germany celebrated their fourth world cup title when they beat argentina 1-0 after extra-time in the final at the iconic maracana stadium in rio.
the british boss of a fifa hospitality partner firm which is being investigated over alleged illegal world cup ticket sales has turned himself in to a brazilian court.
alman futbolcular, 24 yıl sonra gelen dünya kupası’nın tadını arkadaşları, sevgilileri, eşleri ve çocuklarıyla doyasıya kutladı. ancak stattaki kutlamalarda lukas podolski ile bastian schweinsteiger’in bu karesi geceye damgasını vurdu;
argentinians watching the final in buenos aires were hoping for a repeat of 1986 when diego maradona inspired his team-mates to world cup glory against west germany.
celebratory fireworks marked the end of the 2014 world cup in brazil after germany's 1-0 win over argentina. it is the country's fourth world cup trophy and brings to an end europe's poor record in the tournament on south american soil.
brazilian star neymar has been ruled out of the rest of the world cup due to injury, dealing a major blow to the host country in their bid to take this year's trophy.
an elated crowd in berlin celebrated germany's 1-0 quarter final win against france in the world cup on friday evening.
police in rio de janeiro say they consider british businessman ray whelan a fugitive. the chief executive of swiss hospitality company match services is suspected of being involved in the illegal resale of vip tickets for the fifa world cup.
germany have made it through to the final round of the 2014 world cup after defeating hosts brazil 7-1 in belo horizonte. bayern munich midfielder, thomas mueller, started off the scoring in the 11th minute with a crisp far-post volley before miroslav klose added a second goal to become the record scorer in world cup history with 16 goals.
everywhere the look of defeat could be seen on the painted faces of brazilian football fans. a mixture of shock and humiliation at their team's meltdown at the hands of an inspired german side left brazilian supporters in sao paulo bewildered at what had gone wrong.
German fans celebrated long and hard after their football team's astonishing performance in Brazil. A stunning 7 -1 win over the host nation in the semi final of FIFA's World Cup tournament was greeted by scenes of joy and rapture back in Berlin.
mesut özil brezilya - almanya maçında 8. golü kaçırınca sinirlenip türkçe küfür etti. o anlar kameralara saniye saniye yansıdı.
police in rio de janeiro have made a twelfth arrest in an ongoing ticket touting operation. british chief executive ray whelan of "match services", which is fifa's exclusive official hospitality partner, was detained at the city's beach front copacabana palace hotel where officials from the world's football governing body were also staying.
two south american sides take on two from europe -- a real clash of continents and styles. all four nations hunting that golden ticket to the july 13th final at the maracana in rio. the hopes of an entire football-crazy nation lie heavily on the shoulders of the brazil team. they have yet to light up the stage but coach luiz felipe scolari and his men have managed to reach the last-four for the first time since winning the 2002 edition.
argentina has advanced to the world cup semi-finals for the first time since 1990 by beating belgium 1-0 in brasilia. argentine fans at brasilia's mane garrincha national stadium described the nail-biting match.
on the streets of belo horizonte and throughout the vast country brazilians forgot the pain of losing their star neymar and the final whistle of their victory signalled a cacophony of parties and fireworks.
an elated crowd in berlin celebrated germany's 1-0 quarter final win against france in the world cup on friday evening. at a packed viewing spot near berlin east train station, cheers filled the air when the final whistle was blown.
the string of surprises in this world cup perhaps proves the old adage that there are no easy games any more in international football.
at least two people have been killed by a bridge collapse in the brazilian world cup host city of belo horizonte. firefighters said the overpass - close to the mineirao football stadium - fell on top of a car, two trucks and a bus. ıt was part of a bus rapid transit (brt) system that officials had promised would be ready for the tournament.
argentina huffed, puffed and suffered against the swiss but a late late goal saw them through to the last eight, where they will face belgiumangel di maria scored the all important goal with just two minutes of extra time remaining. it came after the two teams played out a largely dull draw with little drama. there were very few clear cut chances with both sides defences working overtime.
thousands of belgium fans in brussels have celebrated their team’s victory against the united states in the world cup round of 16.also known as the red devils, belgium beat the us 2-1 after extra time.
france have reached the world cup quarter-finals after downing nigeria 2-0 in brasília on monday.after a relatively slow start to the game, didier deschamps’ men stepped it up a gear in the second half with lille goalkeeper vincent enyeama producing a man of the match performance to deny les bleus two goal scoring opportunities.
the world cup has broken many hearts in europe. having sent the largest amount of teams to brazil, less than half remain.
