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Supporters of the American national team thanked Ronaldo for scoring against Ghana, securing the passage of the United States to the round of 16
Despite the extremely low likelihood of the United States being kicked out from Group G in their last game, Americans are still relieved their stay in Brazil is not yet over.
#USA fans to Cristiano Ronaldo pic.twitter.com/sc9lQouyho
— GeniusFootball (@GeniusFootball) June 26, 2014
Now, we love you @Cristiano.
— U.S. Soccer WNT (@ussoccer_wnt) June 26, 2014... Read the rest of the article »
Check out World Cup TV listings for USA vs Germany and Portugal vs Ghana as well as confirmed line-ups for these games. Group G’s scenario is complex. Here’s a breakdown of it.
Portugal are without a win just as Ballon d’Or titleholder Cristiano Ronaldo is without a goal at the 2014 World Cup. After getting off to their worst start ever by losing 4-0 to Germany, the Seleccão also failed to complete their must-win task against the United States.
They managed to take a point though thanks to Varela’s miraculous 95th minute header which made justice... Read the rest of the article »
Portugal and Ghana are in a tough spot, but they both know that if things go right, they could still go through. Watch live on TV and online as both these countries look for three points and goals.
Things did not get off to a great start for Portugal, but after their last match against the United States, everything has become much more difficult. Paulo Bento’s squad are last in the group, and will need a near miracle to go through to the next round.
Everything looked promising when the Portuguese took an early lead against the USA, but the North Americans fought back to take a 2-1... Read the rest of the article »
While Lionel Messi keeps on leading his national team, Cristiano Ronaldo gets a new hairdo every game
In the last group game between Argentina and Nigeria, Messi scored two goals and is now at 42 with his national team, while he collected 243 goals with his club, Barcelona. Against the African team, Messi demonstrated once again that he is fit and ready to take the cup.
Infographic: 20-pass, 61 second lead-up to Lionel Messi's 1st goal of the game. pic.twitter.com/nuwkKTFX8n [via @espnstatsinfo]
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USMNT tied Portugal 2-2 in an unbelievable match, which provided for two incredible comebacks.
If today’s game between Portugal and the United States is a trailer of what is waiting for us in this last round of group-stage matches, it is time to brace ourselves. Group G’s second round was nothing short of incredible.
— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) June 22, 2014
Bloody hell, this World Cup just entered warp drive
— Musa Okwonga... Read the rest of the article »
Portugal has their back against the ropes, as they cannot afford to lose on Sunday. Watch live on TV and Online as the USA tries to book their place in the knockout stage.
Weather conditions in Manaus on Sunday will not be very kind to both the Portuguese and Americans, but they will both have to adapt. Three very important points are on the line, to the point where the Yanks could clinch a spot in the knockout round with a victory, and a German victory or draw over Ghana.
For Portugal, things are not as easy. Paulo Bento’s side were humbled against Germany... Read the rest of the article »
USA has a plan to "bottle up" Cristiano Ronaldo in the upcoming clash against Portugal.
Jurgen Klinsmann, United States’ coach, and Tim Howard, the American national team’s goalkeeper extraordinaire, talked about their upcoming game against Portugal. Both the German manager and the American keeper talked about the number one threat, Cristiano Ronaldo.
Former Sampdoria player talked about his players’ strategy to put the Portuguese squad in place. Klinsmann stated:
“There’s... Read the rest of the article »
Samsung released a new advertisement, following its #GALAXY11 campaign.
In Samsung’s latest commercial, which uses some bits and pieces of a previously released advertisement by the same company (‘The Beginning’), the main theme is a match between current football stars and aliens, to save the planet.
VIDEO: Watch the full advertisement here
In a fictional world attacked by extraterrestrial forces, humanity’s only hope lies in the... Read the rest of the article »
A very bad day in Salvador left the Portuguese players frustrated at the end of the match. They now must regroup and find a way to overcome that dissapointing defeat without Pepe, Hugo Almeida and Fabio Coentrão.
The stage was set for a fantastic debut for both Germany and Portugal, but Paulo Bento’s side were far from impressive. After their 4-0 drubbing at the hands of a solid German squad, the Portuguese now have a lot of decisions to make.
Euphoria and excitement for the Portuguese has quickly turned into doubt, disbelief and concern.
Hugo Almeida’s injury will keep him out of... Read the rest of the article »
Thomas Müller, Germany's most awkward yet productive star, struck thrice whereas Cristiano Ronaldo failed to get on the board in the Group G opener.
South Africa 2010.
