1. Germany Now with 5 Players to Score at Least 10 World Cup Goals

    German forward Thomas Mueller extended an impressive national record in Tuesday's World Cup semifinal win over Brazil, becoming the fifth German to score double-digit goals in his World Cup career...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 11 days ago 2,708 reads 1 comments

  2. Lionel Messi Posts World Cup Message to Argentina on Eve of 2014 Final

    Lionel Messi has rallied Argentina with a message to fans and the wider world on Facebook . The Barcelona forward can write history with victory in the final and admits ...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 11 days ago 76,434 reads 72 comments

  3. Germany Set to Play in World Cup Final for Record 8th Time

    After demolishing Brazil in one of the most memorable semi-final games in World Cup history, Germany are set to make their record eighth appearance in the final, per ESPN's Paul Carr ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 11 days ago 1,048 reads 2 comments

  4. Dirk Kuyt Gets Head Stapled After Nasty Cut, Carries on Playing

    Netherlands veteran Dirk Kuyt has been a valuable utility man for Louis van Gaal during this World Cup, and even in the third/fourth-place play-off showed exactly why...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 11 days ago 45,018 reads 9 comments

  5. German Paper's Front Page Gets World Cup Fever with Brilliant Scrabble Tiles

    The Berliner Morgenpost will hit shops in the German capital tomorrow on the morning of the 2014 World Cup final with a brilliant Scrabble-themed front page...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 11 days ago 8,647 reads 4 comments

  6. Dear Neymar: An Open Letter from Henry Winter to Brazil's Biggest Star

    Dear Neymar, We visitors to your country feel like we're intruding on private grief. Brazil seems in mourning after your cruelly timed, cynically inflicted injury, the damage wrought ...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 11 days ago 572 reads 0 comments

  7. Thiago Silva Escapes Red Card After Giving Away Early Penalty to Arjen Robben

    Brazil's response to the 7-1 defeat at the hands of Germany got off to a dreadful start after Thiago Silva gave away a penalty against Arjen Robben in the World Cup third/fourth-place play-off...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 11 days ago 43,486 reads 175 comments

  8. Sergio Romero and the 5 Surprises of Argentina's World Cup Campaign

    The Argentine capital of Buenos Aires, and cities across the country, were invaded by crowds on Wednesday following a gruelling penalty shoot-out win against the Netherlands...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 11 days ago 2,345 reads 3 comments

  9. Brazil Anxious over Argentina's Quest

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- Disgruntled Rio de Janeiro voters are fearing the inevitable, although mayor Eduardo Paes was definitely joking last year when he said he would "kill himself" when ...

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 12 days ago 746 reads 0 comments

  10. Miguel Herrera Signs Extension with Mexico: Latest Details and Analysis

    Mexico national team manager Miguel Herrera, who became a global sensation during the 2014 World Cup, has reportedly agreed to a contract extension through 2018 with El Tri...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 12 days ago 8,889 reads 66 comments

  11. Mexico Manager Miguel Herrera Extends Contract to 2018

    Mexico manager Miguel Herrera illuminated the World Cup with his touchline passion – and the good news is he'll be back in four years' time.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 12 days ago 195 reads 0 comments

  12. Hatching a Plan for Germany to Stop Lionel Messi in the World Cup Final

    Lionel Messi will undoubtedly be at his absolute best on Sunday, when Argentina try to make history by winning the World Cup in the heart of Brazil...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 12 days ago 14,786 reads 90 comments

  13. Argentina vs. Germany Odds: 5 Reasons Argentina Will Win the World Cup Final

    Argentina heads into the World Cup final on the heels of a cautiously played draw with the Netherlands that was decided in a shootout...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike Pickett about 12 days ago 42,491 reads 4 comments

  14. Germany vs. Argentina Betting: 5 Reasons Germans Will Take Home the Trophy

    Germany crushed Brazil in the semifinals 7-1 and they come into this final full of confidence but not over-confident. They have looked great all over the pitch in the knockout-stage matches and they are the World Cup betting favorite in this finals...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike Pickett about 12 days ago 4,215 reads 1 comments

  15. Can MLS Develop USMNT Players Capable of Making a Deep World Cup Run?

    As exciting as the 2014 World Cup was for United States's national team fans, the harsh reality is that the team advanced no further than it did in 2010...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 12 days ago 2,364 reads 7 comments

  16. Stat Preview: Brazil vs Holland

    As the World Cup draws to a close, we can all safely say that this tournament has been one of the most enthralling spectacles in modern football...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 12 days ago 544 reads 0 comments

  17. Debate: Should Brazil Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari Resign After World Cup Play-Off?

    Brazil will bring their World Cup to a close on Saturday night when they line up against the Netherlands in the third-place play-off final...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 12 days ago 153 reads 0 comments

  18. Germany's Purpose-Built Training Camp Provides an Edge

    Coach Joachim Low and general manager Oliver Bierhoff are full of praise for the Campo Bahia resort, where Germany have built team spirit for the World Cup final.....

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 12 days ago 483 reads 0 comments

  19. Lifting World Cup Would Enhance Philipp Lahm's Legacy More Than Lionel Messi's

    Much of football's enduring popularity lies in its innate simplicity. Much of football is about glory. Inevitably, the glory lies in winning. Winning, unless penalties become involved, is about scoring the most goals...

    Alex Dimond Written by Alex Dimond about 12 days ago 9,281 reads 32 comments

  20. What Can Argentina Learn from 2006 and 2010 World Cup Defeats to Germany?

    The experience of being knocked out of the last two World Cups by Germany should work in Argentina's favour when they take on the Europeans once again in Sunday's final...

    Dan Colasimone Written by Dan Colasimone about 12 days ago 10,815 reads 71 comments

  21. Muller: I've Never Lost a Game to Messi Yet

    Germany forward Thomas Muller has never lost against a team including Lionel Messi, and doesn't plan on bucking that trend when he faces Argentina in the World Cup final on Sunday...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 12 days ago 1,539 reads 8 comments

  22. Interview with Julian Green

    Julian Green has returned to Munich from the World Cup after a stunning debut on the global footballing stage...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 12 days ago 796 reads 1 comments

  23. Pride a Motivator for Fallen Brazil

    Louis van Gaal said it on Wednesday and Luiz Felipe Scolari mentioned something along the same lines while working with Portugal at the 2006 World Cup. The 3rd place playoff is a drag...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 12 days ago 459 reads 0 comments

  24. Depay, Pogba and Varane Make Up Best Young Player Shortlist

    FIFA's Technical Study Group (TSG) today released the shortlist for the Hyundai Best Young Player Award, featuring three up-and-coming performers that have starred at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazilâ„¢...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 12 days ago 1,189 reads 1 comments

  25. Pogba, Varane and Depay Up for Best Young Player

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 12 days ago 70 reads 0 comments