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Front Covers From USA and Belgium Newspapers After Round of 16 Game [PHOTOS]

Most newspapers flooded their front pages with pictures from the many joyous public gatherings that turned massive scenes of disappointment.  None did it better than the Las Vegas Review-Journal (see above). The juxtaposition between the fan looking left while the glasses fan looks right in utter agony is absolutely brilliant. The Oakland […]

Angel Di Maria’s Rise To Elite Status Culminates In Argentina’s Run at World Cup

Angel Di Maria’s game-winning goal against Switzerland symbolized more than helping Argentina advance to the quarterfinals. It also highlighted his year long campaign of becoming a world class player. Before the 2013-14 season started, the 26-year-old was heavily linked with several clubs in a transfer deal to leave Real Madrid […]

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Most Exciting World Cup Moments: Number 11 – Toni Schumacher Flattens Patrick Battiston [VIDEO]

No.11: Toni Schumacher Flattens Patrick Battiston (Spain, 1982) Sometimes no matter how encapsulating a contest is, an unsavoury moment can overshadow it. In the 1982 World Cup, the semi-final between France and West Germany was an absolute classic. One of the finest matches in World Cup history. But if you […]

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Injury to sideline Michael Carrick for Manchester United’s Champions League match against Wolfsburg

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Midfielder Michael Carrick is likely to miss Manchester United’s Champions League home game with Wolfsburg on Wednesday due to injury, manager Louis van Gaal revealed on Tuesday. England international Carrick was one of four players who sat out training on Tuesday, along with Ander Herrera, […]