• A World Cup photographer was run over during Croatia's goal celebration, still did his job, and captured some amazing pics

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    AFP Mexico chief photographer Yuri Cortez was stampeded by Croatian players when they scored a go-ahead goal in extra time of their semi-final against England.
    Despite Cortez being at the bottom of the pile, he continued to snap pictures, and the results were terrific.
    The players quickly tended to Cortez and made him part of the celebration once they realized he was OK.
    A photographer covering the World Cup inadvertently became part of a celebration, and the result was incredible.
    Yuri Cortez is a chief photographer for AFP Mexico and he when Croatia scored their semifinal-winning goal in...
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  • England is already in an amazing position for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

    England is already in an amazing position for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    England may have crashed out of the 2018 World Cup, but there are signs the team could go one or two steps further for the follow-up in 2022.
    The English squad is remarkably young, and by the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the team will have four years more experience under their belts.
    The team has already grown remarkably in just two years, and that growth seems certain to continue.
    Tens of millions of England fans' hopes were dashed on Wednesday, when the national team lost 2-1 against Croatia in the World Cup semifinals. It had been England's best performance in decades, and many had dared...
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  • Mario Mandzukic strikes extra time killer blow to wreck England's 'coming home' dreams and send Croatia into World Cup final

    Mario Mandzukic strikes extra time killer blow to wreck England's 'coming home' dreams and send Croatia into World Cup final

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The result of Wednesday's World Cup semi-final between England and Croatia was always going to be historic.
    For England, it was the opportunity to return to the final for the first time since its legendary 1966 victory; for Croatia, it was a chance at its first World Cup final ever .
    Ultimately, Croatia made it through, recovering from a brutal first half to forge a path to victory 2-1 in extra time.
    England began the first half in truly dominant fashion. A free kick in the fifth minute near Croatia's box gave Kieran Trippier an early goal - an arcing shot that soared over Croatia's wall...
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