John Molinaro
@JohnMolinaro
Joining Sportsnet in 2011 as a member of the Sportsnet.ca editorial team, John Molinaro was quick to establish himself as one of Sportsnet’s leading soccer insiders, providing Canadian soccer fans with breaking news around the world.
World Cup Daily: England, France set up first World Cup knockout stage clash
John Molinaro
Kylian Mbappé and Olivier Giroud pushed France over Poland, while England trounced Senegal to set up an epic quarterfinal matchup at the World Cup.
World Cup Daily: Timeless Messi is on a mission for Argentina
John Molinaro
FIFA World Cup Rankings: Breaking down the remaining 16 teams
John Molinaro
The field for the round of 16 at the FIFA World Cup is now complete with the last two nations booking their spots on Friday. We rank the 16 teams going into the knockout stage of the tournament.
World Cup Daily: South Korea's dramatic win leaves Uruguay heartbroken
John Molinaro
This World Cup has already produced so many incredibly dramatic moments during the final round games in the group stage. We can now add another chapter following a fantastic final day of action in Group H, with South Korea advancing to the round of 16 at the expense of Uruguay.
World Cup Daily: Canada leaves Qatar with reflections on what could have been
John Molinaro
World Cup Daily: Mexico has a new curse
John Molinaro
Every World Cup, Mexico hopes to break what's known as the five-game curse. But the curse lives on — it just goes by another name after its Qatar campaign came to a dramatic end in just three games.
World Cup Daily: Cody Gakpo commands global attention with his performance
John Molinaro
Ecuador, host nation Qatar, Iran and Wales have all been officially eliminated from the World Cup. Here's what happened on Tuesday in Qatar.
World Cup Daily: Brazil, Portugal secure their spots in knockout round
John Molinaro
World Cup Daily: After humbling loss, Canada has one more chance to leave impression
John Molinaro
It was always going to be tough for Canada to emerge from a group with Belgium and Croatia. Now the Canadians have one final match to earn a point and leave a positive impression until the next World Cup — one Canada co-hosts in 2026.