FIFA World Cup song released: Will Smith, Nicky Jam, Era Istrefi perform ‘Live it Up’

FIFA has revealed their official tournament song that they hope will go on to help define the 2018 World Cup in Russia. “Live It Up” is a collaboration between Nicky Jam (?), Era Istrefi (?) and the Fresh Prince himself,…

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo on shirtless goal celebrations: ‘It just happens’

Cristiano Ronaldo is adamant he never sets out to celebrate goals by whipping his jersey off and flexing his muscles, despite that becoming one of the most images of the Real Madrid star. One of the most memorable scenes in Ronaldo’s…

Toe Poke best of the season

After the excitement of England’s World Cup squad announcement, the Exploding Heads are here to break the bad news to those who didn’t make the cut. Will Smith and Nicky Jam have been locked in to perform the official 2018…

Louis Vuitton produces World Cup case, matching themed leather luggage

With the 2018 tournament just around the corner and Versace already entering the football apparel game, fellow fashionistas Louis Vuitton have wasted little time following suit with a World Cup collection of their very own. The Vuitton collection is headlined…

La Liga champions Barcelona reveal new kit in extravagant style

Barcelona revealed their new shirt for next season by airdropping it in above the Olympic pool in the city on Saturday as a team of synchronised swimmers performed below. First team playmaker Philippe Coutinho and Leila Ouahabi from the women’s…

Lionel Messi fan reduced to tears after Barcelona star signs shirt

Just as he’s done to countless defenders over the years, Lionel Messi has once again been involuntarily reducing people to tears. Indeed, just the mere sight of Messi was enough to inspire joyous weeping from his fans in South Africa…

Jack Wilshere ‘confirms’ England World Cup snub by accepting holiday offer

Even before Gareth Southgate officially announced his England squad for the World Cup on Wednesday afternoon, several high-profile omissions had already been leaked in the press. Jack Wilshere was among those to have missed the cut, sources told ESPN FC,…

World Cup squad shocks: Theo Walcott felt both sides of surprise selections

The ESPN FC panel are joined by Raf Honigstein to dissect Brazil’s chances of winning the World Cup following the release of their 23-man squad. Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez break down Mexico’s 28-man preliminary roster for the World Cup…