Thursday, December 5, 2013
The competitive fabric of the tournament has been torn before a ball is kicked in Brazil as a result of the governing body's decision to use its ranking system to sort the seeds.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
The Uruguayan scored four times as Liverpool beat Norwich City 5-1 at Anfield and the Northern Irishman reserved nothing but praise for the 26-year-old.
The 32 participating nations will learn their fate in Costa do Sauipe next week, so Goal is giving you the rundown on what to expect from what promises to be a dramatic event.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Goal takes a look at all the teams and star players who will strut their stuff in Brazil in June and documents their respective records in the tournament.
Monday, December 2, 2013
The Atletico Mineiro attacker is hopeful that a run of good form will see him win coach Luiz Felipe Scolari's trust ahead of next summer's tournament.
Friday, November 29, 2013
The Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo will not be completed on schedule following the deaths of two workers at the site.
Thursday, November 28, 2013
The Barcelona star's recovery from a hamstring injury is on track as he goes back to his homeland, with club officials set to check his progress in December.
The news on Wednesday that two people were killed in an incident at the Arena Corinthians site comes as a huge setback just days before the 32 finalists attend the draw in Bahia.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
The organization insisted safety remains its top priority, while the Brazilian club also extended its sympathy following the death of three workers.
Monday, November 25, 2013
Luiz Felipe Scolari's men will wear the traditional yellow shirts with blue shorts at next summer's tournament.
Friday, November 22, 2013
The midfielder could have been forced to miss the Bianconeri's encounter with Livorno after missing Chile's match against Brazil with injury, but FIFA has permitted him to play.
The center back reiterated his desire to return to Argentina to play for old side San Lorenzo but says he will continue to respect the wishes of his current employers.
The Barcelona star assured fans that he would be back to fitness in the near future and backed Argentina to make a strong challenge for the World Cup next summer.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Following Uruguay's qualification for the World Cup, a new video has been released that is likely to bring back a few unwanted memories for Brazil and its people
The Argentine collected yet another award for his goalscoring on Wednesday but, sidelined with another injury, Barcelona must manage him carefully to enjoy success this season.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Oscar Tabarez's men were unable to break down their Asian opponents in Montevideo but it mattered not in light of their resounding win in Amman last week.
The qualification fervor is all said and done and, as eyes turn to the World Cup draw in December, Goal looks at what the top sides must focus on between now and next summer.
The Argentine attacker picked up his third Golden Shoe award in the Catalan capital on Wednesday and vowed to take his time as he recovers from his latest injury.
With qualification for Brazil reaching its conclusion on Wednesday, Goal takes a look at some of the biggest names who failed to secure their place next summer.
Goal took in the action in Toronto, where the Selecao dazzled observers to clinch another friendly win, thanks to goals from Hulk and Robinho.