The 2018 FIFA World Cup is the 21st FIFA World Cup, an international football tournament contested by the men's national teams of the member associations of FIFA once every four years. It is currently ongoing in Russia starting from 14 June and will end with the final match on 15 July 2018.
Croatia ( ( listen), kroh-AY-shə; Croatian: Hrvatska [xř̩ʋaːtskaː]), officially the Republic of Croatia (Croatian: Republika Hrvatska, listen ), is a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, on the Adriatic Sea. Its capital Zagreb forms one of the country's primary subdivisions, along with twenty counties.
Jordan Lee Pickford (né Logan; born 7 March 1994) is an English professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Everton and the England national team. Pickford has previously played for Sunderland's academy, reserve, and senior teams in addition to loan spells at Darlington, Alfreton Town, Burton Albion, Carlisle United, Bradford City and Preston North End.
Jacob Harry Maguire (born 5 March 1993) is an English professional footballer who plays as a defender for Premier League club Leicester City and the English national team. Born in Sheffield, he came through the youth system at Sheffield United before graduating to the first team.
The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.
The FIFA World Cup is an international association football competition established in 1930. It is contested by the men's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body. The tournament has taken place every four years, except in 1942 and 1946, when the competition was cancelled due to World War II.
Bamidele Jermaine Alli (born 11 April 1996), better known as Dele Alli ( DEL-ee AL-ee;), is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and the England national team. Born and raised in Milton Keynes, he joined the youth system at Milton Keynes Dons aged 11 and broke into the first team five years later, during the 2012–13 season.
Gareth Southgate (born 3 September 1970) is an English football manager and former player who played as a defender or as a midfielder. He is the manager of the England national team. He won the League Cup with both Aston Villa and Middlesbrough (in 1995–96 and 2003–04 respectively), and captained Crystal Palace to win the First Division championship in 1993–94.
The England national football team represents England in international football and is controlled by the Football Association, the governing body for football in England. England is one of the two oldest national teams in football, alongside Scotland, who they played in the world's first international football match in 1872.
Ant-Man and the Wasp is a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics characters Scott Lang / Ant-Man and Hope van Dyne / Wasp. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it is the sequel to 2015's Ant-Man, and the twentieth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
Harry Edward Kane (born 28 July 1993) is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and captains the England national team. Kane made his first-team debut for Tottenham on 25 August 2011 in a UEFA Europa League match against Hearts.
Luka Modrić (Croatian pronunciation: [lûːka mǒːdritɕ]; born 9 September 1985) is a Croatian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Spanish club Real Madrid and is the captain of the Croatia national team. Modrić plays mainly as a central midfielder but can also play as an attacking midfielder or as a defensive midfielder, usually deployed as a deep-lying playmaker.
Helen Rodríguez Trías (July 7, 1929 – December 27, 2001) was a pediatrician, educator and women's rights activist. She was the first Hispanic president of the American Public Health Association, a founding member of the Women's Caucus of the American Public Health Association, and a recipient of the Presidential Citizens Medal.
The Croatia national football team (Croatian: Hrvatska nogometna reprezentacija) represents Croatia in international football. The team is controlled by the Croatian Football Federation, the nation's governing body of football.
Steven Universe is an American animated television series created by Rebecca Sugar for Cartoon Network. The series revolves around Steven Universe (voiced by Zach Callison), who protects his hometown of Beach City alongside Garnet (voiced by Estelle), Amethyst (voiced by Michaela Dietz) and Pearl (voiced by Deedee Magno Hall), three magical alien guardians known as the Crystal Gems.
Mário Figueira Fernandes (Russian: Марио Фигейра Фернандес, IPA: [ˈmarʲɪə fʲɪˈgʲejrə fʲɪrˈnandəs]; born 19 September 1990) is a Brazilian-born Russian professional footballer who plays as a right back for Russian club CSKA Moscow and the Russia national team.
The England national football team has competed at the FIFA World Cup since 1950. The FIFA World Cup is the premier competitive international football tournament, first played in 1930, whose finals stage has been held every four years since, except 1942 and 1946, due to the Second World War.
