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FIFA World Cup moments: When David Beckham's red card saw him go from hero to villain in the 1998 event
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FIFA World Cup moments: When David Beckham's red card saw him go from hero to villain in the 1998 event

After being fouled by Diego Simeone, Beckham fell to the ground and he put out his right foot to give Simeone the gentlest of kicks. This resulted in Beckham being handed a red card.

FIFA World Cup moments: Ronaldo banishes ghosts from France '98 to steer Brazil to fifth title in 2002
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FIFA World Cup moments: Ronaldo banishes ghosts from France '98 to steer Brazil to fifth title in 2002

Four years after the disappointment against France in the World Cup final, in 2002 Ronaldo banished the ghosts from the night of 12 July 1998 to guide Brazil to their fifth title.

Michel Platini admits to have played 'few little tricks' to rig 1998 World Cup draw
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Michel Platini admits to have played 'few little tricks' to rig 1998 World Cup draw

The revelation comes at a time when Platini is banned from football for receiving a "disloyal payment" of two million Swiss francs (1.7 million euros, $2 million) when he was head of UEFA.

From the lanes of Marseille: A true footballing city of crazy contrasts and tempestuous souls
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From the lanes of Marseille: A true footballing city of crazy contrasts and tempestuous souls

Once more, Marseille welcomed Les Bleus, albeit on its on terms, and roared the team onto victory. History thus suggests that Deschamps’s team may reach the final

Totally unacceptable: UEFA charges Russia over Euro 2016 violence
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Totally unacceptable: UEFA charges Russia over Euro 2016 violence

UEFA on Sunday charged Russia over "totally unacceptable" fan clashes at a European Champion match with England but it also said there had been faults in security.

With a little faith, Marcus Rashford can emulate Owen, Rooney for England at Euro 2016
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With a little faith, Marcus Rashford can emulate Owen, Rooney for England at Euro 2016

Marcus Rashford, with eight goals for Manchester United and one for England in his kitty already, now stands at a crucial juncture. He could either go on to replicate Michael Owen and Wayne Rooney at Euro 2016 or become World Cup 2006's Theo Walcott.