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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 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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World Cup Day 12: Neymar fires Brazil to round-of-16

Spain grab consolation win over Australia It’s bizarre to see Spain heading into a match knowing that they have no chance of progression, but that was the case when the Spaniards met Australia in their final match of the 2014 … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 6: Mexico hold hosts Brazil

Algeria give Belgium early scare The day’s opening game saw Group H favourites Belgium take on an Algeria side that has never progressed from the group stages of the World Cup. Belgium, who are expected to make short work of the World … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 1: Referee aids Brazil recovery

If you didn’t already know what this World Cup meant to Brazil, the singing (or rather shouting) of their national anthem convinced you – victory is the only thing on their minds, failure is not an option. They came out ready to … Continue reading

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World Cup guide: All 32 competitors unmasked

It’s that time again. After four long, tantalizing years we are about to get what we’ve been waiting for: the FIFA World Cup is upon us. Brazil is the venue, and glory awaits the team who can go all the … Continue reading

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