Adios Espana! Spain OUT Of The World Cup

Could you believe this: the first team to be knocked out at Brazil 2014 is the one that arrived as the champion of the world. After six years of total domination in which they won every major tournament one after another, Spain becomes the fifth holder to be knocked out of World Cup at group stage. After two games they have no points, a goal difference that reads 1-7 and occupying the last spot in the group. Their final game against Australia will bear no meaning at all as the players prepare to board the plane home and start their summer holiday. Continue reading…

 

FIFA World Cup 2014 Winner To Be Presented With The Trophy By Supermodel Gisele Bundchen?

What would you do if your popularity is low and your people are against you? One way is to step out of the limelight into the shadow and let someone else bask in the glory. Perhaps, that explains what is happening to Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff, who has been criticised for spending public money on hosting the tournament. The Boston Globe has reported that Mr Rousseff will not be presenting the trophy to the FIFA World Cup 2014 Winner. Instead, the honour will be given to Supermodel Gisele Bundchen. Continue reading…

 

FIFA World Cup 2014: Brazil v Mexico

So, we are heading to round two of the Group stage of FIFA World Cup 2014 tonight. Except for teams from Group H (Belgium, Algeria, Russia and Korea Republic), all other teams have played one game each, with host, Brazil and Mexico set to battle for the second time in this year’s tournament. The Brazil vs Mexico match will take place at Estadio Castelao Fortaleza at 03.00 am, Malaysian time. Both have won their opening match and a win for either side will take the winner a step closer to the knock out stage. Continue reading…

 

FIFA World Cup 2014: Germany v Portugal

Football is a simple game. Twenty-two men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans always winGary Lineker

One of the perennial tournament favourites, Germany is set to open their campaign in FIFA World Cup 2014 against Cristiano Ronaldo‘s Portugal at Arena Fonte NovaSalvador Brazil, 12 midnight, Malaysian time. The Germans have better head-to-head record against the Portuguese and look set to extend their superiority over their European counterpart, unless, of course, Ronaldo has something to say about this match. Continue reading…