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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 13: Uruguay edge Italy amidst Suarez controversy

Uruguay edge tight game to knock out Italy In an intriguing Group D encounter, Uruguay and Italy met in the battle for progression into the knockout rounds. Costa Rica, who had beaten both teams, had already qualified from the group, … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 4: France claim big victory, Messi scores for Argentina

The fourth day of the World Cup brought great action from Group E and a first glimpse of Argentina’s fabled front line. Dramatic goal seals Swiss comeback Switzerland have been touted as a potential dark horse for this tournament – … 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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