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German footballer Benedikt Howedes, member of 2014 FIFA World Cup side, retires at 32 citing personal reasons
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German footballer Benedikt Howedes, member of 2014 FIFA World Cup side, retires at 32 citing personal reasons

Höwedes played 44 times for the German national team from 2011-17 and played every minute for his team at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

André Schürrle, World Cup winner with Germany, retires at 29 after Borussia Dortmund ends contract
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André Schürrle, World Cup winner with Germany, retires at 29 after Borussia Dortmund ends contract

“I don’t need any more applause,” André Schürrle told a German magazine after being released from his contract with Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday.

Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini 'admires' Uruguay striker Luis Suarez for biting him at 2014 World Cup
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Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini 'admires' Uruguay striker Luis Suarez for biting him at 2014 World Cup

Suarez, who escaped punishment during the game, was later banned for four months plus nine internationals — but Chiellini said he bore no grudge towards him.

Major League Soccer: San Jose's tireless Chris Wondolowski edges closer to Landon Donovan's all-time goalscoring record
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Major League Soccer: San Jose's tireless Chris Wondolowski edges closer to Landon Donovan's all-time goalscoring record

Chris Wondolowski of the San Jose Earthquakes has had a career filled with its share of ups and downs, but the American footballer is inching close to what would be his greatest achievement, the all-time goalscoring record of tthe MLS.

FIFA World Cup moments: When Frank Lampard's disallowed goal against Germany provided impetus for goalline technology
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FIFA World Cup moments: When Frank Lampard's disallowed goal against Germany provided impetus for goalline technology

Besides being an 'England v Germany', Lampard’s 'goal' came at a pivotal juncture in the knockout game. The scoreline read 2-1 in the favour of Germany, when the former Chelsea midfielder's shot (if allowed) would have been the equaliser at the same time providing England the momentum.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Nigeria coach urges players, federation to sort out pay issues before Russia
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Nigeria coach urges players, federation to sort out pay issues before Russia

Nigeria were not the only team to be hit by money troubles in 2014, Ghana's players demanded for more than $3 million in bonuses that was later flown to Brazil.

From being the youngest debutant to the highest goal-scorer, top moments of Wayne Rooney's England career
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From being the youngest debutant to the highest goal-scorer, top moments of Wayne Rooney's England career

A look at England's most decorated goal-scorer Wayne Rooney's international career

Meet the Bhangu Brothers: The Punjabi duo making Germans sing along to their tunes
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Meet the Bhangu Brothers: The Punjabi duo making Germans sing along to their tunes

Hamburg’s singing taxi drivers — the Bhangu Brothers — on how they make their 'Dollywood' (Deutsche Bollywood), bhangra-infused hits

Bundesliga: James Rodriguez eyes redemption at Bayern Munich after reuniting with Carlo Ancelotti
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Bundesliga: James Rodriguez eyes redemption at Bayern Munich after reuniting with Carlo Ancelotti

The image of a distraught James Rodriguez being consoled by Brazil's David Luiz after a brutal World Cup quarter-final defeat in 2014 still resonates today.

Humans of Olympics: Meet Robson Oliveira, the Ronaldinho lookalike with a global audience
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Humans of Olympics: Meet Robson Oliveira, the Ronaldinho lookalike with a global audience

Life in a Rio de Janeiro favela isn’t easy. It is even more difficult if you happen to look like one of the most famous and loved footballers in the world.

Brazil still trying to regroup a year after humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany in World Cup
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Brazil still trying to regroup a year after humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany in World Cup

On Wednesday's anniversary of its humiliating 7-1 home World Cup loss to Germany, there is no sign the Selecao are back on the right track.

'This should've happened long ago': Latin American fans cheer FIFA officials' indictment
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'This should've happened long ago': Latin American fans cheer FIFA officials' indictment

while local fans were saddened not to see one of their own teams win last year's FIFA WC in Brazil, they were cheering the unprecedented arrests and probes announced on Wednesday.

Goa legislators pay up for Brazil junket as they bow down to pressure
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Goa legislators pay up for Brazil junket as they bow down to pressure

After dodging payment of their junket for the Fifa World Cup 2014, three out of four ruling legislators from Goa have finally footed the bill.

ISL: Mumbai City FC's resurgence the Peter Reid way
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ISL: Mumbai City FC's resurgence the Peter Reid way

There has been a dramatic turnaround in Mumbai City FC's fortunes after a difficult start to the season and the credit goes to the coach Peter Reid whose change in philosophy akin to Louis Van Gaal has worked wonders.

Here's how Goan MLAs spent Rs 84.59 lakhs on a junket to World Cup in Brazil
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Here's how Goan MLAs spent Rs 84.59 lakhs on a junket to World Cup in Brazil

Out of Rs 89 lakhs, the MLAs spent a whopping Rs 48,12,550 on World Cup match tickets alone.

Real Madrid signs Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas
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Real Madrid signs Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas

Real Madrid says it has signed Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas from Levante following his stellar World Cup campaign.

The Fred penalty explained: Japanese ref finally talks about World Cup decisions
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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 appoint Dunga as Scolari successor
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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.

Brazil has slipped behind in world football: Neymar
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Brazil has slipped behind in world football: Neymar

Asked why Brazil failed Neymar said there were simply things that could not be explained.