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World Cup 2018: Guardian writers pick their highs and lows

From Modrics magic and Pavards screamer to unwelcome theatrics and wearing the incorrect T-shirt, our writers give their take on the tournament in Russia Nick Ames Match of the tournament Croatia v England game it was impossible to take your eyes off him. Modric has played more fluently but the way he dragged himself and his team through against the odds was breathtaking. Goal of the tournament It seems a long time ago now but Ricardo Quaresma’s trademark ” trivela” for France beat Argentina 4-3there in a stunning game of…

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The forgotten story of … Dario Dubois, Argentinas face-painted footballer | Simon Burnton

When he was on the lurch he wore garish face decorate, when he was off it he played in rock-and-roll bandings and induced debate, but Dubois was a popular figure in Buenos Aires football in the 1990 s before assembling an premature death It gives you energy, Dario Dubois once spoke of his unusual pre-match rite. You coat your face, you go to war and you kill your rivals. For a while Dubois, a centre-back who did the rounds of Argentinas lower leagues for a decade or so, extended the…

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