South America

Wednesday, 9 July 2014

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The Brazil star's representative launches a scathing attack on the Selecao boss following his side's 7-1 semi-final destruction at the hands of Germany on Tuesday

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The World Cup hosts' hopes of winning the tournament on home soil ended with a 7-1 defeat and the 65-year-old says he will discuss his future after the third-place play-off

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The Argentina icon has slammed the Selecao for failing to turn up for Tuesday's shocking 7-1 semi-final loss in Belo Horizonte, picking Dante and David Luiz out for special scorn

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The former world heavyweight champion, who himself once infamously bit an opponent in the boxing ring, has defended the Uruguay striker for his actions at the World Cup

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The iconic former striker believes that the Selecao must atone for their embarrassing 7-1 semi-final defeat to Joachim Low's men in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday evening

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The former Real Madrid attacker is eagerly anticipating the match between Argentina and Netherlands but feels the Barcelona star could struggle to make an impact

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

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Argentina have not won the World Cup since their legendary No.10 propelled them to victory 28 years ago but, in the Barcelona star, La Albiceleste finally have a talisman again

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The defender has faced stern criticism following the 7-1 World Cup semi-final loss to Germany, but the Chelsea manager feels it is wrong to single one player out

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The host national capitulated in emphatic style as Germany ran out 7-1 winners in Tuesday's semi-final - but who or what do you think was key in the record-breaking defeat?

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The 24-year-old produced a midfield masterclass as Germany humiliated tournament hosts Brazil to book their first final appearance since 2002 in emphatic and record-breaking syle

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To say it was a mixed night for the English top-flight's finest would be an understatement, with Fernandinho and Willian enduring shockers and Andre Schurrle on fire for Germany

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The Germany forward was ecstatic with his team's semi-final performance as they inflicted a humiliating 7-1 defeat on the World Cup hosts in Belo Horizonte

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

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COMMENT: 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 the Selecao's biggest World Cup defeat as Joachim Low's side put the hosts to the sword in emphatic fashion

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The veteran striker broke Ronaldo's record for finals goals as Thomas Muller, Sami Khedira, Toni Kroos and Andre Schurrle combined to decimate Luiz Felipe Scolari's side

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Follow Goal's LIVE commentary as Luiz Felipe Scolari's men aim to overcome the absence of Neymar and Thiago Silva to reach Sunday's World Cup final at the Maracana

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The Shakhtar Donetsk winger has been brought into the team to face Germany in Tuesday's semi-final while Joachim Low names an unchanged side for the clash in Belo Horizonte

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The 30-year-old has labelled the Barcelona man a “huge player” but rejected claims that the Albiceleste are overly reliant upon the four-time Ballon d'Or winner