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FIFA recognises World Cup fever in Bangladesh

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World football's governing body FIFA has shown the whole world the story of Bangladesh's football frenzy through its official World Cup Facebook page along with pictures of graffitis and fans celebrating the World Cup.
FIFA's official Facebook page on Monday morning acknowledged Bangladeshi peoples' enthusiasm to football by uploading a post containing four images with a caption, "Despite the fact that its team has never qualified for the FIFA World Cup, World Cup fever has...

Goal-fest possible in France-Belgium WC semifinal

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St. Petersburg, Jul 9 (AP) - Considering the attacking strength of France and Belgium, there's potential for a goal-fest when the European neighbors meet in the World Cup semifinals.
There was less at stake the last time the teams last went head-to-head at the World Cup, a 4-2 victory for France...

FIFA fines in WC cases can leave priority questioned

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Moscow, Jul 9 (AP) - The World Cup rulings in FIFA's disciplinary court have not always been easy to com-prehend.
Sweden was slugged 70,000 Swiss francs ($70,700) for players wearing non-approved socks, and Croatia was hit with the same monetary penalty when a player took a non-sponsor's drink...

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