(WVUE) - With the 2018 World Cup on FOX 8 kicking off June 14th from Russia, we are previewing ten storylines that are worth keeping an eye on as the tournament goes on.
#6 - Salah Shoulders the Load
Egypt is in the World Cup for the first time in 28 years thanks to a player who has emerged as a global star in the last year, Mohamed Salah. Liverpool turned the former Roma winger into a scoring force as he tallied 43 goals in 47 games during the 2017/18 season.
FOX 8 will broadcast 38 games from Russia, from first kick to final trophy presentation. The first five games on FOX 8 are:
Thursday, June 14th at 10 AM – Russia vs Saudi Arabia
Friday, June 15th at 10 AM – Morocco vs Iran
Friday, June 15th at 1 PM – Portugal vs Spain
Saturday, June 16th at 10 AM – Argentina vs Iceland
Sunday, June 17th at 7 AM – Costa Rica vs Serbia