After trillions and trillions of searches, data from Google Trends for 2018 tells us more than a few things. First, that people were deeply invested in the midterm elections. Second, they were really into the World Cup. And third, apparently everyone plays the video game “Fortnite.”
France defeats Croatia 4-2, taking home the FIFA World Cup for the second time.
See photos from the world’s best soccer teams as they battle it out during the 2018 World Cup in Russia, June 14 to July 15.
England has to win two more games to bring the World Cup home, but the enthusiasm some soccer fans displayed after their team advanced to the semi-finals met international expectations. See photos.
Although Russia made it further at this year’s World Cup than most anyone expected, it was Croatia that advanced to the semifinals with a 4-3 shootout victory Saturday following a 2-2 draw.
For Barcelona, Lionel Messi is a goal machine, the club’s top scorer who has frequently been decisive for the Catalan club. Here are Messi’s goals at a glance:
Where should you go to watch the World Cup? No matter what you’re looking for or what country you support, we’ve got you covered.
Germany became the third defending champion in the last 16 years to lose its opening match at the World Cup, falling to Mexico 1-0 Sunday.
Stymied by Mexico’s skillful forwards and speedy counterattacks, the defending World Cup champions played a sloppy first half, gave up too many chances and ultimately conceded a goal that held up in Mexico’s 1-0 victory on Sunday.
Panama is playing in its first-ever World Cup, and you can celebrate at one of the only pure Panamanian restaurants in the entire United States.
The World Cup soccer extravaganza starts Thursday, and WTOP’s Carlos Prieto is psyched, as he has been since he was 9. But it’s impossible to ignore the corruption of world soccer body FIFA and the human rights record of the host country. They say “politics and sport don’t mix,” but what’s a fan to do?
At Fava Pot in Falls Church, Dina Daniel is providing a taste of Egypt in America while actually making a difference in her homeland. See video and photos.
In the first installment of World Cup Watch, how watching Team Melli — the Iranian National Team — is a celebration of freedom in more ways than one.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.