World Cup 2014

Sunday, July 20, 2014

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The defender ended the forward's World Cup with a bad challenge, incurring the wrath of supporters who have threatened the player via phone and email.

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The Mexico manager says his eventual No. 2 wanted to know if someone else had made the decision, while the player feels his trust was breached by this revelation.

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Head injuries to Christoph Kramer, Javier Mascherano and Alvaro Pereira in Brazil highlighted the need for FIFA to re-examine how to deal with such incidents.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

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The continent boasts four of world football's most prominent stars, and that quartet looks set to shine in a star-studded tournament next summer.

Friday, July 18, 2014

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The 59-year-old says he will only continue in his role if he can give "100 percent" of his efforts and thanked Lionel Messi for his selfless performances at the World Cup.

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The 32-year-old won't be returning to Puebla but is looking forward to finding a new club at which he can continue his long career.

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Germany's World Cup-winning captain has taken the logical decision to quit the national scene, leaving him free to impart his knowledge and experience at club level.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

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The German suffered a concussion during the triumph over Argentina, and official Nicola Rizzoli has explained the extent of the concern over the midfielder

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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The United States' thrilling victory over Ghana in the team's World Cup opener was voted as the best moment in American sports this year.

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The 36-year-old striker became the all-time top goalscorer at the World Cup after his goal against Brazil but isn't sure if he has played his final game for the national team

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The former midfielder says it is unacceptable that the Selecao's 7-1 semifinal defeat in the World Cup has been put down to mistakes and feels the country must start from scratch

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Many players went into the tournament in Brazil with a stellar reputation already, but for others it was the perfect opportunity to showcase why they are worth millions.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

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ESPN and Univison posted record numbers, though will be disappointed not to continue the momentum in 2018 after losing the World Cup contract to rivals.

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The coach believes his side can go on to enjoy further success on the international scene following the victory in Brazil, and says his team will not rest following its win.