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Archives: World Cup 2014

World Cup Shirts For Teams From 1930 to 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted on by Alex Muller

Zalando have created an interactive infographic that features the World Cup shirts worn by each of the 32 World Cup teams participating in the 2014 World Cup. The infographic allows you to roll over the team names to see all … Continue reading

Argentina vs Switzerland: Starting Lineups, TV Times And World Cup Open Thread

Posted on by Chirag Madhrani

Argentina and Switzerland battle it out today to determine who will be going home and who will move through to the quarter-finals to play the winner of the USA vs Belgium game, later today. Where to watch – The 12 … Continue reading

Front Covers of USA and Belgium Newspapers Ahead of World Cup Game [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Aram Gyan
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July 4th comes early this year as America unites as one to support the Red, White, and Blue against the Red Devils of Belgium.  Millions will do their patriotic duty of sneaking out of work come 4 PM Eastern. Here’s … Continue reading

Predicted Lineups for USA vs Belgium in World Cup Round of 16 Game

Posted on by Jordan Pope

In today’s match against Belgium, the USA — using the same trio of Michael Bradley, Jermaine Jones and Kyle Beckerman — will allow the U.S. to solidify the midfield and keep as much possession as possible. While many have been … Continue reading

USA vs Belgium Preview: USA Readies Itself Against the World Cup Dark Horse

Posted on by Abe Asher

In many ways, it’s a classic matchup: A team with real belief whose sum is greater than its individual parts, against a sleeker, more fancied, more talented bunch who has a sum that is frustratingly less than its individual pieces. … Continue reading

Paul Pogba Beginning To Find His Feet On The World Stage

Posted on by Matt Jones

Soccer is a sport punctured by “what ifs” and “if onlys”. Stories have been around for decades about teams that missed out on certain players, only to see them go and become superstars. For example, Diego Maradona nearly signed for … Continue reading

USA World Cup Player Profile: Aron Johannsson

Posted on by Spenser Davis

US striker Aron Johannsson may play a part in USA’s game against Belgium on Tuesday afternoon, whether it’s from the bench or as a surprise starter. But how did the blonde-hair Icelandic striker find his way into this US World … Continue reading

Help Determine Which Country Has The World Cup’s Best Fans With Layzapp

Posted on by Ben Weich
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Layzapp wants to find which country at the World Cup has the most passionate fans – and it needs your help. The new TV-companion app has launched a built-in interactive game, in which users cheer as loud as they can … Continue reading

5 Reasons Why Asian Soccer is on the Decline

Posted on by Gary O'Toole

After several years of hard work, grueling traveling schedules and thorough preparations, Asia produced four World Cup qualifiers – Japan, Australia, South Korea and Iran. The fact that none of these four sides picked up a victory in a combined … Continue reading

Germany’s Manuel Neuer: Sweeper Keeper

Posted on by Ben Weich

While most people are talking about James, Messi and Robben, yesterday Germany’s ‘keeper, Manuel Neuer gave one of the performances of the World Cup. However as the song goes, it wasn’t what Neuer did, but the way that he did … Continue reading

Why The USA Used Clint Dempsey As a Lone Striker in Jozy Altidore’s Absence

Posted on by Kyle Cotter

The USMNT could not have had a better start to their World Cup when Seattle Sounders’ talisman Clint Dempsey scored in the first minute of group play against Ghana in Natal. It wasn’t all that easy though, as twenty-six minutes … Continue reading

Jozy Altidore: Looking at the United States Enigmatic Forward

Posted on by Taylor Anderson

The US Soccer Federation announced today that 24 year old forward Jozy Altidore has been cleared to play for the United States when they take on Belgium in the Round of 16 at the 2014 World Cup. Altidore has long … Continue reading

Can The USA Resharpen Their Countering Sword?

Posted on by Earl Reed

In the Group Stages of the World Cup, there were three teams that gave up only a single goal to their opponents. One of those teams was Belgium. So to think about the Americans’ play thus far heading into this … Continue reading

USA Coach Jürgen Klinsmann is a Master Motivator

Posted on by Adam Marcus

Tomorrow afternoon in Salvador, the U.S. Men’s National Team will take on The Red Devils of Belgium with a berth in the quarterfinals on the line. Many pundits and fans, yours truly included, did not believe that the U.S. would … Continue reading

Jozy Altidore Can Be the USA’s Difference Maker Tomorrow Against Belgium

Posted on by Tom Moore

The USA received some good news on Monday, as forward Jozy Altidore has been cleared to play against Belgium in the round-of-16 game on Tuesday. The question is how much will Altidore play, if he plays at all? USA coach … Continue reading

How the USA Can Defeat Belgium According to a Belgian Expert

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter

In advance of the US-Belgium game tomorrow, almost everyone has an opinion on the game and both teams from a Stars and Stripes perspective. Very few have been able to get the Belgian perspective, so here’s an interview about the … Continue reading

WATCH Germany 2-1 Algeria Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

In an exciting ending to the game, Germany beat Algeria 2-1 in extra time to book a place in the quarter-finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. At the end of regulation time, the score finished 0-0. Both Germany and … Continue reading

WATCH Germany Take 1-0 Lead Against Algeria With Beautiful Flick By Andre Schurrle [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

In an extremely eventful game, despite what the scoreline indicated, Germany took a 1-0 lead against Algeria in the first half of extra game after a fine flick by midfielder Andre Schurrle. The goal featured an exquisite touch by Schurrle … Continue reading