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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.

Top of the top: The Best XI of World Cup 2014
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Top of the top: The Best XI of World Cup 2014

World Cup 2014 ended with Germany lifting their fourth title — and here's the Best XI of the tournament.

Herrera's bear-hugs to Sabella's fall: The funniest moments of World Cup 2014
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Herrera's bear-hugs to Sabella's fall: The funniest moments of World Cup 2014

Be it Joachim Low nose-picking immediately before shaking hands with Cristiano Ronaldo or Alejandro Sabella's failed trust fall — it's all in our compilation of the World Cup's funniest, most hilarious moments.

David Luiz, Gerrard, Ronaldo all part of World Cup 2014's Worst XI
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David Luiz, Gerrard, Ronaldo all part of World Cup 2014's Worst XI

World Cup 2014 ended with Germany lifting their fourth title — and here's the Worst XI of the tournament.

Attention to detail and milkshakes fire Germany to World Cup glory
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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.

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

Suarez to Fred: The most controversial moments of World Cup 2014
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Suarez to Fred: The most controversial moments of World Cup 2014

World Cups are never without controversy. In fact, what is a World Cup without controversy?

Brazil 2014: All the highs and lows of a brilliant World Cup
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Brazil 2014: All the highs and lows of a brilliant World Cup

Shockingly in some instances of violent and reckless play, referees showed fewer yellow and red cards per game than at any World Cup since 1986.

'German Messi' no longer: How Mario Goetze carved out his niche
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'German Messi' no longer: How Mario Goetze carved out his niche

Goetze's ability to slip through clusters of defenders, shoot with both feet, play across the forward line and be comfortable in a passing team like Dortmund gave rise to the Messi comparison.

Lessons India has to learn from Germany's success at the World Cup
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Lessons India has to learn from Germany's success at the World Cup

did you never at any point during the last month hope that India was part of this tournament too? Being a neutral observer and all that is fine but nothing beats supporting your home country.

World Cup 2014: How Germany outplayed Messi and everyone else
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World Cup 2014: How Germany outplayed Messi and everyone else

Messi knew it, Neuer knew it, every fan in the stadium and around the world knew it — the best player (voted by the media) had lost and the best team had won.

Failed on biggest stage yet again: Will Messi ever know World Cup glory?
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Failed on biggest stage yet again: Will Messi ever know World Cup glory?

If there is hurt, then perhaps at this moment no one knows it better than Messi.

World Cup 2014: The top scorers, creators and goalkeepers
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World Cup 2014: The top scorers, creators and goalkeepers

A list of the top goal-scorers, assist-getters and goalkeepers of World Cup 2014.

The 2014 World Cup showcased Brazil, good sides and bad
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The 2014 World Cup showcased Brazil, good sides and bad

The World Cup ends Sunday with a marquee match-up, Argentina against Germany, and host Brazil rushing to be ready for an even bigger logistical challenge: the 2016 Olympics.

Time for Messi to win World Cup and end the 'greatest ever' debate
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Time for Messi to win World Cup and end the 'greatest ever' debate

Messi's only problem — and it's unreal how it is not even a problem in his game — is that he's still not Maradona. He's still not Pele. He's still not Zinedine Zidane.

World Cup final: Argentina are no Brazil; Germany needs to forget the 7-1 result
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World Cup final: Argentina are no Brazil; Germany needs to forget the 7-1 result

The Brazil result is freakish and even though Germany have mentioned that they are not going to get carried away... multiple times, it will be hard to stop thinking about it.

Why the Germany vs Argentina World Cup final promises to be epic
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Why the Germany vs Argentina World Cup 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.

Why Brazilians are supporting Germany over Argentina in the World Cup final
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Why Brazilians are supporting Germany over Argentina in the World Cup final

As it rains heavily in Rio and the sun attempts to shine through the clouds, we have to admit that Germany was simply the better team in terms of training, strategy, talent and sportsmanship.

How World Cup cash is paid to teams and players
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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.

World Cup 2014: All you need to know about Brazil vs Netherlands
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World Cup 2014: All you need to know about Brazil vs Netherlands

Brazil are taking part in their fourth third-place playoff at the World Cup.