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7 reasons why Brazil 2014 is turning into the best world cup ever

Colombia vs Uruguay fans

This World Cup us shaping up to be one of the best ever. Here’s why.

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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Mauricio Pinilla’s crazy tattoo

Mauricio Pinilla Tattoo Chile

Mauricio Pinilla gets a rather curious tattoo of Chile’s moment of heartbreak.

Brazil vs Chile: the Hosts Edge into the Quarters

With a bit of luck Brazil beat Chile on Penalties to progress to the quarter finals, but they were less than convincing.

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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Never Miss Another Big Game

If you’re finding it difficult to keep up with every game this World Cup, I’ve found a solution! I was recently alerted to a product called Replay Video Capture developed by Applian Technologies. Its a nifty software that’s useful for recording any video on the internet. I was particularly interested since most of us have …

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Uruguay vs England: Suarez breaks English Hearts

Suarez had bilateral knee surgery a month before his brace against England

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Brazil vs Croatia: Poor refereeing Mar’s Opening Game

Brazil 3-1 Croatia Goals: Marcelo (og) 11′ Neymar 29′ 71′ Oscar 91′ I could feel the electrifying atmosphere in Sao Paulo, all the way from Johannesburg. The Brazilians walked out arm-to-shoulder as a sign of unity. I’m not Brazilian, but the national anthem gave me goosebumps, to see players singing their national anthem with such …

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A Look back at the World Cup Mascots

The tradition of a World Cup mascot has become almost as popular as the games themselves. Mascots these days draw attention from the youth and are always part of the marketing campaigns for each tournament. Here I take a look at the best and the most ridiculous: England 1966 World Cup Willie Hosted in England, …

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World Cup 2014 Brazil: Team Focus – USA

Best: Semi Finals 1930 Group: G (vs Portugal, Ghana & Germany) Coach: Jurgen Klinsmann Jurgen Klinsmann has revamped this national team since taking over and I must say he has put together arguably one of the best USA sides that will grace the World Cup. Its unfortunate that they have been drawn into group G …

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