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FIFA World Cup - Project: Russia

ESPN FC has been travelling around Russia with the fans throughout the 2018 World Cup -- and we've made some great friends along the way.

Allez les Bleus!

Who will score the winner in the final?

Which fans are left at the World Cup?

Has VAR been a success?

Three Lions bow out

France go from strength to strength

Inside the new-look England

Hosts' Cinderella run to remember

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Project Russia: Allez les Bleus!

ESPN's Charlie Gibson puts a bow on Project Russia from a scintillating final, as France claimed World Cup glory.

Brazil ousted, all-access at team hotel

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Project Russia: Who will decide France-Croatia?

Germany's 2014 hero Mario Gotze joins Project Russia to show how to score a World Cup winning goal ahead of France's showdown with Croatia.

The England dream continues

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Project Russia: Which fans are left at the World Cup?

With the World Cup final looming, ESPN's Charlie Gibson travels around searching for fans from all 32 nations.

Deyna Castellanos takeover

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Project Russia: Has VAR been a success?

Various ESPN FC correspondents and fans weigh in on VAR and its impact at the World Cup in the latest episode of Project Russia.

Last 16 highlights & lowlights

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Project Russia: Three Lions bow out

ESPN's Charlie Gibson takes in all the action and fanfare in Moscow as England's World Cup journey comes to an end at the hands of Croatia.

Matthaus: Neymar should top play-acting

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Project Russia: France go from strength to strength

ESPN's Charlie Gibson is in St Petersburg to take in all the sights and sounds of France's World Cup semifinal win over Belgium.

Is football coming home to England?

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Project Russia: Inside the new-look England

What makes this year's England squad different than Three Lions squads of the past? Charlie Gibson takes us inside their World Cup base to find out.

England fans go crazy

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Project Russia: A Cinderella run to remember

Relive the highs and lows from Russia's unexpected but memorable World Cup journey through the eyes of ESPN's Charlie Gibson.

Brazil, Neymar send Mexico home

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Project Russia: The England dream continues

Before England bounced Sweden, a hatful of ESPN FC correspondents weigh in on whether "it's coming home" in the latest episode of Project Russia.

Russia defy the odds to oust Spain

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Project Russia: Brazil ousted, all-access at team hotel

ESPN's Charlie Gibson tours Brazil's hotel and all of its amenities, but unfortunately the Selecao are heading home after a quarterfinal defeat to Belgium.

Mbappe shines for France

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Project Russia: Deyna Castellanos takeover

Episode 23 of Project Russia sees the future of women's football Deyna Castellanos predict the winner of the World Cup and discuss her social media prominence.

France strike twice, sending fans wild

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Project Russia: Last 16 highlights & lowlights

Episode 22 of Project Russia chronicles ESPN's Charlie Gibson's travels all over the country to cover the World Cup round of 16 matches.

France in raptures at Pavard goal

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Matthaus: Neymar is an idol & should stop acting

Lothar Matthaus says Neymar must stop his acting because he is such a big idol for many people.

Mercado goals puts fans in dreamland

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Project Russia: Is it coming home to England?

ESPN's Charlie Gibson queries fans about England's World Cup chances while colleague Chris Mendes takes in all the action at Flat Iron Square in London.

Argentina fans erupt after Di Maria goal

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England fans go crazy as Three Lions win on penalties

England fans erupted at Flat Iron Square in London as England prevailed over Colombia on penalty kicks to advance to the World Cup quarterfinals.

World Cup talk with DJ Oliver Heldens

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Project Russia: Brazil, Neymar send Mexico home

In the latest episode of Project Russia, ESPN's Charlie Gibson and Tom Marshall bear witness as Mexico's round-of-16 misery continues at the hands of Brazil.

Fans celebrate all around the world

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Project Russia: Russia defy the odds to oust Spain

In the latest episode of Project Russia, ESPN's Charlie Gibson rides through the wave of emotions with Russia fans during their stunning triumph over Spain.

Jay Ajayi's stunned by Lingard goal

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Project Russia: Mbappe shines for France

France's Kylian Mbappe outshone Lionel Messi in the round of 16 as France beat Argentina 4-3 in episode 18 of Project Russia.

