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Is Lionel Messi being unfairly criticized at the World Cup?

Lionel Messi led Argentina to the World Cup final four years ago in Brazil, but following a stunning 3-0 loss at the hands of Croatia on Thursday, the pre-tournament favorites to win Group D are now facing elimination. 374 more words

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Get to know a World Cup food staple: Swedish smågodis

To celebrate the 2018 World Cup, For The Win’s Ted Berg is sampling various World Cup countries’ cuisines in the New York City area. To recommend a dish or a restaurant, email  811 more words

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How was an Argentina player kicking at an opponent's face NOT a red card?

If Argentina’s 3-0 loss to Croatia ultimately sends La Albiceleste home, then the team’s meltdown in the waning moments of the game will have been very fitting.  225 more words

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All the ways Argentina can advance to the World Cup's knockout stage

In what may prove to be Lionel Messi’s final World Cup, 2014 finalist Argentina is on the verge of an embarrassing exit in the group stage after a shocking 3-0 loss to Croatia on Thursday. 374 more words

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A photographer in Zagreb, Croatia captured fans there celebrating as their team stunned Argentina on Thursday in the World Cup, beating them 3-0. 18 more words

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Argentina goalkeeper makes huge mistake, gifts Croatia a goal

Argentina goalkeeper Willy Caballero’s grave error in the second half of Thursday’s game cost his team a goal against Croatia, and the 2014 World Cup finalists are now on the ropes. 196 more words

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FTW Explains: What's with that horrible Burger King World Cup ad?

Welcome to FTW Explains: a guide to catching up on and better understanding stuff going on in the world. You’ve probably heard something about a horrific ad Burger King ran in Russia, but maybe didn’t catch all the details. 416 more words

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