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 string of surprises in this world cup perhaps proves the old adage that there are no easy games any more in international football.
in the brazilian city of sao paolo, isolated acts of violence marred an otherwise peaceful protest against the country's staging of this year's football world cup. protesters rocked an empty police car as they tried to overturn it. tv pictures showed another powerful image as a volkswagen beetle became engulfed in flames. in rio, police prevented protesters from breaking into a shopping mall on saturday evening.
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.
a landslide in brazil’s world cup host city of natal has destroyed at least 25 houses.no one was injured but many people lost their belongings be as their homes were swept away.natal has been deluged with the monthly average of rain in just one day.fear of further landslides prompted the authorities to evacuate 50-60 families to schools and churches the area throughout the night.the city is due to host four matches during the tournament.
dünya kupasında yaşanan ilginç, komik ve trajikomik olayları ele alarak yapılmış harika bir animasyon.
ispanyanın hollada karşısında yaşadığı hezimeti anlatan bir animasyon yapılmış buyrun bakalım
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.
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;
algiers erupted into joy as algeria moved into the last 16 of the world cup after a 1-1 draw with russia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
a construction worker has died in an accident at a stadium being built for the world cup in brazil. the portuguese national was hit in the hit as he was dismantling a crane outside the manaus ground, which will be host to england's opening match against italy in june.
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.
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.
five days to go before the world cup kicks off in sao paulo, but underground workers there have just voted for a third successive day of strike action, deepening the city's traffic chaos.
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.
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.
thousands of brazilians from the workers without homes movement have marched peacefully in sao paulo to the arena corinthians stadium, where the world cup kicks off in a week's time.