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Germany, Argentina, and What Really Makes a World Cup Team
If America wants to become a true soccer superpower, its sports landscape will have to change.
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Germany vs Argentina World Cup final 2014: Win or lose, Argentina...
Eugenio Lopez told Argentinian radio that Sabella will end his 'cycle' as head coach after Sunday's final, with Gerardo Martino and Diego Simeone tipped to take over Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
The Arizona Republic
World Cup defeat can hurt domestic stock market
World Cup defeat can hurt domestic stock market World Cup defeat can hurt domestic stock market Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1mnJQNn Argentina and Germany face off in the World Cup final on Sunday and investors in both countries will do well to be alert to potential drops on their stock markets the day after in case of ... (more)
World Cup: Germany and Argentina face date with destiny
Italy's contest with Brazil at the 1982 World Cup is considered one of the greatest games in the tournament's history.
32 things you must know about the World Cup
SEVENS coach Geraint John said the possibility of stars mixing sevens and Super Rugby duties in 2016 ahead of the Olympics could be an option.
The nine previous finals featuring Argentina and Germany
Argentina and Germany have appeared collectively in nine previous World Cup finals and two against each other.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Latin Americans reluctantly rally behind Argentina
A defeat for Argentina would be historic: Never has a European team been crowned champion on this side of the Atlantic.
The Town Talk
Brazil's misery worsens with Argentina in final
Argentina celebrates Independence on the same day ...: Argentina celebrates 198 years since the signing of its independence, the same day the national team is facing the Netherlands in the World Cup semi-final.
Deaf nurse born with no ears hears for the first time after...
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Wed Jul 09, 2014
Stage set, now can Messi secure his place among the greats?
On Sunday at the Maracana stadium in Rio, Messi will come up against a Germany team that has ended his two previous attempts to bring his country a third World Cup title.
World Cup 2014: Brazil wakes up to cold reality of calamity
The Argentina fans making their way down the concrete walkways to the Arena Corinthians before last night's match had already bought their first souvenirs of the monumental Brazil collapse to Germany in the semi-final the previous evening.
Christian Science Monitor
Can Latin America World Cup unity weather Argentina vs Netherlands?
Earlier this summer, a Brazilian soccer fan, right, baits an Argentine soccer fan, holding up five fingers to show how many times Brazil has won a World Cup.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Argentina's Lionel Messi to Pass Diego Maradona on Nation's All-Time Caps List
As Argentina prepares for Wednesday's World Cup semifinal vs. the Netherlands, superstar Lionel Messi is poised to earn his 92nd international cap.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Brazil's goonish tactics won't work against Germany at World Cup
Colombian and Brazilian players battle for the ball during Brazil's World Cup quarterfinal victory Friday.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Unforgettable memories from the World Cup
Every World Cup I have watched since Espana 82 has left a lasting impression in its own unique way.
Argentina coach: Who wouldn't depend on Messi?
Argentina's Angel di Maria, right, and Lionel Messi celebrate after di Maria scored during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Argentina and Switzerland at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Football in Latin America: Jogo complicado
Golazo! The Beautiful Game from the Aztecs to the World Cup: The Complete History of How Soccer Shaped Latin America.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Argentina World Cup 2014 manager Alejandro Sabella was made in Yorkshire
Argentina manager Alejandro Sabella carries his nation's World Cup 2014 hopes, but for Sheffield United and Leeds fans he was made in Yorkshire The good people of Yorkshire weren't exactly shy about their contribution to the last Olympics where they won as many gold medals as Australia.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Howard takes Tourette's in stride
A U.S. fan watches nervously as the Americans surprisingly emerge from the group stage despite a nail-biting defeat against Germany.
U.S. fans flock to FIFA online
U.S. team captain Clint Dempsey's home state of Texas has been the third most-active engaging with the World Cup.