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Lionel Messi has penalty saved but Argentina progress to World Cup knockout stages with win |  CNN

Lionel Messi has penalty saved but Argentina progress to World Cup knockout stages with win | CNN

CNN — Lionel Messi had a penalty saved but Argentina booked their ticket to the 2022 World Cup knockout stage with a 2-0 win over Poland. Alexis Mac Allister’s failed effort 60 seconds into the second half opened the scoring before Julián Álvarez’s brilliant curling shot sealed the three points as Argentina advanced as Group …

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Fans around the world flock to watch Lionel Messi play in Qatar 2022 |  CNN

Fans around the world flock to watch Lionel Messi play in Qatar 2022 | CNN

Doha, Qatar CNN — Walk around Doha and you’ll soon hear people talking about Lionel Messi. Recalls of the superstar are everywhere at Qatar 2022; from posters in metro stations to Argentinian jerseys hanging from market stalls. Thousands of people – creating a sea of ​​blue and white – came to see their hero in …

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Pitch invader with rainbow flag interrupts World Cup game between Portugal and Uruguay |  CNN

Pitch invader with rainbow flag interrupts World Cup game between Portugal and Uruguay | CNN

CNN — The World Cup match between Portugal and Uruguay was briefly interrupted by a pitch invader waving a rainbow flag on the pitch at the iconic Lusail stadium on Monday. FIFA’s global television feed avoided showing the pitch invader, but the individual could be seen running around the pitch following the flag as he …

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Iran calls for US kicked out of 2022 World Cup after changing Iranian flag on social media to show support for protesters |  CNN

Iran calls for US kicked out of 2022 World Cup after changing Iranian flag on social media to show support for protesters | CNN

CNN — Iranian state media have called for the expulsion of the United States from the 2022 World Cup after the United States Soccer Federation changed the Iranian flag on its social media platforms to show support for protesters in Iran. The federation had temporarily displayed the Iranian national flag on its official Twitter, Instagram …

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Cristiano Ronaldo refuses to shed light on his career as he makes history at Qatar 2022 |  CNN

Cristiano Ronaldo refuses to shed light on his career as he makes history at Qatar 2022 | CNN

Stadium 974, Doha, Qatar CNN — Watching Cristiano Ronaldo in the first half of Portugal’s World Cup opener against Ghana on Thursday, you could feel the frustration in the stands. The striker always watched the game, waving to the crowd and receiving the biggest cheers of all when the starting line-ups were announced before kick-off. …

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Lionel Messi faces defeat as Saudi fans take control of Doha after World Cup loss |  CNN

Lionel Messi faces defeat as Saudi fans take control of Doha after World Cup loss | CNN

Doha, Qatar CNN — Argentina’s game against Saudi Arabia on Tuesday was supposed to serve as the perfect springboard for Lionel Messi’s final dance at the World Cup. The South American side were expected to dismiss their opponent, ranked 48 places below them in the world rankings, and fans had turned out in droves to …

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Saudi Arabia stun Lionel Messi's Argentina in one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history |  CNN

Saudi Arabia stun Lionel Messi’s Argentina in one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history | CNN

Lusail, Qatar CNN — Saudi Arabia produced one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history on Tuesday when they beat Lionel Messi’s Argentina 2-1 in a stunning Group C match. Many expected the South American side, ranked third in the world, undefeated for three years and among the favorites to win the tournament, to …

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England's Harry Kane and several other European captains told not to wear 'OneLove' armband at World Cup |  CNN

England’s Harry Kane and several other European captains told not to wear ‘OneLove’ armband at World Cup | CNN

CNN — The captains of several European teams will not wear “OneLove” armbands during the World Cup in Qatar due to the risk of receiving yellow cards. England, the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland and Wales were to take part in the “OneLove” campaign to promote inclusion and fight discrimination. But associations in those countries …

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'Crass' and an 'insult'.  FIFA president criticized for his speech on human rights in Qatar before the World Cup |  CNN

‘Crass’ and an ‘insult’. FIFA president criticized for his speech on human rights in Qatar before the World Cup | CNN

CNN — FIFA President Gianni Infantino’s nearly hour-long speech on the eve of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar has been branded ‘rude’ and an ‘insult’ to migrant workers by advocacy groups human rights. In an explosive monologue at the start of a press conference in Doha, Infantino – the boss of world football’s governing …

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