Weekly Football Round-Up: 2nd July 2018

2 Jul 2018 | Recent News

This week’s edition of the FIFA World Cup has seen a lot of thrills and spills. With that, have another round of Little League’s Weekly Football Round-Up!

1. Spain set new World Cup passing record

They may have lost the chance to win the World Cup, but at least they got something out of their Round of 16 exit.

Source: Goal.com

2. World Cup teams allowed 4th substitute!

For the very first time in the history of the World Cup, teams will be allowed to make a 4th substitution!

P.S: It only applies if the team goes to extra time!

Source: FIFA

3. Dries Mertens wants a lot of goals so his friends can get free TVs

Yes, you’ve heard it right. If Belgium hits a certain amount of goals this World Cup, an electrical appliance store will be giving away free TVs for its customers!

Guess what? Dries Mertens wants to be the man to help them get it!

Source: BBC

4. France vs Argentina is the greatest game of all time!

Messi’s swansong, Mbappe’s revelation. Pundits had more to say than that to make the call, though.

Source: Independent

5. Paulinho’s story of redemption

Many didn’t know this, but Paulinho actually thought of retiring at 19!

Source: The Players Tribune