France ends Morocco’s Cinderella story at World Cup

France ends Morocco’s Cinderella story at World Cup – CBS News Watch CBS News Morocco’s World Cup dream is over after it fell to France in a semifinal match Wednesday. The French will now face Argentina in the World Cup final on Sunday. Nigel Reo-Coker, a former Premier League and Major League Soccer player, joined … Read more

World Cup 2022 Diary: Day 25

Image: Getty Images France 2 – 0 Morocco What if you just Morocco’d Morocco? That’s the question Didier Deschamps and France asked themselves before and during today’s semifinal. The answer came back, “Advance to the final.” History will look back on this era of French football as its most successful. Two straight World Cup finals … Read more

Lotta goals in the desert

Argentina enjoys a well-deserved celebration.Photo: Getty Images Sometimes those who cover the game have to fistfuck a narrative into fitting. And then sometimes Lionel Messi does that. Argentina 3 – 0 Croatia Geez, maybe we should have let Brazil go through after all. Croatia are such a weird study. In the end, they’ve won one … Read more

Soccer journalist Grant Wahl honored by friends, colleagues after sudden death

Soccer journalist Grant Wahl honored by friends, colleagues after sudden death – CBS News Watch CBS News Jon Wertheim, Grant Wahl’s friend and former colleague, joins “CBS Mornings” to talk about Wahl’s legacy. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On

Maybe Brazil’s Neymar is just unlucky

NeymarPhoto: Getty Images While this World Cup has had its share of great stories, the overarching one that started well before the tournament was Lionel Messi. This is his tournament, whatever Argentina does. Either it’s the last great failure of him (it’s never by him when it comes to Argentina). It’s always that the rest … Read more

Witnesses Recount Last Moments Of Soccer Journalist Grant Wahl at World Cup

“Every once in a while, you hear the keen edge of panic in someone’s voice and know that death and his friends are nearby,” London Sunday Times reporter Josh Glancy chillingly recalled about the sudden death at the World Cup of Grant Wahl, “probably the best known” soccer writer in America. Glancy was transfixed at … Read more

World Cup 2022 Diary: Day 21

Harry Kane missed penalty, Olivier Giroud didn’t. France moves on. Image: Getty Images First things first: As the sport of soccer mourns, take a moment to remember Grant Wahl, a journalist of the highest order. France 2 – 1 England Doesn’t feel right to split either of the games today into “Game of the day” … Read more

France eliminates England from World Cup after missed penalty kick

Kylian Mbappe and France made it back to the semifinals of the World Cup on Saturday by beating England 2-1. Olivier Giroud scored in the 78th minute at Al Bayt Stadium to keep France on course to become the first team since Brazil in 1962 to win back-to-back World Cups. England striker Harry Kane had … Read more