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Here is how far soccer players run during a World Cup match

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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The Mexican National Team gave fans one of the most exciting - and surprising - matches of the World Cup so far, with a thrilling 1-0 victory of reigning World Cup champions Germany.
For Mexico, the result was hard earned, particularly from an endurance standpoint. All but one of the outfield players for El Tri who started and went the full 90 in the match ran over five miles during the match, with defender Hector Herrera notching over seven. Even Guillermo Ochoa, the team's goalkeeper, ran over two miles! See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH...
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World Cup star Romelu Lukaku fought his way to soccer stardom from humble upbringings

World Cup star Romelu Lukaku fought his way to soccer stardom from humble upbringings

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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Romelu Lukaku, the striker for Manchester United and Belgium, grew up in poverty, as he recounted for the Player's Tribune.
His upbringing helped fuel his determination to become a soccer star.
And he is making good on a promise to his grandfather to take care of his mother.
Romelu Lukaku is enjoying a sensational start to the World Cup , scoring two goals for Belgium in their opening match.
But as the Manchester United striker recalled in a piece for The Players' Tribune , this success is the culmination of a long, hard road out of poverty for Lukaku and his...
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Croatian striker sent home from World Cup after refusing to play as a sub in opening match

Croatian striker sent home from World Cup after refusing to play as a sub in opening match

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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Croatia will play the rest of the World Cup with just a 22-man squad after sending home AC Milan forward Nikola Kalinic.
Kalinic was reportedly sent home after refusing to enter the team's match against Nigeria as a substitute on Saturday.
While Kalinic cited a back injury as the reason for his refusal, many believe that it was due to his frustration with being left out of the starting lineup.
Croatia started off its 2018 World Cup run about as well as could have been hoped, looking pretty fit in a 2-0 victory over Nigeria to earn three points towards...
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