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  • Brazil defensive woes resurface quickly against Dutch

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's defensive woes were again evident early in their World Cup third-place playoff against the Netherlands on Saturday when skipper Thiago Silva gave away a third-minute penalty and an error by David Luiz put the Dutch 2-0 up...
  • Ukraine situation will not affect 2018 World Cup - Mutko

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The political crisis in the Ukraine will have no impact on Russia's preparations for the 2018 World Cup finals according to Vitaly Mutko, Russia's sports minister who is also a member of FIFA's executive committee. Mutko was...
  • Argentines flood Rio for World Cup championship

    RIO DE JANEIRO The Buenos Aires taxicab pulled up to Maracana Stadium Friday afternoon with a giant Argentina flag flapping from its trunk after a 37-hour journey. Out popped Ariel Banega, Juan Arrieta and brothers Matias and Diego Romero Vetera all in...
  • Argentina need 'perfect' match to beat Germans

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Argentina must play a flawless game on Sunday if they are to beat a powerful German team and lift the World Cup for the third time, their coach Alejandro Sabella said. Germany go into the final at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana...
  • Dutch exceed expectations under talismanic Van Gaal

    (Reuters) - The Netherlands far exceeded expectation in finishing third at the World Cup in Brazil, tearing up not only up the formbook but their own rules on how best to play the game as their coach provided a talismanic touch. They also set a new...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Gaspar Takes Pride In Iran Cup Experience

     Jeff Jacobs: Gaspar Takes Pride In Iran Cup Experience
    Dan Gaspar's unforgettable World Cup moment arrived not in one of Brazil's frenzied stadiums, filled with their uninhibited joy and extra-time heartache. It came with security forces surrounding the Iranian soccer team. It also isn't what you probably...
  • Credit Suisse's Verde hedge fund betting on a Brazilian rate cut

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Money managers at Credit Suisse Group AG's CSHG Verde FIC FIM, the biggest Brazilian hedge fund, are betting the nation's central bank will soon begin to cut interest rates to revive a flagging economy. Verde stands by its bet...
  • Reuters team of the tournament

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Team of the tournament as selected by Reuters journalists (4-3-3): Goalkeeper: Keylor Navas (Costa Rica). Defenders: Philipp Lahm (Germany), Mats Hummels (Germany), Thiago Silva (Brazil), Marcos Rojo (Argentina). Midfielders:...
  • Brazil's leader sees no political fallout from World Cup defeat

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's humiliating defeat in the World Cup will have no impact on the elections in October, President Dilma Rousseff predicted on Friday as she prepares to hit the campaign trail to seek a second term. Despite criticism of her...
  • Cash-short Argentines flood Rio in hope of basking in World Cup glory

    Cash-short Argentines flood Rio in hope of basking in World Cup glory
    Tens of thousands of Argentines, most without game tickets and unable to find or afford hotel rooms, have descended on Rio de Janeiro for Sunday's World Cup final pitting their nation's blue-and-white-clad soccer heroes against Germany. At the...
  • Seasoned Germany Expects To Get Past Argentina

    Seasoned Germany Expects To Get Past Argentina
    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Germany expect the experience that runs through their team to give them the edge over Argentina in Sunday's World Cup final after admitting they restrained themselves when they thumped Brazil in the semi-finals. Germany...