England’s Raheem Sterling leaves Qatar after intruders break into family home

England’s Raheem Sterling leaves Qatar after intruders break into family home

CNN  —  England soccer star Raheem Sterling is returning home from the World Cup in Qatar after armed intruders broke into his home while his family were inside, a person with knowledge of the situation told CNN. The incident happened on Saturday evening, the individual told CNN, and Sterling is said to be “shaken” and … Read more

Socceroos captain Mat Ryan’s ‘milk a foul’ regret over costly blunder in defeat to Argentina at FIFA World Cup 2022

Socceroos captain Mat Ryan’s ‘milk a foul’ regret over costly blunder in defeat to Argentina at FIFA World Cup 2022

Socceroos captain Mat Ryan is blaming himself after Australia’s World Cup campaign came to an end with a 2-1 defeat to Argentina in the round of 16. Lionel Messi scored the opener with a sublime strike but Ryan was made to lament his own messy moment, ruing that he did not milk a foul to … Read more

Early Morning Crowds Rally in Canberra for Team Australia’s World Cup Knockout Match

Socceroo fans gathered in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, in the early on Sunday, December 4, to watch Australia’s match against Argentina in the knockout stage of the FIFA World Cup Qatar. Video posted by Twitter user @MyriadMelb on Sunday shows crowds of Australian fans in Canberra’s Civic Square. Argentina beat Australia two to one to … Read more

Socceroos eliminated from FIFA World Cup 2022 after Mat Ryan brain fade gifts goal to Argentina in 2-1 defeat

Socceroos eliminated from FIFA World Cup 2022 after Mat Ryan brain fade gifts goal to Argentina in 2-1 defeat

The Socceroos have been eliminated from the World Cup after goalkeeper Mat Ryan’s ultimate brain fade conceded a crucial second goal against Argentina. Lionel Messi had opened the scoring with a well-worked goal in the first half but Argentina doubled their lead in far more opportunistic circumstances just before the hour mark. WATCH IN THE … Read more

Germany knocked out of World Cup after extraordinary finale to Group E

Germany knocked out of World Cup after extraordinary finale to Group E

CNN  —  Germany was knocked out of the 2022 World Cup on Thursday after a quite extraordinary finale to Group E, despite beating Costa Rica. At varying points of the two games, fans of Spain and Japan as well as Costa Rica and Germany each thought that their countries might be on their way to … Read more

Lionel Messi has penalty saved but Argentina progresses to World Cup knockout stages with win

Lionel Messi has penalty saved but Argentina progresses to World Cup knockout stages with win

CNN  —  Lionel Messi had a penalty saved but Argentina booked its ticket to the knockout phase of the 2022 World Cup with a 2-0 victory over Poland. Alexis Mac Allister’s scuffed effort 60 seconds into the second half broke the deadlock before Julián Álvarez’s brilliant curled shot sealed the three points as Argentina advanced … Read more

Qatar police stop French TV from filming at World Cup and knock cameras from journalists hands – The Sun

Qatar police stop French TV from filming at World Cup and knock cameras from journalists hands – The Sun

Qatar police stop French TV from filming at World Cup and knock cameras from journalists hands  The Sun Iran releases two former national team footballers arrested over protests  The Guardian Two arrested Iranian players released ahead of USA World Cup game  WION Iran releases soccer players ahead of match against US  ABC News FIFA World Cup: Iran releases former … Read more

Why Saudi Arabia is hosting one of the world’s biggest raves

Why Saudi Arabia is hosting one of the world’s biggest raves

Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. Abu Dhabi, UAE CNN  —  Electronic music, strobe lights, glittered faces and hundreds of thousands of people in mixed-gender gyrations are all part of a new kind … Read more