Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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.
Monday, April 14, 2014
The midfielder has been ruled out of action for 60 days, casting doubt over his participation in Brazil this summer
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Goal takes a look at Mexico's projected 23-man squad two months before the World Cup.
Saturday, April 12, 2014
The veteran midfielder says his 23-year-old teammate needs to "focus on finding his form" as Italy prepares for the World Cup.
The Dutch coach has accused the 29-year-old of failing to deliver every week for Galatasaray, saying the playmaker's place on the plane to Brazil is in jeopardy.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
The Arsenal midfielder claims the Three Lions have their own style and admits that he does feel the pressure that comes with being a regular for club and country.
The midfielder suffered a back injury in August and though his condition continues to improve he will not be ready in time for the tournament in Brazil.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
The Mexico coach admits there is still plenty left to be determined when it comes to the 23 players he will bring to Brazil.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
The 19-year-old is in line for a shock call-up to Roy Hodgson's provisional World Cup squad, but the Spaniard has warned against high expectations.
Friday, April 4, 2014
The Mexico captain has seen progress under Miguel Herrera but believes there is still room for improvement.
The Real Madrid skipper has slammed his Spain teammate's stamp on Pepe and insists that the Barcelona star cannot defend himself.
Thursday, April 3, 2014
The Brazilian, who won the tournament as a coach in 1994, feels the Three Lions squad has enough quality to go all the way - but only if they navigate out of Group D
Following an exciting match in Arizona, several U.S. players bolstered their spot on the roster, while a couple may be looking over their shoulder.
A scan has confirmed the extent of an injury the 23-year-old picked up in training, ending his season and ruling him out of representing Belgium at this summer's World Cup
The former World Cup winner feels the Selecao face stiff competition this summer and suggests coach Luiz Felipe Scolari will not make the difference for the hosts
Jurgen Klinsmann had consistently lined his team up in a 4-2-3-1 formation but made a surprise switch in a 2-2 draw against Mexico and might consider more changes.
Though he didn’t perform miracles or score a goal on Wednesday, the 18-year-old impressed his teammates in the 2-2 tie against Mexico
Goal rates the players as "dos a cero" turned into "dos a dos" in Arizona.
The 18-year-old German-American earned his first cap with the national team in a back-and-forth match that saw the U.S. blow a two-goal lead.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
The Cruz Azul man has enjoyed a renaissance in the Clausura, and is hoping to impress Miguel Herrera against the United States.