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US football player lauded for hugging heartbroken Iranian opponent

“Even though it’s one in the morning, the Islamic Republic has so damaged the people that the football-loving people of Iran are celebrating the defeat of Iran,” a narrator says in footage of street celebrations following the loss. “It’s really a strange thing. But it’s excellent. The unity of the people is excellent.” Many celebrated […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo missed training as Portugal prepare for South Korea

Cristiano Ronaldo is ABSENT from Portugal training as Fernando Santos’ side prepare for their final group stage match against South Korea after confirming qualification with 2-0 win over Uruguay Cristiano Ronaldo was absent from Portugal training on Wednesday evening The former Manchester United forward is not thought to have an injury issue Portugal confirmed their […]

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Fans laud Mathew Leckie after Socceroos gun scores WONDERGOAL

Ecstatic fans praise Mathew Leckie after Socceroos gun scores WONDERGOAL to put Graham Arnold’s side into the last-16 at the World Cup: ‘Australian of the Year!’ REPORT: Australia are through to the World Cup last-16 after beating Denmark Mathew Leckie’s wonderstrike was enough to see off the No 10-ranked team  The 31-year-old weaved his way […]