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Brazil's disappointing World Cup campaign has seen the five-time champions break many records, with the latest coming in their 3-0 loss to Netherlands
Brazil's 2014 World Cup campaign has turned from a dream to a total nightmare for the home fans.
The five-time champions kicked off their campaign with a bang, winning the opening game 3-1 against Croatia, but the tournament became a nightmare for them as they fell to a humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany in the semi-finals, ending their 62 competitive games unbeaten run.
#BRA were 62 competitive... Read the rest of the article »
The Dutch and the host nation, Brazil, will contest the third place play-off, trying to pick themselves up after their semifinal defeats.
1) Entertainment Value:
Involved in the competitive nature of the sport, some of us fans forget that we watch the beautiful game because of how entertaining it is. The third place play-off has proved to be very entertaining in recent years. In 2010, Germany beat Uruguay, 3-2 in a highly entertaining end to end affair. In 2006, Germany beat Portugal, 3-1, in a very open contest. In... Read the rest of the article »
In each and every World Cup, at least one big name misses out on the latter stages because of suspension or injury. This World Cup is no exception.
At the great deception of millions of football fans worldwide, a number of top players will not take part in the semi-finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
While some are injured, others are suspended. Each of the four semi-finalists - Argentina, Brazil, Germany and the Netherlands - will have at least one player unavailable.
This will make way for coaches to employ new tactics at the... Read the rest of the article »
The hosts will be without two of their most influential players as they head into the semi-final clash against Germany on Tuesday.
The entire country has been rocked by the tragic news concerning Barcelona star Neymar who after a kick on the back by Colombian defender Juan Zúñiga has fractured his vertebra. As a result of which the 22 year old will not just miss the match against Germany, but should Brazil make it to the final of the competition, Neymar will not be able to take part in it either.
Neymar had... Read the rest of the article »
At times the smallest of details can make a world of difference in a tight match. Take a look at some facts and stats that turn the tide on Tuesday evening.
Without Neymar in the squad, Brazilian fans are left wondering what will be left of their dream. Being able to win a World Cup is a prize in itself, but being able to do it in your own country is the greatest prize of all.
The Barcelona star suffered broken vertebrae against Colombia, which will more than likely see him miss the remainder of the tournament. Thiago Silva’s yellow card will... Read the rest of the article »
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari says his side have moved on from the Neymar injury and are ready to take on Germany
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has underlined the role their 22-year-old ace Neymar played in their team's World Cup run, and stressed the huge impact it will have on the team, but claims his side will cope without the Barcelona ace.
The host nation get ready to lock horns with European giants Germany, a country whom many favor to lift the trophy in the Maracana on July 13.
However... Read the rest of the article »
It has been confirmed. Brazil will be without Thiago Silva for Tuesday’s World Cup semi-final match against Germany. Colombia’s Zuniga, meanwhile, will not be punished for hurting Neymar.
The CBF issued two requests following Brazil’s quarter-final victory over Colombia. The first one was to appeal against the booking Thiago Silva received for blocking a goal kick by Colombian shot-stopper David Ospina. Rejecting the Brazilian Football Federation’s request to free captain Thiago Silva from his suspension, FIFA declared through a statement:
“The disciplinary... Read the rest of the article »
After ending Neymar's World Cup campaign, some in Brazil threaten to end Juan Zuniga's life
Juan Camilo Zuniga found himself the target of threatening tweets.
The Colombian defender became embroiled in controversy after he injured Brazilian ace Neymar, ruling the 22-year-old out of the remainder of the 2014 World Cup, and walked away without even a booking.
Zuniga kneed the Selecao ace in the back, towards the end of the heated quarter-finals clash between the two South American... Read the rest of the article »
Brazil's quarter-final match against Colombia spells the end of Neymar's World Cup campaign after he fractured a vertebrae in his back
Brazil's World Cup hopes have suffered a huge setback as their number one star has ben ruled out for the remaining of the tournament.
The 22-year-old Barcelona star Neymar played his last World Cup match in Brazil after picking up a injury in his side's 2-1 win over Colombia.
The Selecao ace was on the receiving end of a miscalculated challenge from Los Cafeteros defender Juan Camilo... Read the rest of the article »
The second quarter-final match at the 2014 FIFA World Cup takes place this Friday at the Estádio Castelão. Brazil vs Colombia is the fixture to watch!
Brazil are widely considered the favorites, but Colombia has arguably played better than the hosts. All eyes will be on Neymar, who seems to be the most in form player for the Brazilians. On the other hand, both James Rodriguez and Juan Cuadrado have looked extremely dangerous.
In their last game, the Selecao eliminated Chile on penalty shootouts, but not without controversy. Many believe that... Read the rest of the article »
As the 2014 World Cup enters the quarter-final stage, the race for the Golden Boot gets even more exciting
The 2014 World Cup in Brazil has reached the quarter-final round, which kicks off on Friday.
