Internationals

Wednesday 9 July 2014

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The ex-USA goalkeeper shares his thoughts ahead of Argentina versus Netherlands. Fire your questions towards him now on Twitter via #askFriedel

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The ex-Real Madrid attacker is eagerly anticipating the match between Argentina and Netherlands and feels the Barcelona star could struggle to make an impact

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Goal compares the Selecao's two worst footballing moments, after the World Cup host nation were thrashed 7-1 by Germany in their semi-final on Tuesday

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The former Bayern Munich man was not impressed by the hosts' naive approach and feels the entire team failed under the weight of expectation

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EXCLUSIVE: The former Spain international says people expect more from the Selecao and considered if Luiz Felipe Scolari should be fired

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The Argentina icon says the Albiceleste have the 27-year-old to thank for reaching the last four of the tournament and will need him at his best to advance to the final

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The experienced defender has singled out his former team-mate as the man to watch, but is ready to do whatever it takes to stop him

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The flamboyant centre-back had made a major contribution to Brazil's march to the World Cup semi-finals, but all his good work came crashing down in 90 disastrous minutes

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The Real Madrid midfielder is out of the World Cup semi-final against Netherlands on Wednesday - and now Argentina need a complete re-think to get the best out of their star man

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Joachim Low's men were swift and merciless as they swept aside Brazil in their World Cup semi-final for a much-deserved place in the showpiece on Sunday

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The German took his tournament tally to five - and all-time tally to 10 - with a strike against Brazil, leaving the Argentina star behind in the trophy race

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The defender insists the Brazil players' careers will not be scarred by the embarrassing 7-1 thumping at the hands of Germany in the World Cup semi-final on Tuesday

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The Germany boss insists his side are focused on the final after their 7-1 win, claiming that the margin of victory did not reflect the actual difference between the sides

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The Argentina coach is wary of the threat posed by the Bayern Munich winger, who he says is as key for Oranje is as the 27-year-old is for the South Americans

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The 65-year-old took responsibility for his side's shock semi-final collapse at the hands of Germany, which he described as a defeat of "catastrophic proportions"