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#Brazil 2014

# brazil-2014 - Friday 26 June, 2015

Ghana's 'ball boy' received nearly €90,000 during their 2014 World Cup campaign
# Report
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# Report

Ghana's 'ball boy' received nearly €90,000 during their 2014 World Cup campaign

Jun 26th 2015, 3:34 PM 9,285 Views 3 Comments

That’s the exact same amount as their players.

# brazil-2014 - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Check out the trailer for Die Mannschaft - the story behind Germany's World Cup triumph
# Behind The Scenes
From The42
# Behind The Scenes

Check out the trailer for Die Mannschaft - the story behind Germany's World Cup triumph

Oct 29th 2014, 12:42 PM 4,327 Views 1 Comment

You have to see Per Mertesacker busting his dance moves.

# brazil-2014 - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Copying Germany won't work for other countries - Pep Guardiola
# Copycats
From The42
# Copycats

Copying Germany won't work for other countries - Pep Guardiola

Jul 22nd 2014, 5:06 PM 5,070 Views 1 Comment

The Munich coach says you have to back your own system.

# brazil-2014 - Monday 21 July, 2014

FIFA say yes but was this the best goal of the World Cup?
# Poll
From The42
# Poll

FIFA say yes but was this the best goal of the World Cup?

Jul 21st 2014, 2:03 PM 6,317 Views 15 Comments

James Rodriguez’ effort against Uruguay got the nod but we want to know if you agree.

It wasn't me! Someone in the Germany camp broke the World Cup trophy
# World Cup 2014
From The42
# World Cup 2014

It wasn't me! Someone in the Germany camp broke the World Cup trophy

Jul 21st 2014, 9:20 AM 11,445 Views 3 Comments

It’s okay though, it wasn’t the real one.

# brazil-2014 - Monday 14 July, 2014

'Teamwork, not individuals, the reason Germany won' - Philipp Lahm
# Lahm Of God
From The42
# Lahm Of God

'Teamwork, not individuals, the reason Germany won' - Philipp Lahm

Jul 14th 2014, 12:10 AM 4,357 Views 6 Comments

The Germany captain says individual players don’t matter.

# brazil-2014 - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Don't cry for me Argentina - Lionel Messi is the loneliest man in the Maracanã
# Messi-ing In Action
From The42
# Messi-ing In Action

Don't cry for me Argentina - Lionel Messi is the loneliest man in the Maracanã

Jul 13th 2014, 10:54 PM 8,081 Views 26 Comments

The Argentine playmaker had a last minute free-kick to send the game to penalties.

Here's the incident that somehow resulted in a free kick to Manuel Neuer
# Schumacher II
From The42
# Schumacher II

Here's the incident that somehow resulted in a free kick to Manuel Neuer

Jul 13th 2014, 10:05 PM 7,803 Views 23 Comments

Eh, what ref?

Goalkeepers shine brightest at 2014 World Cup
# Heroes
From The42
# Heroes

Goalkeepers shine brightest at 2014 World Cup

Jul 13th 2014, 2:18 PM 4,125 Views 3 Comments

The single most impressive goalkeeping display of all, though, may have come from America’s Tim Howard.

# brazil-2014 - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Maradona: 'Messi will define World Cup final'
# Legend On Legend
From The42
# Legend On Legend

Maradona: 'Messi will define World Cup final'

Jul 12th 2014, 3:14 PM 5,172 Views 12 Comments

The Argentine legend says his country ‘can’t allow’ a European team win the World Cup in South America.

A World Cup final is the least German fans expected
# Germany
From The42
# Germany

A World Cup final is the least German fans expected

Jul 12th 2014, 1:57 PM 3,102 Views 4 Comments

This is the culmination of a long re-building process says James Carew.

# brazil-2014 - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Should Javier Mascherano be free to play on after reacting to a head injury like this?
# Head Games
From The42
# Head Games

Should Javier Mascherano be free to play on after reacting to a head injury like this?

Jul 9th 2014, 10:02 PM 10,858 Views 18 Comments

The Argentina midfielder collapsed to the turf after a clash of heads.

