Sunday, July 13, 2014
The Monaco attacking midfielder scored six goals in Brazil, one more than Germany's Thomas Muller, who won the trophy in South Africa four years ago.
Saturday, July 12, 2014
The forward claimed that he is being pursued by a number of top sides and admitted that he has no idea where he will be next season
The Colombia forward admits he is flattered by rumored interest from the La Liga club and would willingly make a move to the Spanish capital if the opportunity arises.
Friday, July 11, 2014
The Colombia icon believes that his compatriot is more than ready for the challenge of playing for Real Madrid, and dubbed him a worthwhile investment for any club
Thursday, July 10, 2014
The Brazil striker has revealed that he was fortunate to escape permanent disability after suffering a fractured vertebra in his side's 2-1 quarterfinal defeat to Colombia.
The Colombian Football Federation said it will provide security measures for the defender in response to threats he received after injuring Brazil forward Neymar.
Monday, July 7, 2014
Brazil also saw an appeal of Thiago Silva's suspension denied, officially ruling the Selecao captain out for the semifinal.
A 24-year career came to its conclusion at the 2014 World Cup when the goalkeeper finally called it a day after a fairytale ending.
Sunday, July 6, 2014
The oldest player in World Cup history has announced his retirement following Colombia's quarterfinal exit.
The Brazil coach discussed the initial fears over the forward's condition when he suffered a broken vertebra against Colombia in the World Cup quarterfinals.
Saturday, July 5, 2014
The striker was less than impressed with Carlos Velasco Carballo during the 2-1 loss to Brazil, but wished Neymar a speedy recovery from injury.
The Colombia defender says he had no intention of injuring the Brazil star following his challenge which ended the 22-year-old's World Cup campaign on Friday.
The Brazil forward expressed his sadness after the 22-year-old was ruled out of the tournament through injury, but insists his absence will give his side added motivation.
Friday, July 4, 2014
James' late penalty set up a tense finale, but goals from center back pairing Thiago Silva and David Luiz proved enough for the Selecao to set up a semifinal date with Germany.
Maligned in the domestic media, the on-field leader of the Selecao responded in decisive fashion.
David Luiz lashed home a stunning free kick after Thiago Silva's early goal, with James Rodriguez scoring a penalty to make for a nervous ending to the match.
Goal columnist Ives Galarcep and Sporting News writer Mike DeCourcy are in Brazil to provide updates throughout the tournament.
The Selecao icon is hopeful the team can progress to the semifinals although he admits it will be tough, and also believes his country will meet Germany if it does conquer France.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
The attacker, who has rocketed to superstar status at the World Cup, suggested that the Premier League is too physical and that Spain would be a better fit for him.
The home side takes on its in-form South American rival in the World Cup quarterfinal in Fortaleza on Friday.