Free Press Journal
  • I exaggerated reactions during FIFA World Cup 2018, admits Neymar in advertisement

    Sao Paulo: Neymar used a sponsor’s ad to admit he exaggerated some of his reactions after being fouled during the World Cup in Russia. The video, published Sunday and broadcast on several Brazilian TV networks, features the striker accepting criticism for the first time and promising to pick himself up.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Hernan Dario Gomez steps down as Panama football team coach

    Panama City: Hernan Dario “Bolillo” Gomez, who helped Panama to book its first-ever World Cup berth, has stepped down as the national football team’s head coach. The Colombian announced his decision in a letter published on Tuesday by the Panamanian football federation (Fepafut), reports Efe. “This is nothing more than a ‘see you later,'” Gomez wrote. “Sometimes it’s tough to move from where your heart is, and that’s how I feel about my Panama

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Paris police urge women to report sexual assaults

    Paris: Paris’s police chief urged women on Wednesday to report any cases of sexual assault during the celebrations of France’s World Cup win, after dozens of accounts by victims were posted on social media in recent days. “These cases must be brought to our attention so that investigations can be carried out,” Michel Delpuech said on Europe 1 radio. “Our services will obviously pursue any aggressors without fail if they are identified,” he said.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Russia jails Pussy Riot members for pitch invasion during final match    

    Moscow: Russia has jailed four members of Pussy Riot feminist punk group for 15 days after they invaded the pitch during the World Cup final dressed in police uniforms. A Moscow court sentenced Veronika Nikulshina, Olga Kuracheva, Olga Pakhtusova and Pyotr Verzilov to 15 days in police cells and also banned them from visiting sports events for three years, Mediazona court news site reported last night.

  • France celebrate World Cup glory

    Paris  : The World Cup-winning French team arrived on Monday night for a victory parade on the Champs Elysees following their triumph in Moscow that sparked wild celebrations nationwide.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Will these players make it big after their World Cup performances?

    Moscow: Every World Cup has its winners and losers: no matter who finally lifts the trophy, with some footballers’ performances seeing their stock rise dramatically and earning them a big-money move over the summer. These are some players whose displays in Russia will have attracted attention and who could be on the move.