They may have failed to catch the initial FIFA World Cup matches while promoting 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' but Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt are now set to cheer for their favourite teams during a TV appearance. The two stars will be in Sony Six studio for the FIFA World Cup pre-game show, Cafe Rio.
Hundreds of riot and other police were deployed in French towns and cities on Monday as authorities braced for possible unrest linked to World Cup showdowns involving France and its former colony Algeria.
At the height of international world cup fervor, an ultra-conservative Egyptian cleric has said that watching soccer matches was unacceptable in Islam because it is a distraction and "destroys nations."
As Indian soccer buffs get hooked to the FIFA World Cup, health experts are advising fans to rein in their emotions and take precautions to cope with the rigours of the late-night schedules of the globe`s biggest sporting extravaganza.