Saturday, December 15, 2018

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FIFA World Cup 2014 Brazil Live updates and related stories.

Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts after losing to Germany in their extra time in their 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
Football superstar Deigo Maradona shocked World Cup fans after he announced that he believed Lionel Messi did not deserve to be named the best player of the 2014 tournament, adding that the Argentina forward won only for “marketing” purposes. Messi received the award after Argentina lost 1-0 to Germany in...
TWO football supporters in Germany have been killed in separate incidents as they celebrated their country winning the World Cup final. One 19-year-old man died in hospital on Monday from stab wounds after becoming involved in a scuffle at a cinema showing the match in the western city of...
Lionel Messi may have missed out on World Cup glory with Argentina, but he still walked away with the tournament’s Golden Ball award to the shock of pretty much everyone, even himself. The Barcelona man, widely regarded as the best player on world football along with Cristiano Ronaldo, didn’t score...
Disturbances have taken place in Buenos Aires after Argentina's national team lost the World Cup final 1-0 to Germany. Police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse angry fans. The clashes occurred in the center of the Argentinian capital, near the landmark Obelisk of Buenos Aires, where thousands of...
Few of us will ever know what is like to be a national hero, adored the length of breadth of their home country and assured a place in history. But Mario Gotze, the 22-year-old wizard behind the 113th-minute goal that saw his nation lift the World Cup for a...
Germany have won an engrossing World Cup final in Rio de Janeiro, beating Argentina 1-0 in extra-time. Mario Gotze was the hero, controlling the ball on his chest and volleying it past Argentinean goalkeeper Sergio Romero in the 113th minute. Argentina squandered numerous chances to win the match before the Bayern...
Germany are red-hot favourites to win the World Cup on Sunday, according to British bookmakers, with punters piling money on them to conquer Argentina in the final. Major betting firms have the Germans as odds-on to win the tournament after their 7:1 semi-final demolition of hosts Brazil. Paddy Power, Coral and...
BRASILIA, Brazil — When it was all over, it was the Netherlands receiving a standing ovation from the Brazilian crowd. Brazil walked off the field to boos, after another demoralizing loss to end its home World Cup. The Netherlands’ remarkable campaign ended on a high note after Robin van...
Teresopolis, Brazil: Brazilian superstar Neymar said Thursday he wants teammate Lionel Messi to lead Argentina to victory in the World Cup final against Germany. At an emotional press conference, Neymar broke down in tears as he relived the challenge which broke a vertebra in his back and left him...
As Brazilian fans start to recover from their devastating loss to Germany in the World Cup semifinals, experts say that heartbroken fans should be sure to take care of themselves as losing can come at a cost greater than national pride or a Sad Brazilians Tumblr, it can even affect the health...