the netherland’s came from behind to beat mexico 2-1 in stoppage time in fortaleza and become the first european team to book their ticket into the quarter-finals.villarreal’s giovani dos santos opened up mexico’s account with a stunning long-range strike on 48 minutes.mexico were two minutes away from their first quarter-final in 28 years only for wesley sneijder to thunder home the equalizer.in a dramatic and nail-biting conclusion to the match arjen robben was felled in the box in stoppage time by rafael marquez.klaas jan huntelaar stepped up and buried the resulting penalty past the sensational giullermo ochoa on the 94th minute for the win.
dünya kupasında yaşanan ilginç, komik ve trajikomik olayları ele alarak yapılmış harika bir animasyon.
greek fans gathered across the country to watch their team face costa rica in a world cup second round match that proved to be a real nail-biter.costa rica led until the dying minutes of the game but greece, in the knock out stages of the tournament for the first time, managed to equalise with a goal that forced the match into extra time and then penalties.
a small silent anti-world cup protest has taken place in rio de janeiro’s copacabana beach.around 100 demonstrators covered their mouths as a symbol of their voices being silenced by what they claim to be police repression in the lead up to the tournament, which resulted in the deaths of a number protesters.
germany have qualified for the last 16 of the world cup in brazil top of group g after beating the usa 1-0 in their final round of group fixtures in recife.
algiers erupted into joy as algeria moved into the last 16 of the world cup after a 1-1 draw with russia.
luis suarez's footwear sponsor is getting a massive boost as the company's world cup poster of the disgraced star prominently features his uncontrollable teeth, and everyone wants to get in on the act with a photo, positioning themselves as if they were being bitten . on the copacabana beach in rio, it is proving quite a draw.
germany have qualified for the last 16 of the world cup in brazil top of group g after beating the usa 1-0 in their final round of group fixtures in recife.thomas muller notched up his fourth goal of the campaign with a long range curling effort on the 55th minute.that goal went unanswered as germany celebrated safe passage to the second round for the 16th consecutive time.
algiers erupted into joy as algeria moved into the last 16 of the world cup after a 1-1 draw with russia.they join belgium from group h in the knockout stage.the fans attending the game in curitiba celebrated their first ever qualification from the group stage:“it’s the first time we’ve got to the next round, it’s wonderful, it’s a first in our history in the world cup. we’ve succeeded in getting to the second phase, it’s wonderful,” said one delirious algerian.“we hope to win against germany and bring happiness to our country,” chirped another.that is the rub algeria meet one of the tournament favourites germany on moday 30th june in porto alegre
the usa-germany world cup match is being talked of as a watershed moment for football’s popularity in the states. among the millions who watched the game at home, in bars or in public parks, supporters of both countries came together in washington’s dupont circle.
luis suarez’s footwear sponsor is getting a massive boost as the company’s world cup poster of the disgraced star prominently features his uncontrollable teeth, and everyone wants to get in on the act with a photo, positioning themselves as if they were being bitten . on the copacabana beach in rio, it is proving quite a draw.
france locked down top spot in group e with a goalless stalemate against a 10-man ecuador at the maracana stadium in rio on wednesday.there was little pressure on didier deschamps men who were all but assured a place in the second round after two earlier victories.
uruguay will join costa rica as the last 16 contenders from group d after they narrowly beat italy 1-0 thanks to a late goal from diego godin in natal on tuesday. juventus midfielder claudio marchisio was controversially sent off for a clumsy challenge on arevalo rios leaving la squadra azzurra to play most of the second half with 10 men.
hosts brazil produced a superb display to claim a thrilling 4-1 win over cameroon in brasilia. barcelona forward neymar looked in great shape and scored a brace of goals in the first half before fred and fernandinho both struck from close range to take all three points.in group a’s other game, mexico outclassed croatia 3-1 in recife thanks to goals from andrés guardado, rafael márquez and javier hernández.after a relatively slow start to the game, miguel herrera’s men stepped it up a gear in the second half, scoring 3 goals in less than ten minutes to seal the win.
several activist groups joined forces for a march in rio de janeiro’s copacabana on monday to protest against police violence in the city’s slum neighbourhoods.dozens of people have been killed recently as special slum police cracked down ahead of the world cup, but the militarised force is hated by the poor and has a bad reputation for violence.
it’s football fever in america – and it will last for at least a few more days. hundreds of us fans gathered in one of washington’s biggest sports bars to watch team usa’s second group game against portugal. after a big emotional roller-coaster ride, the brave portuguese stunned the americans with an equalizer just seconds before the end of overtime: final score 2-2.
the latest street protest in brazil started peacefully enough but it ended in violence as youths demanding free public transport and denouncing spending on the world cup clashed with police in sao paulo. shops were looted and luxury cars attacked in a showroom as a group of demonstrators went on a rampage of destruction.