Latin America News Headlines
World Cup fans enjoy Tatar culture at Summer festival
KAZAN, Russia (Reuters) - Football fans from around the globe visiting Kazan for the World Cup got a taste of traditional Tatar culture at the Sabantuy Summer festival on Saturday.
Panama picks same team for tougher test against England
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Panama will field the same line-up that lost their opening World Cup game to Belgium when they face an England side that coach Hernan Dario Gomez expects to be an even tougher proposition on Sunday.
Soccer-Alvarez in for Ayala in Mexico team to face South Korea
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia, June 23 (Reuters) - Edson Alvarez was brought in as center back for Mexico's World Cup Group F game against South Korea on Saturday in the only change made by coach Jose Luis Osorio after the Latin Americans defeated defending champions Germany.
Soccer-Lukaku and Hazard score two each in Belgian rout
MOSCOW, June 23 (Reuters) - Romelu Lukaku notched his second brace in as many World Cup games and Eden Hazard also scored twice as Belgium thumped Tunisia 5-2 in their World Cup Group G match on Saturday to put themselves on the brink of clinching a round of 16 place.
Soccer-Panama pick same team for tougher test against England
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia, June 23 (Reuters) - Panama will field the same line-up that lost their opening World Cup game to Belgium when they face an England side that coach Hernan Dario Gomez expects to be an even tougher proposition on Sunday.
Soccer-Manicures in World Cup designs hit the nail on the head
SAMARA, Russia, June 23 (Reuters) - "I love to make nails beautiful," says manicurist Natalia, as she applies the finishing touches to a World Cup soccer ball design on her friend's nail in her home in Samara.
Soccer-Japan's Nishino says marking Mane is not the whole answer
YEKATERINBURG, Russia, June 23 (Reuters) - Japan will mark Senegal's Sadio Mane with up to three players in Sunday's World Cup Group H clash but his influence will still run deep throughout the African side, Japanese head coach Akira Nishino believes.
UPDATE 2-Soccer-Crate expectations: Moscow shops stockpile beer for World Cup fans
MOSCOW, June 22 (Reuters) - Moscow's shops are stocking up on beer to slake the thirst of World Cup fans after some bars reported shortages.
Lukaku scores twice as Belgium lead Tunisia 3-1
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Romelu Lukaku scored twice as Belgium led Tunisia 3-1 at halftime in their World Cup Group G game on Saturday.
Iceland must turn defense into attack to keep World Cup dream alive
VOLGOGRAD, Russia (Reuters) - World Cup upstarts Iceland will need a new, attack-minded game-plan, and a lot more from their creative star Gylfi Sigurdsson, when they battle against the odds to keep their Russia 2018 dreams alive on Tuesday by beating in-form Croatia.
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