Japan News and Features
Yuto Nagatomo Arguably the World Cup's best behaved supporters will meet in Ekaterinburg on Sunday as Japan face Senegal in Group H.
Ali Daei Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo broke Ferenc Puskas' record for most international goals by a European man with his strike against Morocco.
Football quiz They aren’t in the Premier League any more, but they are in Russia this summer – it’s the ex-top flight stars who feature in World Cup squads
FIFA World Cup From controversial new technology to calamitous TV coverage, Jon O’Brien looks at 10 big talking points from the first round of games
In Other News... The two nations secured victories on and off the pitch as both sets of fans respectfully cleaned up after themselves
After celebrating their Group H win over Colombia, Japanese fans turned their hand to picking up litter inside Saransk's Mordovia Arena.
FIFA World Cup Russia defeated Egypt 3-1 despite Mohamed Salah's penalty, Senegal beat a lacklustre Poland 2-1, while an early red card hindered Colombia as they lost 2-1 to Japan
Shinji Kagawa Japanese fans gathered on Tokyo's famous Shibuya Crossing to celebrate their nation's 2-1 victory over Colombia in World Cup Group G.
Carlos Sánchez Moreno In just the 15th game, Shinji Kagawa was the ninth player to take a penalty at Russia 2018, following a definite trend at this World Cup.
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