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2 hrs ago | The Atlantic

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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9 hrs ago | The Independent

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.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Lionel Messi, Soccer Players

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)

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CNN

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.

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Related Topix: Lionel Messi, Summer Olympic, Juan

NEWS.com.au

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.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sergio Aguero, Angel di Maria, Lionel Messi, Argentina World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Germany World Cup

Reuters

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.

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Germany World Cup, Summer Olympic

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

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.

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Related Topix: Argentina World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Lionel Messi, Summer Olympic, Sports, Soccer Players, Neymar, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics

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.

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Related Topix: Lionel Messi, Summer Olympic

Daily Mail

Deaf nurse born with no ears hears for the first time after...

Police hail courageous 15-year-old girl shot in the head whose 911 call stopped a Houston father continuing his rampage after 'he shot dead four children and two adults at family home' Teenage girl who vanished 17 days ago after leaving chilling 'if you're reading this I am either missing or dead' entry in her journal is found by police in a MALL ... (more)

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Rediff.com

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi, Summer Olympic, FIFA World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Angel di Maria

The Independent

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Corinthians, Summer Olympic, Neymar, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, Jo

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.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

BleacherReport

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.

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Related Topix: Lionel Messi, Summer Olympic

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.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Daily Monitor

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.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Spain World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Lionel Messi

SFGate

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.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Economist

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.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Daily Mail

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.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

CNN

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.

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Germany World Cup, Summer Olympic, Sports, Tim Howard, Soccer Players

CNN

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Luis Suarez, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, FIFA Soccer World Cup, United States World Cup

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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