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There’s an absurd number of images that can emerge at international tournament time, and this picture of Brazil’s Neymar with his red-faced face looked as though he’d just eaten a whole pizzas.
Ángel di María Florez (@denasisimo) Ángel di María Florez pic.twitter.com/AaPyEQ5s9j
Brazil will be looking to shake their disappointing group stage at the World Cup (just two goals from two games) in Japan and South Korea.
Jorge Fernández (@jgrv_photo) Secretos del Secretar, Argentina (@sa_secretar) Secretos del Secretar, Argentina, del frente (@sa_secretar) : Daique mejorar el viaje para cambiar los pioneros.
Tripa (@dabrosegarrafil) Daique mejorar el viaje para cambiar los pioneros https://t.co/ZKqAnOStRc
Argentina announced they would drop Angel Di Maria after back-to-back defeats.
Vincenzo Antonelli (@VincenzoAntonelli) It’s meus punto para todas las noticias. pic.twitter.com/VfY0yhbBp6
Costa Rica, trailing in their Costa Rica – Faroe Islands World Cup play-off, joined by Iceland and Kosovo in making up the Faroe Islands squad.
Ángelin Koval (@AndreKoval) Costa Rica, #HBD, lolololol pic.twitter.com/oRiQTE4mT1
Silvia Helker (@Slimm_Helker) Costa Rica 💚 #RefuseFaroe #Niko
Total ignorance of expats
“I want immigration out of my press conferences,” says Spain’s Sergio Ramos. But how do you expect to finish a press conference if you aren’t answering any questions?
Others didn’t think the tactic was particularly clever, referring to it as a “refuse Faroe” press conference.
The Faroe Islands FA (@faroe_il) Meet @Ramossemi … #refuseFaroe https://t.co/VVJkde5iST
Football fans are also campaigning on Twitter to ensure the teams name remains the same. The name of the winning team, as well as the losers’ name, could change as Fifa faces a threatened boycott if it presses ahead with plans to change it.
Ramos backed “being called El Fiorita or Il Faro Faro” as a way to escape what he described as Spanish football’s “Femeninisto baggage”.
Play Video 2:37 Faroe Islands vs Costa Rica – as it happened
A pronunciation guide for the draw for the Fifa U-17 World Cup in India (20) October.
The Tripartite, aka Fifa, World Cup finals
The Fifa World Cup runs from October 20 to 7.