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Moscow, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The President of the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA), Gianni Infantino, congratulated Lionel Messi on his performance at the World Cup in Russia in 2018, despite the elimination of the Argentine national team in the round of 16.

London, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) When an immovable object meets an irresistible force, something always has to give, But here on Thursday, it was never going to be Angelique Kerber.

Barcelona, Spain Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish club FC Barcelona officially announced today the signing of French defender Clement Lenglet, the second reinforcement for the new season.

Moscow, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The Federation of International Football Associations(FIFA) said today it will announce the World Cup Golden Ball winner on Sunday right after the final game between France and Croatia finishes.

London, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Serb Novak Djokovic, ex former number one in the world, became a serious Wimbledon title contender as he made his first semi-final since 2015 with a 6-3 3-6 6-2 6-2 win over Japan Kei Nishikori.

St Petersburg, Russia Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Footballer Paul Pogba dedicated today France''s 1-0 victory over Belgium in the semi-finals of the World Cup Russia 2018 to the 12 children and coach of the ''Wild Boars'' team rescued from a cave in Thailand.

Havana, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban baseball team will seek a victory today against the U.S. college team that will draw the 7th Friendship Series, which began Tuesday in the capital''s Latin American stadium.

Tampere, Finland Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Maykel Vidal qualified here today for the final of the men's long jump corresponding to the IAAF World U-20 Championships.

London, Jul 9 (Prensa Latina) British magazine FourFourTwo considers today that Mexican soccer player Hirving ''Chucky'' Lozano is the breakout star of the Russia-2018 World Cup for his outstanding performances against Germany and South Korea.

Sochi, Russia, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) The Russian football team coach, Stanislav Chercheesov, asked his players here today to forget the past and concentrate on tomorrow''s quarter-final match against Croatia in the World Cup in Russia- 2018.

Kazan, Russia, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian Danilo Luiz da Silva said goodbye today to the 2018 World Cup in Russia due to a left ankle injury, the South American Football Confederation (CBF) announced.