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Australia book their World Cup spot
Jun 14, 2022
Image: Socceroos Official
Australia have qualified for this year’s World Cup in Qatar.
The Socceroos booked their place after beating Peru 5-4 on penalties in their inter-continental playoff.
This will be Australia’s fifth World Cup in a row, having qualified for every edition since 2006.
They will now join France, Denmark and Tunisia in Group D.
Image: Croatia FA Twitter
France are still without a win in the Nations League, after falling to a 1-nil defeat to Croatia this morning.
The result also ends a run of 23 matches where the French have scored at least one goal.
They last time they failed to find the back of the net was in November 2020.
The defeat to Croatia leaves France bottom of their group, with no hope of retaining their title.
Image: Man City Twitter
Man City have completed the signing of Norwegian striker Erling Haaland.
He joins the Premiership champions from Borussia Dortmund, in a deal worth just over 51 million pounds.
The 21-year-old is one of the most sought-after players in world football, having scored 86 goals in 89 matches during his spell with Dortmund.
Image: Daniil Medvedev Twitter
Daniil Medvedev has replaced Novak Djokovic at the top of the world tennis rankings, with the Serbian dropping to third place.
This is the first time in nearly 19 years that none of Djokovic, Rafa Nadal, Roger Federer or Andy Murray have appeared in the top two ranking spots.
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