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Argentina press hails 'heart of champions'

Argentina's media summed up the national mood as crestfallen but proud Monday after the extra-time defeat to Germany in the World Cup final, coming heartbreakingly close to their third title.<p>"Heart of champions" read the headline on sports daily Ole's website, with a full-page photo of midfielder …

World Cup title ends 10-year project for Germany

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The World Cup title for Joachim Loew and his "golden generation" crowned a process that was 10 years in the making. With a …

Maradona: Messi got award for marketing reasons

A crestfallen Diego Maradona rued Argentina's 1-0 defeat to Germany in the 2014 World Cup final in Brazil, telling viewers of his 'De Zurda' show, on Venezuelan TV, that the result left him with "huge sadness in my heart".<p>Maradona: Messi got award for marketing reasons<p>07/14/2014<p>A crestfallen Diego …

25 of the best World Cup photos ever – in pictures

First published on Sat 5 Jul 2014 04.59 EDT