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A modern day legend will be hoping to emulate the achievements of an iconic fellow countryman by securing World Cup glory in Russia this summer
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A modern day legend will be hoping to emulate the achievements of an iconic fellow countryman by securing World Cup glory in Russia this summer
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, demonstrates his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas demonstrates his 2018 World Cup fan ID during an interview outside Moscow
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, demonstrates his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, poses for a picture with his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. Picture taken May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas poses for a picture with his 2018 World Cup fan ID during an interview outside Moscow
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, poses for a picture with his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. Picture taken May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, stands near a football ground while wearing his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. Picture taken May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas wears his 2018 World Cup fan ID during an interview outside Moscow
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, stands near a football ground while wearing his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. Picture taken May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, stands near a football ground while wearing his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. Picture taken May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas wears his 2018 World Cup fan ID during an interview outside Moscow
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, stands near a football ground while wearing his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. Picture taken May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, poses for a picture with his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas poses for a picture with his 2018 World Cup fan ID during an interview outside Moscow
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, poses for a picture with his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, smokes a cigarette while wearing his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas wears his 2018 World Cup fan ID during an interview outside Moscow
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, smokes a cigarette while wearing his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, stands near a football ground while wearing his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. Picture taken May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas wears his 2018 World Cup fan ID during an interview outside Moscow
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, stands near a football ground while wearing his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. Picture taken May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, demonstrates his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. Picture taken May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas demonstrates his 2018 World Cup fan ID during an interview outside Moscow
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, demonstrates his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. Picture taken May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
FILE - The July 4, 1990 file photo shows England's Paul Gascoigne crying as he is escorted off the field by team captain Terry Butcher, after England lost a penalty shoot-out in the World Cup semifinal soccer match against West Germany in Turin, Italy. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Roberto Pfeil, File)
WORLD CUP: Gazza's tears help relaunch English soccer
FILE - The July 4, 1990 file photo shows England's Paul Gascoigne crying as he is escorted off the field by team captain Terry Butcher, after England lost a penalty shoot-out in the World Cup semifinal soccer match against West Germany in Turin, Italy. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Roberto Pfeil, File)
World Cup 2018 schedule: All the groups, fixtures, kick-off times and venues for the tournament in Russia
World Cup 2018 schedule: All the groups, fixtures, kick-off times and venues for the tournament in Russia
World Cup 2018 schedule: All the groups, fixtures, kick-off times and venues for the tournament in Russia
World Cup 2018 schedule: All the groups, fixtures, kick-off times and venues for the tournament in Russia
World Cup 2018 schedule: All the groups, fixtures, kick-off times and venues for the tournament in Russia
World Cup 2018 schedule: All the groups, fixtures, kick-off times and venues for the tournament in Russia
World Cup 2018 schedule: All the groups, fixtures, kick-off times and venues for the tournament in Russia
World Cup 2018 schedule: All the groups, fixtures, kick-off times and venues for the tournament in Russia
World Cup 2018 schedule: All the groups, fixtures, kick-off times and venues for the tournament in Russia
The ex-Eagles midfielder has clamoured for the inclusion of the Arsenal star on the list of players that will represent Nigeria in Russia
Mutiu Adepoju desires Kelechi Nwakali in Russia bound Super Eagles
The ex-Eagles midfielder has clamoured for the inclusion of the Arsenal star on the list of players that will represent Nigeria in Russia
Brazil's Neymar, left, and Gabriel Jesus play around during a practice session of the Brazilian national soccer team ahead the World Cup in Russia, at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Brazil tests Willian up front with Neymar and Jesus
Brazil's Neymar, left, and Gabriel Jesus play around during a practice session of the Brazilian national soccer team ahead the World Cup in Russia, at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Brazil's Neymar, center, Philippe Coutinho, left, and Miranda fight for the ball during a practice session of the Brazilian national soccer team ahead the World Cup in Russia, at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Brazil tests Willian up front with Neymar and Jesus
Brazil's Neymar, center, Philippe Coutinho, left, and Miranda fight for the ball during a practice session of the Brazilian national soccer team ahead the World Cup in Russia, at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Brazil's Neymar, right, and Thiago Silva play around during a practice session of the Brazilian national soccer team ahead the World Cup in Russia, at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Brazil tests Willian up front with Neymar and Jesus
Brazil's Neymar, right, and Thiago Silva play around during a practice session of the Brazilian national soccer team ahead the World Cup in Russia, at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Brazil's Neymar controls the ball during a practice session of the Brazilian national soccer team ahead the World Cup in Russia, at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Brazil tests Willian up front with Neymar and Jesus
Brazil's Neymar controls the ball during a practice session of the Brazilian national soccer team ahead the World Cup in Russia, at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez pose with national soccer team coach Jose Pekerman, captain Radamel Falcao and other members of the team during a ceremony handing the Colombian flag to national soccer team's captain at the Presidential Palace, prior to the national team's participation in the World Cup in Russia, in Bogota, Colombia, May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez pose with national soccer team coach Jose Pekerman, captain Radamel Falcao and other members of the team in Bogota
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez pose with national soccer team coach Jose Pekerman, captain Radamel Falcao and other members of the team during a ceremony handing the Colombian flag to national soccer team's captain at the Presidential Palace, prior to the national team's participation in the World Cup in Russia, in Bogota, Colombia, May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez hand the Colombian flag to national soccer team's captain Radamel Falcao, during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace, prior to the national team's participation in the World Cup in Russia, in Bogota, Colombia, May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez hand the Colombian flag to national soccer team's captain Radamel Falcao, during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Bogota
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez hand the Colombian flag to national soccer team's captain Radamel Falcao, during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace, prior to the national team's participation in the World Cup in Russia, in Bogota, Colombia, May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez hand the Colombian flag to national soccer team's captain Radamel Falcao, during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace, prior to the national team's participation in the World Cup in Russia, in Bogota, Colombia, May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez hand the Colombian flag to national soccer team's captain Radamel Falcao, during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Bogota
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez hand the Colombian flag to national soccer team's captain Radamel Falcao, during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace, prior to the national team's participation in the World Cup in Russia, in Bogota, Colombia, May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
If sacrifice is a selection criteria in the Socceroos' final world cup squad, then Josh Risdon should be on the plane to Russia after he delayed his honeymoon to make it to a training camp.
