1. Why James Rodriguez Will Be a Future Ballon d'Or Contender

    He may have already been well-known to Colombians and fans of the clubs he has played for, but James Rodriguez made a name of himself on the global stage with a series of sublime displays at the 2014 World Cup...

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  2. Ranking the Top 10 Leagues by World Cup Performance

    When the 2014 World Cup All Star team was announced, it was not surprising that the Bundesliga claimed more than half of the 11 spots on offer. Second—the only other division with more than one spot—was France’s Ligue 1 with two...

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  3. Germany Becomes 1st European Team to Win World Cup in Americas

    With Sunday's 1-0 defeat of Argentina in the World Cup final, Germany became the first-ever European team to win a World Cup title in the Americas, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  4. Germany's Sami Khedira 10th to Win World Cup and European Cup in Same Year

    When Germany triumphed 1-0 over Argentina on Sunday, German midfielder Sami Khedira became just the 10th player in footballing history to win the World Cup and European Cup in the same year, per ESPN's Paul Carr ...

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  5. Germany Becomes 3rd Country to Win World Cup at Least 4 Times

    With Sunday's 1-0 extra-time defeat of Argentina in the World Cup final, Germany joined Italy and Brazil as the only four-time winners of the tournament, per ESPN FC ...

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  6. 20 Players Whose Transfer Value Dropped on World Cup Performance

    Imagine if the David Luiz transfer had been conducted after the World Cup rather than before. In early June, the £50 million paid to Chelsea by Paris Saint-Germain was still ...

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  7. Conte Coy on Potential Italy Job

    What about becoming Italy coach? Conte- "I'm living in the present, I'm thinking about this decision I just took...

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  8. Reports: Martins Indi Signs Porto Deal

    #FCPorto have paid # Feyenoord €7.7 million for Bruno Martins Indi. Has a €40m release clause in his contract with the Portuguese giants...

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  9. Reports: Martins Indi Signs Porto Deal

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  10. 'Marginal' Schweinsteiger Proves Vital

    Before Joachim Low and his players left for Brazil at the beginning of June, the Deutscher Fussball-Bund presented the squad with a good luck charm. It was a shirt signed by all of Germany's World Cup winners to date...

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  11. Instagram: Johannsson's Surgery a Success

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  12. 10 Players Brazil Should Bring in from the Cold Immediately

    Brazil ended its World Cup campaign with two devastating losses. As a result, Luiz Felipe Scolari decided to step down after a meeting with the Brazilian Football Confederation, as reported by Kieran Gill of The Daily Mail ...

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  13. Germany World Cup Victory Parade Route 2014: Most Memorable Moments

    Germany's World Cup winners have touched down in Berlin. Joachim Low's squad, the first to triumph at the international tournament since the country's reunification in 1990, were understandably greeted by thousands of fans upon their return to Europe...

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  14. Ranking Luiz Felipe Scolari Amongst All-Time Brazil Bosses

    It is fair to say that Brazil's tumultuous ending to the 2014 World Cup, including their 7-1 semifinal defeat to eventual champions Germany, has left Luiz Felipe Scolari's reputation battered and bruised...

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  15. Germany World Cup Victory Parade 2014: Twitter Reaction, Photos, Videos, Recap

    The German national team received a hero's welcome upon returning home after a successful World Cup journey to Brazil. The Mannschaft defeated Argentina in the championship match courtesy of a goal by Mario Gotze in the 113th minute...

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  16. PHOTOS: Germany Return Home as Hero's, Fans Pack the Streets of Berlin

    The party is well and truly underway in Berlin, as the German national team are parading their World Cup trophy around the capital city.....

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  17. Predicting the Netherlands' 2018 World Cup Squad

    The World Cup has come to an end, and as Louis van Gaal departs to take up his new job as manager of Manchester United , Guus Hiddink will soon take over at the Dutch national team...

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  18. Predicting Argentina's 2018 World Cup Squad

    It was a long, tough tournament for Argentina. But the Albiceleste never stopped battling, despite key injuries to Angel Di Maria and Sergio Aguero , and returned to Buenos Aires ...

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  19. Brazil Faces Up to the Sobering Reality of Its World Cup Hangover

    The Seleção never quite made it to their own party at the Maracanã but despite the massive disappointment on the pitch, the real legacy of 2014 could be a change of attitudes...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 1 month ago 1,361 reads 0 comments

  20. Predicting the Brazil Squad for the 2018 World Cup

    With the 2014 World Cup now complete, attention is now turning to the future directions of many sides involved in the tournament and what state they may be in come 2018...

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  21. Predicting Germany's 2018 World Cup Squad

    The 2014 World Cup has come to a close and finally, after 24 years, Germany are world champions. Joachim Low's eight-year tenure as the Mannschaft's head coach has finally come to ...

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  22. Germany World Cup Victory Parade Route 2014: Live Stream and Expectations

    Germany won the 2014 FIFA World Cup after outlasting a rugged Argentina team in the final. The Germans are worthy winners after the way they highlighted the competition with their attractive brand of attacking football...

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  23. Argentina Legend Kempes Criticises Messi Award

    Former Argentina great Mario Kempes has joined the growing criticism of the decision to award Lionel Messi the Golden Ball at the World Cup, declaring that the four-time Ballon d'Or winner was "not up to standard" in Brazil...

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  24. World Cup Hero Mario Gotze Proves He Has Mettle To Rival Lionel Messi

    Rarely has such a feat been made to look so simple. When Mario Gotze took down Andre Schurrle ’s pass on his chest, there was no sense of the potentially pivotal nature of the moment which could win Germany the World Cup...

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  25. Germany World Cup Victory Parade 2014: Latest Buzz Surrounding Celebration

    Germany's heroes returned to Berlin on Tuesday, greeted by an audience in the tens of thousands following their 1-0 triumph over Argentina in the 2014 World Cup final...

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