The World Cup made a star out of Kylian Mbappe but what about the under-the-radar talents hoping to impress in Russia? We pick out three that did.
The 2018 World Cup has only just ended, but it won't be long until national teams begin preparing for 2022. How will the top teams look in Qatar?
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The World Cup offered some great insight into players who have not shown fans their best for their clubs. But what could the Premier League learn?
Raphael Varane believes that fellow World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe is an "alien" who could win the Ballon d'Or.
Messi appeared to struggle under the pressure of a disastrous World Cup campaign which saw Jorge Sampaoli sacked as Albiceleste manager.
For the sake of his development, Rashford can't afford another season like the last one. Jose Mourinho has to find a way to get the best out of him.
Paul Pogba gave a passionate team talk before France's win over Argentina, stating to teammates "Messi or no Messi, we don't give a s---."
Now the FIFA circus has left town, what is next for the 2018 hosts? On and off the pitch, Russia can learn from the events of the last five weeks.
Uruguay president Tabare Vazquez says it would be "an honour" to receive Antoine Griezmann to his official residence in Montevideo.
Brazilian police have freed the mother of Brazil and Shakhtar winger Taison after she was kidnapped by a gang on Monday.
The 2018 World Cup is just the beginning for Kylian Mbappe, but it might mark the end for Luka Modric. Here are 10 players we might not see in 2022.
With the World Cup over, here's a look at what we've learned from the tournament - which includes a warning for the winners and sympathy for Neymar.
There are reasons to be cynical about the World Cup, but in the end, Russia 2018's legacy will be about the connections fans made with one another.
France celebrated their second World Cup success at the weekend. ESPN FC correspondent Jonathan Johnson was in Paris to soak in the raucous scenes.
How did the France players celebrate their World Cup success? Julien Laurens tells the story from the dressing room to the streets of Paris.
Nigeria ambassador to Russia, Professor Stephen Davies Ugbah, vowed to make sure the fans stranded in Moscow after the World Cup get home safely.