The Russia national football team (Russian: национа́льная сбо́рная Росси́и по футбо́лу, natsionálnaya sbórnaya Rossii po futbólu) represents Russia in association football and is controlled by the Russian Football Union (Russian: Российский Футбольный Союз, Rossiyskiy Futboľnyy Soyuz), the governing body for football in Russia.
Tyler Deon Honeycutt (July 15, 1990 – July 7, 2018) was an American professional basketball player. He played college basketball for the UCLA Bruins, where he earned first-team all-conference honors in the Pac-10 (known now as the Pac-12) as a sophomore in 2011. Honeycutt was selected by the Sacramento Kings in the second round of the 2011 NBA draft.
Kieran John Trippier (/ˈkɪrən ˈtrɪpiːər/; born 19 September 1990) is an English professional footballer who plays as a right back for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and the English national team. Trippier started his career in the youth system at Manchester City but failed to make the breakthrough to the first team. In February 2010, he joined Championship club Barnsley on a one-month loan.
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro GOIH ComM (European Portuguese: [kɾiʃˈtjɐnu ʁoˈnaɫdu]; born 5 February 1985) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team.
The 1990 FIFA World Cup was the 14th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football world championship tournament. It was held from 8 June to 8 July 1990 in Italy, the second country to host the event twice (the first being Mexico in 1986). Teams representing 116 national football associations entered and qualification began in April 1988.
Sanjay Balraj Dutt (born 29 July 1959) is an Indian film actor and producer known for his work in Hindi cinema (Bollywood). He was educated at the famous Lawrence School, Sanawar. The son of veteran Hindi film actors Sunil Dutt and Nargis Dutt, he made his acting debut in 1981 and has since appeared in more than 187 Hindi films.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup was the 20th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial world championship for men's national football teams organized by FIFA. It took place in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July 2014, after the country was awarded the hosting rights in 2007. It was the second time that Brazil staged the competition, the first being in 1950, and the fifth time that it was held in South America.
Sanju (Hindi pronunciation: [səndʒuː]) is a 2018 Indian biographical film directed by Rajkumar Hirani and written by Hirani and Abhijat Joshi. It was jointly produced by Hirani and Vidhu Vinod Chopra under the banners Rajkumar Hirani Films and Vinod Chopra Films respectively.
Jonathan Yong Kim is a NASA astronaut candidate of the class of 2017. He is a Navy SEAL with over 100 combat operations. He is a recipient of the Silver Star and a Bronze Star (with Valor device).
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović (pronounced [ɡrǎbar kitǎːroʋitɕ] ( listen); born 29 April 1968) is a Croatian politician and diplomat serving as the 4th and current President of Croatia since 2015. She is the first woman to be elected to the office after the first multi-party elections in 1990. At 46 years of age, she also became the youngest person to assume the presidency.
Raheem Shaquille Sterling (born 8 December 1994) is an English professional footballer who plays as a winger or attacking midfielder for Premier League club Manchester City and the English national team. He received the Golden Boy award for 2014 from a pan-European panel of sports journalists, recognising him as the best under-21 player playing in Europe.
Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior (Brazilian Portuguese: [nejˈmaʁ dɐ ˈsiwvɐ ˈsɐ̃tus ˈʒũɲoʁ]; born 5 February 1992), commonly known as Neymar Jr. or simply Neymar, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for French club Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazil national team. Neymar came into prominence at an early age at Santos, where he made his professional debut aged 17.
Louis William Tomlinson (; born Louis Troy Austin; 24 December 1991) is an English singer and songwriter. He is known as a member of the boy band One Direction. Tomlinson began his career as an actor, appearing in ITV drama film If I Had You and the BBC drama Waterloo Road.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to be the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international men's football championship contested by the national teams of the member associations of FIFA. It is scheduled to take place in Qatar in 2022. This will be the first World Cup ever to be held in the Arab world and the first in a Muslim-majority country.
