Japan goes on, Germany and Belgium go home

Japan is through to the knockout stage after winning a group that included Spain and Germany. No, that’s not a typo.Image: Getty Images Japan, Germany, Belgium all accomplished the absurd in different ways today. And that’s before we even get to Morocco winning their group. Let’s kick this pig! Game of the day Japan 2 … Read more

Daily World Cup recap: Germany, Spain, Argentina, Japan

Spain celebrates a goal.Photo: Getty Images There may have been more exciting games or more dramatic endings in this tournament, but there hasn’t been one with more intrigue combined with a higher quality of play than this one. Argentina was staring at the abyss, much like Germany was today, giving the game something of a … Read more

World Cup Daily Diary Day 4

Japan’s Ritsu Doan celebrates after scoring his side’s opening goal during the World Cup group E soccer match between Germany and Japan, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar,Image: AP Game of the day: Japan 2 – Germany 1  While some wanted to paint this as an upset on the magnitude of Saudi Arabia … Read more

Canada, Croatia, Morocco, and Belgium

Romelu Lukaku (left) and Roberto MartinezPhoto: Getty Images “BELGIUM’S LAST CHANCE!” You’ve heard or seen this already. They are Europe’s big waste of the last decade. There has been no bigger collection of talent than what Belgium has sported for the last four major tournaments, and a 3rd place in Russia is all they’ve had … Read more

I’m obviously 31 and I don’t know what will happen in four years, asserts Kevin De Bruyne

Belgium star Kevin De Bruyne has hinted that the 2022 World Cup could be his last one as he believes that while he is 31 years old, the schedule has been too hectic to think about things. The 31-year-old has been a key part of the Belgium national team, earning 93 caps and scoring 25 … Read more

Expect them to be at best Liverpool possible as they are still Liverpool, claims Kevin De Bruyne

Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne has refuted claims that Liverpool will struggle and admitted that he expects Jurgen Klopp’s side to be at their best on Sunday against the Cityzens. The Reds have had a tough start to the 2022/23 season, winning just two of their opening eight league games. After finishing just one … Read more

What Jack Grealish does in his private life nobody should care but people do, claims Kevin De Bruyne

Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne has backed Jack Grealish and hit out at the English media because he believes that English players are under more scrutiny than the foreign players. This comes in light of Grealish’s struggles for form at City, with just 11 goals contributions since he arrived. After signing from Aston Villa … Read more