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FIFA World cup 2014

Goetze will never again be Germany’s forgotten man

4 years, 3 months ago
RIO DE JANEIRO: When Germany thrashed Brazil 7-1 with Miroslav Klose becoming the World Cup’s all-time leading goalscorer, Mario Goetze could probably have been forgiven for not leading the cheers from the sidelines.

FIFA rejects Suarez appeal against biting ban

4 years, 3 months ago
RIO DE JANEIRO: Uruguay forward Luis Suarez, banned from all soccer activity for four months and nine competitive internationals for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during a World Cup match, has lost his appeal, FIFA said on…

Brazil’s Neymar ruled out of World Cup with back injury

4 years, 3 months ago
FORTALEZA: Brazil forward Neymar has been ruled out of the World Cup after fracturing a vertebra in his back in the closing stages of the 2-1 quarter-final win over Colombia on Friday in a major blow to the host nation.

Brazil beat Chile in penalty shootout

4 years, 3 months ago
BELO HORIZONTE: Brazil beat Chile 3-2 in a penalty shootout to reach the World Cup quarter-finals after their dramatic last-16 match in Belo Horizonte ended 1-1 after extra time on Saturday. Chile's Gonzalo Jara missed the vital…

FIFA World Cup: Argentina edge past debutants Bosnia

4 years, 4 months ago
RIO DE JANEIRO: Former World Champions Argentina started their campaign of the FIFA World Cup 2014 with a 2-1 win over debutants Bosnia and Herzegovina at Estádio Maracanã stadium in Rio de Janeiro, ARY News reports. It didn't take long…

Messi sends Argentina to World Cup with last warmup goal

4 years, 4 months ago
LA PLATA, Argentina: Substitute Lionel Messi scored his 38th goal for Argentina as they breezed past Slovenia 2-0 in their final World Cup warmup on Saturday. Messi, his country's second highest scorer after Gabriel Batistuta, had not found…