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FIFA World Cup: Association football competition for men's national teams
The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body. The championship has been awarded every four years since the inaugural tournament in 1930, except in 1942 and 1946 when it was not held because of the Second World War. The current champion is France, which won its second title at the 2018 tournament in Russia.

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Infantino makes first visit to Qatar’s Al Bayt Stadium in World Cup inspection [Video]

Infantino makes first visit to Qatar’s Al Bayt Stadium in World Cup inspection

FIFA President Gianni Infantino plays a seven-a-side match and meets local organisers during a visit to see Qatar’s Al Bayt Stadium, one of the 2022 World Cup venues.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 04:06Published
Mesut Ozil offers to pay wages of the Gunnersaurus [Video]

Mesut Ozil offers to pay wages of the Gunnersaurus

Mesut Ozil has offered to save the job of the man inside Arsenal’sGunnersaurus mascot costume by paying his full wages. Jerry Quy has portrayedGunnersaurus for the past 27 years, but was made..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:51Published
Day we'll win World Cup finals, Women's Cricket will have different aura: Anjum Chopra [Video]

Day we'll win World Cup finals, Women's Cricket will have different aura: Anjum Chopra

Cricketer Anjum Chopra spoke to ANI on women's cricket. Speaking on Women cricket, cricketer Anjum Chopra said, "BCCI is working well towards the game, they are giving all facilities to the players...

Credit: ANI     Duration: 04:07Published
Club World Cup postponed, Infantino speaks on racism and Swiss investigation [Video]

Club World Cup postponed, Infantino speaks on racism and Swiss investigation

RESENDING WITH COMPLETE SHOTLIST AND SCRIPT VIDEO SHOWS: FIFA PRESIDENT GIANNI INFANTINO HOLDING A NEWS CONFERENCE IN WHICH HE TALKS ABOUT THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE 2022 WORLD CUP/ INVESTING IN WOMEN'S

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 05:50Published
Spurs Women sign two-time World Cup winning striker Morgan [Video]

Spurs Women sign two-time World Cup winning striker Morgan

Two-time World Cup champion Alex Morgan joins Tottenham Hotspur Women on a season-long deal.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:33Published
He won't make it to the World Cup [Video]

He won't make it to the World Cup

A very clumsy goalkeeper.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:12Published

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