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Xavi Announces International Retirement

Xavi Hernández has announcd his international retirement, a career that has seen him score 13 goals in 133 appearances. The 2010 FIFA World Cup winner has made the decision to retire from Spain so that he can prolong his career at club level with Barcelona. 146 more words


Marching Strong

When speaking of Die Mannschaft, specifications involved with each player are considered as facile facts. Pedantry has little room for description and specificity seldom matter when one thinks of the historic supremacy with which the Germans are associated. 939 more words


BRAZIL 2014: What We Learned From Portugal's Group Stage Exit

Portugal were eliminated from the World Cup despite a 2-1 win against Ghana in their final group stage match. The victory was not enough to overturn a large goal differential left behind after a 4-0 defeat to Germany earlier in the tournament and the United States advanced to the round of 16 instead. 695 more words


FIFA World Cup 2014 - can a small European country win?

Half way through the 2014 FIFA World Cup the tournament can be only described as “spectacular”. There was everything. There were goals – lots of them. 646 more words


A Tribute to Golden Era of LaRoja!

After dominating the world of football since winning the Euro 2008 title, high expectations on the defending world champions was not untoward! With three major international trophies _ Euro 2008 , World Cup 2010 , Euro 2012 _ the La Roja superstars were flying high. 296 more words