Josh Risdon rushes from wedding to Socceroos training camp
If sacrifice is a selection criteria in the Socceroos' final world cup squad, then Josh Risdon should be on the plane to Russia after he delayed his honeymoon to make it to a training camp.
If sacrifice is a selection criteria in the Socceroos' final world cup squad, then Josh Risdon should be on the plane to Russia after he delayed his honeymoon to make it to a training camp.
Josh Risdon rushes from wedding to Socceroos training camp
If sacrifice is a selection criteria in the Socceroos' final world cup squad, then Josh Risdon should be on the plane to Russia after he delayed his honeymoon to make it to a training camp.
If sacrifice is a selection criteria in the Socceroos' final world cup squad, then Josh Risdon should be on the plane to Russia after he delayed his honeymoon to make it to a training camp.
Josh Risdon rushes from wedding to Socceroos training camp
If sacrifice is a selection criteria in the Socceroos' final world cup squad, then Josh Risdon should be on the plane to Russia after he delayed his honeymoon to make it to a training camp.
If sacrifice is a selection criteria in the Socceroos' final world cup squad, then Josh Risdon should be on the plane to Russia after he delayed his honeymoon to make it to a training camp.
Josh Risdon rushes from wedding to Socceroos training camp
If sacrifice is a selection criteria in the Socceroos' final world cup squad, then Josh Risdon should be on the plane to Russia after he delayed his honeymoon to make it to a training camp.
If sacrifice is a selection criteria in the Socceroos' final world cup squad, then Josh Risdon should be on the plane to Russia after he delayed his honeymoon to make it to a training camp.
Josh Risdon rushes from wedding to Socceroos training camp
If sacrifice is a selection criteria in the Socceroos' final world cup squad, then Josh Risdon should be on the plane to Russia after he delayed his honeymoon to make it to a training camp.
The Arsenal defender is on the mend after suffering an unfortunate Achilles injury which ruled him out of France's bid for global glory in Russia.
Koscielny reveals 'television, crosswords and Nintendo' to be remedy to 'excruciating' World Cup heartache
The Arsenal defender is on the mend after suffering an unfortunate Achilles injury which ruled him out of France's bid for global glory in Russia.
The Bayern Munich goalkeeper has not played for club or country since last September, but is expected to be ready for duty in Russia this summer
Germany boss Low upbeat over Neuer's World Cup hopes
The Bayern Munich goalkeeper has not played for club or country since last September, but is expected to be ready for duty in Russia this summer
FILE - In this June 25, 1982 file photo, Algerian soccer fans show money to photographers, in Gijon, Spain, after the World Cup soccer match between West Germany and Austria, one of the most controversial in World Cup history. West Germany beat Austria 1-0, a result that meant both teams progressed to the next round at Algeria's expense. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/File)
WORLD CUP: Cynicism wins as West Germany beats Austria
FILE - In this June 25, 1982 file photo, Algerian soccer fans show money to photographers, in Gijon, Spain, after the World Cup soccer match between West Germany and Austria, one of the most controversial in World Cup history. West Germany beat Austria 1-0, a result that meant both teams progressed to the next round at Algeria's expense. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/File)
Out of the World Cup: Veteran forward Lee Keun-Ho has withdrawn from South Korea's squad for Russia after a knee injury (AFP Photo/JUNG YEON-JE)
Out of the World Cup: Veteran forward Lee Keun-Ho has withdrawn from South Korea's squad for Russia after a knee injury
Out of the World Cup: Veteran forward Lee Keun-Ho has withdrawn from South Korea's squad for Russia after a knee injury (AFP Photo/JUNG YEON-JE)
The England midfielder is excited for what is awaiting him this summer in Russia, and doesn't think the magnitude of the moment will be an issue
'I won't be intimidated' - Loftus-Cheek ready for World Cup pressure
The England midfielder is excited for what is awaiting him this summer in Russia, and doesn't think the magnitude of the moment will be an issue
The Manchester United netminder will not feature in Russia after a knee problem forced him to withdraw from the squad
'We've lost a leader' - Mascherano gutted for injured Argentina keeper Romero
The Manchester United netminder will not feature in Russia after a knee problem forced him to withdraw from the squad
Javier Mascherano, right, and Marcos Rojo attend a training session with the Argentine national soccer squad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Argentina will face Haiti on May 29 in an international friendly soccer match ahead of the FIFA Russia World Cup. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
Mascherano: Argentina has to regain confidence at World Cup
Javier Mascherano, right, and Marcos Rojo attend a training session with the Argentine national soccer squad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Argentina will face Haiti on May 29 in an international friendly soccer match ahead of the FIFA Russia World Cup. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
Javier Mascherano, right, Cristian Ansaldi, center, and teammates train with the Argentine national soccer squad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Argentina will face Haiti on May 29 in an international friendly soccer match ahead of the FIFA Russia World Cup. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
Mascherano: Argentina has to regain confidence at World Cup
Javier Mascherano, right, Cristian Ansaldi, center, and teammates train with the Argentine national soccer squad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Argentina will face Haiti on May 29 in an international friendly soccer match ahead of the FIFA Russia World Cup. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
