1. Enner Valencia Scores for Ecuador vs. Switzerland in World Cup

    Ecuador struck first in their World Cup Group E clash against Switzerland, with Enner Valencia heading them into an early lead. Walter Ayovi provided the delivery, with Valencia unmarked, to head home Ecuador's first goal of the tournament...

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  2. Wayne Rooney and Daniel Sturridge Positive on Twitter After England Loss

    England's 2-1 loss to Italy was not the start to the 2014 World Cup they wanted, but as thoughts turn towards Thursday's showdown with Uruguay, Daniel Sturridge and Wayne Rooney posted rousing messages on Twitter...

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  3. Should Spain's Diego Costa Have Been Sent off for This Headbutt?

    Spain striker Diego Costa was playing his first competitive match for the nation in their World Cup opener against Netherlands. It wasn't the best of evenings for the powerful forward...

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  4. Robin Van Persie Scores Stunning Header for Netherlands vs. Spain at World Cup

    With halftime approaching and Spain leading 1-0 through Xabi Alonso's penalty, the Dutch needed some World Cup inspiration. They needed somebody to do something special and get their 2014 campaign started...

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  5. Dutch Fan Dressed as Robin van Persie Panini Sticker at World Cup

    Now that's an outfit. This Dutch fan was dressed as a Panini sticker for the game between the Netherlands and Spain in Salvador on Friday. His player of choice? Robin van Persie, of course...

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  6. Miguel Herrera GIF Goes Viral After Mexico Coach Celebrates in the Rain

    Mexico manager Miguel Herrera is a very passionate man. He's not afraid to let his emotion out on the sidelines. As his team took on Cameroon in their World Cup opener, Herrera ran the full gamut of emotions...

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  7. Netherlands Fans Turn the Streets of Salvador Orange at World Cup

    Netherlands fans filled the streets of Salvador with orange on Friday as they prepared for their team's World Cup opener against Spain...

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  8. Croatia Fan Plants Kiss on Brazilian Reporter on Live TV at World Cup

    Croatia might not have gotten the result they wanted against Brazil on Thursday, but this fan will be celebrating a victory after planting a kiss on a TV reporter...

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  9. Did Fred Dive to Win Brazil Penalty vs. Croatia in World Cup Opener?

    We have our first big controversy of the World Cup after referee Yuichi Nishimura awarded Brazil a penalty against Croatia in the opening match...

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  10. Fans Go Wild as England Arrive in Manaus for World Cup Clash vs. Italy

    England's World Cup mission begins on Saturday, when they take on Italy at the Arena Amazonia in Manaus . Roy Hodgson and his squad arrived in the city on Thursday, whereupon they were greeted by an army of hysterical fans...

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  11. Emotion Overflows as Brazil Players Sing National Anthem at World Cup

    We knew from the Confederations Cup that Brazilian fans would sing their hearts out for the national anthem at the World Cup. What we got was spine-tingling...

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  12. Best Pictures from the World Cup Opening Ceremony

    Thursday's World Cup opening ceremony was a predictably bright and colourful affair in Sao Paulo. Here are a selection of the best images. Follow Brazil vs. Croatia live right here ...

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  13. Every World Cup Team in One Brilliant Illustration

    Now this is a World Cup graphic. Produced by Danish newspaper Politiken , the above illustration presents all 32 nations competing in Brazil...

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  14. World Cup 2014 Venues: Guide to Belo Horizonte

    The World Cup has finally arrived. Today we bring you the 12th and final episode in Copa90's series of venue guides...

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  15. Gary Cahill: 'England Have Had the Best Possible Preparation' for World Cup

    England defender Gary Cahill believes the Three Lions have had "the best possible preparation" for their Group D opener against Italy on Saturday...

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  16. Cesc Fabregas Poses in Chelsea Kit After Deal Agreed with Barcelona

    It's official. Spain international Cesc Fabregas has left Barcelona and signed for Chelsea . The 27-year-old has joined the Blues on a five-year deal...

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  17. Welbeck Celebrates FIFA Goal vs. Sterling, with Sturridge Providing Commentary

    England players need all the rest and relaxation they can get, with Saturday's World Cup opener against Italy on the horizon and the humid conditions in Manaus set to test them...

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  18. Raheem Sterling and Antonio Valencia Sent off During England vs. Ecuador Clash

    Tempers flared towards the end of England's friendly with Ecuador on Wednesday, with Raheem Sterling and Antonio Valencia both sent off. Sterling slid in dangerously on Valencia...

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  19. Michael Arroyo Scores Absolute Screamer for Ecuador vs. England

    Michael Arroyo had only been on the field a few minutes when he struck this thunderbolt for Ecuador against England. The substitute's fast feet and bullet shot gave Ben Foster no chance in the England goal...

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  20. Rickie Lambert Blasts Home for England vs. Ecuador After Fine Ross Barkley Play

    New Liverpool signing Rickie Lambert celebrated with a thumping strike for England against Ecuador on Wednesday. Credit to Ross Barkley for the assist...

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  21. Mario Balotelli Sets Up Glorious Italy Goal for Claudio Marchisio vs. Luxembourg

    Which Mario Balotelli will turn up at the World Cup in Brazil? If it's the one who laid on this glorious goal for Claudio Marchisio against Luxembourg on Wednesday, Italy could do rather well...

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  22. Arjen Robben Scores for Netherlands vs. Wales in World Cup Warm-Up

    Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben put the Netherlands ahead against Wales on Wednesday, with a neat swivelled finish...

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  23. Wayne Rooney Scores for England vs. Ecuador in World Cup Warm-Up

    England fell behind early against Ecuador in Miami, but they were level midway through the first half when Wayne Rooney scrambled home inside the six-yard box. Rickie Lambert 's backheel hit the post, leaving Rooney the simple task of cleaning up...

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  24. Enner Valencia Header Puts Ecuador Ahead Against England in World Cup Warm-Up

    England started brightly against Ecuador in Miami, but it was the South American side who opened the scoring with this powerful header from Enner Valencia...

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  25. Ghanaian Witch Doctor Claims to Have Caused Cristiano Ronaldo's World Cup Injury

    Yes, you read the headline correctly. A witch doctor from Ghana is claiming responsibility for Cristiano Ronaldo 's knee injury , which has put the Portugal star's fitness in question for the 2014 World Cup...

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