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Argentine President Kirchner to miss FIFA World Cup final

Jul 11, 2014

Argentine President Kirchner to miss FIFA World Cup final

Kirchner disclosed the news Thursday in a letter to Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. #Sports #football #Germany #Argentina #Dilma Rousseff #FIFA World Cup 2014 #Christine Kirchner #FIFA World Cup final
The road ahead: Will mauled Brazil dump Scolari for a 'gringo' coach?

Jul 11, 2014

The road ahead: Will mauled Brazil dump Scolari for a 'gringo' coach?

Scolari will not necessarily go when the tournament ends, though his contract will be up, but he did take full responsibility for the Germany meltdown. #Sports #Brazil #football #Entertainment #Luiz Felipe Scolari #Pep Guardiola #FIFA World Cup 2014 #Scolari
Crime spree helps Pakistani Taliban squirrel away cash before raids begin

Jul 11, 2014

Crime spree helps Pakistani Taliban squirrel away cash before raids begin

PESHAWAR Pakistan (Reuters) - In the months before Pakistan jets began pounding Taliban hideouts in the lawless border region near Afghanistan, militants were busily conducting an unprecedented wave of kidnapping and extortion, stockpiling cash for the fight ahead. #facebook #World Cup #India #China #Business #France #Government #markets #United Kingdom
Heads up, World Cup teams: The robots are coming

Jul 10, 2014

Heads up, World Cup teams: The robots are coming

The "players," which range from life-size humanoids to wheeled objects the size of soccer balls, compete in size-based divisions on miniature indoor fields. The tournament runs from July 19-25. #World Cup #Robots #FIFA World Cup 2014 #WC 2014 News

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FIFA World Cup History: Just Fontaine's unbreakable record

May 09, 2014

FIFA World Cup History: Just Fontaine's unbreakable record

Just Fontaine however holds the record for the highest number of goals scored in a single tournament: representing France at the 1958 World Cup in Sweden, Fontaine scored 13 as Les Bleus finished third in Scandinavia. #Sports #World Cup #Brazil #France #football #KickingAround #2014 FIFA World Cup #World Cup History #Just Fontaine #13 #1958 World Cup
What independent Catalonia would do to Spain's football team

Nov 27, 2012

What independent Catalonia would do to Spain's football team

Independence would mean that most of Spain's players could then play for Catalonia. If that happens, they could be the first nation to win the World Cup at the first time of asking. #World Cup #Barcelona #Spain #KickingAround #Euro 2012 #Catalonia

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What independent Catalonia would do to Spain's football team

Jul 10, 2014

World Cup: Luis Suarez appeal is rejected by FIFA

Luis Suarez's ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini during a World Cup match has been upheld by soccer's international governing body... #FIFA #Luis Suarez #Giorgio Chiellini
What independent Catalonia would do to Spain's football team

Jul 11, 2014

O-le Canada! Hockey homeland is mad for World Cup

O-le Canada! No team in the World Cup, but Canadians remain crazy about the 'beautiful game... #FIFA #Luis Suarez #Giorgio Chiellini
What independent Catalonia would do to Spain's football team

Jul 10, 2014

Neymar unscathed by Brazil's huge World Cup defeat

Among few unscathed by dreadful World Cup loss, Neymar to continue carrying Brazil's hope... #FIFA #Luis Suarez #Giorgio Chiellini