiti's 51st-minute header sent an impressive France into the World Cup final with a 1-0 win over Belgium in an absorbing first semi-final on Tuesday. Didier Deschamps' side will face England or Croatia in Moscow on Sunday as the French look to...

    Samuel Umtiti's 51st-minute header sent an impressive France into the World Cup final with a 1-0 win over Belgium in an absorbing first semi-final on Tuesday. Didier Deschamps' side will face England or Croatia in Moscow on Sunday as the French look to lift the trophy for the second time following their triumph on home soil in 1998.

    Legendary striker Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid for Juventus

    Legendary striker Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid for Juventus


    Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving Real Madrid to join Italian club Juventus, bringing to an end a glittering nine-year spell in Spain. Madrid said Tuesday it has reached an agreement with Juventus after a request by...

    Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving Real Madrid to join Italian club Juventus, bringing to an end a glittering nine-year spell in Spain. Madrid said Tuesday it has reached an agreement with Juventus after a request by Ronaldo.

    12 boys rescued from Thai cave unable to attend World Cup final

    12 boys rescued from Thai cave unable to attend World Cup final


    FIFA says players from the youth soccer team rescued from a cave in Thailand will not be able to attend the World Cup final. The sport's world governing body says it has been informed by Thai authorities that the 12 boys and their coach "will not be in a...

    FIFA says players from the youth soccer team rescued from a cave in Thailand will not be able to attend the World Cup final. The sport's world governing body says it has been informed by Thai authorities that the 12 boys and their coach "will not be in a position to travel" for health reasons.

    All 12 boys, soccer coach rescued from flooded Thai cave

    All 12 boys, soccer coach rescued from flooded Thai cave


    Rescuers have freed the last four of 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach from deep inside a flooded cave, a successful end to an extraordinarily perilous mission that gripped the world for more than two...

    Rescuers have freed the last four of 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach from deep inside a flooded cave, a successful end to an extraordinarily perilous mission that gripped the world for more than two weeks.

    Croatia bars former player from World Cup over Ukraine video

    Croatia bars former player from World Cup over Ukraine video


    Croatia expelled former player Ognjen Vukojevic from its World Cup delegation on Monday for making a pro-Ukraine video with defender Domagoj...

    Croatia expelled former player Ognjen Vukojevic from its World Cup delegation on Monday for making a pro-Ukraine video with defender Domagoj Vida.