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england

Mystic Pig Receives Death Threats After False World Cup Prediction

Mystic Marcus predicted England would beat Croatia, and now fans want him turned into bacon for his error.
Danielle Wayda
7.16.18
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

Photos of Paris Partying After France's World Cup Win

Sunday's match was France's second win in 20 years.
VICE Staff
7.16.18
japan

Japan's World Cup-Predicting 'Psychic' Octopus Killed and Sold as Food

Rest in power, brother.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.9.18
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

Football Is Not 'Art', and That's Fine

A chat with Ken Early, host of possibly the world's best football podcast.
Oscar Rickett
7.8.18
Sport

An Ex-Pro Soccer Player Explains How Easy It Is to Dope

"I was only tested once throughout my entire career, while some players I knew were never tested at all."
Ferdinand Dyck
7.8.18
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Football Hooligan

Ahead of the World Cup, we delve into the mind of a hooligan, to try to understand why they love fighting so much.
Nik Afanasjew
7.2.18
Sports

The 'World Cup of Eggs' Is a Delicious Global Competition We Can All Get Behind

An Instagram account is celebrating the 2018 World Cup by showcasing tasty egg dishes from all 32 participating countries.
Luke Winkie
7.1.18
Australia Today

19-Year-Old Daniel Arzani Is Making Australian Soccer Exciting Again

And no, we don’t feel sorry for Robbie Kruse.
Mahmood Fazal
6.25.18
Football

Can the Russian World Cup Sponsors Call Themselves LGBTQ-Friendly?

Brands are, as ever, happy to pose as allies when it suits them, but some marketing opportunities are too rewarding to refuse.
Jake Hall
6.25.18
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

Why Russians Can't Wait to Host Their Enemies at the World Cup

I travelled around Russia to find out how its people feel about welcoming visitors from countries they've been told are the enemy.
Nik Afanasjew
6.13.18
worms

Ranking Every Member of the England World Cup Squad By How Likely They Are to Eat a Worm

Into the earth we go again.
Joel Golby
5.17.18
Travel

What Will Olympic Tourism Mean for Rio’s Favelas?

Increased tourist attention towards the favelas of Rio has afforded residents new financial opportunities—but not all stand to thrive from it.
Angela Almeida and John Surico
8.5.16
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