World Cup 2014

Thursday, 10 July 2014

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Pictures from the semi-final which ended goalless and had to be decided on penalties. La Albiceleste progressed after misses from Vlaar and Sneijder

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COMMENT: Netherlands lost their World Cup semi-final against Argentina on penalties in Sao Paulo on Wednesday - but they overachieved in Brazil

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The Aston Villa stopper was left distraught after his saved spot-kick contributed to Netherlands penalty-shootout defeat to Argentina in Wednesday's World Cup semi-final

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COMMENT: The Barcelona midfielder was in fantastic form as Argentina held off Netherlands and reached the World Cup final after a tense penalty shoot-out

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After a gruelling, cagey 120 minutes of football Alejandro Sabella's men booked their spot in the World Cup final against Germany with Sergio Romero providing the heroics in goal

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The Selecao captain has called on his nation's supporters to put their World Cup semi-final defeat behind them and support the team ahead of the third place play-off

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The World Cup hosts' hopes of winning the tournament on home soil ended with a 7-1 defeat and the 65-year-old says he will discuss his future after the third-place play-off

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The Brazil star's representative has launched a scathing attack on the Selecao boss following his side's 7-1 destruction at the hands of Germany on Tuesday

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The former Argentina star has joined Goal for a webchat at 19:30CET - submit your questions via social media using #AskMilito

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The Fiorentina forward missed out on inclusion in Joachim Low's squad after an injury-hit season in Serie A but that did not stop him from enjoying the 7-1 rout of the Selecao

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The country's natoinal team and all of its clubs will be prevented from competing in "regional, continental and international competition" until the ban is lifted

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EXCLUSIVE: The Tottenham keeper has offered some advice to Netherlands on how to stop the Argentina captain from exploiting them in Wednesday's World Cup semi-final

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The Argentina icon has slammed the Selecao for failing to turn up for Tuesday's shocking 7-1 semi-final loss in Belo Horizonte, picking Dante and David Luiz out for special scorn

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The former world heavyweight champion, who himself once infamously bit an opponent in the boxing ring, has defended the Uruguay striker for his actions at the World Cup

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The Galatasaray playmaker has described the Argentina star as a "crazy champion" but argued that his Oranje team-mate is just as important to Louis van Gaal's side