UFC 226: Miocic vs. Cormier is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that will be held on July 7, 2018, at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada, part of the Las Vegas metropolitan area.
This is a list of all teams, players and coaches who have won the FIFA World Cup tournament since its inception in 1930.
The 2026 FIFA World Cup will be the 23rd FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international men's football championship contested by the national teams of the member associations of FIFA.
Stephen J. Ditko (; November 2, 1927 – c. June 29, 2018) was an American comics artist and writer best known as the artist and co-creator, with Stan Lee, of the Marvel Comics superheroes Spider-Man and Doctor Strange. Ditko studied under Batman artist Jerry Robinson at the Cartoonist and Illustrators School in New York City.
The 2006 FIFA World Cup was the 18th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football world championship tournament. It was held from 9 June to 9 July 2006 in Germany, which won the right to host the event in July 2000. Teams representing 198 national football associations from all six populated continents participated in the qualification process which began in September 2003.
The following notable deaths occurred in 2018. Names are reported under the date of death, in alphabetical order by surname or pseudonym. A typical entry reports information in the following sequence: Name, age, country of citizenship at birth, subsequent nationality (if applicable), what subject was noted for, cause of death (if known), and reference.
The 1998 FIFA World Cup was the 16th FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams. It was held in France from 10 June to 12 July 1998. The country was chosen as the host nation by FIFA for the second time in the history of the tournament, defeating Morocco in the bidding process.
Romelu Menama Lukaku Bolingoli (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈroːmeːlu luˈkaːku]; born 13 May 1993) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a striker for English club Manchester United and the Belgium national team. He is one of only five players to have scored 50 Premier League goals before their 23rd birthday, and the fifth youngest to have scored 100 goals in the competition.
Denis Dmitriyevich Cheryshev (Russian: Денис Дмитриевич Черышев, IPA: [dʲɪˈnʲis ˈdmʲitrʲɪjɪvʲɪtɕ ˈtɕerɨʂɨf]; born 26 December 1990) is a Russian professional footballer who plays as a left winger for Spanish club Villarreal CF and the Russian national team. A youth product of Real Madrid, he made his senior debut for the reserves in 2009 and with the first team in 2012.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup was the 19th FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams. It took place in South Africa from 11 June to 11 July 2010. The bidding process for hosting the tournament finals was open only to African nations.
The Ultimate Fighter: Undefeated (also known as The Ultimate Fighter 27) is an installment of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)-produced reality television series The Ultimate Fighter. Tryouts were announced on November 16, scheduled for 26 days later. This season will feature undefeated featherweights and lightweights.
Kyle Steven Edmund (born 8 January 1995) is a British professional tennis player, and a Davis Cup champion. He is a top 20 player and has been the top-ranked male British tennis player since March 2018. Edmund is an Australian Open semi-finalist, and only the sixth British man to play in a major singles semi-final since tennis went professional in 1968.
The 2002 FIFA World Cup was the 17th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial world championship for men's national football teams organized by FIFA. It was held from 31 May to 30 June 2002 at sites in South Korea and Japan, with its final match hosted by Japan at International Stadium in Yokohama.
Zlatan Ibrahimović (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈslaːtan ɪbraˈhiːmʊvɪtɕ], Bosnian: [zlǎtan ibraxǐːmoʋitɕ]; born 3 October 1981) is a Swedish professional footballer who plays as a forward for LA Galaxy. He also played 116 times for the Sweden national team in a 15-year international career.
The Belgian national football team has officially represented Belgium in association football since their maiden match in 1904. The squad is under the global jurisdiction of FIFA and is governed in Europe by UEFA—both of which were co-founded by the Belgian team's supervising body, the Royal Belgian Football Association (RBFA).
The 1966 FIFA World Cup was the eighth FIFA World Cup and was held in England from 11 to 30 July 1966. England beat West Germany 4–2 in the final, winning the Jules Rimet Trophy. It is England's only FIFA World Cup title.
