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WC2018 Logo

“Two swimmers desperately trying to escape from the tentacles of a huge red three-eyed jellyfish:” (The official WC2018 logo was unveiled last week.)

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World Cup 2014 Final Stages

World Cup 2014 Quarterfinals July 4, 2014 France 0 – 1 Germany Hummels 12 Brazil 2 – 1 Colombia Thiago Silva 7, David Luiz 69 – James Rodriguez 80 pen July 5, 2014 Argentina 1 – 0 Belgium Higuain 8 … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014 Last 16

June 28, 2014 Brazil 1 – 1 Chile David Luiz 18 – Alexis Sanchez 32 penalties: 3 – 2 Colombia 2 – 0 Uruguay James Rodriguez 28, 50 June 29, 2014 Holland 2 – 1 Mexico Sneijder 88, Huntelaar 90+4 … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014, Round 3

June 23, 2014 Australia 0 – 3 Spain Villa 36, Torres 69, Mata 82 Holland 2 – 0 Chile Fer 77, Depay 90+2 Group B P Pts W D L F-A Holland 3 9 3 0 0 11-3 Chile 3 … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014, Round 2

June 17, 2014 Brazil 0 – 0 Mexico This game of the second round was somehow scheduled before the last game of Round 1 has been played, weird. Mexicans played like it was the match of their lives and goalkeeper … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014, Round 1

June 12, 2014 Brasil 3 – 1 Croatia Neymar 29, 71 pen, Oscar 90+1 – Marcelo 11 og Croatia played exceptionally well in this opening game of the World Cup. The hosts didn’t look particularly convincing despite their fantastic collection … Continue reading

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Euro 2012: Final

July 1 Euro 2012 Final Spain 4 – 0 Italy Goals: Silva 14, Pique 41, Torres 84, Mata 88 Spain: Casillas – Arbeloa, Pique, Sergio Ramos, Jordi Alba – Xavi, Busquets, Xabi Alonso – Silva (59 Pedro), Fabregas (75 Torres), … Continue reading

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Euro 2012: Semifinals

June 27 Portugal 0 – 0 Spain penalties: 2 – 4 Portugal: Rui Patricio – Joao Pereira, Pepe, Bruno Alves, Fabio Coentrao – Miguel Veloso (106 Custodio) – Meireles (112 Varela), Joao Moutinho – Nani, Hugo Almeida (81 Nelson Oliveira), … Continue reading

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Euro 2012 Quarterfinal: England – Italy

June 24 Quarterfinal 4 England 0 – 0 Italy penalties: 2 – 4 The first goalless draw at this Euro, and at the same time one of the best matches of the tournament. Italy was clearly the better side in … Continue reading

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Euro 2012: Quarterfinals 2 and 3

June 22 Quarterfinal 2 Germany 4 – 2 Greece Lahm 39, Khedira 61, Klose 68, Reus 74 – Samaras 55, Salpingidis 89 pen No surprises in this one, except for the Germany’s starting lineup. Normally on this tournament the German … Continue reading

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