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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
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
German soccer boss says players' 'gaucho' dance not disrespectful

Jul 17, 2014

German soccer boss says players' 'gaucho' dance not disrespectful

There was little outcry in Argentina but sports newspaper Ole said: "The Gaucho dance performed by the Germans ... caused unease in our country." #World Cup #Germany #Argentina #FIFA World Cup #german #Celebration #Ole #Gaucho
Scolari resigns as Brazil contemplate life after World Cup 2014

Jul 15, 2014

Scolari resigns as Brazil contemplate life after World Cup 2014

Scolari's men were favourites to win the tournament but were demolished 7-1 in the semi-finals by eventual champions Germany. #Brazil #Germany #Neymar #Luiz Felipe Scolari #FIFA World Cup 2014
Germany World Cup heroes return to huge fan party

Jul 15, 2014

Germany World Cup heroes return to huge fan party

From the airport, the team set off for downtown Berlin in a bus painted with the years of Germany's World Cup victories: The previous occasions were in 1954, 1974 and 1990. #Sports #Brazil #football #Germany #FIFA World Cup 2014 #WC 2014 News #World Cup trophy
Attention to detail and milkshakes fire Germany to World Cup glory

Jul 15, 2014

Attention to detail and milkshakes fire Germany to World Cup glory

Victories in the group stage and the early knock-out phase brought not celebrations for Germany but a quiet round of banana milkshakes at the German compound. #Sports #Brazil #football #Germany #Argentina #Bastian Schweinsteiger #Joachim Loew #FIFA World Cup 2014 #Mario Goetze #WC 2014 Features
World Cup win caps decade-long project for Germany and Loew

Jul 15, 2014

World Cup win caps decade-long project for Germany and Loew

The 1-0 victory over Argentina at the Maracana that gave Germany its fourth World Cup completed a circle for Loew that began in 2004. #Sports #Brazil #football #Lionel Messi #Germany #Argentina #Joachim Loew #FIFA World Cup 2014 #Mario Goetze #WC 2014 Features