Category Archives: World Cup

World Cup Day 23: Shootout sends Argentina to Germany clash

It was powerhouse vs powerhouse as South American juggernauts Argentina came up against Europe’s historic¬†Oranje. With Germany already waiting in the final, the Netherlands and Argentina would battle to decide who would have the impossible task of toppling the Germans. … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 22: German rampage stuns Brazil

Brazil and Germany met in the first semifinal of the 2014 World Cup to settle an age old grudge – who is the ultimate football nation? The teams, with eight World Cup trophies between them, are two of the games … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 20: Brazil and Germany edge into semifinals

Germany edge France in clash of titans Day 20 opened with a truly mouth-watering clash; footballing powerhouses Germany and France met in a quarter-final match-up that would have been worthy of being a World Cup final. France started with a … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 19: Extra time sends Belgium and Argentina through

Messi bails Argentina out with minutes to go In the World Cup’s penultimate round of 16 game, Lionel Messi’s Argentina came up against a Switzerland side who boast a left-footed wizard of their own. The Swiss, led by none other … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 18: Germany and France cut it close

Late goals seal hard-fought French victory Two French-speaking countries, France (duh) and Nigeria, came up against each other with a spot in the quarterfinals on the line. France, who have been one of the best sides in the tournament so … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 17: Incredible comeback sends Oranje through

Netherlands win in incredible comeback In the second day of round-of-16 action, Louis Van Gaal’s free-scoring Netherlands met Miguel Herrera’s defensively-sound Mexico; it set the game up for an interesting contest. But the game was never going to be wave … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 16: Shootout sends Brazil through, James sparkles for Colombia

Brazil edge through on penalties Day 16 kicked off with the World Cup’s first knockout match – an intriguing round-of-16 clash between South American sides Chile and Brazil. Host nation Brazil had the weight of an entire population on their … Continue reading

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