1. Van Persie Must Improve If the Netherlands Are to Beat Argentina

    In terms of entertainment, Argentina and the Netherlands must feel like a local pub band booked to follow the Beatles...

    Nick  Miller Written by Nick Miller about 23 days ago 5,887 reads 9 comments

  2. Image: NYC's Empire State Building Honours Germany

    We'll shine gold, red & black tonight to honor the advancement of #GER (@DFB_Team) in the #WorldCup! #BrazilvsGermany.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 23 days ago 243 reads 0 comments

  3. Alves: It's Like a Nightmare

    Barcelona right-back Dani Alves has described Brazil's 7-1 World Cup semi-final defeat to Germany as 'a nightmare...

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 23 days ago 2,523 reads 0 comments

  4. 2014 World Cup: The Myth About Germany's New-Found Resilience

    Before Germany's 7-1 triumph over hapless Brazil in 2014 FIFA World Cup first semi-final on Tuesday at the Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte , a certain myth about the German team was making the rounds in the media...

    I.J. Yarison Written by I.J. Yarison about 23 days ago 3,887 reads 8 comments

  5. Don't Forget: Humiliated Brazil Still Has to Play Again on Saturday

    An hour later, it's still a shock: a 7-1 final score and utter humiliation for World Cup host Brazil at the feet of Germany in the tournament's semifinal.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 23 days ago 673 reads 1 comments

  6. Complete A-Z of USA's 2014 World Cup Campaign

    Just over a week ago, the American dream in Brazil came to an end with a loss in the round of 16 to Belgium...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 23 days ago 7,163 reads 13 comments

  7. Cafu Thrown out of Brazil Dressing Room After Loss

    The skipper of Luiz Felipe Scolari's 2002 World Cup winners was ejected from the changing rooms by the CBF president.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 23 days ago 1,067 reads 0 comments

  8. Lionel Messi Must Find Help in Argentina Attack to Get Past Netherlands

    The biggest question of Lionel Messi 's place among the greatest football legends was his play in World Cups, and so far he's answered that by taking Argentina on a deep run in Brazil...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 23 days ago 1,545 reads 3 comments

  9. Ranking Where Jurgen Klinsmann Sits Among All-Time USMNT Bosses

    Where does Jurgen Klinsmann rank all-time among United States men's national team coaches? Spoiler alert: Klinsmann appears much closer to the end of this slideshow than the beginning...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 23 days ago 7,881 reads 28 comments

  10. 5 Mexico Players Whose Stock Fell at 2014 World Cup

    Mexico's stellar performance was not so bright for some players. There were five footballers who hoped to have a fantastic performance in order to secure their move to bigger clubs or simply prove themselves...

    Karla Villegas Gama Written by Karla Villegas Gama about 23 days ago 12,629 reads 27 comments

  11. Thomas Mueller Becomes 2nd Player to Score 5 Goals at Consecutive World Cups

    When Thomas Mueller scored the opening goal in Germany's shocking 7-1 win over Brazil in the semifinals of the World Cup on Tuesday, Paul Carr of ESPN noted that he became just the second player to score five goals in back-to-back World Cups...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 23 days ago 11,800 reads 1 comments

  12. Germany's Miroslav Klose Becomes All-Time Leading World Cup Goalscorer

    With a goal in the 23rd minute of Germany's shocking 7-1 victory over Brazil in the semifinals of the World Cup on Tuesday, German forward Miroslav Klose became the all-time leader in World Cup goals with 16, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 23 days ago 2,014 reads 4 comments

  13. From 1974 to 2006: History of Argentina and the Netherlands at World Cups

    Just as PST looked at Brazil and Germany's World Cup history before Tuesday's semifinal, ProSoccerTalk's flipping through the history books to catch up on the past Argentina and the Netherlands carry into the other half of this year's final four bracket..

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 23 days ago 1,319 reads 0 comments

  14. Mats Hummels Has Knee Injury

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 23 days ago 1,007 reads 1 comments

  15. Berlin Parties Like It's 1989 After 7-1 Thrashing of Brazil

    It's 1am in Berlin and they're partying like it's 1989. Except this time it's not the Berlin Wall that's fallen, but a football icon that's been smashed: 7-1 against Brazil in the World Cup semifinal and the Berliners can't believe it...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 23 days ago 243 reads 0 comments

  16. Low: German plan worked perfectly

    Germany's quick counter-attacks worked exactly as planned, coach Joachim Low said after their 7-1 dismantling of Brazil in Tuesday's semifinal...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 23 days ago 442 reads 0 comments

  17. Collymore's World Cup Corner: How Brazil Players Will Take Germany Humiliation

    BELO HORIZONTE , Brazil — 1. General thoughts on Germany’s 7-1 drubbing of Brazil Brazil actually started Tuesday’s semi-final against Germany quite well...

    Stan Collymore Written by Stan Collymore about 23 days ago 16,480 reads 27 comments

  18. Brazil Fans Turn on President Amid World Cup Failure

    Brazil's historic meltdown in a semifinal match at FIFA's 2014 World Cup reached a fevered pitch late in the first half, when fans once again turned on President Dilma Rousseff as the ...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 23 days ago 1,986 reads 0 comments

  19. David Luiz Becomes Pained Symbol of Brazil's Unimaginable Meltdown

    It wasn't 1950. It was so much worse. And if tales of the Maracanazo have meandered through history and lapped up against this tournament, then tales of what happened in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday will never go away...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 23 days ago 1,231 reads 1 comments

  20. Brazil's World Cup Collapse Down to Technical, Tactical and Mental Shortcomings

    Brazil’s World Cup collapse was as monumental as it was unforeseen. At the final whistle in Belo Horizonte , even the Germany players were astonished as to the magnitude of the 7-1 scoreline...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 23 days ago 10,383 reads 15 comments

  21. Why Humiliation Versus Germany Will Haunt Brazil More Than 1950 Defeat

    By the end, there were Brazilians in the crowd with smiles on their faces. The game long gone, the result well known. Brazil's humiliation at the hands of Germany in Belo Horizonte will go down in football annals...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 23 days ago 40,127 reads 142 comments

  22. Sabella: 'Argentina Already Won'

    Alejandro Sabella insists Argentina “have already won” regardless of their World Cup semi-final result with Holland...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 23 days ago 819 reads 1 comments

  23. Brazil vs. Germany: What Went Wrong for Hosts in 7-1 Defeat

    In a match that Brazil will not be able to forget no matter how hard they try, Germany embarrassed the World Cup hosts with a 7-1 victory in the semi-finals...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 23 days ago 10,019 reads 7 comments

  24. David Luiz Must Be Held Accountable for Brazil's Embarrassing World Cup Defeat

    Brazil have suffered their worst humiliation in their entire proud footballing history, after losing 7-1 to Germany in the 2014 FIFA World Cup semi-final on Tuesday night...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 23 days ago 39,200 reads 101 comments

  25. David Luiz Breaks Down in Tears After Brazil's 7-1 World Cup Humiliation

    Brazil's 7-1 defeat in the World Cup semi-final stunned the world and left the host nation in a state of shock—and nowhere did that show more clearly than in the face of captain David Luiz ...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 23 days ago 65,734 reads 21 comments