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LeBron Got Video Of The World Cup Final Pitch Invader

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.07.2014 | Sports

LeBron James found himself in an unusual position during the World Cup final: The four-time NBA MVP was a spectator. Based on his tweets from Estadio ...

With The World Watching, Titans Take To The Pitch

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2014 | Sports

* Germans seek first ever European win on Latin American soil * Lionel Messi hoping to emulate Diego Maradona's 1986 feat ...

Think You're A 2014 World Cup Super Fan? Then Step Up To The Spot And Ace This Quiz.

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.12.2014 | Sports

The 2014 World Cup will come to a close on Sunday, when Germany takes on Argentina in the championship match, the last of 64 played over the past mont...

5 Things You Need To Know About The World Cup Final

Ryan Madden | Posted 09.09.2014 | Sports
Ryan Madden

Under the brightest of lights imaginable and with the eyes of the world square upon them, perennial juggernauts Germany and Argentina are set to square off in a mouthwatering World Cup Final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday.

How Much Do You REALLY Know About The World Cup? (QUIZ)

The Huffington Post | Sara Roncero-Menendez | Posted 08.08.2014 | Sports

The World Cup has captivated the hearts of fans and patriots all around the world, whether or not they are truly devoted to soccer. But how knowledgea...

There Have Been A Ton Of Sporting Humiliations In The Past Century

Posted 07.08.2014 | Sports

By Patrick Johnston BRASILIA, July 8 (Reuters) - Hosts Brazil suffered their worst World Cup defeat ever when they were crushed 7-1 by Germany in t...

These Incredible Photos Of Brazil's Past Will Help You Understand Its Future

The Huffington Post | Michael Maisel | Posted 07.06.2014 | World

There's no better time to take a look back at Brazil's past than during these four weeks of absolute soccer craze. Life.com delved into its archiv...

The Sad Fun of the FIFA Fan Fest

Natalia Viana | Posted 07.01.2014 | World
Natalia Viana

Forty years on, the valley is not for everyone anymore. As with everything else in the mega event, the FIFA Fan Fest thrives in the concept of a VIP space, where people are left out if they're not inside avidly consuming. That's the concept of a city that FIFA is promoting. It's like it's crying out loudly over and over again: "No, this is not a public space -- and the World Cup is definitely not a public event."

Uruguay Coach Quits FIFA Role Over Luis Suarez Ban

AP | By STEPHEN WADE | Posted 08.27.2014 | Sports

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez quit FIFA's strategic committee on Friday in protest at the ban football's governing body imposed ...

Brazil Police Sniper Causes Scare At World Cup Opener

AP | Posted 08.27.2014 | Sports

SAO PAULO (AP) — A police sniper was spooked by an armed man seen approaching Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and other officials as they watched...

FIFA Bites Back

AP | By GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 08.24.2014 | Sports

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — FIFA has officially charged Uruguay's Luis Suarez with biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini in the teams' World Cup match, ...

Latin Americans Cheer For Each Other Now But That'll End Soon

AP | STEPHEN WADE | Posted 06.23.2014 | Latino Voices

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Latin Americans are cheering for each other at the World Cup. But that camaraderie will disappear in a few days when the knock...

SHOWDOWN

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 06.21.2014 | Sports

MANAUS, Brazil (AP) — Moths and mosquitoes circled when the United States took the field for practice Saturday evening at Arena da Amazonia, a 40,00...

WATCH: World Cup Stadium's Stairs Wobble Under Weight

AP | By ALAN CLENDENNING | Posted 08.17.2014 | Sports

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Video of a staircase most people use to get to and from Rio's famed Maracana stadium shows the structure built atop scaffoldin...

Soccer Still Doesn't Quite Translate into Fútbol

John Washington | Posted 08.16.2014 | Sports
John Washington

Monday, the U.S. team plays their first game against Ghana. If they win, or if they advance beyond group stage again, MLS and soccer in general will make great strides.

10 Caipirinhas To Drink During The World Cup

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 06.16.2014 | Taste

The only cocktail you should be drinking for the next few weeks.

LOOK: The Most Incredible Photos From The 2014 World Cup

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 07.02.2014 | Sports

The colors. The passion. The pageantry. The goals. There's nothing like the FIFA World Cup, and these are the dramatic images that prove no other ...

Here's What You Need To Know About Day 2 Of The World Cup (If You Don't Care About Soccer)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing & Gabriela Kruschewsky | Posted 06.13.2014 | Sports

Because you don't understand the beautiful game, but you do understand beautiful people and adult beverages.

PHOTOS: World Cup Kicks Off In Style

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 06.12.2014 | Sports

SAO PAULO (AP) — Itaquerao Stadium shined under blue skies as Brazil kicked off its home World Cup with a football-style Carnival Thursday before th...

MAP: Where To Watch The World Cup In DC, By Rooting Interest

Posted 07.07.2014 | Sports

DC is one of the nation's most diverse cities and home to one of the largest immigrant populations in the United States, making it a premier spot to w...

14 World Cup Games Everyone Should Watch (And Why)

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.12.2014 | Sports

The World Cup is here, finally. Are you ready? With 32 teams from across the globe coming together in Brazil to vie for the most coveted trophy in...

World Cup 2014: The Definitive Imbibers Guide To World Cup Sips

Imbibe | Posted 08.12.2014 | Taste
Imbibe

May the best team -- and drink -- win!

Jordan Schultz

Pelé: 'There Is Nobody Like Me Because My Mother And My Father Closed The Machine'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.12.2014 | Sports

Pelé is widely accepted as the greatest soccer player of all time. The, 5-foot-8, 73-year-old Brazilian star is the only player to have ever captured...

Here's How Not To Be An Annoying Tourist At The World Cup

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Kruschewsky | Posted 06.16.2014 | Latino Voices

You ready?

LOOK: Italy's Balotelli Is Already A World Cup Winner After Proposal

AP | Posted 08.10.2014 | Sports

MANGARATIBA, Brazil (AP) -- Mario Balotelli took care of some personal business before the World Cup starts, proposing to his Belgian girlfriend Fanny...