Police detained about a dozen people after violence broke out in several Belgian and Dutch cities after Morocco’s upset 2-0 World Cup win over Belgium.
Kylian Mbappe has scored twice in a 2-1 victory against Denmark to put France into the last 16 of the World Cup.
Players and politicians from Germany and Belgium have staged protests in Qatar over the banning by FIFA of the ‘One Love’ diversity armband.
Maligned striker Mitch Duke has scored in Australia’s 1-0 win against Tunisia, delivering the Socceroos a third-ever win at the World Cup finals.
A public holiday has been announced in Saudi Arabia after their soccer team earned one of the all-time great World Cup shock wins over Argentina.
Robert Lewandowski, one of the world’s top strikers, has missed a penalty in Poland’s 0-0 draw with Mexico in the World Cup.
Many Arab leaders enjoyed a Qatar World Cup opening ceremony that showcased the host nation’s Bedouin roots but Western politicians stayed away.
The limitations of World Cup hosts and debutants Qatar have been exposed in a 2-0 defeat by Ecuador in the tournament’s opening match.