Jay Ajayi's Three Lions watch party

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Project Russia: World Cup talk with DJ Oliver Heldens

It may be a rest day at the World Cup, but ESPN's Charlie Gibson has you covered with episode 17 of Project Russia.

Brazil takeover

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Fans celebrate all around the world

The World Cup has reached the Round of 16 and we have seen some sensational fan reaction around the globe.

Fans in Argentina go wild

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'That's a filthy goal' - Jay Ajayi watches Belgium lead England

Watch how Super Bowl winner and England fan Jay Ajayi reacted to England falling behind to Belgium at the World Cup.

Nigeria takeover

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Project Russia: Jay Ajayi's Three Lions watch party

Philadelphia Eagles running back Jay Ajayi watches England's 1-0 loss to Belgium with Nat Coombs and friends.

Cable car jenga challenge

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Project Russia: Brazil takeover

After Brazil finished top of Group E, Project Russia brings you fan reaction, Brazilian legend Kaka, and inside the team's hotel.

Birthday gifts for Lionel Messi

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Fans in Argentina go wild after game-winning goal

Argentina supporters in Buenos Aires react to Marcos Rojo's game-winner late in the second half against Nigeria.

Becoming a Mexico fan

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Project Russia: Nigeria Takeover

Episode 14 of Project Russia chronicles Nigeria's preparations for Argentina, where their efforts came up just short following Marcos Rojo's late winner.

Who is the GOAT?

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Project Russia: Cable car jenga challenge

ESPN's Charlie Gibson meets up with Sam Borden in Nizhny to play a World Cup-themed game of Jenga, and you won't want to miss it.

Young three lions teach us a lesson

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Project Russia: Birthday gifts for Lionel Messi

ESPN's team of reporters in Russia have messages for birthday boy Lionel Messi as he faces elimination. Meanwhile, England fans are in high spirits.

Russia runs out of beer at the World

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Project Russia: Becoming a Mexico fan

Tag along with ESPN in the latest episode of Project Russia and get a taste of what takes to be a true Mexico supporter.

England players struggle in Tunisia trivia test

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Project Russia: "Who is the GOAT?" Messi, Ronaldo, Pele, Maradona

Charlie Gibson sets out to find the answer to the question on everyone's lips - who is the GOAT???

Mexico fan proposes after El Tri triumph

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Project Russia: Young three lions teach us a lesson!

Learn from the best as ESPN meets future England stars Phil Foden, Ryan Sessegnon and Mason Mount in Russia.

Mexico fans euphoric after Lozano winner

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Project Russia: Russia runs out of beer at the World Cup!

Could it really be true?! Charlie Gibson heads out to investigate...

Mexico fans take over the World Cup

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Project Russia: England players struggle in Tunisia trivia test

The Three Lions test their knowledge of Tunisia, fans share their predictions and mosquitoes take over Volgograd in episode seven of Project Russia.

Ronaldo's takeover

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Mexico fan proposes after El Tri triumph

Following Mexico's unexpected win over Germany, one El Tri fan couldn't hold back his emotions and proposed to his now fiancé.

Australia's rollercoaster ride

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Project Russia: Mexico fans take over the World Cup

Episode six of Project Russia takes you through Mexico fans' rollercoaster of emotions before, during and after El Tri's historic win over Germany.

Are Peru the best-supported side?

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Project Russia: Ronaldo's takeover

Ronaldo joins episode five of Project Russia to discuss Brazil's World Cup hopes and his ambitions for Neymar.

Finding Ronaldo

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Are Peru the best supported team at the World Cup?

ESPN's Sebastian Salazar revealed how Peru fans are celebrating competing in their first World Cup since 1982.

Zlatan lands in Russia

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Project Russia: Finding Ronaldo, the ultimate World Cup mission

Join ESPN in Russia, as we go on the lookout for one of the World Cup's biggest stars, Cristiano Ronaldo.

Coutinho egged in the face

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Zlatan lands in Russia, FT Andrey Arshavin

Episode 3 of Project Russia where we meet Zlatan Ibrahimovic, chat with Andrei Arshavin and soak up the atmosphere of game day one.