Javier Mascherano, right, talks with teammate Lucas Biglia during a training session with the Argentine national soccer squad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Argentina will face Haiti on May 29 in an international friendly soccer match ahead of the FIFA Russia World Cup. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
Mascherano: Argentina has to regain confidence at World Cup
Javier Mascherano, right, talks with teammate Lucas Biglia during a training session with the Argentine national soccer squad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Argentina will face Haiti on May 29 in an international friendly soccer match ahead of the FIFA Russia World Cup. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
In this photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018, teams stand in a line during a children soccer tournament at the Start Stadium in Saransk, Russia. The Start Stadium in Saransk may not look like much, but its the jumping-off point for hundreds of young Russians dreams of soccer stardom. (AP Photo)
Hard road to World Cup dream for young Russian players
In this photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018, teams stand in a line during a children soccer tournament at the Start Stadium in Saransk, Russia. The Start Stadium in Saransk may not look like much, but its the jumping-off point for hundreds of young Russians dreams of soccer stardom. (AP Photo)
In this photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018, boys examine trophies during a nine-year-old children soccer tournament at the Start Stadium in Saransk, Russia. The Start Stadium in Saransk may not look like much, but its the jumping-off point for hundreds of young Russians dreams of soccer stardom. (AP Photo)
Hard road to World Cup dream for young Russian players
In this photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018, boys examine trophies during a nine-year-old children soccer tournament at the Start Stadium in Saransk, Russia. The Start Stadium in Saransk may not look like much, but its the jumping-off point for hundreds of young Russians dreams of soccer stardom. (AP Photo)
In this photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018, a boy shoots towards the goal, during a children soccer tournament at the Start Stadium in Saransk, Russia. The Start Stadium in Saransk may not look like much, but its the jumping-off point for hundreds of young Russians dreams of soccer stardom.(AP Photo)
Hard road to World Cup dream for young Russian players
In this photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018, a boy shoots towards the goal, during a children soccer tournament at the Start Stadium in Saransk, Russia. The Start Stadium in Saransk may not look like much, but its the jumping-off point for hundreds of young Russians dreams of soccer stardom.(AP Photo)
In this photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018, boys stand next to trophies during a children soccer tournament at the Start Stadium in Saransk, Russia. The Start Stadium in Saransk may not look like much, but its the jumping-off point for hundreds of young Russians dreams of soccer stardom. (AP Photo)
Hard road to World Cup dream for young Russian players
In this photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018, boys stand next to trophies during a children soccer tournament at the Start Stadium in Saransk, Russia. The Start Stadium in Saransk may not look like much, but its the jumping-off point for hundreds of young Russians dreams of soccer stardom. (AP Photo)
In this photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018, boys play during a children soccer tournament at the Start Stadium in Saransk, Russia. The Start Stadium in Saransk may not look like much, but its the jumping-off point for hundreds of young Russians dreams of soccer stardom. (AP Photo)
Hard road to World Cup dream for young Russian players
In this photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018, boys play during a children soccer tournament at the Start Stadium in Saransk, Russia. The Start Stadium in Saransk may not look like much, but its the jumping-off point for hundreds of young Russians dreams of soccer stardom. (AP Photo)
Eppan (Italy), 26/05/2018.- Germany's Timo Werner attends a training session in Eppan, Italy, 26 May 2018. The German squad prepares for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 soccer championship in Russia at a training camp in Eppan, South Tyrol, until 07 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Alemania, Italia) EFE/EPA/SASCHA STEINBACH
Eppan (Italy), 26/05/2018.- Germany's Timo Werner attends a training session in Eppan, Italy, 26 May 2018. The German squad prepares for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 soccer championship in Russia at a training camp in Eppan, South Tyrol, until 07 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Alemania, Italia) EFE/EPA/SASCHA STEINBACH
Eppan (Italy), 26/05/2018.- Germany's Timo Werner attends a training session in Eppan, Italy, 26 May 2018. The German squad prepares for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 soccer championship in Russia at a training camp in Eppan, South Tyrol, until 07 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Alemania, Italia) EFE/EPA/SASCHA STEINBACH
Eppan (Italy), 26/05/2018.- Germany's Leon Goretzka attends a training session in Eppan, Italy, 26 May 2018. The German squad prepares for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 soccer championship in Russia at a training camp in Eppan, South Tyrol, until 07 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Alemania, Italia) EFE/EPA/SASCHA STEINBACH
Eppan (Italy), 26/05/2018.- Germany's Leon Goretzka attends a training session in Eppan, Italy, 26 May 2018. The German squad prepares for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 soccer championship in Russia at a training camp in Eppan, South Tyrol, until 07 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Alemania, Italia) EFE/EPA/SASCHA STEINBACH
