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Archives: World Cup

WATCH Germany 7-1 Brazil World Cup Animation [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Germany’s shock 7-1 victory over Brazil in the 2014 Workd Cup will be one of the everlasting memories of this summer. And now expert animator Richard Swarbrick has created another sensational animation, this time highlighting a few of the goals … Continue reading

Front Covers of Newspapers From Argentina and Netherlands Ahead of World Cup Semifinal [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Aram Gyan
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Yesterday Germany got their revenge for 2002 World Cup Final loss to Brazil in spades. Today we get a rematch of the 1978 Final between Holland and Argentina. Their newspapers today reveal two nations focused on different emotions; the Dutch … Continue reading

Nation In Shock: Front Covers Of Brazil Newspapers After Defeat Against Germany [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Brazil is in a state of shock today after yesterday’s 7-1 defeat against Germany. Newspapers across the country tried to capture the mood on the front pages. Here are the best covers from today’s Brazilian newspapers.

Argentina vs. Netherlands Predicted Lineups and Team News

Posted on by Matt Jones
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The Netherlands and Argentina are two nations that will feel as though they’ve never quite fulfilled their potential on the international stage. They’re teams that have boasted  some of the greatest players to have ever played the game and yet … Continue reading

Argentina vs Netherland Preview: World Cup Semifinal

Posted on by Rory OBeirne
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If last night was the most shockingly one-sided result in this World Cup, then tonight’s semi-final should prove to be a much more tight and evenly matched affair. It would be astonishing to see such a one-sided game as we … Continue reading

Louis van Gaal’s Football Philosophy Embraced By Dutch Players Ahead of Argentina Semifinal

Posted on by Mark Burke
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Idealism laced with a liberal dose of reality seems to be what Louis van Gaal has injected into the veins of his Dutch players in this World Cup. There are still the traces of ‘Dutchness’ in the crisp movement of … Continue reading

How David Luiz’s Weaknesses as a Defender Were Exposed Yet Again At The Worst Possible Time

Posted on by Andrew Jones
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Gary Neville’s famous description of David Luiz being so poor that it was as if the Brazilian was being controlled by a 10-year old playing PlayStation came to roost Tuesday night in Belo Horizonte. Luiz pointed to the sky after … Continue reading

Brazil Haunted By Its Past Success In World Cup Meltdown Against Germany

Posted on by Juan Arango
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Chile had Brazil on the ropes and that was what Germany saw as they knew that the two sides would cross paths at one point in this World Cup. It was a foreshadowing of things to come, although many thought … Continue reading

5 Reasons Why We’re Glad Brazil is Out of the World Cup

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Not everyone will admit it publicly, but there are a lot of smiles and happy faces this morning with the realization that Brazil is out of the World Cup tournament. Those grins are even greater given the way Brazil were … Continue reading

WATCH Trailer For ‘Messi: The Movie’ [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Leo Messi will be hitting the silver screen soon when his film, “Messi: The Movie,” will be released in movie theaters and, later, on TV screens worldwide. Directed by Spaniard Alex de la Iglesia, the part-film, part-documentary, takes viewers on … Continue reading

Most Memorable Dives of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Posted on by Ben Weich
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From Fred’s opening match flop to Arjen Robben’s repeated feigning against Mexico, the 2014 World Cup has had its share of dives. Who better, then, to judge these theatrical tumbles than skydiving experts and part-time football enthusiasts, GoSkydive? The tandem-jump … Continue reading

What Are the Odds of Playing on a World Cup Winning Team?

Posted on by Alex Muller
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This is arguably one of the most exciting and controversial World Cups in decades. We’ve seen some cracking play, incredible shots, a few extremely questionable calls as well as Suarez cement his reputation as FIFA’s least loveable vampire. Whether you’re … Continue reading

Why Goalkeeper Sergio Romero is a Big Part of Argentina’s Success

Posted on by Juan Arango
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In 1990, Sergio Goycochea stepped in for the injured Neri Pumpido and would be one of the catalysts to help lead Argentina in the World Cup. Between Maradona playing on one leg and “Goico” making important saves as well as … Continue reading

Key Tactical Change By Joachim Löw Turns Germany’s World Cup Hopes Around

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Just a week ago, Germany appeared to be struggling. The highly-touted side had struggled in a Round of 16 match against Algeria after having been exposed at various times during the Group stage. The problems for Germany earlier in the … Continue reading

Top 15 Stats From Brazil 1-7 Germany World Cup Semifinal

Posted on by Julian Delicata
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0 is the number of games lost by Germany in which Miroslav Klose has scored. 1st: Germany were the first team to score seven goals in a World Cup semifinal. 5 is the number of saves made by a hapless … Continue reading

Brazil Finally Found Out at World Cup By Unstoppable Germany

Posted on by Matt Jones
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Humiliated. There’s no other word for it. Brazil were completely and utterly embarrassed by a ruthless German team in front of their own supporters in the World Cup semi-final. For 64 years, the most devastating day in Brazilian football was … Continue reading

WATCH Brazil 1-7 Germany: Match Highlights [VIDEO]; Germans Stun Brazilians

Posted on by Alex Muller
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In one of the most stunning games of World Cup soccer, Germany crushed Brazil 7-1 in the World Cup semi-final to book a place in the final against either Argentina or Netherlands. In an absolutely embarrassing performance by Brazil coupled … Continue reading

WATCH Germany In Seventh Heaven After Beautiful Andre Schurrle Goal Makes it 7-0 Against Brazil [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Germany attacking midfielder Andre Schurrle scored a simply beautiful goal to make it 7-0 against Brazil in Belo Horizonte in a World Cup semi-final to never forget. The control, precision and spectacular shot by Schurrle was sublime, to score his … Continue reading