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Emmanuel Petit: I want an angry Paul Pogba

Emmanuel Petit: I want an angry Paul Pogba

While Pogba hasn't enjoyed any major worldwide success similar to that of Petit's, Didier Deschamps' side do remain one of the favourites in Russian Federation. Still only 25, Pogba has already made 54 global appearances, while he has also experienced playing in finals at club level with Juventus and United.


Mourinho believes England can win the World Cup

Mourinho believes England can win the World Cup

North America will host the 2026 World Cup after Federation Internationale de Football Association voters chose the three-country bid from co-hosts United States, Canada and Mexico. The US, Mexico and Canada received 134 votes (67 percent) with the Morocco bid earning 65 votes. Goals from David Silva and Nicolas Otamendi earned a 2-1 win at Old Trafford, while United staged a second half comeback to triumph 3-2 and postpone the Blues' title win.


Golden oldies? Argentina have World Cup’s oldest squad

Golden oldies? Argentina have World Cup’s oldest squad

Cristiano Ronaldo believes Liverpool FC star Mohamed Salah is a contender to win the 2018 Ballon d'Or. The family has also made elaborate plans for Messi's birthday which will fall during the World Cup on June 24. Thing to say to make yourself sound clever: Higuain never delivers on the global stage, and meanwhile they've left their best striker, Mauro Icardi, at home.


Gennady Golovkin agreed to fight Billy Joe Saunders in August

Gennady Golovkin agreed to fight Billy Joe Saunders in August

There was no word on Wednesday about the details of the agreement or even if a contract has been signed. If the former WBA world middleweight champion doesn't fight Alvarez next, Jacobs is expected to box Sergiy Derevyanchenko for the vacant IBF middleweight title at some point in October.


Saudi Crown Prince heads to Russian Federation for World Cup

Saudi Crown Prince heads to Russian Federation for World Cup

When: Thursday, June 14 at 8 a.m. That's quite the casual bird-flip, though the effect is a little dampened by his singularly ugly suit. In addition, Telegraph has reported that 500 dancers, gymnasts and trampolinists will be involved, as will Russian soprano Aida Garifullina .


Conor McGregor Due in NYC Court for Brooklyn Brawl

Conor McGregor Due in NYC Court for Brooklyn Brawl

Video showed what appeared to be McGregor hurling a trolley at a bus full of MMA fighters after a news conference for the UFC 223 event at the Barclays Centre in April. "I'm pretty confident [a lightweight title fight] is a fight that Conor wants, and I'm pretty confident that is a fight Khabib wants". McGregor is reportedly working on a plea deal that could see him avoid jail time.