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  • David Luiz not the only one to blame, says Mourinho

    (Reuters) - Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho spoke out in David Luiz's defence on Wednesday, saying his former player should not be singled out for blame in Brazil's 7-1 World Cup semi-final thrashing by Germany. Mourinho, who last month sold the defender...
  • Chesapeake company makes decorative paper for World Cup cups

    Chesapeake company makes decorative paper for World Cup cups
    Yupo Corp. America in Chesapeake is the maker of the synthetic paper being used to customize souvenir cups for the World Cup in Brazil, The Virginian-Pilot reports. The paper is printed in Brazil with the names of teams and the date of their match. Read...
  • World Cup: Germany-Brazil Match Scores Twitter, Facebook Records for Sports Chatter

    Germany's 7-1 trouncing of host country Brazil in the 2014 FIFA World Cup semifinals Tuesday registered as the most-discussed sporting game ever on Twitter, with 35.6 million tweets posted worldwide during the match, and generated record activity on...
  • World Cup Loss A Stunning Blow To Hartford's Brazilian Fans

     World Cup Loss A Stunning Blow To Hartford's Brazilian Fans
    HARTFORD — Brazilians soccer fans in Hartford's Parkville neighborhood expected to be celebrating Tuesday evening, anticipating a victory against Germany in the World Cup semifinals. "We are so sad right now," Patricia Lourenco said of the...
  • Newspapers chronicle Brazil's World Cup letdown

    Newspapers chronicle Brazil's World Cup letdown
    There was plenty of painted faces and even more looks of disappointment.  The Brazil national football team was eliminated in the semifinals of the 2014 World Cup Tuesday in record-breaking fashion, losing 1-7 in front of its home crowd fans in Belo...
  • In disbelief, Germans, Brazilians see history made

    SAO PAULO/BERLIN (Reuters) - Divided by a scoreline as wide as the Atlantic, Germans and Brazilians united after the World Cup hosts' 7-1 humiliation in writing the game into the history of both nations, well beyond the realm of football. For Brazil,...
  • Brazil humbling prompts calls for reform of domestic game

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's embarrassing 7-1 defeat by Germany in the World Cup semi-final has prompted much soul searching in the host nation and calls are mounting for wholesale changes in Brazil's notoriously chaotic domestic game. The South...
  • IOC says Rio report encouraging but vigilance needed

    LAUSANNE Switzerland (Reuters) - Brazil has presented an "encouraging report" about preparations for the 2016 Rio Games but vigilance is needed to ensure venues are ready, the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday. IOC President Thomas Bach,...
  • Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat; some turn sarcastic

    Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat; some turn sarcastic
    The last time Brazil hosted soccer's World Cup, a humiliating 2-1 loss to Uruguay went down in history as a trauma that permanently damaged the country's psyche. Generations after that defeat in 1950, the national team was under enormous pressure not to...
  • Brazil's World Cup debacle hurts but not an election game changer

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's World Cup trouncing by Germany threw a bucket of cold water on a nation that was starting to feel good about hosting the tournament but the humiliating defeat is unlikely to be a game changer in October's presidential...
  • World Cup humiliation another blow to Brazil's confidence

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The World Cup was supposed to be Brazil's coming-out party, the soccer superpower finally revealing itself to be an economic and geopolitical one as well. Visiting fans and TV viewers would witness not only a month of fabulous...