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Archives: World Cup 2014

World Cup Final Featured On Newspaper Front Covers Around the World [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Aram Gyan
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World Cup Final day finds the two nations’ newspapers in different moods. German newspapers express a brazen confidence while underdog Argentina harps on hope, prayer, and dreams.  Frankfurter Allgemeine (above) has the most distinctive front page of the day.  No words are … Continue reading

Messi Must Seize His Date With Destiny, Just As Diego Maradona Did 28 Years Ago

Posted on by Matt Jones
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The comparisons between Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona can be a little tiresome, but they’re understandably natural. Both supreme masters of their craft, both Argentinean No.10’s, both left-footed, both deistic figures for their compatriots. And on the cusp of the … Continue reading

WATCH ‘We Are The Germans’ Music Video; Fantastiche Unofficial World Cup Song [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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“We Are The Germans” has been my guilty pleasure this weekend. The hilarious music video features the unofficial World Cup song “We Are The Germans,” which is the perfect rallying cry ahead of Germany’s World Cup Final match against Argentina. … Continue reading

Germany vs Argentina World Cup Final: Key Player Matchups

Posted on by Abe Asher
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Will Argentina complete a remarkable and slightly inexplicable run to the title, or will Germany finally realize their unlimited potential? Here are the key matchups to watch. Ezequiel Garay v. Miroslav Klose Klose has done it. He has set the … Continue reading

Univision’s 12 Hours of Live World Cup Coverage Including Closing Ceremony Begins at 11am ET

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Univision is planning 12 hours of live World Cup Final coverage today beginning at 11am ET/8am PT. The coverage includes the Closing Ceremony, which will feature performances by musical stars Shakira, Wyclef Jean, Carlos Santana, Alexandre Pires, Carlinhos Brown, and … Continue reading

Where to Find the World Cup Final On US TV And Internet: Germany vs Argentina

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Today’s must-see game between Germany and Argentina will be shown live on US television and Internet beginning at 3pm ET/Noon PT. The winner today will be crowned World Champions. It’s important to reiterate that the match kicks off at 3pm … Continue reading

Who Do You Think Will Win the World Cup Final?

Posted on by Alex Muller
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With the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final just hours away, it’s now your opportunity to share your expertise and let us know who you think will win soccer’s ultimate trophy. Will it be Germany or Argentina that will lift the … Continue reading

Argentina vs. Germany: By The Numbers

Posted on by Julian Delicata
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The winners of the 20th FIFA World Cup will be decided in a mouth-watering clash between two giants of international football in the historic Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Between them, Argentina and Germany have won 5 World Cup … Continue reading

Can Argentina be the Spain of World Cup 2010?

Posted on by Julian Delicata
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The scorelines 2-1, 1-0, 3-2, 1-0, 1-0, 0-0 — these are hardly the results of world beaters especially when the opposition includes Iran (ranked 43rd in the FIFA ranking), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Nigeria and Switzerland.  However, “world beaters” is exactly what … Continue reading

Why there’s a Love-Hate Relationship Between Soccer Powers Argentina and Brazil

Posted on by Juan Arango
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Editor’s note: One of the less discussed topics at this World Cup has been the vocal animosity that Brazil fans have shown towards Argentina, whether it’s Brazilians booing the Argentina team and/or cheering on Argentina’s opposition. Now with Argentina in … Continue reading

Official World Cup Logos From 1930 to 2014 [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Take a walk back through time to review all of the official FIFA World Cup logos from 1930 to 2014. In all, theres been 20 World Cup tournaments played. Out of the 20 logos below, which one is your favorite? … Continue reading

Germany’s Patience In Joachim Löw is a Model For Other Countries to Emulate

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Never in recent history has a World Cup final been bigger for a head coach. Unlike most other managers that have taken their national teams to a final, Joachim Löw is a multiple major tournament leader implementing a long-term vision … Continue reading

WATCH 50 Most Shocking Moments In World Cup History [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Note to the producers of the “50 Most Shocking Moments in World Cup History”: The film will need to be updated soon to include several of the shocking moments from World Cup 2014 including Germany beating Brazil 7-1 in the … Continue reading

WATCH Brazil 0-3 Netherlands Match Highlights [VIDEO]: Brazil Crash Out in Third Place Final

Posted on by Alex Muller
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It just keeps on getting worse for Brazil. After being thrashed 7-1 by Germany earlier this week, Brazil went into the Third Place Final hoping for a victory to wipe away the pain of being obliterated by the Germans. However, … Continue reading

Brazil vs Netherlands, Third Place World Cup Game: Starting Lineups, TV Listings And Open Thread

Posted on by Chirag Madhrani
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As we reach the near end of what has been an exhilarating month, Brazil and Netherlands face each other today in the Third Place Final, with pride as the only prize to play for. Where to watch – The third-place … Continue reading

Germany’s Manuel Neuer is Redefining The Goalkeeper Position

Posted on by Juan Arango
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I remember fondly a Bundesliga match between Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen during the 2012-13 season. Bayern Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer runs up towards the Leverkusen goal.  He dribbles and sets up a cross that drifts into the area, and in … Continue reading

Order Your Germany, Argentina And Other Official World Cup Jerseys Online

Posted on by Alex Muller
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It’s obviously a coincidence that the two teams with the best looking shirts for the World Cup will meet in the World Cup Final on Sunday. Both Germany and Argentina’s home and away shirts are splendid. The shirts are available … Continue reading

ESPN Sets Its Sights On Euro 2016 After Raising Bar On World Cup Coverage

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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So much of the discussion regarding ESPN’s coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup has been centered around what a magnificent job the network has done, but the fear of what’s going to happen after ESPN hands over the rights … Continue reading