Friday, July 11, 2014

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The Manchester City player feels the Europeans are the clear favorites, but has stressed Argentina will give its all to emerge victorious.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

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The Germany striker paid tribute to the legendary Brazilian after scoring in Tuesday's World Cup semifinal to eclipse his record and become the tournament's all-time top scorer.

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The reigning Liga champions have officially announced their capture of the Croatia international from Bayern Munich, with the 28-year-old excited to work with Diego Simeone

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The goalkeeper admitted his side felt "tense" ahead of its World Cup semifinal, before stunning the host nation on Tuesday night.

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The Chelsea boss was disappointed to see the Brazil great lose his World Cup goal-scoring record and says the former Madrid star is the best player of the past two decades.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

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The Dortmund defender is suffering from a minor knee problem and may miss Germany's date in the showpiece final at the Maracana on Sunday.

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Kun was elated with his team's penalty shootout semifinal victory over the Netherlands, as was Javier Mascherano who said they now have a once in a lifetime opportunity

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The Spain international suffered medial ligament damage in March and the German champions have no intention of rushing his rehabilitation

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The former Bayern Munich man was not impressed by the host's naive approach and feels the entire team failed under the weight of expectation.

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The striker had been linked with a move away from the Allianz Arena following Robert Lewandowski's arrival and Matthias Sammer has confirmed the wheels are in motion.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

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The Germany boss insists his side is focused on the final after its 7-1 win, claiming that the margin of victory did not reflect the actual difference between the sides.

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The Germany forward was ecstatic with his team's semifinal performance as it inflicted a humiliating 7-1 defeat on the World Cup host in Belo Horizonte

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After the Selecao suffered a chastening capitulation in their semifinal with Germany, Goal takes a look back at teams that have seen similar embarrassment on the World Cup stage.

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The Brazil boss must take responsibility for what is probably the most embarrassing defeat in the nation's entire history, eclipsing even the Maracanazo.

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Belo Horizonte played host to Brazil's biggest defeat in its history, with an efficient and masterful German performance putting the Selecao to the sword in emphatic fashion.