2014 World Cup

Friday 8 August 2014

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The Uruguayan's appeal hearing took place on Friday and the footballers' union has thrown its weight behind his plea to have his ban reduced

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The attacking midfielder was handed the trophy at a ceremony in the Spanish capital and is desperate for more trophies and accolades in the years to come

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The former player and Albiceleste coach has suggested he should have been offered the role again and claims the team failed to "win well" in any of their World Cup games

Thursday 7 August 2014

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The Selecao centre-half says he has put his country's calamitous campaign behind him and is now looking forward to a successful club season at the Parc des Princes

Wednesday 6 August 2014

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The midfielder admits it was personally very tough to watch Germany triumph from the sidelines and says he will discuss a new Dortmund contract when he returns to action

Tuesday 5 August 2014

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The nation's new general co-ordinator, Gilmar Rinaldi, slammed the choice to send well wishes to the Barcelona forward when their focus should have been on Germany

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The Portuguese was sent from the dugout in the last-16 clash with Costa Rica at the World Cup and has now been hit with a hefty punishment by Fifa

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The new Galatasaray boss admits he is relishing the start of the season with the Istanbul giants and has called on the Netherlands playmaker to continue his summer form

Monday 4 August 2014

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The Serbian defender has revealed his happiness after many of his team-mates won the World Cup this summer and is optimistic over his fitness

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The midfielder has suggested that he might already have played his last game for the national team after being ignored for the World Cup

Friday 1 August 2014

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The Liverpool captain announced his retirement from international duty earlier in July and his team-mate has now urged the younger players to step up and prove their worth

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The European champions crashed out of the finals in Brazil at the first hurdle but their coach wants to build a more positive future

Thursday 31 July 2014

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The Bayern Munich legend feels the 30-year-old could have won 150 caps for his country and was shocked by his decision to quit the international stream

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The new Barcelona keeper said he pitied the Argentine after Germany won the World Cup final and is eager to prove his worth at Camp Nou

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Gaizka Mendieta knew La Roja were going to struggle, Emile Heskey expected controversy involving Uruguay's star man, while Alessandro Nesta discussed the toughest job in football

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After the new coach slammed the attitude of the national team, and Neymar in particular, the 1994 World Cup winner has defended the team's summer showing

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Former presidential candidate John McCain has added his voice to the growing calls for the finals in four years' time to be held elsewhere

Wednesday 30 July 2014

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The Sporting Kansas City defender said he was honoured to be named on the prestigious list after a strong season for club and country