2018 world cup
"I was only tested once throughout my entire career, while some players I knew were never tested at all."
Several bartenders in Kazan reported that their stocks were completely emptied by the end of their nights.
An ad campaign in Russia offered a lifetime supply of Whoppers (and cash!) to any Russian woman who carried "the best football genes."
"I missed Italy's winner against Germany in the 2006 World Cup semi-final because I was being wrestled."
If your country didn't qualify, here's a handy guide to decide which bandwagon you should jump on.
From fair-weather patriots and mansplainers to estranged friends and yer da, here are all the people you're going to hang out with during Russia 2018.
Some advice leading up to the the 2018 World Cup include: "Russian girls, like any other girls, pay close attention if you’re clean, you smell good, and if you dress well."
The FBI and Swiss authorities are currently investigating both bids.
The FIFA Confederations Cup kicks off this weekend, marking the one-year countdown to the 2018 World Cup. Is Russia ready? Are you?
Michael Garcia quit after FIFA refused to release his report and allegedly misrepresented its findings.
Anti-doping bosses want Russia barred from hosting and participating in international competition