1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Xherdan Shaqiri Gives Cheeky Wink Before Switzerland-Argentina at the World Cup

    Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri has had a great World Cup thus far, so it's little wonder he was feeling confident before their last-16 clash with Argentina. Check out this cheeky little wink he gave to the cameras...

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  18. Young Germany Fan Is Seriously Pumped for World Cup Match

    The World Cup truly is a passionate affair. This young Germany fan was getting ready to watch his team play Algeria in the last 16. For one so young, he certainly didn't lack emotion...

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  19. Nigeria's John Obi Mikel Nutmegs Paul Pogba of France

    France's Paul Pogba is one of the most exciting midfielders on the planet, but even great players get embarrassed sometimes...

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  20. World Cup Stars Pirlo, Howard, Khedira Feature in Beards of Brazil Graphic

    There's been a lot of talk about beards at this World Cup. So much, that one Twitter user took to designing a graphic to highlight some of the best. Andrea Pirlo , Tim Howard and Sami Khedira are among those to feature in the artwork...

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  21. Costa Rica vs. Greece: Goals and Highlights for World Cup 2014 Round of 16

    Costa Rica's fairy-tale run at the World Cup continues, after a penalty shootout win against Greece took them through to the quarterfinals. There was little to report from the first half hour...

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  22. Mexico Coach Miguel Herrera and Robin van Persie Get in Shoving Match

    Mexico coach Miguel Herrera was understandably emotional after seeing his team concede twice late to lose 2-1 to the Netherlands. The loss sent Mexico out of the World Cup...

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  23. Dutch Airline KLM Troll Mexico After World Cup Comeback Win for Netherlands

    Mexico suffered a painful defeat in their World Cup last-16 tie with the Netherlands—conceding twice in the waning minutes to lose 2-1. After the match ended, Dutch airline KLM wasted no time in posting this trolling on its Twitter account...

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  24. Did Arjen Robben Dive to Win Netherlands' Decisive Penalty Against Mexico?

    Netherlands produced a dramatic comeback on Sunday to beat Mexico 2-1 and advance to the World Cup quarterfinals...

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  25. Guillermo Ochoa Produces Yet Another Vital Save for Mexico at the World Cup

    Mexico's Guillermo Ochoa has arguably been the goalkeeper of the tournament at this summer's World Cup. He produced another defining moment against Netherlands on Sunday—somehow ...

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