Eppan (Italy), 26/05/2018.- Germany's Leon Goretzka attends a training session in Eppan, Italy, 26 May 2018. The German squad prepares for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 soccer championship in Russia at a training camp in Eppan, South Tyrol, until 07 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Alemania, Italia) EFE/EPA/SASCHA STEINBACH
Eppan (Italy), 26/05/2018.- Germany's Joshua Kimmich attends a training session in Eppan, Italy, 26 May 2018. The German squad prepares for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 soccer championship in Russia at a training camp in Eppan, South Tyrol, until 07 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Alemania, Italia) EFE/EPA/SASCHA STEINBACH
Eppan (Italy), 26/05/2018.- Germany's Joshua Kimmich attends a training session in Eppan, Italy, 26 May 2018. The German squad prepares for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 soccer championship in Russia at a training camp in Eppan, South Tyrol, until 07 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Alemania, Italia) EFE/EPA/SASCHA STEINBACH
Eppan (Italy), 26/05/2018.- Germany's Joshua Kimmich attends a training session in Eppan, Italy, 26 May 2018. The German squad prepares for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 soccer championship in Russia at a training camp in Eppan, South Tyrol, until 07 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Alemania, Italia) EFE/EPA/SASCHA STEINBACH
Eppan (Italy), 26/05/2018.- Germany's Mats Hummels attends a training session in Eppan, Italy, 26 May 2018. The German squad prepares for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 soccer championship in Russia at a training camp in Eppan, South Tyrol, until 07 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Alemania, Italia) EFE/EPA/SASCHA STEINBACH
Eppan (Italy), 26/05/2018.- Germany's Mats Hummels attends a training session in Eppan, Italy, 26 May 2018. The German squad prepares for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 soccer championship in Russia at a training camp in Eppan, South Tyrol, until 07 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Alemania, Italia) EFE/EPA/SASCHA STEINBACH
Eppan (Italy), 26/05/2018.- Germany's Mats Hummels attends a training session in Eppan, Italy, 26 May 2018. The German squad prepares for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 soccer championship in Russia at a training camp in Eppan, South Tyrol, until 07 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Alemania, Italia) EFE/EPA/SASCHA STEINBACH
Eppan (Italy), 26/05/2018.- Germany's matthias Ginter attends a training session in Eppan, Italy, 26 May 2018. The German squad prepares for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 soccer championship in Russia at a training camp in Eppan, South Tyrol, until 07 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Alemania, Italia) EFE/EPA/SASCHA STEINBACH
Eppan (Italy), 26/05/2018.- Germany's matthias Ginter attends a training session in Eppan, Italy, 26 May 2018. The German squad prepares for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 soccer championship in Russia at a training camp in Eppan, South Tyrol, until 07 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Alemania, Italia) EFE/EPA/SASCHA STEINBACH
Eppan (Italy), 26/05/2018.- Germany's matthias Ginter attends a training session in Eppan, Italy, 26 May 2018. The German squad prepares for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 soccer championship in Russia at a training camp in Eppan, South Tyrol, until 07 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Alemania, Italia) EFE/EPA/SASCHA STEINBACH
Eppan (Italy), 26/05/2018.- Germany's Leroy Sane attends a training session in Eppan, Italy, 26 May 2018. The German squad prepares for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 soccer championship in Russia at a training camp in Eppan, South Tyrol, until 07 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Alemania, Italia) EFE/EPA/SASCHA STEINBACH
Eppan (Italy), 26/05/2018.- Germany's Leroy Sane attends a training session in Eppan, Italy, 26 May 2018. The German squad prepares for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 soccer championship in Russia at a training camp in Eppan, South Tyrol, until 07 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Alemania, Italia) EFE/EPA/SASCHA STEINBACH
Eppan (Italy), 26/05/2018.- Germany's Leroy Sane attends a training session in Eppan, Italy, 26 May 2018. The German squad prepares for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 soccer championship in Russia at a training camp in Eppan, South Tyrol, until 07 June 2018. (Mundial de Fútbol, Rusia, Alemania, Italia) EFE/EPA/SASCHA STEINBACH
Stand a chance to win one of three tickets to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™
Win a trip to Russia 2018
Stand a chance to win one of three tickets to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™
Stand a chance to win one of three tickets to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™
Win a trip to Russia 2018
Stand a chance to win one of three tickets to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™
Stand a chance to win one of three tickets to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™
Win a trip to Russia 2018
Stand a chance to win one of three tickets to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™
Soccer Football - Farewell Soccer Match - Colombia national team - Nemesio Camacho El Campin, Bogota, Colombia May 25, 2018. Colombia's national soccer coach Jose Pekerman is pictured during the farewell ahead of the upcoming FIFA World Cup Russia 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Soccer Football - Farewell Soccer Match - Colombia national team
