Doriva: We need balance and discipline(FIFA.com) 26 Jul 2014

Doriva: We need balance and discipline(FIFA.com) 26 Jul 2014

Brazil have long been the pre-eminent force in South American women’s youth football, having now qualified for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup six times as continental champions. As that record proves, there is plenty of quality for Brazilian coaches to work with. Yet the immediate challenge facing Doriva Bueno Pacheco, the man who will

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Role model Lahm bows out on a high(FIFA.com) 18 Jul 2014

Germany fans have some unexpected news to digest in the wake of the national team’s fourth FIFA World Cup™ win. Five days after helping Die Mannschaft see off Argentina in the Final of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, captain Philipp Lahm, one of the standard-bearers of German football, has announced his retirement from the

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Neuer: It’s a dream come true(FIFA.com) 14 Jul 2014

Neuer: It’s a dream come true(FIFA.com) 14 Jul 2014

Germany’s celebrations knew no bounds after winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ Final with a 1-0 extra-time victory over Argentina in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday evening. The team’s songs of triumph were clearly audible in the depths of the iconic Estadio do Maracana after the final whistle and players and coaching staff alike beamed

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Argentina defiant in defeat(FIFA.com) 14 Jul 2014

Argentina defiant in defeat(FIFA.com) 14 Jul 2014

The Argentina players cut dejected figures as they waited to collect their medals at the end of Sunday’s Final of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™. Yet as Alejandro Sabella’s men wiped away the tears triggered by their narrow defeat to Germany, their compatriots back home gathered en masse in streets up and down the

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Gotze: It's an unbelievable feeling(AFP) 13 Jul 2014

Gotze: It’s an unbelievable feeling(AFP) 13 Jul 2014

FIFA World Cup Final™ match-winner Mario Gotze said he felt “unbelievable” after scoring the extra-time goal that gave Germany a 1-0 win over Argentina on Sunday. “It’s an unbelievable feeling,” said the Bayern Munich forward after etching his name into World Cup legend at the iconic Maracana. “I don’t know how to describe it. You

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