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Golden Moment
Mario Gotze scored in the second period of extra time on Sunday to lift Germany to its fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina at the Maracana. It was a titanic clash between two football giants for... FULL STORY>>
Germany
Germany
Best In Show
Lionel Messi fell short in his bid to capture the World Cup, but he still managed to leave Brazil with another accolade as the Argentina star won the Golden Ball, given to the Most Valuable Player of the tournament... FULL STORY>>
Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi
Bra-Zilch
Brazil's World Cup ended in disappointing fashion as the host nation suffered a 3-0 loss in Saturday's third-place match at the Estadio Nacional. The Selecao failed to reach the finale after they were thrashed by... FULL STORY>>
Brazil
Brazil
Luis Suarez
REALITY BITES
FIFA announced Thursday that it has rejected Luis Suarez's appeal against a lengthy ban for biting an opponent during a World Cup match.

Suarez was banned for nine competitive international matches, four months from all football and fined $112,000 for biting the shoulder of Italy defender Giorgio... FULL STORY>>
Sergio Romero
The Savior
Argentina reached its fifth World Cup final on Wednesday after topping the Netherlands, 4-2, in a penalty kick shootout following a 0-0 draw in 120 minutes of play at the Arena de Sao Paulo.

Tuesday's semifinal saw an absurd eight goals scored in 90 minutes, while Wednesday's fixture was a... FULL STORY>>
Miraslav Klose
Seventh Heaven
Germany breezed into its eighth World Cup final on Tuesday after thrashing host nation Brazil, 7-1, at the Estadio Mineirao.

After coming away with an impressive 1-0 victory over the offensive-minded French squad in the quarterfinal, Joachim Low's side were surely full of confidence... FULL STORY>>