Friday 25 April 2014

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The 65-year-old would rather not see the Blues' Selecao stars - David Luiz, Oscar, Willian and Ramires - play in the final, just over two weeks before the World Cup starts

Thursday 24 April 2014

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The experienced Nigerian has regained favour under Alan Pardew at St James' Park and is hoping a run of games will help him earn a place in Stephen Keshi's squad

Tuesday 22 April 2014

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An amazing new competition, courtesy of Hyundai, offers 20 fans the chance to be part of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Campaign with a global superstar

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The Brazilian is currently sidelined with a foot injury but Neymar Snr. insists the player is desperate to return to action for his club before his attention turns to the summer

Sunday 20 April 2014

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The striker has only managed two goals in 16 Serie A appearances this season but his coach is convinced he offers an important dynamic in attack

Saturday 19 April 2014

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The Monaco forward is still recovering from anterior cruciate ligament damage but his surgeon believes he will be back in time to feature at the showpiece in Brazil

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The former Azzurri coach has been taken aback by the 17-year-old's "calmness and coolness" but feels Cesare Prandelli cannot take a player with "zero experience" to Brazil

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The Brazilian says Saturday's game against Parma is a "final", while admitting that he is also currently being driven by the prospect of a "magical" World Cup on home soil

Friday 18 April 2014

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With the two sides set to face off against each other on June 14, the Three Lions manager feels the 34-year-old is likely to have the most significant impact on the game

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The striker has the utmost respect for the Three Lions but says La Celeste will not fear their Group D rivals as they have the likes of Luis Suarez playing in the Premier League

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The Americans have drawn Germany, Portugal and Ghana in Brazil, but the LA Galaxy man says that Jurgen Klinsmann's men have the ability to progress to the knockout stages

Thursday 17 April 2014

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The 30-year-old has dismissed suggestions that his relationship with the Primera Division star has kept him out of the Argentina squad

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The former Athletic Bilbao striker has fallen out of favour with Spain coach Vicente del Bosque, while his Argentine colleague has never been picked by Alejandro Sabella

Wednesday 16 April 2014

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The 1978 World Cup-winning coach is adamant the forward is not intentionally taking things easier in matches in order to rest prior to this summer's tournament in Brazil

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Oranje boss Louis van Gaal claimed recently that the midfielder's World Cup spot is at risk but the Bayern Munich star is in no doubt as to his importance to the side