Soccer Football - Farewell Soccer Match - Colombia national team - Nemesio Camacho El Campin, Bogota, Colombia May 25, 2018. Colombia's national soccer coach Jose Pekerman is pictured during the farewell ahead of the upcoming FIFA World Cup Russia 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Soccer Football - Farewell Soccer Match - Colombia national team - Nemesio Camacho El Campin, Bogota, Colombia May 25, 2018. Colombia's player Miguel Angel Borja in action during the farewell ahead of the upcoming FIFA World Cup Russia 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Soccer Football -Farewell Soccer Match- Colombia national team
Soccer Football - Farewell Soccer Match - Colombia national team - Nemesio Camacho El Campin, Bogota, Colombia May 25, 2018. Colombia's player Miguel Angel Borja in action during the farewell ahead of the upcoming FIFA World Cup Russia 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Soccer Football - Farewell Soccer Match - Colombia national team - Nemesio Camacho El Campin, Bogota, Colombia May 25, 2018. Colombia's player James Rodriguez puts a t-shirt on a child after the end of a farewell ahead of the upcoming FIFA World Cup Russia 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Soccer Football - Farewell Soccer Match - Colombia national team
Soccer Football - Farewell Soccer Match - Colombia national team - Nemesio Camacho El Campin, Bogota, Colombia May 25, 2018. Colombia's player James Rodriguez puts a t-shirt on a child after the end of a farewell ahead of the upcoming FIFA World Cup Russia 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Soccer Football - Farewell Soccer Match - Colombia national team - Nemesio Camacho El Campin, Bogota, Colombia May 25, 2018. Colombia's player Juan Guillermo Cuadrado is pictured during the farewell ahead of the upcoming FIFA World Cup Russia 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Soccer Football - Farewell Soccer Match - Colombia national team
Soccer Football - Farewell Soccer Match - Colombia national team - Nemesio Camacho El Campin, Bogota, Colombia May 25, 2018. Colombia's player Juan Guillermo Cuadrado is pictured during the farewell ahead of the upcoming FIFA World Cup Russia 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Boys, wearing Brazilian national team Neymar jerseys, celebrate because they were allowed entry at the Granja Comary training center to watch the national soccer team training session, in Teresopolis, Brazil, Friday, May 25, 2018. Neymar, the worlds highest paid soccer player, is nearly recovered from a foot operation and has joined 16 of his teammates in Teresopolis, looking ahead to competing in Russia at the World Cup in July. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
Disgruntled fans break into Brazil pre-World Cup training
Boys, wearing Brazilian national team Neymar jerseys, celebrate because they were allowed entry at the Granja Comary training center to watch the national soccer team training session, in Teresopolis, Brazil, Friday, May 25, 2018. Neymar, the worlds highest paid soccer player, is nearly recovered from a foot operation and has joined 16 of his teammates in Teresopolis, looking ahead to competing in Russia at the World Cup in July. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
Brazil's Neymar, right, embraces Fernandinho during a national soccer team practice session ahead the World Cup in Russia, at the Granja Comary training center In Teresopolis, Brazil, Friday, May 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
Disgruntled fans break into Brazil pre-World Cup training
Brazil's Neymar, right, embraces Fernandinho during a national soccer team practice session ahead the World Cup in Russia, at the Granja Comary training center In Teresopolis, Brazil, Friday, May 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
Brazil's William goes for the ball during a national soccer team practice session ahead of the World Cup in Russia, at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Friday, May 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
Disgruntled fans break into Brazil pre-World Cup training
Brazil's William goes for the ball during a national soccer team practice session ahead of the World Cup in Russia, at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Friday, May 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
The legendary keeper wants to see the teenage sensation in Russia but with one word of warning
Mark Schwarzer's Socceroos warning for Daniel Arzani
The legendary keeper wants to see the teenage sensation in Russia but with one word of warning
The legendary keeper wants to see the teenage sensation in Russia but with one word of warning
Mark Schwarzer's Socceroos warning for Daniel Arzani
The legendary keeper wants to see the teenage sensation in Russia but with one word of warning
The legendary keeper wants to see the teenage sensation in Russia but with one word of warning
Mark Schwarzer's Socceroos warning for Daniel Arzani
The legendary keeper wants to see the teenage sensation in Russia but with one word of warning
The Germany boss could face both in Russia this summer and is clear on which of the multiple Ballon d'Or winners poses the greatest threat to his side
'Messi more complete than Ronaldo' - Low favours Barcelona star over Real Madrid rival
The Germany boss could face both in Russia this summer and is clear on which of the multiple Ballon d'Or winners poses the greatest threat to his side
A modern day legend will be hoping to emulate the achievements of an iconic fellow countryman by securing World Cup glory in Russia this summer
'Messi has it tougher than Maradona' - Barcelona star lacks Argentina support, says Caniggia
A modern day legend will be hoping to emulate the achievements of an iconic fellow countryman by securing World Cup glory in Russia this summer
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, demonstrates his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas demonstrates his 2018 World Cup fan ID during an interview outside Moscow
