Football

France forward Kylian Mbappe’s meteoric rise like Lionel Messi – Nacer Chadli

[ad_1] The ESPN FC crew are joined by Julien Laurens, who believes Kylian Mbappe could be key to France succeeding at the World Cup. Olivier Giroud speaks glowingly of Kylian Mbappe and Chelsea teammate Eden Hazard before France and Belgium lock horns in their World Cup semifinal. Belgium's Nacer Chadli has praised France's Kylian Mbappe ahead of Tuesday's World Cup semifinal in St. Petersburg. The West Bromwich Albion man, who
Football

Paulinho rejoins Guangzhou Evergrande 11 months after €40m Barcelona move

[ad_1] Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu discusses his visit to Harvard University to explain what the club represents on and off the field. ESPN FC's Steve Nicol points the finger at Ernesto Valverde for Barcelona's unbeaten streak coming to an unexpected end against Levante. Brazil midfielder Paulinho has sealed a move back to Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande just 11 months after joining Barcelona for €40 million, both clubs have announced. The former Tottenham
Football

Paulinho rejoins Ghuangzhou Evergrande 11 months after €40m Barcelona move

[ad_1] Brazil midfielder Paulinho has a completed a move back to Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande just 11 months after joining Barcelona for €40 million. Guangzhou, who announced the deal on their website on Sunday, said the former Tottenham man has signed a one-year contract. No further details of the transaction have been released. A first-choice selection for his country, Paulinho's move to Barcelona was roundly criticised last summer. However, he finished his lone
Football

MLS Power Rankings Real Salt Lake eyes playoffs Orlando City hit rock bottom

[ad_1] 1. Atlanta United Record: 12W-4D-4LWeek 18 ranking: 1 The Five Stripes rebounded from a loss to FC Dallas on the Fourth of July with a 2-0 win over Philadelphia on Saturday. Josef Martinez scored his 18th goal of the season in the win as he continues his record-breaking pace. 2. LAFC Record: 10-4-4Week 18 ranking: 4 Bob Bradley's team ran rampant over Orlando 4-1 win on Saturday after a midweek
Football

Mesut Ozil owes Germany fans Erdogan explanation – DFB chief Reinhard Grindel

[ad_1] The FC crew continue their probe into Germany's humiliating elimination from the World Cup and deliver their stance on Jogi Low. Mesut Ozil must explain his meeting with Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Germany fans, said the head of the German football federation Reinhard Grindel. Ozil and Germany teammate Ilkay Gundogan, who are of Turkish heritage, were criticised by politicians and Grindel for having the picture taken with Erdogan in May
Cricket

Rohit’s unbeaten ton ensures India’s T20I series win against England

[ad_1] Rohit Sharma’s elegant unbeaten century made it a walk in the park for India as it cruised to a seven-wicket victory against England to clinch the three-match T20 International series 2-1, here, on Sunday. The Indian vice-captain made a target of 199 look ridiculously easy on a small Bristol ground after the visiting bowlers did a commendable job to restrict the host to a sub-par score.Captain Virat Kohli (43
Football

Virgil van Dijk: Liverpool can end trophy drought this season

[ad_1] Spain's Marco Asensio revealed he will only talk about his club future after the World Cup and that he is fully focused on doing his best for the national side. Gab Marcotti and the ESPN FC crew discuss how far along Liverpool are in their contract negotiations with Roma's Alisson. ESPN's Liverpool correspondent Glenn Price discusses why Nabil Fekir would be the player to finally replace Philippe Coutinho. Liverpool
Football

Project Russia: A Cinderella run to remember

[ad_1] ESPN FC Global Scores Transfers Teams Leagues Cups Video More ESPN.com Search Site Terms Featured Matches Featured Matches Previous France Belgium 6:00 PM UTC Jul 10, 2018 Match 61 Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Croatia England 6:00 PM UTC Jul 11, 2018 Match 62 Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Next Videos Latest ESPN FC TV Highlights Leagues English Premier League Champions
Football

Why World Cups are the worst time to buy a player

[ad_1] ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti shares the latest on Cristiano Ronaldo's links to Juventus, including his motives for wanting to leave Madrid. With Croatia and England set to meet in the World Cup semifinals, the FC crew explain why the Three Lions will likely prove too much for Croatia. With France brushing aside Uruguay and Brazil's elimination, the FC crew discuss whether Les Bleus are the clear favourites to win
Football

Giroud keen to prove Thierry Henry chose the wrong side

[ad_1] " /> ESPN FC Global Scores Transfers Teams Leagues Cups Video More ESPN.com Search Site Terms Featured Matches Featured Matches Previous France Belgium 6:00 PM UTC Jul 10, 2018 Match 61 Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Croatia England 6:00 PM UTC Jul 11, 2018 Match 62 Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Next Videos Latest ESPN FC TV Highlights Leagues English Premier