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Germany's Toni Kroos brutally brings up Brazil's 7-1 World Cup loss in Happy New Year tweet

Germany midfielder Toni Kroos saw a great opportunity in “2017,” so he took it.


— Toni Kroos (@ToniKroos) December 31, 2016

He wished everyone a Happy 2017 with the Brazil flag to represent the “1” and the Germany flag to represent the “7.” He did that because in the 2014 World Cup, 

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Brazil anti-trust body says bids rigged for 2014 World Cup

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Brazil’s anti-trust body says several construction companies rigged bids for 2014 World Cup stadiums, driving up costs by overcharging for the work. 100 more words

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'Here Comes the Ball' Tumblr Illustrates World Cup's Finest Moments

Sports noobs, this one’s for you. If the ins and outs of the World Cup are flying over your head, then the Tumblr “Here Comes the Ball is your new go-to guide on all things soccer (ahem, football). 18 more words


After 1,192 days, Brazil mega-event run ends at Paralympics

RIO DE JANEIRO – After 1,192 days, Brazil’s run of hosting mega-sports events came to an end Sunday at the Paralympic Games.

It began with soccer’s Confederations Cup in 2013, extended to the 2014 World Cup, ran through IOC President Thomas Bach’s goodbye speech last month at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, and finished with the closing ceremony of the Paralympics before 45,000 spectators at Rio’s Maracana stadium. 850 more words


Looking At My Old Tweets! (Part One)

You’ve probably seen videos/blogs on people looking at their old tweets before, so I thought I’d jump on the bandwagon and look through the Twitter archives. 856 more words



Hugo Lloris believes France has evolved as a result of its loss to Germany at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Mats Hummels’ early header settled a low-key quarter-final contest in Rio de Janeiro two years ago and, after dismissing the notion they are seeking revenge, Lloris claimed the loss was a valuable part of the team’s learning curve. 278 more words