Extra Time: Biggest World Cup flop and Ibra's red card (7:12)
Moreno: Morata's Chelsea form left Lopetegui no choice (2:33)
Will Argentina regret Mauro Icardi snub? (2:59)
Spain's Lopetegui explains why Morata isn't World Cup bound (0:31)
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6hNick Dorrington

Pavon ready to be Argentina's secret weapon

Cristian Pavon has always been confident in his abilities but has always delivered. Now he stands to be Argentina's secret weapon in Russia.

Mariner: Stupidity to leave Nainggolan out of Belgium squad (3:22)
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8hAdriana Garcia

Icardi, Martinez left off Argentina's WC squad

Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi and Racing starlet Lautaro Martinez missed the cut as Argentina announced their 23-man squad for the World Cup.

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10hESPN staff

Croatia boss: No big changes for World Cup

"I can't make everyone happy, but the World Cup is not the time or place for sweeping changes," coach Zlatko Dalic says.

Martinez: Nainggolan excluded for tactical reasons (0:30)
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14hAdriana Garcia

Spain drop Fabregas, Morata, Alonso for WC

Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas, Alvaro Morata and Marcos Alonso, as well as Arsenal's Hector Bellerin, have been left out of Spain's provisional World Cup

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16hChris Wright

Louis Vuitton produces World Cup case

Louis Vuitton will provide a custom trophy case designed to carry the World Cup, as has launched a full range of tournament-themed leather luggage.

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17hESPN staff

FIFPro: Scrap Guerrero World Cup ban

Guerrero was given a doping ban from the country's first World Cup for 36 years over cocaine contained in a cup of tea.

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19hNick Ames

Switzerland: Shaqiri not enough in tough group

Switzerland have talent but with star man Xherdan Shaqiri struggling for confidence and a difficult group, it might be a quick World Cup for them.

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21hESPN staff

World Cup preliminary squads: Who is in?

The teams for the World Cup are announcing their squads. Find out below who is in contention before FIFA's deadline for all final squads on June 4.

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23hAAP

Cahill mentoring Arzani in Socceroos camp

Daniel Arzani has credited Australia legend Tim Cahill for helping him clear his nerves on arrival at the Socceroos camp in Belek, Turkey.

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