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Lahm and Schweinsteiger Ready to Return to Action for Germany

Germany host Armenia on Friday in their final World Cup warm-up match before Brazil 2014 with stars Philipp Lahm and Bastian Schweinsteiger to return, while goalkeeper Manuel Neuer misses out. Right-back Lahm (ankle) and Neuer (shoulder) have both been unable to play since picking up injuries …

Soccer

Risk Everything: An Analysis of Team America's Defense

For the United States to advance past the group stage, the team’s backline must mold into an impenetrable unit capable of shutting down some of the world’s greatest soccer players.<p>Risk Everything: An Analysis of Team America's Defense<p>06/04/2014<p>During World Cup qualifying, Ghana, Portugal, and …

Soccer

England's Gerrard Gives Heads Up Over Penalty Fixation

England captain Steven Gerrard said on Wednesday that he is not worried about the prospect of a penalty shootout at the World Cup despite his country's terrible record at spot-kicks. England have been eliminated on penalties at the World Cup in 1990, 1998 and 2006 and also fell in shootouts at the …

Soccer

Five Key Players for Ghana in the World Cup

Michael Essien and Kevin-Prince Boateng are both returning after extended breaks from international football to play for Ghana at the World Cup, and Andre Ayew is also likely to be one of the country's pivotal players in Brazil.<p>Five Key Players for Ghana in the World Cup<p>06/04/2014<p>Michael Essien and …

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Uncertain World Cup Future Awaits Mexico

All that glitters is not gold.<p><i>El Tri</i> is on the verge of playing their most important FIFA World Cup in years. The 2014 FIFA World Cup might be very significant since Mexico's roster is comprised by a balance between promising and experienced players. Moreover, out of the 23 players that will take …

Mexico

USMNT is the 4th most followed World Cup Nation on Twitter, Mexico 1st

Mexico has overtaken Brazil as the most followed national team on Twitter since the official ranking was published on Tuesday. To bad for El Tri this doesn't reflect on their performance on the pitch as they will need all the help they can get against the host country on June 17th.<p>USMNT is the 4th …

American Soccer

Netherlands: What to Watch For

After their defeat in the 2010 World Cup Finals against Spain in South Africa, Holland looks to redeem themselves. As we know, every team evolves each year as new players develop, so naturally, 2014's Cup is a completely different picture, and of course, whether its due to fate, or some cruel joke …

Soccer

World Cup Profile: Brad Davis

Bradley Joseph Davis was born in St.Charles, Missouri and like many star college athletes he declared early (sophomore) and entered the 2002 MLS SuperDraft. He was selected 3rd overall by the New York Metrostars (New York Red Bulls) and immediately made an impact, becoming a finalist for Rookie of …

New York Red Bulls

3 Players to Watch For: Argentina

Now its’ time to look forward and unearth the hidden gems that could prove to be the difference between a run to the quarterfinals (as seen in 1998, 2006 and 2010) or the first appearance in a FIFA World Cup Final since 1990, back when Lionel Messi was three years old and Argentinean manager …

Soccer

Keeping up with Jermaine Jones

It’s not without some irony that Jermaine Jones, U.S. midfield enforcer with the tattoos to prove it, is often indiscriminately associated with the color yellow.<p>Yellow is considered the color of cowardice. It represents someone afraid of a challenge, but while Jones is often referred to as ‘a …

Soccer

The Julian Green Experiment

The point of this article is not to go into whether young Mr. Green should be going to Brazil. That question has been debated to death and is frankly uninteresting at this point. We know that he is going to Brazil. What is more interesting is figuring out what type of player he is and in what …

Soccer

Player Profile: Edin Dzeko

Edin Dzeko, three times Bosnia's Footballer of the Year, is a football pearl who is often underrated by the footballing world.<p>At the beginning of his career, he played for Zeljeznicar where he was regarded as too tall and with poor technical abilities. Later, he signed with FK Teplice where his …

Soccer

Brazil reach third in last FIFA Ranking before the World Cup

There has been some movement in the last edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking before the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™: although the leading duo of Spain and Germany remain unchanged, Brazil will start the tournament in third place, having leapfrogged Portugal<p>Brazil reach third in last FIFA …

Top 10

Belgium: What to Watch For in the World Cup's Dark Horse

In the first stage of the World Cup, there may not be much to watch at all, other than observing Belgium put forth an elementary run through the group stage of competition. Yes, they do have the potential to be that good and yes, they were fortunate enough to be put into a group in which they are …

Soccer

1998 WORLD CUP: A Nation Unites

The 1998 World Cup was supposed to be Ronaldo’s moment. The two-time reigning FIFA World Player of the Year came into the tournament on the back of scoring 34 goals in 47 appearances for Internazionale as the Milan club captured the UEFA Cup in “o fenômeno’s” first season with the Italian …

Soccer

Trinidad & Tobago Player Bows Down to Messi

During the pre-game handshake ritual in the match between Argentina and Haiti, striker Ataullah Guerra, showed just how much he admires Lionel Messi by making a bow just before shaking his hand.<p>Trinidad & Tobago Player Bows Down to Messi<p>06/04/2014<p>During the pre-game handshake ritual in the match …

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It's Only a Matter of Time Until France's Pogba Takes the Spotlight

John Leicester AP<p>If he seizes this golden opportunity in the engine room of a France team sufficiently talented to surprise almost any opponent on a good day, this will be the World Cup that puts Paul Pogba's name up in bright lights.<p>That's not as big an "if" as it sounds. The 21-year-old's …

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Marco Parolo Set to Join Lazio

After a brilliant season with Parma, Marco Parolo, earned a place in Brazil with the Italian national team, and now looks set for a healthy raise as well. Italian transfer expert, Gianluca Di Marzio, reported on Wednesday that Parolo was set to make a move to Lazio next season, and on Thursday the …

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Cristiano Ronaldo will not Face Mexico

Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe and Raul Meireles will all miss Portugal's 2014 World Cup warm-up match against Mexico in Boston on Friday, the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) confirmed on Thursday.<p>"The three players are considered out of the match against Mexico," the FPF said in a statement.<p>Ronaldo …

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