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Latest news: Qatar World Cup

Socceroos handed best World Cup finish

Australia's best performance at a FIFA World Cup has been rewarded with an 11th-place finish, ranking them above three former world champions.

Argentina win World Cup after wonder final

Lionel Messi's Argentina have won the World Cup in a penalty shootout after an amazing final with France ended in a 3-3 draw after extra-time in Qatar.

Messi magic secures 3-0 win for Argentina to reach World Cup final

Argentina have beaten Croatia 3-0 in the World Cup semi-final, with superstar Lionel Messi in ominous form as the South Americans chase a third title.

Penalty pain for Harry Kane as France beat England at World Cup

France remain on track to defend their World Cup win from four years ago after defeating England 2-1 in the final quarter-final in Qatar.

Argentina into World Cup semis with penalty shootout win over Netherlands

Lionel Messi and Argentina have advanced to the World Cup semi-finals after beating the Netherlands in a penalty shootout.

Croatia stun Brazil in World Cup boilover

Croatia have caused another sensation at a shock-laden World Cup, knocking out favourites Brazil in a penalty shoot-out in the quarter-final.

Qatar World Cup: Socceroos’ best ever performance, and what it means for the game in Australia ahead of hosting the Women’s World Cup

Before the men’s FIFA World Cup commenced, the Socceroos’ most noteworthy contribution seemed likely to be their pre-emptive video campaign on human rights in host country Qatar.

Gallant Australia’s World Cup run comes to an end

The Socceroos' World Cup run has ended with a 2-1 defeat to Lionel Messi's Argentina in a round of 16 game in Qatar.

Home celebrations inspiring the Socceroos

The Socceroos are tapping into wild scenes of jubilation after their World Cup wins as more inspiration for their knockout clash with Argentina.

Graham Arnold tells Socceroos to get in Messi’s face

Socceroos coach Graham Arnold is telling his players to get in the face of Argentina's megastar Lionel Messi in their knockout World Cup clash.

World Cup fever as Socceroos unite nation

Football fever is building in Australia as fans make plans to cheer the Socceroos in their David-and-Goliath clash with football giants Argentina.

Socceroos down Denmark for spot in final 16 at World Cup

Mathew Leckie's stunning solo goal in a 1-0 win over Denmark has sent the Socceroos into the World Cup knock-out stages for just the second time.