Elon Reeve Musk (; born June 28, 1971) is an American business magnate, investor and engineer. He is the founder, CEO, and lead designer of SpaceX; co-founder, CEO, and product architect of Tesla, Inc.; and co-founder and CEO of Neuralink. In December 2016, he was ranked 21st on the Forbes list of The World's Most Powerful People.
Darth Vader (birth name Anakin Skywalker) is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. He appears in the original trilogy as a pivotal antagonist serving the Galactic Empire, while his past as Anakin Skywalker and the story of his corruption are the focus of the prequel trilogy. The character was created by George Lucas and has been portrayed by numerous actors.
Ivan Rakitić (Croatian pronunciation: [ǐʋan rǎkititɕ]; born 10 March 1988) is a Croatian professional footballer who plays as a central or attacking midfielder for Spanish club Barcelona and the Croatia national team. Rakitić started his professional career at Basel and spent two seasons with them before he was signed by Schalke 04.
Russia (Russian: Росси́я, tr. Rossiya, IPA: [rɐˈsʲijə]), officially the Russian Federation (Russian: Росси́йская Федера́ция, tr. Rossiyskaya Federatsiya, IPA: [rɐˈsʲijskəjə fʲɪdʲɪˈratsɨjə]), is a country in Eurasia.
The President of Croatia (Croatian: Predsjednik Hrvatske), officially styled the President of the Republic (Croatian: Predsjednik Republike), is the head of state, commander in-chief of the military and chief representative of the Republic of Croatia both within the country and abroad.
Sacred Games is an Indian web television series by Netflix based on Vikram Chandra's 2006 thriller novel Sacred Games. The series was produced in partnership with Phantom Films. All eight, hour-long episodes are directed by Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane, who are co-founders of Phantom Films.
The FIFA World Ranking is a ranking system for men's national teams in association football, currently led by Germany. The teams of the member nations of FIFA, football's world governing body, are ranked based on their game results with the most successful teams being ranked highest.
Jesse Ellis Lingard (born 15 December 1992) is an English professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or as a winger for Premier League club Manchester United and the English national team.
Domagoj Vida (Croatian pronunciation: [dômaɡoj ʋîːda]; born 29 April 1989) is a Croatian footballer who plays as a defender for Turkish club Beşiktaş and the Croatia national team. He is capable of playing in any defensive position but is mostly deployed as a centre-back or right full-back. His father Rudika is a former football player.
The 1994 FIFA World Cup was the 15th FIFA World Cup, held in nine cities across the United States from 17 June to 17 July 1994. The United States was chosen as the host by FIFA on 4 July 1988.
The Sweden national football team (Swedish: svenska fotbollslandslaget) represents Sweden in association football and is controlled by the Swedish Football Association, the governing body for football in Sweden. Sweden's home ground is Friends Arena in the Stockholm urban area and the team is coached by Janne Andersson.
The following is a list of notable stand-up comedians by nationality.
This is a list of stand-up comedians from the United States.
Belgium ( ( listen) BEL-jəm), officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg. A small and densely populated country, it covers an area of 30,528 square kilometres (11,787 sq mi) and has a population of more than 11 million.
This is a list of notable stand-up comedians from Australia.
This is a list of notable stand-up comedians from Canada.
Kylian Mbappé Lottin (French pronunciation: [kiljan (ə)mbape]; born 20 December 1998) is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Paris Saint-Germain and the France national team. Mbappé came into prominence at an early age, starring for the youth academies at AS Bondy, INF Clairefontaine, and Monaco, making his debut as a professional for the reserve team of the last.
Stanislav Salamovich Cherchesov (Russian: Станислав Саламович Черчесов, Ossetian: Черчесты Саламы фырт Станислав; born 2 September 1963) is a Russian football manager and former international footballer of Ossetian descent who played as a goalkeeper for USSR and Russia.
David Robert Joseph Beckham (; born 2 May 1975) is an English retired professional footballer. He played for Manchester United, Preston North End, Real Madrid, Milan, LA Galaxy, Paris Saint-Germain and the England national team, for which he held the appearance record for an outfield player until 2016.
