Friday, March 7, 2014
The Arena Pantanal, which is already well behind schedule will less than 100 days to go until the tournament, has delayed its expected completion date by a month.
A pair of Republican senators hope the FIFA president will ban Russia from the 2014 World Cup and move the 2018 edition.
El Tri will face Israel in Mexico City on May 28 before traveling to the USA for previously scheduled friendlies against Ecuador, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Portugal.
Goal's countdown of the greatest moments in modern World Cup history continues with a look at the 2006 finals in Germany.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
The latest Spain international says any tension between the pair following the Madrid derby has dissipated and was happy with his debut despite not scoring
The coach, who worked closely with the Portuguese star at Real Madrid and has come up against the Argentine many times, thinks both players are already legends
The Three Lions coach says the Arsenal midfielder's injury is unfortunate and he is hopeful he can return to action as quickly as possible ahead of the World Cup
The former Madrid boss has nothing but praise for his former protege, while he also expects Neymar and Eden Hazard to shine at the World Cup.
The Manchester United forward started Wednesday's 1-0 win over Denmark but the Three Lions only scored when he left the pitch and he knows that he must prove himself worthy.
A tough tackle from Daniel Agger during the first half prompted an immediate signal to the bench but the Arsenal man escaped with just a bruise and will have no lasting damage.
The Roja coach insists that the Atletico Madrid ace has a bright future with the world champion, even though he underwhelmed on his first appearance for his adopted nation.
Goal's countdown of the greatest moments in modern World Cup history continues with a look at the 2002 finals in Japan and South Korea.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Thanks to outstanding play from Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa and Nigeria shot-stoppers Vincent Enyeama and Austin Ejide, the friendly ended in a draw.
Jurgen Klinsmann gave several players the chance to make their case for a place on the U.S. World Cup team, but not a single fringe player boosted their stock in Wednesday's loss
Two goals for Cristiano Ronaldo saw him become his country's all-time top goalscorer as Portugal scored four times in the second half.
The Argentina captain was sick on the pitch on Wednesday night but reassured supporters there is nothing wrong with him.
Spain held onto a one goal lead to edge past Cesare Prandelli's men in Madrid in the repeat of the Euro 2012 final.
The Real Madrid star struck twice as Paulo Bento's side produced a ruthless attacking display on Wednesday.
Goals from Marouane Fellaini and Radja Nainggolan had put the hosts in control before the visitors produced a stirring comeback
Goal was on hand in Stuttgart to see Germany edge past a plucky Chile side, with a solitary Mario Gotze goal being just enough to give Joachim Low's men a slightly undeserved win