1. Navas: We Leave with Our Heads Held High

    Costa Rican international goalkeeper, Keylor Navas was gutted following his side's 2014 World Cup quarterfinal loss to Holland on Saturday evening, losing on penalties, but the Levante stopper was proud of how they represented the country...

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  2. 5 USMNT Players Whose Stock Increased at 2014 World Cup

    The United States men's national team's performance in the 2014 World Cup was a living, breathing and sweating example of why sports are unpredictable...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 4 days ago 20,553 reads 59 comments

  3. 10 Things Mexico Learned from 2014 World Cup Campaign

    Mexico left the 2014 World Cup holding its head high and looking to the future. Like everything in life, there were good and bad moments, but all of them will turn into experience...

    Karla Villegas Gama Written by Karla Villegas Gama about 4 days ago 10,981 reads 30 comments

  4. 3 Key Themes of the Social Chatter from Netherlands vs. Costa Rica

    The Netherlands defeated Costa Rica after 120 minutes of scoreless soccer, but the drama hit a climax following a goalie switch before the penalty shootout ensued...

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  5. Surprise Package Costa Rica Provided Thrills and a Bit of Panic

    Costa Rica were the surprise package of the 2014 World Cup. They also threatened to upset the applecart. Only once in tournament history had a CONCACAF nation progressed into the ...

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  6. Costa Rica Can Take Plenty of Positives from 2014 World Cup in Brazil

    This is just the beginning of a bright future for Costa Rica after Jorge Luis Pinto took them to the quarterfinals for the first time in their history...

    Karla Villegas Gama Written by Karla Villegas Gama about 5 days ago 2,318 reads 3 comments

  7. World Cup 2014: Best XI of Day 24 with Messi, Robben and Navas

    Day 24 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup featured a pair of cagey quarter-finals, some standout goalkeeping and the end of an extended goalscoring slump...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 5 days ago 11,793 reads 43 comments

  8. Louis van Gaal Goes All-In as Krul Saves the Netherlands vs. Costa Rica

    A "lottery," some people call them, the penalty shootouts that must ultimately decide knockout-stage matches that end in a draw. A sequence of events nearly impossible to influence, no matter how much you train, practice or theorise...

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  9. Krul: 'I Worked on It'

    Dutch super-sub penalty shoot-out goalkeeper Tim Krul revealed he'd been “working on it for seven weeks...

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  10. Neymar's Message for Brazil, Interview Leaves TV Presenter, Audience in Tears

    Neymar was on television just a day after suffering a back injury that has ruled him out of the rest of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 5 days ago 544,116 reads 89 comments

  11. Germany Becomes 1st Team to Reach 4 Straight World Cup Semifinals

    With a hard-fought 1-0 win over France in the quarterfinals, Germany punched their ticket to the semifinals of the World Cup for the fourth consecutive time, becoming the first nation to ever achieve the feat, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  12. Brazil Reaches 8th World Cup Semifinal, 2nd Most All-Time

    By beating Colombia 2-1 in the quarterfinals on Friday, Brazil reached the semifinals of the World Cup for the eighth time, which is the second-most appearances in the final four in the tournament's history, per ESPN Stats & Info (via ESPNFC )...

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  13. Messi Gives Us Water in Desert

    Argentina captain Lionel Messi gives the World Cup semi-finalists "water in the desert" when they are struggling, says coach Alejandro Sabella...

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  14. Lionel Messi's Mind-Blowing Skill, Close Control and Through Ball for Argentina

    You already know how good Lionel Messi is, but there's no harm him reminding you every once in a while...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 5 days ago 301,623 reads 36 comments

  15. Efficiency Is the New Old Watchword as Germany Seek World Cup Success

    You're not a leopard, and it's not about spots. In Germany, they believe people can, indeed, change, albeit with considerable effort. One has to “jump over one's own shadow”, the saying goes...

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  16. Memphis Depay Goes for 25-Yard Volley Wondergoal, But It's an Epic Fail

    The 2014 World Cup has seen some wondergoals already—especially from volleys. So perhaps joining the likes of James Rodriguez and Tim Cahill was on Dutch forward Memphis Depay's mind when he went to strike the ball in the Netherlands vs...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 5 days ago 14,111 reads 4 comments

  17. Injured Neymar Says Dream Not over

    Brazil forward Neymar said his dream of being a world champion is not over, despite being ruled out for the rest of the World Cup because of a back injury...

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  18. Argentina Coach Alejandro Sabella and His Almost Fall Gets the Meme Treatment

    Alejandro Sabella, the Argentina coach, quickly gained Internet fame after he became so engrossed in a chance for his side during their World Cup quarter-final against Belgium that he almost fell over...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 5 days ago 64,170 reads 30 comments

  19. Jurgen Klinsmann's Facebook Message on US National Team World Cup Exit

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  20. Argentina Have the Aura of World Champions After Belgium Win

    While Argentina have failed to produce a truly dazzling performance at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, their display against Belgium in the quarter-finals confirms they are a side with genuine title credentials...

    Dan Colasimone Written by Dan Colasimone about 5 days ago 12,798 reads 87 comments

  21. Argentina vs. Belgium: Inconsistent Attack Hurts Argentinians' Chances in Semis

    Argentina did just enough to defeat Belgium 1-0 in the 2014 World Cup quarterfinals, but coach Alejandro Sabella will need to coax more consistent performances from his attackers if they are to achieve their ultimate goal of a World Cup title...

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  22. No-Frills Argentina Take Another Giant Step Towards World Cup Glory

    The current World Cup campaign for Argentina could not be more different from that which preceded it four years ago...

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  23. Eden Hazard Needs to Find His Chelsea Fire If Belgium Are to Fulfill Potential

    On Saturday, Belgium were knocked out of the World Cup by Argentina, who shoved the Rode Duivels aside by scoring the goal of the match early in the first half, consequently qualifying themselves for the semi-final of the tournament...

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  24. USMNT Forward Chris Wondolowski Back with San Jose Earthquakes

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Chris Wondolowski returned to practice on Friday for the San Jose Earthquakes , eager to move on from his dramatic miss in the World Cup.....

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  25. Angel Di Maria Injury: Updates on Argentina Star's Thigh and Return

    Updates from Sunday, July 6 Juan Arango of The Telegraph reported more on Angel Di Maria's status: Earlier in the day, AS provided an update on Di Maria's condition after ...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 5 days ago 52,941 reads 55 comments