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2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil: Germany Are Crowned World Champions

July 14, 2014

Germany became the first European nation to win a World Cup in South America after defeating Argentina 1-0 in a cagey final that lasted into extra time. Though all eyes were on Lionel Messi, it was substitute Mario Gotze from team Germany who scored the decisive goal that simultaneously elevated the Germans to World Cup…

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2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil: Preview of Final

July 11, 2014

The stage is set for the World Cup final. After goals galore, high-profile suspensions, tragic injuries, and tense penalty shootouts, there are only two teams left standing: Germany and Argentina. And it is ON, this Sunday 3pm. Grab your Heineken (beer from Germany) and your steak with chimichurri (grub from Argentina) and your jersey and…

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2014 World Cup Semifinal: Germany Crush Brazil 7-1 to Book a Spot in the Final

July 9, 2014

Brazil’s samba train came to a screeching halt at the semifinals of the World Cup as Germany broke several records on its way to a 7-1 triumph over the tournament hosts—the highest tally of goals in a World Cup semifinal. While playing at home is regarded as a psychological advantage, without talisman and national treasure,…

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World Cup Round Up: Final Four Nations Emerge

July 8, 2014

The World Cup Quarter Finals produced four closely matched contests over the weekend. Brazil edged past Columbia 2-1 in a thrilling encounter on Friday. David Luiz looked to have sealed the win when he put Brazil 2-0 ahead. But James Rodríguez pulled a goal back with ten minutes left on the clock to set up…

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2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Update

June 26, 2014

The group stage of the World Cup is almost over. So far, 12 teams have managed to advance. Here’s what we already know: *Early favourites, Spain, weren’t the only soccer-crazed nations to fall short of expectations. England, Italy, Croatia, Ivory Coast and Japan failed to make it to the last 16, too. *Though Brazil was…

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