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The Fred penalty explained Japanese ref finally talks about World Cup decisions

Jul 25, 2014

The Fred penalty explained Japanese ref finally talks about World Cup decisions

Explaining his decision to award a penalty for Fred's dramatic flop, he added: "If you look at how it happened, the forward was looking to shoot in one move. The defender put his hands on him. That was a mistake. #Brazil #KickingAround #Croatia #World Cup 2014 #FIFA World Cup 2014 #Fred #WC 2014 News #Yuichi Nishimura
Neurologists say Neymar's brain works on auto-pilot while dribbling

Jul 25, 2014

Neurologists say Neymar's brain works on auto-pilot while dribbling

"From MRI images we discovered Neymar's brain activity to be less than 10 percent of an amateur player," researcher Eiichi Naito told AFP on Friday. #World Cup #Barcelona #Brazil #Lionel Messi #KickingAround #Cristiano Ronaldo #FIFA World Cup #Neymar #WC2014 #WC 2014 News #Neymar injury #Neurologists
World Cup over, but some Argentines refuse to leave Brazil

Jul 25, 2014

World Cup over, but some Argentines refuse to leave Brazil

Local media reports say tens of thousands of Argentine fans remain Brazil. They appear to be overwhelmingly young and male: Most are in their 20s, and less than a third of them are women. #Sports #HowThisWorks #Brazil #football #Argentina #photos #World Cup 2014 #Brazil World Cup
Brazil appoint Dunga as Scolari successor

Jul 22, 2014

Brazil appoint Dunga as Scolari successor

The 50-year-old Dunga, Brazil's 1994 World-Cup winning skipper, takes the reins for a second time having led the Selecao at the 2010 tournament. #Sports #World Cup #Brazil #football #KickingAround #2014 #FIFA World Cup 2014 #WC 2014 Features #Felipe Scolari
Brazil has slipped behind in world football Neymar

Jul 21, 2014

Brazil has slipped behind in world football Neymar

Asked why Brazil failed Neymar said there were simply things that could not be explained. #Brazil #Neymar #WC2014 #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 25, 2014

FIFA rejects calls to move 2018 World Cup away from Russia

FIFA has rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament “can achieve positive change....
What independent Catalonia would do to Spain's football team

Jul 25, 2014

Diego Maradona rips Argentina for not winning World Cup

Diego Maradona has slammed Argentina’s second-place finish in the World Cup, saying the team “did not play at all.... #Diego Maradona #Argentina national football team
What independent Catalonia would do to Spain's football team

Jul 25, 2014

U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard rules out return to MLS

Tim Howard may have been the face of American soccer during the World Cup, but the keeper still has no intention of playing full time in the United States... #Major League Soccer #Tim Howard #United States national football team
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