Croatia’s Lovro Majer makes an attempt to score against Morocco’s goalkeeper Yassine Bounou during the World Cup third-place playoff soccer match between Croatia and Morocco at Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, on Saturday. Photo: AP
Croatia’s Lovro Majer makes an attempt to score against Morocco’s goalkeeper Yassine Bounou during the World Cup third-place playoff soccer match between Croatia and Morocco at Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, on Saturday. Photo: AP
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World Cup of surprises reaches its climax

  • An event that was preceded by controversy has become an exciting tournament thanks to the many surprises on the pitch. And now, a billion people worldwide are expected to join in a common purpose of watching and enjoying the final

Croatia’s Lovro Majer makes an attempt to score against Morocco’s goalkeeper Yassine Bounou during the World Cup third-place playoff soccer match between Croatia and Morocco at Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, on Saturday. Photo: AP
Croatia’s Lovro Majer makes an attempt to score against Morocco’s goalkeeper Yassine Bounou during the World Cup third-place playoff soccer match between Croatia and Morocco at Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, on Saturday. Photo: AP
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