Europe

Croatia vs France: Who will win the 2018 World Cup?

Two teams are preparing to face off in Moscow on Sunday, first-time qualifiers Croatia and France who are hoping to end a 20-year dry spell.

World Cup 2018

Will the Croatians 'have the French for lunch'?

France will be playing in their third final but for Croatia, it is uncharted territory with their maiden appearance.

Hopeful Croatia take on formidable France in World Cup 2018 final

World Cup

2022 World Cup: Will Qatar host 48 teams?

Qatar might be the first nation to host a 48-team World Cup tournament if a number of CONMEBOL nations have their way.

World Cup 2018

2018 World Cup final: Croatia on the brink of history

Croatians hope that their success in the 2018 World Cup will inspire not only future world-class players like midfield-lynchpin Luka Modric, but also investment in the nation's football infrastructure.

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World Cup 2018: Belgium beat England to take third spot

Subpar England finish World Cup campaign with a 2-0 loss to Belgium courtesy goals by Meunier and Hazard.

World Cup 2018: Belgium beat England to take third spot

World Cup 2018

2018 World Cup final: France eyeing second star

This year's World Cup final coincides with Bastille Day and the French are gearing up to watch star striker Kylian Mbappe lead their team against Croatia for FIFA's biggest prize.

Opinion

Five Palestinians cheering for France at the 1998 World Cup

How I and four young Palestinians made it to the 1998 World Cup in France.

Marwan Bishara

by Marwan Bishara

Marwan Bishara

World Cup 2018

Live updates: Belgium vs England

Live updates and score from the World Cup 2018 third-place playoff between Belgium and England.

Live updates: Belgium vs England

World Cup 2018

Luck or skill? What wins you the World Cup?

Players and experts differ on luck's role in football and how critical it is in teams' success in big tournaments.

How big a role does luck play in football?

Podcast

Three Lions and a funeral

Game of Our Lives, the football podcast from Al Jazeera, is covering the goals, triumphs, tragedies, and politics of the 2018 World Cup.

Three Lions and a funeral

World Cup 2018

FIFA World Football exhibit launched in Moscow

As World Cup 2018 comes to a climax and Russia reflects on its unexpectedly deep run into the tournament, a FIFA exhibit wants fans of all nations to remember their favourite experiences.