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, demonstrates his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, poses for a picture with his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. Picture taken May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas poses for a picture with his 2018 World Cup fan ID during an interview outside Moscow
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, poses for a picture with his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. Picture taken May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, stands near a football ground while wearing his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. Picture taken May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas wears his 2018 World Cup fan ID during an interview outside Moscow
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, stands near a football ground while wearing his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. Picture taken May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, stands near a football ground while wearing his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. Picture taken May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas wears his 2018 World Cup fan ID during an interview outside Moscow
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, stands near a football ground while wearing his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. Picture taken May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, poses for a picture with his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas poses for a picture with his 2018 World Cup fan ID during an interview outside Moscow
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, poses for a picture with his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, smokes a cigarette while wearing his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas wears his 2018 World Cup fan ID during an interview outside Moscow
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, smokes a cigarette while wearing his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, stands near a football ground while wearing his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. Picture taken May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas wears his 2018 World Cup fan ID during an interview outside Moscow
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, stands near a football ground while wearing his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. Picture taken May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, demonstrates his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. Picture taken May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas demonstrates his 2018 World Cup fan ID during an interview outside Moscow
Soccer fan Pavel Cherkas, who was blacklisted by Russian authorities for bad behaviour at a stadium, demonstrates his 2018 World Cup fan ID, which was granted to Cherkas and later revoked, during an interview outside Moscow, Russia May 20, 2018. Picture taken May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
FILE - The July 4, 1990 file photo shows England's Paul Gascoigne crying as he is escorted off the field by team captain Terry Butcher, after England lost a penalty shoot-out in the World Cup semifinal soccer match against West Germany in Turin, Italy. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Roberto Pfeil, File)
WORLD CUP: Gazza's tears help relaunch English soccer
FILE - The July 4, 1990 file photo shows England's Paul Gascoigne crying as he is escorted off the field by team captain Terry Butcher, after England lost a penalty shoot-out in the World Cup semifinal soccer match against West Germany in Turin, Italy. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Roberto Pfeil, File)
World Cup 2018 schedule: All the groups, fixtures, kick-off times and venues for the tournament in Russia
World Cup 2018 schedule: All the groups, fixtures, kick-off times and venues for the tournament in Russia
World Cup 2018 schedule: All the groups, fixtures, kick-off times and venues for the tournament in Russia
World Cup 2018 schedule: All the groups, fixtures, kick-off times and venues for the tournament in Russia
World Cup 2018 schedule: All the groups, fixtures, kick-off times and venues for the tournament in Russia
World Cup 2018 schedule: All the groups, fixtures, kick-off times and venues for the tournament in Russia
World Cup 2018 schedule: All the groups, fixtures, kick-off times and venues for the tournament in Russia
World Cup 2018 schedule: All the groups, fixtures, kick-off times and venues for the tournament in Russia
World Cup 2018 schedule: All the groups, fixtures, kick-off times and venues for the tournament in Russia
The ex-Eagles midfielder has clamoured for the inclusion of the Arsenal star on the list of players that will represent Nigeria in Russia
Mutiu Adepoju desires Kelechi Nwakali in Russia bound Super Eagles
The ex-Eagles midfielder has clamoured for the inclusion of the Arsenal star on the list of players that will represent Nigeria in Russia
Brazil's Neymar, left, and Gabriel Jesus play around during a practice session of the Brazilian national soccer team ahead the World Cup in Russia, at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Brazil tests Willian up front with Neymar and Jesus
Brazil's Neymar, left, and Gabriel Jesus play around during a practice session of the Brazilian national soccer team ahead the World Cup in Russia, at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Brazil's Neymar, center, Philippe Coutinho, left, and Miranda fight for the ball during a practice session of the Brazilian national soccer team ahead the World Cup in Russia, at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Brazil tests Willian up front with Neymar and Jesus
