The soccer world won’t soon forget this past year.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup was the soccer event of the past 12 months, with the tournament in Russia providing fans with more thrills, drama and goals than they could have asked for. France ultimately triumphed over Croatia in the final, with new stars emerging on the world stage supplanting old ones atop soccer’s current pecking order. Not to be outdone, 10-plus months of club soccer gave us countless highlights and storylines to follow from various points around the world.’s Marc DiBenedetto and Marcus Kwesi O’Mard look back on their favorite moments from 2018 in the special, year-in-review episode of the “NESN Soccer Podcast.” Listen to the latest episode below on Soundcloud or here on the NESN Podcast Network.

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