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Three is a charm: Why the Germany vs Argentina final promises to be epic

Jul 13, 2014

Three is a charm: Why the Germany vs Argentina final promises to be epic

Like so many other FIFA World Cup winners, Germany and Argentina made history when they lifted the trophy. But at the Maracana on Sunday night, they will write a chapter in World Cup history that no other team has written before. #Sports #World Cup #Germany #FIFA #Argentina #2014 #FIFA World Cup 2014 #WC 2014 Features #Germany vs Argentina
Disputed Afghan election to be recounted in full

Jul 13, 2014

Disputed Afghan election to be recounted in full

KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. State Secretary John Kerry convinced Afghanistan's feuding presidential candidates on Saturday to agree to a total recount of last month's presidential election, which has threatened to split the country along ethnic lines. After two days of intense talks between Kerry, Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani, all parties agreed that the best way out of the acrimonious and protracted deadlock was to delay the inauguration and recount all the ballots from scratch. #facebook #United States #World Cup #Brazil #France #Afghanistan #Russia #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico
Nightmare continues for Brazil as Dutch take third spot in World Cup

Jul 13, 2014

Nightmare continues for Brazil as Dutch take third spot in World Cup

With the result, the Netherlands finishes a World Cup unbeaten in regular play for the first time, having lost to Argentina on penalties in the semifinals. #Brazil #Robin van Persie #Netherlands #FIFA World Cup 2014 #WC 2014 #WC 2014 News #3rd place
How World Cup cash is paid to teams and players

Jul 13, 2014

How World Cup cash is paid to teams and players

From its near $4.5 billion in revenue from broadcasters, sponsors, hospitality and licensing deals, FIFA distributes just over $400 million to the 32 national federations taking part in the tournament. #Sports #FIFA #World Cup 2014 #WC 2014 Features

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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 12, 2014

Dejected Brazilians watch another World Cup loss

Downhearted Brazilians watch another World Cup loss, find solace in putting on good sho...
What independent Catalonia would do to Spain's football team

Jul 12, 2014

World Cup Final Live Blog: Argentina vs. Germany

Join the Daily News for complete coverage of the 2014 World Cup final as Germany and Argentina meet at the fabled Maracana in Rio de Janeiro to compete for soccer's biggest prize. We'll have all the pregame news and notes, photos, plus game coverage ...
What independent Catalonia would do to Spain's football team

Jul 12, 2014

Netherlands beats Brazil, 3-0, in World Cup's third-place game

One more, with gusto for the Dutch, who finish off Brazil, 3-0, in the third-place game of the World Cup...