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3 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

World Cup: It's Messi vs The Machine

The world's best player will have to put in a stellar performance to stop Germany beating Argentina in the Fifa World Cup 2014 final in Brazil.

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6 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

on this Day: Spain finally wins the World Cup

On July 11 in history: A Late strike from Andres Iniesta helps Spain beat Netherlands to win 2010 World Cup in Johannesburg; Italy comfortably overwhelms West Germany to win 1982 World Cup in Madrid.

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6 hrs ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

on this Day: Spain finally wins the World Cup

A Northern California chemical engineer is facing more than 20 years in prison when he is sentenced for a rare economic-espionage conviction.

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12 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Carles Puyol and Gisele to unveil World Cup trophy ahead of the final on Sunday

The winner from 2010 will bring the trophy, housed in it's Louis Vuitton case, into the Maracana minutes before kickoff.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Mail

Robin van Persie is a matchwinner but his performance for Holland...

Robin van Persie is a matchwinner but you expected more from his performance for Holland as they lost 4-2 on penalties to Argentina in World Cup semi-final Van Persie was quiet as Argentina's centre-back pairing of Martin Demichelis and Ezequiel Garay dealt with the forward well At the end, after 120 desperate minutes here in Sao Paulo, they ... (more)

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ABC News

Robben, Van Persie Empty-Handed Again at World Cup

The Netherlands forwards, and the rest of the team, essentially ran out of steam Wednesday in the World Cup semifinals, losing to Argentina in a penalty shootout following a 0-0 draw.

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VIDEO: Best goals of the 2014 World Cup

Robin van Persie The most remarkable headed effort that you are likely to see this year - or any year.

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Stars of Nike's 2014 World Cup Advert Had a Pretty Tough Tournament

Nike's World Cup campaign involved some bold adverts, including a cartoon of their A-List footballers battling clones of themselves in Brazil.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Argentina

The Netherlands can reach its second consecutive World Cup final with a victory over Argentina on Wednesday at the Area de Sao Paulo.

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Daily Mail

Louis van Gaal ponders recall for hatchet man Nigel de Jong as...

Nigel de Jong, who was brutal in last World Cup final against Spain, could win place back in Holland team Referee Howard Webb admits he should have sent off De Jong for kung-fu kick against Xabi Alonso in 2010 And even if Van Gaal gets all his tactics spot on, Messi has the ability to wriggle out of any shackle in a split second and change the ... (more)

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Yahoo!

Generation gap proving tricky to solve for big teams

Three of Europe's football giants flopped in Brazil as they were faced with the challenge of transition from ageing squads to new blood - but two other nations could be in even more trouble.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

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Thousands throng to pay respects to Di Stefano

Real Madrid's President Florentino Perez, center, stands alongside team goalkeeper Iker Casillas, second left, and other mourners by a giant poster of Alfredo Di Stefano near his coffin at Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

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The Big Lead

Brazil, Germany, Argentina, the Netherlands: Which Compelling World Cup Narrative Will Win Out?

The World Cup resembles the NCAA tournament. Often, it's about predicting the right chalk.

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Globe and Mail

Five of the best goals from the World Cup

The 2014 World Cup has produced several goals of outstanding quality. The following are five of the best so far according to Reuters: Rodriguez had already caught the eye with his performances in the first round but his opener against Uruguay in the Round of 16 confirmed him as one of the players of the tournament.

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CBC News

Penalty master Krul ushers in World Cup's revenge of the goalkeepers

Goalkeeper Tim Krul of the Netherlands saves a shot by Costa Rica's Bryan Ruiz during a penalty shootout in their 2014 World Cup quarter-finals at the Fonte Nova arena in Salvador, Brazil.

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Scouting Report: Florent Chaigneau Better Arsenal Target Than Iker Casillas?

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger wants to take advantage of Casillas' transfer stock bottoming out after a disastrous 2014 FIFA World Cup for Spain, per Mundo Deportivo .

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Real Madrid Star di Stefano Passes Away at the Age of 88

Legendary Real Madrid forward Alfredo di StA©fano, who helped build the club into Europe's first superpower in the 1950s, died on Monday of a heart attack.

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Daily Mail

Luis Suarez's Liverpool exit may not be confirmed - but one shop in ...

Luis Suarez's Liverpool exit may not be confirmed - but one shop in Spain is already printing Barcelona shirts with 'Suarez 9' on Suarez was handed a four-month global ban by Fifa after biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup Luis Suarez may still be a Liverpool player as far as the club are concerned but for everyone else his ... (more)

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The Miami Herald

Tributes flow for Real Madrid great Di Stefano

Cristiano Ronaldo and Andres Iniesta led tributes from modern stars and football followers around the world for Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stefano, who died on Monday at age 88. FIFA president Joseph Blatter said in a statement that Di Stefano was his "favorite player" and "the most complete player I've seen."

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Netherlands Can End World Cup Woes by Going All the Way in Brazil

When Andres Iniesta hit an extra-time winner for Spain in the World Cup final of 2010, it brought the familiar scene of heartache for millions of Dutch supporters.

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