Wc2014

Showing of 1 - 20 from 167 results
Wc2014 - Total results - 167
Neurologists say Neymar's brain works on auto-pilot while dribbling
Sports

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.

Brazil has slipped behind in world football: Neymar
Sports

Brazil has slipped behind in world football: Neymar

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

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

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.

Best World Cup 2014 quotes: 'I told Mario, go out and show that you are better than Messi'
Sports

Best World Cup 2014 quotes: 'I told Mario, go out and show that you are better than Messi'

Over the course of World Cup 2014, we will be keeping an ear out for what people say – from players and coaches to legends and fans.

Photos: A stunned Lionel Messi after losing the World Cup final
Sports

Photos: A stunned Lionel Messi after losing the World Cup final

For Messi, the loss of the World Cup final to Germany, left him stunned and a little dazed. We take a look at how Messi reacted post the match.

Photos: How Goetze helped Germany win their fourth World Cup title
Sports

Photos: How Goetze helped Germany win their fourth World Cup title

Mario Goetze ended Germany's 24-year wait for another World Cup title. Here are photos from the Germany vs Argentina football world cup final.

Gotze's terrific goal gives Germany fourth World Cup after 24 years
Sports

Gotze's terrific goal gives Germany fourth World Cup after 24 years

The now four-time world champions, the first European team to win it on South American soil, earned the honor of lifting the most recognized trophy in sports after a 1-0 victory.

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

World Cup 2014: The top scorers, creators and goalkeepers

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

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

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.

1930 to 2002: All FIFA World Cup finals starring Argentina or Germany
Sports

1930 to 2002: All FIFA World Cup finals starring Argentina or Germany

Argentina and Germany have appeared collectively in nine previous World Cup finals and two against each other.

Neymar backs Argentina to win WC; says he doesn't hate Zuniga
Sports

Neymar backs Argentina to win WC; says he doesn't hate Zuniga

"I won't say he came to injure me, I don't what was going on in his head but everyone who understands football can see that it wasn't a normal challenge," Neymar told reporters.

Watch: Brazilian players become invisible... literally
Sports

Watch: Brazilian players become invisible... literally

Come to think of it — you could see Brazil were invisible against Germany when they lost 1-7 in Belo Horizonte in the World Cup semifinal.

World Cup 2014: Netherlands stopped Messi, but forgot how to score
Sports

World Cup 2014: Netherlands stopped Messi, but forgot how to score

Netherlands has gained a reputation of being the master strategy team. Yet it all went horribly wrong against Argentina.

WC 2014 Matchday 23: Argentina beat Dutch to reach first final since 1990
Sports

WC 2014 Matchday 23: Argentina beat Dutch to reach first final since 1990

Live goals, updates, stats and pictures as Netherlands take on Argentina in the second semifinal of World Cup 2014.

Two players declined to take first penalty: Netherlands coach Van Gaal
Sports

Two players declined to take first penalty: Netherlands coach Van Gaal

He also added that two players declined to take the first penalty, which forced Ron Vlaar to take the responsibility.

Netherlands vs Argentina: It's not just about Robben and Messi
Sports

Netherlands vs Argentina: It's not just about Robben and Messi

There's too much at stake for either team to push forward relentlessly, meaning that the game in Sao Paulo is about much more than its star strikers.

The key battles that could decide Netherlands vs Argentina
Sports

The key battles that could decide Netherlands vs Argentina

Here are four key battles in the World Cup semi-final between Netherlands and Argentina at the Corinthians arena on Wednesday.

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

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

Lionel Messi has scored four of Argentina's eight goals, while Dutch forwards Arjen Robben and Robin van Persie have each notched three.

Placing Neymar before country: Where Brazil went terribly wrong
Sports

Placing Neymar before country: Where Brazil went terribly wrong

Brazil should have zipped their emotions in their kit-bags and walked out as Brazil — not as a Brazil clinging onto Neymar's identity.

Ruthless Germany run rampage, hand Brazil record 7-1 defeat
Sports

Ruthless Germany run rampage, hand Brazil record 7-1 defeat

The Germans will face either Argentina or the Netherlands in Sunday's final at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.