Antoine Griezmann (French pronunciation: [ɑ̃twan ɡʁijɛzman]; born 21 March 1991) is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Atlético Madrid and the French national team. Born and raised in Mâcon, Griezmann began his senior career as a member of Spanish side Real Sociedad in 2009, with whom he won the Segunda División title in his first season.
Gary Winston Lineker (; born 30 November 1960) is an English former professional footballer and current sports broadcaster. He holds England's record for goals in FIFA World Cup finals, with 10 scored. Lineker's media career began with the BBC, where he has presented the flagship programme Match of the Day since the late 1990s.
Danijel Subašić (Croatian pronunciation: [dǎnijel sûbaʃitɕ]; born 27 October 1984) is a Croatian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for AS Monaco and the Croatia national team.
USS Ramage (DDG-61) is an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer of the United States Navy. The ship is named for Vice Admiral Lawson P. Ramage, a notable submarine commander and Medal of Honor recipient in World War II.
Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini (Spanish pronunciation: [ljoˈnel anˈdɾez ˈmesi] ( listen); born 24 June 1987) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona and the Argentine national team.
Fabian Delph (born 21 November 1989) is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder or a left back for Premier League club Manchester City and the English national team. He was on the books of Bradford City as a youngster until he moved to Leeds United aged 11.
The Brazil national football team (Portuguese: Seleção Brasileira de Futebol) represents Brazil in international men's association football. Brazil is administered by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), the governing body for football in Brazil. They have been a member of FIFA since 1923 and member of CONMEBOL since 1916.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni ( pronunciation ; commonly known as MS Dhoni; born 7 July 1981) is an Indian international cricketer who captained the Indian national team in limited-overs formats from 2007 to 2016 and in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014. An attacking right-handed middle-order batsman and wicket-keeper, he is widely regarded as one of the greatest finishers in limited-overs cricket.
"Three Lions" is a song released in 1996 as a single by English band The Lightning Seeds to mark the England football team's participation in that year's European Championships, held in England.
Roberto Martínez Montoliu (Spanish pronunciation: [roˈβerto marˈtineθ monˈtolju]; born 13 July 1973) is a Spanish football coach and former professional player. Martínez is the manager of the Belgium national team. Martínez played as a defensive midfielder and began his career at Real Zaragoza, with whom he won the Copa del Rey.
The Tham Luang cave rescue is an ongoing effort to rescue twelve boys aged 11 to 16 and a 25-year-old man who became stranded in Tham Luang Nang Non (Thai: ถ้ำหลวงนางนอน; "Great Cave of the Sleeping Lady"), a cave in Thailand's Chiang Rai Province on 23 June 2018. Heavy rains partially flooded the cave during their visit.
Avengers: Infinity War is a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to 2012's The Avengers and 2015's Avengers: Age of Ultron, and the nineteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is a 2018 American science fiction adventure film and the sequel to Jurassic World (2015). Directed by J. A. Bayona, it is the fifth installment of the Jurassic Park film series, as well as the second installment of a planned Jurassic World trilogy.
This is a list of Bollywood films that have been released or are to be released in 2018.
Novak Djokovic (Serbian: Novak Đoković / Новак Ђоковић, pronounced [nôʋaːk dʑôːkoʋitɕ] ( listen); born 22 May 1987) is a Serbian professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 21 in men's singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
Nicole Evangeline Lilly (born August 3, 1979) is a Canadian actress and author. She came to prominence for her starring role as Kate Austen in the ABC series Lost (2004–10), for which she won a Screen Actors Guild Award and received a Golden Globe Award nomination.
Croatia national football team have appeared in the FIFA World Cup on five occasions (in 1998, 2002, 2006, 2014 and 2018) since gaining independence in 1991. Before that, from 1930 to 1990 Croatia was part of Yugoslavia. For World Cup records and appearances in that period, see Yugoslavia national football team and Serbia at the FIFA World Cup.
