Jules Rimet

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England’s Harry Kane celebrates with team-mates after scoring their first goal in the World Cup Group G  game against Tunisia at the   Volgograd Arena. Photograph: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

When the BBC opened their coverage with that little video imagining what the reaction would be in Blighty if England won the World Cup, you could only(...)

Argentina fans in high spirits  outside the Kremlin in Moscow in advance of the start of the  2018 World Cup. Photograph: Vasil Maximov/AFP/Getty

Among the splendours on show in the corridors of the Ploshchad Revolyutsii metro station is a series of life-size bronze sculptures, including a lovab(...)

Gareth Southgate: the England manager won’t say a syllable out of place between here and the Tunisia game 12 weeks from now. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

Watching the England and Holland teams line up ahead of their friendly the other night, a strange and deeply uncomfortable emotion rose up in this sma(...)

Johan Cruyff has died aged 68. Photograph: Getty

It’s the defining image of the 1974 World Cup; the defining image of the great Dutch team of the 70s; the defining image of one of the most talented, (...)

Pelé uniquely won three World Cups with Brazil, in 1958, ’62 and ’70, as a result he received a replica of the Jules Rimet trophy from Mexico and Fifa.

Leading items from a major auction of Pelé’s personal possessions have gone on display at the Newbridge Silverware visitor centre in Co Kildare with (...)

Actor Gerard Depardieu (c), Fifa president Sepp Blatter (r), and director Frederic Auburtin pose on the red carpet for the screening of the film United Passions at the 67th Cannes Film Festival in 2014. United Passions is set to become a financial flop following its release in the US. File photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

Days after the US government filed corruption charges against nine Fifa officials, a version of history backed by the soccer organisation hit US ci(...)

Gèrard Depardieu’s Jules Rimet is scrupulously politically correct for a man who was born in 1873

The year 2014 in football will be remembered for many things, but the list will definitely not include Fifa’s movie about itself, United Passions. Fif(...)