Germany under ‘no pressure’ – Schweinsteiger

Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger said on Saturday that his side will be under "no pressure" when they tackle Argentina in Sunday's World Cup final at the Maracana.

Brazil World Cup team calls in psychologist after Chile match tears

Brazil's manager Luiz Felipe Scolari has called on a psychologist to bolster the national football team after a near emotional meltdown during Saturday's nailbiting World Cup game against Chile.

Van Persie: Spain header my best ever goal

The Netherlands forward believes his "brilliant" diving effort that levelled their opening World Cup game and set up a stunning victory over the world champions was his greatest

Neymar to join Brazil for third place play-off

Brazil's injured striker Neymar will attend Saturday's third place play-off when the battered World Cup hosts take on the Netherlands.

Fifa to launch investigation into Germany fans

Pictures showing fans wearing all-black make-up circulated on social media following the clash with Ghana and a spokesperson has confirmed the evidence will be looked into

Tearful Neymar backs ‘friend’ Messi as Argentina, Germany prepare

Tearful Brazil star Neymar says he is prepared to set aside the historical rivalry between South America's two footballing heavyweights as he wants four-time world footballer of the year Lionel Messi to win the World Cup when Argentina meets Germany in Sunday's final.

Disgraced Suarez finally admits to biting Chiellini

Having previously denied any wrongdoing, the Uruguayan has come forward to apologise to the Italian defender. Disgraced Uruguay striker Luis Suarez has finally admitted to biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup. The Liverpool forward has been...

Five things that went wrong for England

Italy's 1-0 defeat to Costa Rica on Friday condemned England to their earliest World Cup exit since the 1958 tournament in Sweden.

World Cup 2014: Brazil can cope without Neymar, says Scolari

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari says his side will cope without injured striker Neymar when they face Germany in Tuesday's World Cup semi-final.

Neymar takes selfie with his girlfriend Gabriella Lenzi on his Superman phone

Neymar made a blistering start to his World Cup on Thursday night with a double against Croatia - but UK broadcaster ITV have been forced to apologise after their online service stopped as the 22-year-old scored his second goal from the penalty spot.

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