1. 'It's a Party to Play in This Team' – Robben Salutes Dutch Courage

    Arjen Robben praised his side's mental strength after the Netherlands defeated host Brazil to secure third place at the World Cup...

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  2. 'The Fans Have Feelings Too' – Chelsea's Oscar and Brazil Captain Thiago Silva

    Brazil captain Thiago Silva admits that the fans have every right to boo the Selecao, following another gutless performance at the World Cup...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 3 minutes ago 1 reads 0 comments

  3. Louis Van Gaal's Success Puts Pressure on Guus Hiddink to Go Even Further

    Robin van Persie may have had no interest in keeping his bronze medal—instead handing it off to a Dutch fan, along with his captain’s armband, moments after he was presented ...

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  4. Neymar's Presence Would Not Have Prevented Brazil's Disastrous End at World Cup

    Brazil bowed out of the 2014 World Cup with a 3-0 defeat to Netherlands in the third-place match on Saturday, and the shambolic performance proved that Neymar 's enviable talents would not have been enough to carry this squad to World Cup glory...

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  5. David Beckham Urges Steven Gerrard to Stay on as England Captain

    David Beckham has urged Steven Gerrard to stay on as England captain despite the team's failure to win a game at the World Cup in Brazil...

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  6. This World Cup Broadcast Team Parody Cartoon Is Close Pitch-Perfect

    Thanks to the folks at MLSSoccer.com for passing along this apparently days-old parody of ESPN's broadcast team for the World Cup...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 2 hours ago 54 reads 0 comments

  7. Did Robin Van Persie Have a Good World Cup for the Netherlands?

    When Louis van Gaal switched from his tried-and-trusted 4-3-3 formation to 5-3-2 shortly before the World Cup in Brazil started, it immediately became apparent that the Netherlands ...

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  8. Scolari: 'I Will Not Resign'

    Luiz Felipe Scolari will not resign after Brazil's humiliating World Cup campaign. “The Federation will decide...

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  9. The Netherlands Add to Brazil Woes as Defeat Highlights Deficiencies

    Given the Netherlands head coach Louis van Gaal 's dismissive attitude towards the third-place play-off fixture this week, fans could have been forgiven for expecting Brazil to triumph over a side whose mind was already elsewhere...

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  10. Robin Van Persie Gave His Medal and Armband to a Netherlands Fan in Crowd

    Robin Van Persie may have inflicted misery on Brazil during the World Cup third-place play-off on Saturday, but he made a Dutch fan's day when he gave away his captain's armband and medal...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 3 hours ago 38,300 reads 72 comments

  11. Oscar: 'It's a Terrible Feeling'

    Oscar: "It's a terrible feeling. There's no words to describe it... We have to look at our mistakes and try to plan the future...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 3 hours ago 85 reads 0 comments

  12. 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...

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  13. 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 4 hours ago 2,765 reads 21 comments

  14. 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 4 hours ago 364 reads 2 comments

  15. 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 4 hours ago 4,816 reads 2 comments

  16. 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 5 hours ago 3,946 reads 2 comments

  17. 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 5 hours ago 195 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 5 hours ago 28,187 reads 137 comments

  19. 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...

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  20. 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 ...

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  21. 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 11 hours ago 5,447 reads 48 comments

  22. 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.....

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  23. 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 hours ago 11,080 reads 68 comments

  24. 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...

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  25. 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...

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