2018 World Cup Preview, Group A: Uruguay’s Group to Win, with Host Russia in a Good Spot, Too

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Spearheaded by Barcelona forward Luis Suarez, two-time World Cup winners Uruguay are the favorites in Group A at the 2018 tournament, but hosts Russia will fancy their chances of qualifying in the top two after a kind draw.

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Alcides Ghiggia: The Man Who Silenced The Maracana

Many people won’t recognize the name or the face of Alcides Ghiggia but he is the man who shattered Brazilian dreams of winning the World Cup final in 1950.

After host nation France had their dreams shattered in their national stadium, The Panenka looks back at the scarring experience of when it happened to Selecao.
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