On The Continent: The most open World Cup since 2006

On the pitch, this might be the best World Cup for a generation. But off the pitch, it couldn’t be worse.

Dotun and Andy are joined by Miguel Delaney to discuss these two ‘parallel’ World Cups. They explore the state of play for Europe’s elite and wonder whether the Cristiano Ronaldo sideshow will derail Portugal’s hopes. We also discuss how Qatar’s entrenched relationship with European football – and France especially – has led us to this point, as both France’s president and the captain of their national team call on fans to focus on the football.

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