Sunil Dutt (6 June 1928 – 25 May 2005), born as Balraj Dutt, was an Indian movie actor, producer, director and politician. He was the Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports in the Manmohan Singh government (2004–2005). His son Sanjay Dutt is also an actor; his daughter Priya Dutt is a former Member of Parliament. In 1968, he was honoured with the Padma Shri by the Government of India.
The 2020 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Euro 2020 or simply Euro 2020, is scheduled to be the 16th UEFA European Championship, the quadrennial international men's football championship of Europe organised by UEFA. It is scheduled to be held in 12 cities in 12 different European countries from 12 June to 12 July 2020.
The France national football team (French: Équipe de France de football) represents France in international football and is controlled by the French Football Federation, also known as FFF, or in French: Fédération française de football. The team's colours are blue, white and red, and the coq gaulois its symbol. France are colloquially known as Les Bleus (The Blues).
The First Purge is a 2018 American dystopian action horror film directed by Gerard McMurray and starring Y'Lan Noel, Lex Scott Davis, Joivan Wade, Luna Lauren Velez, Kristen Solis and Marisa Tomei.
The 1986 FIFA World Cup, the 13th FIFA World Cup, was held in Mexico from 31 May to 29 June 1986. The tournament was the second to feature a 24-team format. With European nations not allowed to host after the previous World Cup in Spain, Colombia had been originally chosen to host the competition by FIFA but, largely due to economic reasons, was not able to do so and officially resigned in 1982.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) films are an American series of superhero films, based on characters that appear in publications by Marvel Comics. The films have been in production since 2007, and in that time Marvel Studios has produced 20 films, with 12 more in various stages of production. The series collectively has grossed over $16.
Yugoslavia (Serbo-Croatian: Jugoslavija/Југославија [juɡǒslaːʋija]; Slovene: Jugoslavija [juɡɔˈslàːʋija]; Macedonian: Југославија [juɡɔˈsɫavija]; Pannonian Rusyn: Югославия, transcr. Juhoslavija) was a country in Southeastern and Central Europe for most of the 20th century.
Thierry Daniel Henry (French pronunciation: [tjɛʁi ɑ̃ʁi]; born 17 August 1977) is a French professional football coach and former player. He is the second assistant coach of the Belgium national team. During his playing career, he played for Monaco, Juventus, Barcelona, New York Red Bulls and spent eight years at Arsenal, where he is the club's record goalscorer.
LeBron Raymone James Sr. (; born December 30, 1984) is an American professional basketball player who is a free agent. He has played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Cleveland Cavaliers (2003–2010; 2014–2018) and Miami Heat (2010–2014).
Jordan Brian Henderson (born 17 June 1990) is an English professional footballer who captains Premier League club Liverpool and plays for the English national team. He is usually deployed as a central midfielder for both club and country. Henderson began his career at Sunderland in 2008, with a loan spell at Coventry City in 2009, before moving to Liverpool in 2011.
Jürgen Klinsmann (German pronunciation: [ˈjʏʁɡn̩ ˈkliːnsˌman], born 30 July 1964) is a German football manager and former player who was most recently the head coach of the United States national team.
Eden Michael Hazard (French pronunciation: [edɛn azaʁ]; born 7 January 1991) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays for English club Chelsea and the Belgium national team. He primarily plays as an attacking midfielder and as a wide midfielder. Hazard's creativity, speed, dribbling and close ball control are widely acknowledged.
Ashley Simon Young (born 9 July 1985) is an English professional footballer who plays as a winger, wing back or full back for Premier League club Manchester United and the English national team. Born and raised in Hertfordshire, Young started his career at Watford, making his first senior appearances in 2003 under the management of Ray Lewington.
The knockout stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup is the second and final stage of the competition, following the group stage. It began on 30 June with the round of 16 and will end on 15 July with the final match, held at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. The top two teams from each group (16 in total) advanced to the knockout stage to compete in a single-elimination style tournament.
Eight-time champion Roger Federer began the tournament as the defending champion and number one seed in the Men's Singles. Federer and Rafael Nadal were in contention for the ATP No. 1 ranking at the start of the tournament, but Nadal ensured that he would retain the top ranking by reaching the fourth round.