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After taking power in Italy in the 1920s, fascist leader Benito Mussolini embraced sports as a political tool. That was evident at both the 1934 and 1938 World Cups – both won by Italy. At the latter tournament, Italy sought to retain its title in France at a time when Europe was on the cusp …

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29th Most Memorable FIFA World Cup™ Moment: Paolo Rossi’s Hat Trick | FOX Sports “,’‘,”See Full Coverage”,”“,’ ‘,’close‘,” “,””,””];if(!o){var u=[‘ ‘,’ ‘,’‘,” “,’ vs ‘,’ ‘,’‘,” “,” “].join(“”);c.splice(2,0,u)}c=c.join(“”),t.insertAdjacentHTML(“afterend”,c);var d=document.getElementById(i),f=document.getElementById(r),p=document.getElementById(a),m=0,y=setInterval(function(){return 9===m?void A():void m++},1e3),h=function(){return window.open(l,”_self”)},A=function t(n){f.removeEventListener(“click”,t),p.removeEventListener(“click”,h),clearInterval(y),d.remove(),s.default.dispatchEvent(“onForcePlay”,{player:e.player})};f.addEventListener(“click”,A),p.addEventListener(“click”,h)}}}}]),e}();t.default=new l}]); //# sourceMappingURL=critical-video.min.js.map Source: Fox Sports

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At the last World Cup, Colombia forward James Rodriguez became one of the stars of the tournament with his trickery and eye for a spectacular goal. Expect others to step up at this year’s tournament. Here’s a look at some young players hoping to make a big impact at the World Cup in Russia: …

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With a stadium too small for the Bundesliga, Holstein Kiel nevertheless dreams of playing in Germany’s top division for the first time. Five years after securing promotion from the fourth division and only one after progressing from the third, the northern German club is on the verge of another promotion to complete a fairy-tale ascent …

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Son Heung-min had a long, tough season with Tottenham in the Premier League, needing painkillers to get through the last few games. He hasn’t got much to recover ahead of the World Cup, but that’s not bothering him at all. The South Korea star can’t wait to get to Russia and …

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Share this: Photo via YouTube/FOX Soccer Sporting CP is in full-blown crisis just days before its biggest game of the season. Around 50 so-called fans of the Portuguese soccer team attacked players, coaches and staff members Tuesday at the team’s practice facility near Lisbon, according to OJogo.pt. The attackers wore hoods and masks, and some …

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Everything you need to know about Egypt heading into the FIFA World Cup | FOX Sports “,’‘,”See Full Coverage”,”“,’ ‘,’close‘,” “,””,””];if(!o){var u=[‘ ‘,’ ‘,’‘,” “,’ vs ‘,’ ‘,’‘,” “,” “].join(“”);c.splice(2,0,u)}c=c.join(“”),t.insertAdjacentHTML(“afterend”,c);var d=document.getElementById(i),f=document.getElementById(r),p=document.getElementById(a),m=0,y=setInterval(function(){return 9===m?void A():void m++},1e3),h=function(){return window.open(l,”_self”)},A=function t(n){f.removeEventListener(“click”,t),p.removeEventListener(“click”,h),clearInterval(y),d.remove(),s.default.dispatchEvent(“onForcePlay”,{player:e.player})};f.addEventListener(“click”,A),p.addEventListener(“click”,h)}}}}]),e}();t.default=new l}]); //# sourceMappingURL=critical-video.min.js.map Source: Fox Sports

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LYON, France (AP) Marseille coach Rudi Garcia is determined to help Marseille continue what he calls its ”fantastic love affair” with European football. Marseille remains the only French side to win the Champions League, back in 1993, and will be playing in its fifth European final when they take on Atletico Madrid for the Europa …

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LYON, France (AP) Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone knows his team must find a way to stop Marseille playmaker Dimitri Payet in Wednesday’s Europa League final. Payet is the French league’s best passer and helped lead Marseille to its first European final for 14 years, with three goals and seven assists in the competition. So …

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This Summer: The World Becomes The FIFA World Cup on FOX & FS1 | FOX Sports “,’‘,”See Full Coverage”,”“,’ ‘,’close‘,” “,””,””];if(!o){var u=[‘ ‘,’ ‘,’‘,” “,’ vs ‘,’ ‘,’‘,” “,” “].join(“”);c.splice(2,0,u)}c=c.join(“”),t.insertAdjacentHTML(“afterend”,c);var d=document.getElementById(i),f=document.getElementById(r),p=document.getElementById(a),m=0,y=setInterval(function(){return 9===m?void A():void m++},1e3),h=function(){return window.open(l,”_self”)},A=function t(n){f.removeEventListener(“click”,t),p.removeEventListener(“click”,h),clearInterval(y),d.remove(),s.default.dispatchEvent(“onForcePlay”,{player:e.player})};f.addEventListener(“click”,A),p.addEventListener(“click”,h)}}}}]),e}();t.default=new l}]); //# sourceMappingURL=critical-video.min.js.map Source: Fox Sports

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