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Football lovers in Vietnam can now breathe normally as the country has finally secured the right to broadcast 64 games of the most anticipated sports event this summer, the 2018 Football World Cup.

Germany forward Leroy Sane promised that his omission from the world champions' squad would strengthen his resolve as he made his first comments since being left out of the final 23 Monday.

Russian Federation has pledged to crack down on racism as the country faces increased scrutiny before and during the tournament which it will host from June 14 to July 15 in 11 cities including Moscow, St Petersburg and Sochi. Afterwards they travel to Kazan for a June 20 clash against former World Cup winners Spain, before concluding their group stage matches against Portugal on June 25.

It is unclear when the team was informed of Nike's decision.

But for many Americans, soccer is still behind football, baseball, basketball, and hockey.

World Cup holders Germany stay top after the latest round of global fixtures while the rest of the top seven remained unchanged from May's rankings.

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World Cup 2018 Group A includes Russia, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Uruguay.

Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings, which are slightly less data-driven, have Germany ranked first, with Brazil, Belgium and Portugal ranked second, third and fourth, respectively.

The only consolation for Stanislav Cherchesov's side, whose last win was against South Korea in October, was that they managed to avoid defeat for the first time this year after previous losses to Brazil, France and Austria.

The governing body said its website was the only official and legitimate seller of World Cup tickets, and any bought through Viagogo would be cancelled once identified. Even though Team USA won't be represented at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, there is still plenty to get excited about. They will also be hoping to progress as far as possible in the tournament to land as much of its lucrative prize money as possible.

Starting this week, we will have our country-by-country previews for all 32 teams competing in the tournament.