Friday, July 11, 2014

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The Brazil striker has revealed that he was fortunate to escape permanent disability after suffering a fractured vertebra in his side's 2-1 quarter-final defeat to Colombia

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The Netherlands centre-back lamented his side's World Cup exit at the hands of Argentina, commenting that even playing at his peak was not enough to see the Dutch through

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The Colombian Football Federation have said they will provide security measures for the defender in response to threats he received after injuring Brazil striker Neymar

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The Mannschaft assistant coach is optimistic that locals will back his side's attempt to win a fourth World Cup, despite their 7-1 thrashing of the Selecao in the semi-finals

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The world football governing body has come in for stern criticism from Headway after the Argentina man was allowed to continue despite suffering a blow to the head

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The Arsenal defender says Joachim Low's current squad is one of the strongest he has played in ahead of the World Cup final against Argentina on Sunday

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The Albiceleste icon is hopeful the South Americans can win their third World Cup at the expense of Joachim Low's men and hailed the performance of Javier Mascherano

Thursday, July 10, 2014

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The Uruguay striker was suspended for nine games and banned from all football-related activity for four months after biting Giorgio Chiellini and the sanctions have been upheld

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The midfielder was disappointed with the Netherlands inability to create chances in their World Cup semi-final penalty shootout defeat to Argentina on Wednesday

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The Netherlands midfielder missed in a 4-2 shoot-out defeat and accused the South Americans of a lack of ambition during their road to the final on Wednesday night

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The Chelsea boss was disappointed to see the Brazil great lose his achievement and says the former Real Madrid star is the best player of the past two decades

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The goalkeeper admitted his side felt "tense" ahead of their World Cup semi-final, before stunning the host nation with a 7-1 thrashing on Tuesday night

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The 43-year-old has suggested the Manchester United manager's ego damaged the country's bid to win a first World Cup following their semi-final shootout loss to Argentina

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Phil Kitromilides explains why Holland are overpriced at 10/11 to get on the scoresheet in the opening 45 minutes against a Brazil team that have been conceding early goals

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The 24-year-old has been the hero for Joachim Low's side during the World Cup and has the chance to win his second Golden Boot if he scores in the final against Argentina on Sunday

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The goalkeeper is earning comparisons to past greats after his heroics saw Alejandro Sabella's side make their first final for 24 years after beating Netherlands on penalties

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The coach is happy that his side have reached the World Cup final for the first time in 24 years and has praised his players for their performance in the triumph over Netherlands

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With the Selecao desperate to redeem themselves following their catastrophic defeat against Germany, Al Hain-Cole has taken a look at the players most likely to find the net