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World Cup 2014: Fulfilled Wishes

A piece of street art in Brazil featuring Robin Van Persie

Prior to kickoff, I had 10 hopes for World Cup 2014, lets see how kind the Football Gods have been.

World Cup Closing Ceremony: Quick and Painless

World Cup Closing Ceremony

The World Cup Closing Ceremony : no extravaganza, but at least it was painless

WATCH: Lionel Messi, Child Wonder!

Two rare videos of Lionel Messi as a child, playing football.

World Cup 2014 Final Preview: Germany vs Argentina

FIFA World Cup F2014 Final

The FIFA World Cup 2014 Final is here! Its Germany vs Argentina. Here is a preview of the match and a detailed zone-to-zone analysis of the teams.

Netherlands vs Argentina: 4 Observations

Javier Mascherano tackles Robben

4 key observations from the semi final: the Netherlands vs Argentina

Argentina 1 -0 Belgium: The 5 Best Players

Argentina win against Belgium

Here’s my top 5 players from Argentina’s win against Belgium.

Argentina vs Switzerland: Match Review

Lionel Messi vs Switzerland

Argentina XI: Romero, Federico Fernandez, Zabaleta, Garay, Rojo, Gago, Mascherano, Di Maria, Higuain, Messi, Lavezzi. Subs: Orion, Campagnaro, Biglia, Perez, Maxi Rodriguez, Augusto Fernandez, Demichelis, Palacio, Alvarez, Aguero, Andujar, Basanta. Switzerland XI: Benaglio, Lichtsteiner, Schar, Djourou, Rodriguez, Inler, Behrami, Xhaka, Shaqiri, Mehmedi, Drmic. Subs: Sommer, Ziegler, Senderos, von Bergen, Lang, Barnetta, Seferovic, Stocker, Dzemaili, Fernandes, Gavranovic, Burki.   The clear skies matched the light …

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Nigeria vs Argentina: Messi & co. Keep their Perfect Record

Argentina are through. Nigeria are through, the first African team to progress in this World Cup. Argentina may have gotten by in their first two group games, but they were made to work for their win against Nigeria. Regardless of whether you rate Lionel Messi or not, you have to hand it to him, he’s …

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World Cup 2014: Team Focus – Argentina

Best: Winners 1978 & 1986 Group: F (vs Bosnia, Nigeria & Iran) Coach: Alejandro Sabella Argentina are serious contenders for this title. Well, at every tournament they like to think of themselves as “serious contenders,” but seriously, this time they are. With so much talent upfront, coach Sabella is so spoilt for choice he could …

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Messi will want to show his quality against Spain – Casillas

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