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2022 FIFA World Cup

Why Brazil vs. Croatia is also a battle of iconic kits and deeper meaning

This is not just a big quarterfinal, but an occasion to celebrate their amazing kits and the fascinating backstories behind them.

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'The best in the world': Why Brazil's Casemiro is essential to their World Cup hopes

The midfield anchor is cementing his status as one of the game's greats. Can he lead Brazil to a sixth World Cup?

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QUARTERFINALS PREVIEW

The eight most important players in the quarterfinals

With just eight teams left at the 2022 World Cup, we keep it simple: these are the eight players who could have a major influence on the quarterfinals, from Morocco’s Achraf Hakimi to -- you guessed it -- Lionel Messi.

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What to know about each team, predictions, schedule and more

With the quarterfinals set, we bring you one key factor and player to know ahead of the matchups, plus predictions.

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Mbappe from 2018 to 2022: The France star is almost the finished article

Four years ago Kylian Mbappe won the World Cup with France, cementing himself as one of the best young players on the planet. Now? He's even better.

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How Bellingham has become England's most important player

England midfielder Jude Bellingham is only 19, but his all-round contribution at this World Cup has been sensational.

WORLD CUP DAILY

Messi faces tough test vs. Dutch, Neymar nears Pele's record: World Cup daily

It won't matter if the Netherlands beat Argentina or if Brazil oust Croatia, there will be heartbreak. Here's the latest from Qatar.

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TRANSFERS

LIVE Transfer Talk: Barcelona eye Dortmund's Moukoko as Real Madrid near Endrick deal

Barcelona could move for Borussia Dortmund striker Youssoufa Moukoko after missing out on talented youngster Endrick. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Hutchison: Messi's World Cup is gathering momentum

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GREGG BERHALTER'S FUTURE

Gomez urges U.S. Soccer not to rush Berhalter's contract extension

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