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Croatia vs Brazil World Cup lineup, starting 11 for quarterfinal match at Qatar 2022

With Neymar back healthy, Brazil are fully loaded and ready to push for a 2022 World Cup title, but they'll first have to get past 2018 finalists Croatia. Led by 2018 Ballon d'Or winner Luka Modric, the European side skated past Japan in the Round of 16 on penalties to arrive in the quarterfinals despite just one victory through four matches thus far.
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World Cup quarterfinals players to watch: Leo Messi, Kylian Mbappe and the rest of the players likely to shine

The World Cup is down to the final eight teams. This round brings some tasty matchups with England facing off against classic rival France while Brazil get last World Cup's runners up in Croatia. Make sure you check out the entire bracket here. Before the matches kick off, however, let's take a look at ten players who you won't want to miss when they take the field.
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Which World Cup starlet can replace Messi and Ronaldo?

DOHA, Qatar — (AP) — Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are not ready to say goodbye to the World Cup just yet. But the clock is ticking on their careers and Qatar could be the last time we see them on soccer’s biggest stage. With that in...
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Press disclosure: Cristiano Ronaldo threatened to leave Qatar

Cristiano Ronaldo wanted to leave the World Cup and leave Qatar when he found out that he would watch the start of the confrontation between Portugal and Switzerland in the World Cup from the bench, the media in Portugal wrote about it. //Speak up //PAP/EPA. Szymon Marciniak remains at the...
football.london

Cristiano Ronaldo World Cup statement made amid £180m offer and Chelsea interest

The Portuguese FA have released a statement after reports suggested Cristiano Ronaldo threatened to leave the Portugal World Cup squad. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner was dropped by manager Fernando Santos for their last 16 clash against Switzerland earlier this week. Ronaldo was surprisingly left out of his nation’s starting...
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'Proud' Surinamese back Dutch World Cup players

From the Netherlands to Suriname, pride is swelling at the number of Dutch players in Friday's World Cup quarter-final who trace their roots to the South American former colony. On a pitch beneath the Amsterdam tower blocks where they grew up, two young friends of Surinamese origin practise free kicks...