Category Archives: FIFA WORLD CUP 2014

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Germany secure fourth World Cup title

Germany were crowned world champions for the fourth time as Mario Gotze’s extra-time winner beat Argentina in the 2014 World Cup final. Gotze demonstrated perfect technique and commendable calm to…

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Head of Fifa partner ‘flees arrest’

Ray Whelan, head of Fifa partner Match Hospitality, has fled to escape arrest in Rio over alleged illegal World Cup ticket sales, Brazilian police say. Police chief Fabio Barucke said…

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Fifa rejects Suarez bite ban appeal

Fifa has rejected Uruguay and Liverpool striker Luis Suarez’s appeal against a four-month ban from all football-related activities for biting Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini. Suarez was also banned for nine international…

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Germany call for Brazilian support

Germany have called for the home support to get behind them in Sunday’s World Cup final against Brazil’s arch rivals Argentina. Joachim Low’s men thrashed Brazil 7-1 in the semi-final but praised…

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Brazil must learn lessons from Germany humiliation

Zizinho, the idol of the young Pele, was chosen as the best player of the 1950 World Cup, staged in Brazil, when the hosts went down 2-1 to Uruguay in the final…

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Brazil in shock at World Cup rout

As Brazil’s supporters wandered in their thousands around the wide avenues of Belo Horizonte late into the night, it was as if the full realisation of the events that had…

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Brazil humiliated by rampant Germany

Brazil’s World Cup dreams ended in humiliating and brutal fashion as Germany inflicted the heaviest World Cup semi-final defeat in the history of the tournament on the hosts in Belo…

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World Cup tickets official arrested

Brazilian police have arrested the chief executive of a Fifa partner company as part of investigations into the illegal sale of World Cup tickets. Ray Whelan from Match Hospitality was…

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Messi’s star shines brightest in Brazil

Neymar left the World Cup on a stretcher, James Rodriguez in tears. Luis Suarez was thrown out in disgrace. Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney failed to sparkle and Zlatan stayed at home. But Lionel Messi, arguably…

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Brazil appeal against Thiago Silva suspension

Brazil have lodged an appeal against captain Thiago Silva’s yellow card that means he is suspended for Tuesday’s World Cup semi-final against Germany. The defender was booked in Friday’s win against…