Egypt captain Essam El Hadary listens to a question during a press conference on the eve of the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena, Yekaterinburg, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018.
Egypt captain Essam El Hadary listens to a question during a press conference on the eve of the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena, Yekaterinburg, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018. Mark Baker AP Photo
Egypt captain Essam El Hadary listens to a question during a press conference on the eve of the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena, Yekaterinburg, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018. Mark Baker AP Photo

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June 14, 2018 09:16 AM