Russia World Cup star Denis Cheryshev will join Valencia on loan from Villarreal for the 2018-19 season.
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Former goalkeeper Cherchesov was thanked by the Russian Football Federation for securing the country's best World Cup finish of the Soviet era.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that the country's 12 World Cup venues should be mainly used for football, and not transformed.
The World Cup made a star out of Kylian Mbappe but what about the under-the-radar talents hoping to impress in Russia? We pick out three that did.
Now the FIFA circus has left town, what is next for the 2018 hosts? On and off the pitch, Russia can learn from the events of the last five weeks.
Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov said his side was disappointed after exiting the World Cup at the quarterfinals.
There have been no positive results from over 3,000 anti-doping tests carried out before and during the World Cup, FIFA said on Thursday.
Croatia's Domagoj Vida apologised after his team's World Cup semifinal victory over England on Wednesday after speaking out in support of Ukraine.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Thomas Bach, the head of the International Olympic Committee, at the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday.
FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura said on Wednesday that Russia's staging of the 2018 World Cup set the bar high for Qatar.
Ignashevich, 38, who spent his entire club career in Russia, was a key member of his country's run to the quarterfinals.
Denis Cheryshev continued his impressive form, but Russia defenders Ilya Kutepov and Fedor Kudryashov let the World Cup hosts down against Croatia.
Croatia's resilience might be a bigger asset than their all-star midfield, as they outlasted Russia on penalties and now begin prepping for England.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is "proud" of the national team despite their exit from the 2018 World Cup at the hands of Croatia.
Russia's World Cup adventure ended after defeat on penalties, setting up an intriguing World Cup semifinal between Croatia and England.
Croatia won a second consecutive penalty shootout 4-3 to advance to the World Cup semifinals, ending the tournament for hosts Russia.
ESPN brings you the best of the numbers from Croatia's dramatic penalty shootout win over Russia in the World Cup quarter-finals.
He posted a Russian flag, accompanied by the word: "bravo!" and photoshopped himself with a moustache in a flashmob campaign originated in Russia.
The first semifinals are set, now it's England's turn to try and get there. They face Swede in Samara. Follow live and #AskESPNFC.
Russia will issue a commemorative half-rouble coin if the national team beats Croatia in their World Cup quarterfinal in Sochi on Saturday.
Russia entered this World Cup in miserable form, hoping to just avoid embarrassment, but they've gone on to an unexpected run to the quarterfinals.
Ekaterinburg made headlines for the hilarious and terrifying temporary stands outside the stadium, the latest in the city's architectural legacy.