WORLD CUP

How Japan beat Germany at World Cup: Reasons why Samurai Blue managed huge upset in Qatar 2022 tournament

How Japan beat Germany at World Cup: Reasons why Samurai Blue managed huge upset in Qatar 2022 tournament

Amid a brutal 2022 World Cup group that features two European giants, Japan knew they would need to spring an upset or two to qualify for the knockout stage. They did just that in their opening match, coming from behind Wednesday to defeat Germany, 2-1, in shocking fashion.

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Saudi Arabia declare national holiday after World Cup win vs Argentina

Saudi Arabia declare national holiday after World Cup win vs Argentina

The 2022 World Cup has delivered its first major shock in the group stages as Saudi Arabia secured an incredible 2-1 win over Argentina in Lusail. Lionel Messi and Argentina head into the tournament among the favourites to win it as the Paris Saint-Germain superstar aims for a first World Cup title in his stellar career.

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David Beckham Qatar World Cup: Explaining England icon's controversial part in bringing tournament to Middle East

David Beckham Qatar World Cup: Explaining England icon's controversial part in bringing tournament to Middle East

David Beckham is truly a world football icon. Having played over 500 games for clubs like Manchester United, Real Madrid and LA Galaxy, he won almost everything there is to win in football.

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BOTHROYD: Japan’s mindset, not talent, will be key to success or failure for Samurai Blue at World Cup 2022

BOTHROYD: Japan’s mindset, not talent, will be key to success or failure for Samurai Blue at World Cup 2022

Since coming back to England, I always get asked the question: “What’s the standard like in Japan?” I always say the same thing: It’s fantastic, these players are technicians. They can keep the ball against anyone.

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Why is the FIFA World Cup played every four years? Explaining the gap between tournaments and whether it could change

Why is the FIFA World Cup played every four years? Explaining the gap between tournaments and whether it could change

The FIFA World Cup is always a special occasion with the tournament only coming around once every four years. In 2022, football fans have had to wait even longer with the decision to host the World Cup in Qatar pushing back the usual start date from June to November.

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