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.
“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
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
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
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.
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
A look at England's most decorated goal-scorer Wayne Rooney's international career
Hamburg’s singing taxi drivers — the Bhangu Brothers — on how they make their 'Dollywood' (Deutsche Bollywood), bhangra-infused hits
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Out of Rs 89 lakhs, the MLAs spent a whopping Rs 48,12,550 on World Cup match tickets alone.
Real Madrid says it has signed Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas from Levante following his stellar World Cup campaign.
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.
Asked why Brazil failed Neymar said there were simply things that could not be explained.