32 nations entered the competition but only eight remain. Host nation Brazil take on fellow South American country Colombia, followed by the France-Germany encounter. Netherlands lock horns with Costa Rica on Saturday with Argentina and Belgium facing off later in the day.
Just as the competition... Read the rest of the article »
Colombian ace James Rodriguez scored a brace against Uruguay, netting a stunning goal as he overtook Messi, Neymar, and Muller as top scorer
South American nation Colombia took on Uruguay in a 2014 World Cup round of 16 match on Saturday.
Los Cafeteros aimed at making the quarter-finals in football’s greatest tournament for the first time in their history, and did so as Jose Pekerman led his men to a 2-0 triumph over La Celeste.
A brace from 22-year-old superstar James Rodriguez helped book an encounter with host nation... Read the rest of the article »
Messi, Neymar, and Muller lead the goalscoring charts, plus much, much more interesting statistics from the 2014 World Cup
The 2014 World Cup in Brazil enters the exciting round of 16 today. 32 countries took part in the first round, which kicked off June 12, and after 48 group stage matches, we are left with sixteen nations.
The next round is due to start Saturday with the host nation, the Selecao, taking on Jorge Sampaoli's Chile, followed by yet another all-South American clash between Colombia and Uruguay, later... Read the rest of the article »
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari was full of praise for their 22-year-old star after leading the Selecao to a 4-1 triumph over Cameroon
Brazil secured their path to the 2014 World Cup round of 16 stage, beating Cameroon 4-1 on Monday to finish their group in top spot with seven points.
The host nation put in a performance worthy of a world-class team as they dominated their African opponents from start to finish.
And afterwards, the Selecao coach Luiz Felipe Scolari was quick to praise one player after Brazil's outstanding... Read the rest of the article »
Brazil's second game against Mexico ends in a scoreless draw, largely due to Ochoa's brilliant performance and Mexico's courageous approach.
Brazil encountered Mexico in their second game of the 2014 World Cup. The hosts could not manage more than a 0-0 and arguably got away with a point. In fact, the Mexicans unexpectedly outplayed Brazil for most of the games, yet the Brazilians had their chances.
Herrera started again with Perlata preferred to Chicharito Hernandez, who remained on the bench for most of the game. Brazil started... Read the rest of the article »
Neymar and Dani Alves spotted with new hair style ahead of their World Cup clash against Mexico
Neymar's wonderful performance in Brazil's 2014 World Cup opening game earned him more than just a healthy goal tally.
The Selecao embarked on their tournament campaign with a hard fought win over group A competitors Croatia, fighting back from a goal down to win the match 3-1 with Neymar and Oscar both netting past the Croat shot-stopper, Stipe Pletikosa.
The encounter brought much pride... Read the rest of the article »
Will 2014 FIFA World Cup hosts Brazil book Last 16 tickets on Tuesday? Watch the Selecao’s match against Mexico live online or on TV. Here’s all the info you need.
The Brazilians are poised to repeat what they achieved at the Estadio Castelao a year ago: they had to beat Mexico to reach the knockout stages of the Confederations Cup and they successfully completed their mission. El Tri were forced to crash out in the group stages. The difference today is that Mexico will not be disqualified even if they were to lose. This is because they enter the match with three... Read the rest of the article »
Although Brazil eventually went on to defeat Croatia 3-1, it did not prevent some from trolling the Real Madrid defender after his first half own goal.
As everyone is well aware, Brazil were able to defeat Croatia in their first World Cup 2014 match.
However, it was not all smooth sailing for the hosts, especially after Marcelo turned the ball into his own net to give Niko Kovac's men a temporary lead.
Of course, a brace from Neymar and a strike from Oscar were enough to give them all three points, but that did not prevent the trollers... Read the rest of the article »
Watch Brazil vs Croatia live online or on TV. Tune in to ESPN or several other channels as specified by LiveSoccerTV to enjoy the 2014 FIFA World Cup opening match on June 12, 2014!
The only time these two countries met at the World Cup, the Brazilians came slightly on top thanks to a lone goal by Kaka. This time, the team is different and Kaka is part of the big names that coach Luiz Felipe Scolari controversially left out of his 23-man squad for this year’s tournament.
On Thursday, football fans will want to see more than just a single goal. Coincidentally, both... Read the rest of the article »
During their press-conference, Scolari and Neymar reassured all the Brazilian fans that “the time has arrived” for Brazil to win the World Cup.
In Wednesday’s press-conference ahead of the World Cup opener against Croatia, Felipe Scolari and Neymar Jr. answered some questions pertaining to the impending tournament. Brazil’s coach reassured the hosts:
“To all Brazilians, I want to say that the time has arrived. This is our World Cup.”
Neymar and Scolari preparing the crucial game against the toughest team... Read the rest of the article »