Published: Sat, July 14, 2018
Sports | By Johanna Francis

France accused of using Africans to reach World Cup final

France accused of using Africans to reach World Cup final

Croatia have already ensured that football is not "coming home", but can they get over the line in their first ever World Cup final?

France could well replicate their 1998 heroics against Croatia in Sunday's final but received plenty of criticism from Belgium players, including Courtois, in relation to their tactics and how they picked up the victory.

As the biggest game of his decorated career awaits, Pogba is willing to take the barbs in his stride so long as his desire to compete and love for the game is not up for debate. I don't care how, I want a second star to be on this shirt. "I came from - I wouldn't exactly say nothing - [but] obviously I had no trophies".

"Does Thibaut Courtois think that at Chelsea he plays Barcelona football?"

Paul Pogba hailed Kylian Mbappe's rapid ascent to the top of world football and claimed the 19-year-old has a good grasp of the game, saying: "He understands things I didn't when I was his age".

China breaks into top 20 innovative economies: WIPO ranking
A new indicator, mobile-application "app" creation, found that Cyprus, Finland and Lithuania are the global leaders in the development of mobile apps relative to GDP.

First Photos of George Clooney After His Terrifying Scooter Crash
In the photos, Clooney appears to brace himself as he climbs out of a golf cart and onto the set of stairs connected to the jet. Clooney did not sustain life-threatening injuries and was discharged from a hospital the same day, leaving with wife Amal .

Taj Mahal must be protected or demolished: SC expresses anguish
The SC told the Centre , 'You can shut down the Taj . "Either you demolish it or you restore it". "Uttar Pradesh is not bothered". If you had looked after it, your foreign exchange problem would have been solved,"the bench said".

"Zinedine Zidane is a legend and football icon and Griezmann is on his way to becoming one too", he said in the official FIFA press conference.

"I would have preferred to have lost in the quarter-finals to Brazil, at least that was a team that wanted to play football". We were there [in 2016], we were close to winning the title and we missed.

"We are going through to the final of a World Cup".

"We started our dream and now we need to finish it".

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