Why do Latins win at Jeitinho? Maybe it's a by-product of Catholic rebellion, maybe it's the fresh memory of military governments and the urge to be free, maybe it's the heat, but whatever it is, the English and Americans should wake up to it.
Italy has the right to feel aggrieved. It remains to be seen if FIFA bans Suárez from the rest of the tournament or chooses to stick its head into the sand.
Fan Fest are official FIFA spaces where the public can watch games. The crowds were massive and while there was expected to be a large demonstration against the World Cup, it never materialized.
Paul was an English-born octopus who led a relatively sedate aquatic life in an aquarium in Oberhausen, Germany, until he became an instant worldwide celebrity when he started correctly and consecutively predicting the outcome of all of Germany's 2010 World Cup matches.
I love the seafood in Rio and wanted to go straight to the source for my next meal -- the ocean!
If Sunday's enthralling USA vs Portugal game didn't blow you out of your seat, hello, please check your pulse!
Sugarloaf Mountain is well known for having some of the most amazing views of Rio. I had to check it out for myself, so I took my Univision crew up to the top and I couldn't believe the views!
This great World Cup 2014 of shocks and beautiful, counterattacking football continued on, in its three Friday games, with even more treats being offered up this weekend -- Germany vs Ghana on June 21, Belgium vs Russia, and Dempsey's USA vs Ronaldo's Portugal on June 22.
Another fantastic day in Rio! Got a workout in yesterday showing off my fútbol skills with Jayzinho, the ultimate freestyle and professional street fútbol player.
Watched the Chile v. Spain game with the Elvis Presleys Wednesday! I first met this group of fútbol fans eight years ago at the World Cup in Munich and have been watching games with them at the World Cup ever since!
This is potentially an even bigger breach of diplomatic trust than the NSA spying that Dilma denounced at the United Nations.
The time has come for FIFA and the world to expect a deeper dialogue about how a nation and a powerful multi-national organization can work together to synergistically support each other.
Brazilian top brass are panicking: it is widely believed that only a sixth World Cup championship will persuade citizens that hosting the event was worth the trouble and expense, buttressing national pride and confirming Brazil as the country of futebol.
How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.
In my recent trip to Brazil, I had the opportunity to learn about Bolsa Familia -- one of the most popular cash-transfer schemes in Latin America.
The writing was on the wall a little over five years ago, when La Roja were upset by the U.S. in the Confederations Cup in South Africa. At the time, few chose to recognize exactly what the U.S. had done.