Germany stepped out to play Spain in the World Cup in the semifinals. The big news on the day was that a young and lanky lad by the name of Thomas Müller would not be participating. He had incurred a suspension in the previous round against Argentina. Without him, Germany suffered. They lost 1-0 in the match. The youngster's value was now understood... Read the rest of the article »
News concerning the fitness of players in Portugal's camp has not been very positive but Paulo Bento has been able to select a strong line-up to face Germany
Less than 24 hours after witnessing Messi's stunning solo goal against Bosnia, football fans will turn their eyes on the reigning FIFA Ballon d'Or winner, Cristiano Ronaldo. Although football is a team game, superstars end up grabbing most of the public's attention.
As confirmed, Ronaldo will play against Germany but it remains to be seen how he will perform individually. "Obviously... Read the rest of the article »
Portugal has not defeated Germany since 2000, when they won 3-0. Watch live online and on TV as both these European sides battle for the three points.
Two familiar foes will meet in Salvador on Monday, in a match that many expect to be very entertaining. Portugal and Cristiano are out to give the Lusitanos their first victory over the Germans since 2000, while Joachim Low’s side would love to hand the Portuguese a fourth successive defeat.
Portugal comes into the tournament fresh of a confidence boosting victory in New Jersey, where... Read the rest of the article »
The Real Madrid superstar has been struggling with injuries recently but has claimed he will be fit in time to face World Cup favorites Germany.
Germany will take on Portugal in today’s blockbuster fixture at Arena Fonte Nova and despite struggling with injuries Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo has claimed that he will be ready to face the three time world champions when the two sides meet later today.
The former Man United man guided Real Madrid to their tenth Champions League title but has been since then struggling with both... Read the rest of the article »
Previously thought as an anti-football nation, younger Americans are changing how the sport is growing in popularity in the United States.
With the World Cup finally arriving, football fans all around the world are eagerly anticipating tuning in to the hotly anticipated tournament.
And if one's nation is among the 32, it is even more exciting as one gets the chance to support their squad as they take on some of the world's best sides.
The United States, commonly known as the USMNT, have qualified for every single World Cup... Read the rest of the article »
Without a goal in the World Cup, Wayne Rooney will be looking to break that streak, but also guide England to glory in Brazil.
The Manchester United forward did not have his greatest season, but he appears to be fully focused on helping England to do well in Brazil. After starting his World Cup preparations earlier than his teammates, Wayne Rooney is not only looking for his first goal on the big stage, but he is more concerned with the collective results.
In one of his press-conferences where he was asked about England’s... Read the rest of the article »
Jose Mourinho has not been the luckiest of guys when it comes to penalty shoot-outs but the Portuguese coach says it is fate that is always against him
Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho claims he never wins matches on penalties as the Portuguese manager bemoans the bad luck he has been having throughout his coaching career, saying fate has not been on his side during shoot-outs.
The former Real Madrid manager's spot kick despairs have become famous over the years as many of his sides have crashed out of major competitions on penalties, with Real... Read the rest of the article »
Cristiano Ronaldo is poised to make a timely return as Portugal take on the Republic of Ireland in their last friendly match before the commencement of the World Cup at the MetLife Stadium.
With a host of superstars already ruled out of the World Cup which is set to kick off in São Paulo in three days, there were rumors that football’s hottest property Cristinao Ronaldo would not be able to take part in the illustrious tournament.
The talismanic forward was sidelined for a few matches towards the end of the season, but was present as Real Madrid secured their 10th... Read the rest of the article »
With Portugal getting ready for their World Cup opening game against Germany, the Seleccao have been given a huge boost as CR7 resumes training
“We will be stronger with the presence of Cristiano in the team," argued Nuno Gomes. "But we have a good team; there are Nani and several other strikers. We also have Joao Moutinho.”
This statement by the former Seleccao striker summed up the belief that all Portugal could do in the World Cup in Cristiano Ronaldo's absence was remain optimistic.
Their hopes... Read the rest of the article »
Despite the number of casualties such as France's Ribery, Colombia's Falcao and Germany's Reus, the 2014 FIFA World Cup should still be full of shine thanks to Neymar, Ronaldo, Messi and co.
The World Cup officially hosts 736 players from the world’s 32 best footballing countries in the various zones. Talent is in abundance but what adds shine to the tournament is the hosts of superstars or rising stars that everyone wants to see.
At LiveSoccerTV, we have compiled a list of the Top 20 players to watch. Some may flop while others may exceed expectations.
Our four biggest... Read the rest of the article »
Two World Cup caliber countries meet on Friday night at Gillette Stadium. Watch live on TV and online as both these countries perpare for the World Cup.
Two World Cup squads will meet in Foxboro, Massachusetts on Friday night, with neither of them wanting to lose.
For Portugal, they return to Gillette Stadium, where last year they were defeated by Brazil. This time around, Paulo Bento’s side will be without Pepe, Raul Meireles and even Cristiano Ronaldo. All three are recovering from injuries, and the Portuguese Federation decided to leave... Read the rest of the article »