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World Cup 2014: Team Of The Tournament

World Cup 2014: Team Of The Tournament

After an extraordinary month of football in Brazil which has seen Germany win their fourth World Cup, there have also been many individual players who took the tournament by storm. However, FIFA’s choice for the overall Player Of The Tournament has proven to be controversial. Lionel Messi was given the award despite not producing many heroics beyond the group stages. ... Read More »

World Cup 2014: Bizarre and Hilarious Moments

World Cup 2014: Bizarre and Hilarious Moments

In a World Cup full of twists and turns, it’s time to look back on some of the stranger moments of World Cup 2014. The James Rodriguez Grasshopper After taking a penalty against Brazil, James Rodriguez was joined in his celebrations by the giant insect which latched onto his arm. Making a brilliant cameo appearance, the grasshopper went completely unnoticed ... Read More »

Argentina Squeeze Past Dutch On Penalties To Make Final

Argentina Squeeze Past Dutch On Penalties To Make Final

Maxi Rodriguez’s blast of a penalty sent Argentina to the World Cup Final on Wednesday night in Sao Paulo, with the Newell’s Old Boys player powering his attempt past Dutch ‘keeper Jasper Cillessen to send the hoards of Argentinian fans in attendance into delirium. The goal capped off a one-sided penalty shootout that was dominated by Argentina following a dull ... Read More »

Brazil vs Germany with WWE Wrestling Commentary – Video

Brazil vs Germany with WWE Wrestling Commentary – Video

Enjoy last night’s brutal world cup semi-final between Germany and Brazil again, thanks to WWE commentator & legend Jim Ross! Via Screamer. Read More »

World Cup: Semi-Final Preview

World Cup: Semi-Final Preview

After three and half weeks and 159 goals scored, only four teams remain at the World Cup and are just one win away from Sunday’s final at the Maracana. However, despite being so close to glory, none of the four semi-finalists have sailed through the knockout stages as all four have needed extra time in either the second round or ... Read More »

World Cup 2014: A Peek At The Quarter Finals

World Cup 2014: A Peek At The Quarter Finals

With the quarter finals of the 2014 World Cup just round the corner, it’s time to take a look at the likely outcomes of the matches and how the tournament will pan out. France v Germany Before the World Cup began this match up would have been a no brainer; the two teams involved had significantly polarizing performances at the ... Read More »

Di Maria Breaks Swiss Hearts

Di Maria Breaks Swiss Hearts

An Angel Di Maria strike two minutes before the end of extra time sent Switzerland home from the World Cup. After what was arguably one of his worst performances in living memory, the Real Madrid man slotted home a composed finish after an assist from Lionel Messi in the 117th minute. It almost was not enough to seal Argentina’s place ... Read More »

Fifa must take action against diving in football

Fifa must take action against diving in football

After the Holland V Mexico game on Sunday Arjen Robben admitted to diving during the match. Yet Fifa said that they would not take retrospective action against Robben. They say they do not tolerate simulation during matches, yet they let Robben get away with it, it’s ludicrous. Players will continue to dive and cheat because they know more likely then ... Read More »

Why Brazil Might Yet Win The World Cup

Why Brazil Might Yet Win The World Cup

If this thrilling World Cup has shown anything so far, it’s that it is the most open tournament we’ve seen in a long time. Normally, the main contenders for the crown take time to grow into the competition and it’s at about this stage that they step up and show their credentials. However, having watched every minute of every single ... Read More »

World Cup Round of 16 Breakdown

World Cup Round of 16 Breakdown

With the Group Stage portion of this 2014 World Cup complete, we’ve finally thinned the herd down to 16 select international sides who will now vie for the title of World’s best. From those that have been there before like Argentina and Brazil, to the 1st timers like Algeria and Greece, the remaining field is laden with talent and stories ... Read More »