Abidal 'proud' to be Barcelona's sporting director (0:36)
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14mESPN staff

Neymar back at Brazil training after sitting out

Neymar was fouled 10 times in Sunday's game vs. Switzerland, which was his first competitive match since he suffered the metatarsal injury.

Robson: Japan made the extra man count (2:21)
Varane: French media are too negative (0:32)
Lahm: Germany have their backs against the wall (2:06)
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1hStephan Uersfeld

Neuer denies split in Germany camp

Manuel Neuer denied that there is a division in Germany's camp between the 2014 World Cup winners and the 2017 Confederation Cup winners.

Ames: Russia cautious about Egypt (0:57)
Ogden: Scarce flights make it hard for England fans (0:52)
Mooy: Australia must stop Eriksen (1:47)
Ighalo: Nigeria have to be aggressive vs. Iceland (1:16)
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4hESPN staff

Colombia's James not starting vs. Japan

James Rodriguez will not start for Colombia in their World Cup opener against Japan after injuring his left calf in training.

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5hMark Ogden

England need more than Kane's goals

Dele Alli, Raheem Sterling and Jesse Lingard have played 78 games for England, but have delivered a combined total of just five goals.

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5hESPN staff

Putin to host ex-FIFA chief Blatter at WC games

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter will fly to Moscow to watch Portugal face Morocco and Brazil take on Costa Rica as a guest of Vladimir Putin.

Ballsupski: Let's see what Group H is like (3:48)

WC Table

Group AGPWDLGDP
Russia1100+53
Uruguay1100+13
Egypt1001-10
Saudi Arabia1001-50
Group BGPWDLGDP
Iran1100+13
Portugal101001
Spain101001
Morocco1001-10
Group CGPWDLGDP
France1100+13
Denmark1100+13
Australia1001-10
Peru1001-10
Group DGPWDLGDP
Croatia1100+23
Iceland101001
Argentina101001
Nigeria1001-20
Group EGPWDLGDP
Serbia1100+13
Brazil101001
Switzerland101001
Costa Rica1001-10
Group FGPWDLGDP
Sweden1100+13
Mexico1100+13
South Korea1001-10
Germany1001-10
Group GGPWDLGDP
Belgium1100+33
England1100+13
Tunisia1001-10
Panama1001-30
Group HGPWDLGDP
Japan1100+13
Poland000000
Senegal000000
Colombia1001-10