Brazil's Neymar, center, Philippe Coutinho, left, and Miranda fight for the ball during a practice session of the Brazilian national soccer team ahead the World Cup in Russia, at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Brazil's Neymar, right, and Thiago Silva play around during a practice session of the Brazilian national soccer team ahead the World Cup in Russia, at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Brazil tests Willian up front with Neymar and Jesus
Brazil's Neymar, right, and Thiago Silva play around during a practice session of the Brazilian national soccer team ahead the World Cup in Russia, at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Brazil's Neymar controls the ball during a practice session of the Brazilian national soccer team ahead the World Cup in Russia, at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Brazil tests Willian up front with Neymar and Jesus
Brazil's Neymar controls the ball during a practice session of the Brazilian national soccer team ahead the World Cup in Russia, at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez pose with national soccer team coach Jose Pekerman, captain Radamel Falcao and other members of the team during a ceremony handing the Colombian flag to national soccer team's captain at the Presidential Palace, prior to the national team's participation in the World Cup in Russia, in Bogota, Colombia, May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez pose with national soccer team coach Jose Pekerman, captain Radamel Falcao and other members of the team in Bogota
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez pose with national soccer team coach Jose Pekerman, captain Radamel Falcao and other members of the team during a ceremony handing the Colombian flag to national soccer team's captain at the Presidential Palace, prior to the national team's participation in the World Cup in Russia, in Bogota, Colombia, May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez hand the Colombian flag to national soccer team's captain Radamel Falcao, during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace, prior to the national team's participation in the World Cup in Russia, in Bogota, Colombia, May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez hand the Colombian flag to national soccer team's captain Radamel Falcao, during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Bogota
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez hand the Colombian flag to national soccer team's captain Radamel Falcao, during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace, prior to the national team's participation in the World Cup in Russia, in Bogota, Colombia, May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez hand the Colombian flag to national soccer team's captain Radamel Falcao, during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace, prior to the national team's participation in the World Cup in Russia, in Bogota, Colombia, May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez hand the Colombian flag to national soccer team's captain Radamel Falcao, during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Bogota
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife Maria Clemencia Rodriguez hand the Colombian flag to national soccer team's captain Radamel Falcao, during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace, prior to the national team's participation in the World Cup in Russia, in Bogota, Colombia, May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero
If sacrifice is a selection criteria in the Socceroos' final world cup squad, then Josh Risdon should be on the plane to Russia after he delayed his honeymoon to make it to a training camp.
Josh Risdon rushes from wedding to Socceroos training camp
If sacrifice is a selection criteria in the Socceroos' final world cup squad, then Josh Risdon should be on the plane to Russia after he delayed his honeymoon to make it to a training camp.
If sacrifice is a selection criteria in the Socceroos' final world cup squad, then Josh Risdon should be on the plane to Russia after he delayed his honeymoon to make it to a training camp.
Josh Risdon rushes from wedding to Socceroos training camp
If sacrifice is a selection criteria in the Socceroos' final world cup squad, then Josh Risdon should be on the plane to Russia after he delayed his honeymoon to make it to a training camp.
If sacrifice is a selection criteria in the Socceroos' final world cup squad, then Josh Risdon should be on the plane to Russia after he delayed his honeymoon to make it to a training camp.
Josh Risdon rushes from wedding to Socceroos training camp
If sacrifice is a selection criteria in the Socceroos' final world cup squad, then Josh Risdon should be on the plane to Russia after he delayed his honeymoon to make it to a training camp.
If sacrifice is a selection criteria in the Socceroos' final world cup squad, then Josh Risdon should be on the plane to Russia after he delayed his honeymoon to make it to a training camp.
Josh Risdon rushes from wedding to Socceroos training camp
If sacrifice is a selection criteria in the Socceroos' final world cup squad, then Josh Risdon should be on the plane to Russia after he delayed his honeymoon to make it to a training camp.
If sacrifice is a selection criteria in the Socceroos' final world cup squad, then Josh Risdon should be on the plane to Russia after he delayed his honeymoon to make it to a training camp.
Josh Risdon rushes from wedding to Socceroos training camp
If sacrifice is a selection criteria in the Socceroos' final world cup squad, then Josh Risdon should be on the plane to Russia after he delayed his honeymoon to make it to a training camp.
The Arsenal defender is on the mend after suffering an unfortunate Achilles injury which ruled him out of France's bid for global glory in Russia.
Koscielny reveals 'television, crosswords and Nintendo' to be remedy to 'excruciating' World Cup heartache
The Arsenal defender is on the mend after suffering an unfortunate Achilles injury which ruled him out of France's bid for global glory in Russia.
