1. '7 Wonders of Brazil' Shows on the Night Brazil Lose 7-1 to Germany

    As cruel coincidences go, this is right up there. Barely hours after Brazil had been beaten 7-1 by Germany and knocked out of the World Cup, BBC2 had scheduled a show called Seven Wonders of Brazil ...

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  2. Michael Ballack Basks in Germany's World Cup Romp Against Brazil

    Former German international Michael Ballack is on duty for ESPN at the World Cup. As you can see from the above Alexi Lalas tweet, Ballack rather enjoyed watching his nation batter Brazil in the semi-finals on Tuesday...

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  3. Memes Take over Twitter as Germany Rout Brazil at the World Cup

    It was possibly the most remarkable 45 minutes in the history of the World Cup, with Germany putting five past Brazil in the space of 18 minutes. Brazil's World Cup was over by the halftime whistle...

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  4. Thomas Mueller Puts Germany Ahead vs. Brazil in World Cup Semi-Final

    Germany struck first in their World Cup semi-final against hosts Brazil, with that man Thomas Mueller pouncing from a corner. It was Mueller's 10th World Cup goal. The goal came inside the first 15 minutes...

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  5. David Luiz and Julio Cesar Hold Neymar Shirt During Brazil Anthem at World Cup

    Emotions ran high during Brazil's national anthem on Tuesday, as the hosts prepared to face Germany in the World Cup semi-finals. In tribute to the injured Neymar, David Luiz and Julio Cesar held his No...

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  6. Brazil Fan Takes a Tumble Chasing Team Bus at World Cup

    Football fans will go to great lengths to get a glimpse of their heroes. This young Brazil fan at the World Cup appears to be hunting down an autograph, though we can't be sure...

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  7. TV Station in Argentina Mocks Neymar Injury with Crude Impersonator

    A TV show in Argentina has mocked Brazil star Neymar , making fun of his back injury to tempt the wrath of millions of World Cup fans in the host nation...

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  8. Manic Street Preachers vs. Germany's World Cup Heroes: Mertesacker Emptiness

    It's not every day you come upon something like this—a version of Manic Street Preachers' 'Motorcycle Emptiness' overdubbed with the names of famous German footballers...

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  9. Brazil vs. Germany: World Cup Semi-Final Live Q&A with Collymore at the Stadium

    Stan Collymore is in Belo Horizonte , Brazil, for the World Cup semi-final clash between Brazil and Germany. He'll be at the stadium, taking your questions, live from 6 p...

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  10. Artist Illustrates World Cup Legends Including Ronaldo in Japanese Manga Style

    Highsnobiety had a very cool idea. They commissioned the artist Frank Leung to depict World Cup legends in a style inspired by Captain Tsubasa —a Japanese "manga, animation and video game series," per Wikipedia ...

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  11. Shocking Goalkeeper Error in Europa League Prompts Talk of Conspiracy

    Goalkeepers are taught to stay on their feet for as long as possible when an attacker is bearing down on them. What we see in the above clip, however, is FK Celik Niksic 's keeper appearing to jump over the ball on its way to goal...

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  12. Cristiano Ronaldo Pays Tribute to Real Madrid Legend Alfredo Di Stefano

    The football world lost a true great on Monday, with the passing of Real Madrid legend Alfredo di Stefano, at the age of 88—full report here ...

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  13. Colombia Star James Rodriguez Takes Selfie in Front of 90,000 Gathered Fans

    James Rodriguez had a brilliant 2014 World Cup for Colombia, scoring six goals and marking himself out as a truly world-class talent in the No. 10 shirt. At Colombia's welcome-home party, the 22-year-old took a selfie in front of 90,000 gathered fans.

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  14. Kaka Gets Hero's Welcome in Sao Paulo as Brazil Legend Begins Loan Spell

    Brazil legend Kaka was treated to a hero's welcome in Sao Paulo on Sunday, as fans gathered at the Morumbi Stadium to greet their new loan signing...

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  15. Colombia Fan Goes Viral After Rihanna Posts Vine of 'Colombian Cutie'

    This Colombia fan was all over Twitter on Friday, after pop star Rihanna posted a Vine of her face being captured by World Cup TV cameras. Rihanna has been an active fan of the World Cup this summer, regularly posting tweets around the action..

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  16. Brazil Captain Thiago Silva Sings National Anthem with Eyes Closed at World Cup

    There were no tears this time, but Brazil's national anthem was once again something to behold before their World Cup quarter-final against Colombia on Friday...

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  17. Beautiful Illustration of Mats Hummels' Goal for Germany vs. France

    The artist Richard Swarbrick was working his magic again on Friday, illustrating Mats Hummels ' goal for Germany against France at the World Cup. Lovely work...

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  18. Van Persie, Rodriguez, Cahill: World Cup's Best Goals Made into Posters

    This World Cup has seen some truly memorable goals, some of which are destined to fall into the "iconic" category and stand the test of time. The artist Rick Hincks has paid tribute to some of them with his unique style of minimalist posters...

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  19. David Luiz's Father Talks About the Pride of Seeing His Son Play for Brazil

    David Luiz's father knew his son was a talent when he was in the womb—such was the power of his kicks...

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  20. Maria Sharapova Memes Go Viral After Tennis Star Upsets Sachin Tendulkar Fans

    Maria Sharapova appears to have upset an awful lot of cricket fans by admitting she didn't know who Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar was...

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  21. Video: Emre Can Talks About His Transfer to Liverpool

    New Liverpool signing Emre Can has given his first interview to LFCTV this week, opening up about the move , per the club's announcement, and his hopes for the future...

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  22. Artist Demonstrates How She Drew Lionel Messi with Coloured Pencils

    Artist Heather Rooney has a remarkable talent for drawing portraits in pencil. In the above clip, we see how she went about drawing Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi ...

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  23. Adidas Winning World Cup 'Brandstasy League', Ahead of Nike and Coca-Cola

    The World Cup is not just a platform for the 32 competing nations and their squads of players; it's also a huge marketing opportunity for the biggest companies on the planet...

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  24. USA Won the Hearts and Minds of Planet Football at the World Cup This Summer

    I woke up to an email from my football-mad dad in England this morning. He'd stayed up to watch the Belgium vs...

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  25. Germany's Per Mertesacker vs. 'Ice Ice Baby' by Vanilla Ice

    We're not quite sure what was behind it, because we don't speak German. But we do know this mash-up of Per Mertesacker rapping to Vanilla Ice's 'Ice Ice Baby' is worth your attention...

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