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World Cup: Costa Ricans welcomed 200,000 fans

The most pleasant surprise and the biggest sensation of the World Cup in Brazil, football team of Costa Rica, arrived home. Countrymen knew how to meet them and reward for the quarterfinals, so they were waited by 200,000 fans. 122 more words

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The Final Countdown

Well, here we are, with only 8 teams remaining an a handful of games left, the end of this controversial WorldCup is not too far in the horizon. 733 more words

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World Cup: "Die Mannschaft" threat to the Brazilian state

World Cup in Brazil entered into the finals. It’s time for the best, semi-finals and finals. Golden Goddess is still “in range” of Brazil, Germany, Argentina and the Netherlands, all of which have the greatest potential challenges till Sunday. 393 more words

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FIFA World Cup 2014: Analysis after quarterfinals

Argentina – Belgium 1-0: An early goal sent Argentina back to defend the lead and enter the last 4.

Defence: 1,5 – 1

Midfield: 1 – 1… 589 more words

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France soccer players, fans greeted with the song

Football players and coaching staff of the national team of France are back in Paris from the World Cup in Brazil, and at the airport they were met by over 200 supporters, who were cheered and sang cheering songs. 105 more words

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Quarterfinals Quantification

Like the Round of 16, there were no surprises here. The France vs. Germany was the closest to a toss-up between two favorites. Most surprising was Costa Rica taking the Netherlands to the penalty kick shootout, but in the end the teams favored to advance advanced. 433 more words

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The Super Sub

You are allowed three substitutions each game during the World Cup. Netherlands’ manager Louis van Gaal made the most daring substitution I have seen so far of this tournament, using his last substitution to take out his starting goal keeper Jasper Cillessen and putting in Tim Krul for penalty kicks. 268 more words

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