The Bayern Munich goalkeeper has not played for club or country since last September, but is expected to be ready for duty in Russia this summer
Germany boss Low upbeat over Neuer's World Cup hopes
The Bayern Munich goalkeeper has not played for club or country since last September, but is expected to be ready for duty in Russia this summer
FILE - In this June 25, 1982 file photo, Algerian soccer fans show money to photographers, in Gijon, Spain, after the World Cup soccer match between West Germany and Austria, one of the most controversial in World Cup history. West Germany beat Austria 1-0, a result that meant both teams progressed to the next round at Algeria's expense. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/File)
WORLD CUP: Cynicism wins as West Germany beats Austria
FILE - In this June 25, 1982 file photo, Algerian soccer fans show money to photographers, in Gijon, Spain, after the World Cup soccer match between West Germany and Austria, one of the most controversial in World Cup history. West Germany beat Austria 1-0, a result that meant both teams progressed to the next round at Algeria's expense. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/File)
Out of the World Cup: Veteran forward Lee Keun-Ho has withdrawn from South Korea's squad for Russia after a knee injury (AFP Photo/JUNG YEON-JE)
Out of the World Cup: Veteran forward Lee Keun-Ho has withdrawn from South Korea's squad for Russia after a knee injury
Out of the World Cup: Veteran forward Lee Keun-Ho has withdrawn from South Korea's squad for Russia after a knee injury (AFP Photo/JUNG YEON-JE)
The England midfielder is excited for what is awaiting him this summer in Russia, and doesn't think the magnitude of the moment will be an issue
'I won't be intimidated' - Loftus-Cheek ready for World Cup pressure
The England midfielder is excited for what is awaiting him this summer in Russia, and doesn't think the magnitude of the moment will be an issue
The Manchester United netminder will not feature in Russia after a knee problem forced him to withdraw from the squad
'We've lost a leader' - Mascherano gutted for injured Argentina keeper Romero
The Manchester United netminder will not feature in Russia after a knee problem forced him to withdraw from the squad
Javier Mascherano, right, and Marcos Rojo attend a training session with the Argentine national soccer squad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Argentina will face Haiti on May 29 in an international friendly soccer match ahead of the FIFA Russia World Cup. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
Mascherano: Argentina has to regain confidence at World Cup
Javier Mascherano, right, and Marcos Rojo attend a training session with the Argentine national soccer squad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Argentina will face Haiti on May 29 in an international friendly soccer match ahead of the FIFA Russia World Cup. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
Javier Mascherano, right, Cristian Ansaldi, center, and teammates train with the Argentine national soccer squad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Argentina will face Haiti on May 29 in an international friendly soccer match ahead of the FIFA Russia World Cup. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
Mascherano: Argentina has to regain confidence at World Cup
Javier Mascherano, right, Cristian Ansaldi, center, and teammates train with the Argentine national soccer squad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Argentina will face Haiti on May 29 in an international friendly soccer match ahead of the FIFA Russia World Cup. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
Javier Mascherano, right, talks with teammate Lucas Biglia during a training session with the Argentine national soccer squad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Argentina will face Haiti on May 29 in an international friendly soccer match ahead of the FIFA Russia World Cup. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
Mascherano: Argentina has to regain confidence at World Cup
Javier Mascherano, right, talks with teammate Lucas Biglia during a training session with the Argentine national soccer squad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Argentina will face Haiti on May 29 in an international friendly soccer match ahead of the FIFA Russia World Cup. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
In this photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018, teams stand in a line during a children soccer tournament at the Start Stadium in Saransk, Russia. The Start Stadium in Saransk may not look like much, but its the jumping-off point for hundreds of young Russians dreams of soccer stardom. (AP Photo)
Hard road to World Cup dream for young Russian players
In this photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018, teams stand in a line during a children soccer tournament at the Start Stadium in Saransk, Russia. The Start Stadium in Saransk may not look like much, but its the jumping-off point for hundreds of young Russians dreams of soccer stardom. (AP Photo)
In this photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018, boys examine trophies during a nine-year-old children soccer tournament at the Start Stadium in Saransk, Russia. The Start Stadium in Saransk may not look like much, but its the jumping-off point for hundreds of young Russians dreams of soccer stardom. (AP Photo)
Hard road to World Cup dream for young Russian players
In this photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018, boys examine trophies during a nine-year-old children soccer tournament at the Start Stadium in Saransk, Russia. The Start Stadium in Saransk may not look like much, but its the jumping-off point for hundreds of young Russians dreams of soccer stardom. (AP Photo)
In this photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018, a boy shoots towards the goal, during a children soccer tournament at the Start Stadium in Saransk, Russia. The Start Stadium in Saransk may not look like much, but its the jumping-off point for hundreds of young Russians dreams of soccer stardom.(AP Photo)
Hard road to World Cup dream for young Russian players
In this photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018, a boy shoots towards the goal, during a children soccer tournament at the Start Stadium in Saransk, Russia. The Start Stadium in Saransk may not look like much, but its the jumping-off point for hundreds of young Russians dreams of soccer stardom.(AP Photo)
In this photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018, boys stand next to trophies during a children soccer tournament at the Start Stadium in Saransk, Russia. The Start Stadium in Saransk may not look like much, but its the jumping-off point for hundreds of young Russians dreams of soccer stardom. (AP Photo)
Hard road to World Cup dream for young Russian players
In this photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018, boys stand next to trophies during a children soccer tournament at the Start Stadium in Saransk, Russia. The Start Stadium in Saransk may not look like much, but its the jumping-off point for hundreds of young Russians dreams of soccer stardom. (AP Photo)
In this photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018, boys play during a children soccer tournament at the Start Stadium in Saransk, Russia. The Start Stadium in Saransk may not look like much, but its the jumping-off point for hundreds of young Russians dreams of soccer stardom. (AP Photo)
Hard road to World Cup dream for young Russian players
In this photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018, boys play during a children soccer tournament at the Start Stadium in Saransk, Russia. The Start Stadium in Saransk may not look like much, but its the jumping-off point for hundreds of young Russians dreams of soccer stardom. (AP Photo)

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