In the net

SWEET TWEET Newly engaged! Iceland midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson may not be lifting the World Cup trophy in Russia, with his team having failed to progress from the group stage, but he has his own personal prize to celebrate after getting engaged to lo
SWEET TWEET: Newly engaged! Iceland midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson may not be lifting the World Cup trophy in Russia, with his team having failed to progress from the group stage, but he has his own personal prize to celebrate after getting engaged to long-term girlfriend Alexandra Helga Ivarsdottir while on holiday in the Bahamas.PHOTOS: INSTAGRAM/433, INSTAGRAM/GYLFISIG23
SWEET TWEET Newly engaged! Iceland midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson may not be lifting the World Cup trophy in Russia, with his team having failed to progress from the group stage, but he has his own personal prize to celebrate after getting engaged to lo
THROWBACK: The master with his heir apparent: France great Thierry Henry with Kylian Mbappe, then just a child dreaming of pulling on the famous blue shirt. Mbappe has emerged as the biggest star of the World Cup and widely considered the hottest prospect in the game today.PHOTOS: INSTAGRAM/433, INSTAGRAM/GYLFISIG23

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SWEET TWEET Newly engaged! Iceland midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson may not be lifting the World Cup trophy in Russia, with his team having failed to progress from the group stage, but he has his own personal prize to celebrate after getting engaged to lo
HOT SHOT: Ladies, he’s single. Benjamin Mendy listing the qualities of his France team-mate Samuel Umtiti on his Instagram stories. Umtiti scored the winner against Belgium to send Les Bleus into their first World Cup final since 2006. WATCH: bit.ly/2upYXhY

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 12, 2018, with the headline 'In the net'. Print Edition | Subscribe