World Cup hangout: The prize-giving webchat that's pity-partying hard in Brazil From The42
Live Jul 9th 2014, 7:00 PM

World Cup hangout: The prize-giving webchat that's pity-partying hard in Brazil

Six of our favourite front pages from Brazil in the wake of their 7-1 defeat
# Paper Talk
From The42
# Paper Talk

Six of our favourite front pages from Brazil in the wake of their 7-1 defeat

Jul 9th 2014, 2:10 PM 8,867 Views 3 Comments

Unsurprisingly, they don’t go easy on their team.

Open Thread: What's the worst defeat your team has ever suffered?
# Hammerings
From The42
# Hammerings

Open Thread: What's the worst defeat your team has ever suffered?

Jul 9th 2014, 12:02 PM 6,230 Views 34 Comments

In the wake of Germany’s rout of Brazil, we want to know the worst defeat you can remember?

'It's my fault' says Big Phil Scolari after Germany rout
# Seventh Hell
From The42
# Seventh Hell

'It's my fault' says Big Phil Scolari after Germany rout

Jul 9th 2014, 11:01 AM 4,691 Views 11 Comments

The Brazil coach is taking full responsibility for the humiliating defeat.

# brazil-2014 - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

World Cup Hangout: All the neutrals are supporting Germany tonight, right? From The42
Live Jul 8th 2014, 6:59 PM

World Cup Hangout: All the neutrals are supporting Germany tonight, right?

Kerrymen at the Copacabana -- Ireland are surely the best-supported nation not at this World Cup
# Letter From Brazil
From The42
# Letter From Brazil

Kerrymen at the Copacabana -- Ireland are surely the best-supported nation not at this World Cup

Jul 8th 2014, 2:01 PM 14,947 Views 14 Comments

With not a single green-clad team left in Brazil, Mikey Stafford gives you the pros and cons of rowing in behind each of the final four.

The story of the World Cup so far (according to Rihanna)
# Football Fwend
From The42
# Football Fwend

The story of the World Cup so far (according to Rihanna)

Jul 8th 2014, 9:00 AM 11,104 Views 8 Comments

Love the way you analyse, RiRi.

# brazil-2014 - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Neymar urges Brazil to achieve his dream World Cup win without him
# No More Neymar
From The42
# No More Neymar

Neymar urges Brazil to achieve his dream World Cup win without him

Jul 6th 2014, 1:19 AM 5,390 Views 8 Comments

Warning, this video might make you very emotional for the kid.

# brazil-2014 - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Neymar out of World Cup, according to Brazil doctor
# Back Problem
From The42
# Back Problem

Neymar out of World Cup, according to Brazil doctor

Jul 5th 2014, 1:04 AM 12,662 Views 41 Comments

The hosts’ talisman has broken vertebrae after tonight’s game.

# brazil-2014 - Friday 4 July, 2014

Germany's Hummels dreams of World Cup final
# Onwards
From The42
# Onwards

Germany's Hummels dreams of World Cup final

Jul 4th 2014, 7:47 PM 1,539 Views 0 Comments

“I was flat this morning and had to drink loads of water after the game, but things worked out differently for me at the end,” said the Dortmund centre half.

Life inside the Maracanã media centre, questions through a translator and rejoining the pack
# Letter From Brazil
From The42
# Letter From Brazil

Life inside the Maracanã media centre, questions through a translator and rejoining the pack

Jul 4th 2014, 2:41 PM 4,945 Views 2 Comments

Our man at the World Cup Mikey Stafford has arrived in Rio ahead of the first quarter-final tie this evening.

# brazil-2014 - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action
# Brazil 2014
From The42
# Brazil 2014

Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action

Jul 2nd 2014, 8:00 AM 8,653 Views 12 Comments

Belgium and Argentina stay in Brazil as we say goodbye to the US and Switzerland.

# brazil-2014 - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Belgium beat gallant USA 2-1 to make World Cup quarter-finals
# Match Report
From The42
# Match Report

Belgium beat gallant USA 2-1 to make World Cup quarter-finals

Jul 1st 2014, 11:44 PM 7,180 Views 14 Comments

Klinsi’s boys did their country proud but the Red Devils march on.

Argentine commentator breaks down in tears after di Maria's winner against Switzerland
# Something In My Eye
From The42
# Something In My Eye

Argentine commentator breaks down in tears after di Maria's winner against Switzerland

Jul 1st 2014, 10:36 PM 7,162 Views 2 Comments

We were crying too but only because we missed out on a shootout.

Messi turns creator to send Argentina into last eight
# Match Report
From The42
# Match Report

Messi turns creator to send Argentina into last eight

Jul 1st 2014, 7:55 PM 5,245 Views 2 Comments

Angel di Maria finished the move as Argentina survived a late siege in extra-time.

World Cup hangout: the webchat that would change its mind at the last minute in a shootout From The42
Live Jul 1st 2014, 7:00 PM

World Cup hangout: the webchat that would change its mind at the last minute in a shootout

Chile striker gets tattoo of 119th minute shot that hit the crossbar against Brazil
# Got Ink?
From The42
# Got Ink?

Chile striker gets tattoo of 119th minute shot that hit the crossbar against Brazil

Jul 1st 2014, 3:44 PM 7,530 Views 5 Comments

No, we don’t know why either.

Klinsmann questions appointment of today's referee because 'he is able to speak French'
# Ref Justice
From The42
# Ref Justice

Klinsmann questions appointment of today's referee because 'he is able to speak French'

Jul 1st 2014, 8:00 AM 5,130 Views 4 Comments

Surely mind games from the US coach?

Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action
# Day 19
From The42
# Day 19

Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action

Jul 1st 2014, 7:30 AM 6,165 Views 0 Comments

Germany and France both left it late as they advanced to the quarter-finals.

Cameroon FA to investigate match-fixing claims involving World Cup squad
# Claims
From The42
# Claims

Cameroon FA to investigate match-fixing claims involving World Cup squad

Jul 1st 2014, 12:05 AM 4,256 Views 1 Comment

The allegations surround the country’s game with Croatia.

# brazil-2014 - Monday 30 June, 2014

Glenn Hoddle just called Algeria 'Al Jazeera' on ITV
# Brazil 2014
From The42
# Brazil 2014

Glenn Hoddle just called Algeria 'Al Jazeera' on ITV

Jun 30th 2014, 10:14 PM 12,093 Views 21 Comments

Nearly, Glenn.

All the goals as France reach the quarter-final of the World Cup
# Close Calls
From The42
# Close Calls

All the goals as France reach the quarter-final of the World Cup

Jun 30th 2014, 5:40 PM 4,189 Views 5 Comments

Nigeria had a goal ruled out for offside in the first half.

Uruguay president curses FIFA 'sons of b****es'
# Keeping Clam
From The42
# Keeping Clam

Uruguay president curses FIFA 'sons of b****es'

Jun 30th 2014, 5:20 PM 5,007 Views 46 Comments

Jose Mujica also described the sanctions on Suárez as ‘fascist’.

Now you too can own your own bottle of referee's vanishing spray
# Buy Buy Buy
From The42
# Buy Buy Buy

Now you too can own your own bottle of referee's vanishing spray

Jun 30th 2014, 4:35 PM 5,904 Views 3 Comments

And it can be yours for just €8.71 plus post and packaging.

Navas the hero as Costa Rica's adventures continue
# Saviour
From The42
# Saviour

Navas the hero as Costa Rica's adventures continue

Jun 30th 2014, 12:53 AM 4,982 Views 0 Comments

The Central American side are into the quarter-finals where they’ll face the Netherlands.

World Cup player intro Cavan style? The best Gif of the tournament is here
# Brazil 2014
From The42
# Brazil 2014

World Cup player intro Cavan style? The best Gif of the tournament is here

Jun 30th 2014, 12:46 AM 10,537 Views 8 Comments

And it’s live!

# brazil-2014 - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Robben sorry for World Cup dive, but insists penalty was right
# Controvassy
From The42
# Controvassy

Robben sorry for World Cup dive, but insists penalty was right

Jun 29th 2014, 10:09 PM 10,870 Views 24 Comments

“That was a stupid, stupid thing to do but sometimes you’re expecting to be struck and then they pull their leg away at the last minute.”

As it happened: Costa Rica v Greece, World Cup last 16 From The42
Live Jun 29th 2014, 8:24 PM

As it happened: Costa Rica v Greece, World Cup last 16

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