Home » World Cup Frenzy (page 4)

World Cup Frenzy

World class when half fit – Suarez simply too much for England

It was Luis Suarez’s day. We should have known it would be. Just when his country needed him, the star striker delivered. Uruguay are back in with a great chance of qualifying for the last 16 of the World Cup thanks to a 2-1 win over England inspired by the man Oscar Tabarez admitted pre-match was key to their hopes ... Read More »

The End Of Tiki Taki Football As Spain Are Knocked Out

Defending champions Spain have fallen at the first hurdle as a 2-0 defeat to Chile means they have no hope of progressing to the knockout stages of the World Cup. Vicente del Bosque had led Spain to glory at the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012 but, following his side’s 5-1 humbling against Netherlands on Friday, a reaction was required ... Read More »

BELGIUM COME BACK FROM DEAD TO SAVE BLUSHES AGAINST ALGERIA

Much-fancied Belgium suffered a case of stage fright in their first World Cup match in 12 years and had to battle back from a goal down to beat gutsy Algeria 2-1 with two goals late in the game in their World Cup Group H opener on Tuesday. Substitutes Marouane Fellaini and Dries Mertens saved Belgium’s blushes after Algeria playmaker Sofiane ... Read More »

AKINFEEV HOWLER SAVES KOREA

A goalkeeping howler was the main talking point as Russia and South Korea played out to a 1-1 draw in their Group H World Cup clash at the Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba on Tuesday. Alexander Kerzhakov came to the Russia’s rescue, scoring three minutes after coming on as a substitute after his goalkeeper had gifted the Asians the lead. Horrified ... Read More »

Super Eagles Held To Goaless Draw In World Cup Opener

The Super Eagles began its 2014 World Cup campaign with an unimpressive performance as the team was held 0-0 by Iran at the Arena da Baixada, Curitiba on Monday. With the usual regulars such as Mikel Obi, Ogenyi Onazi, Emmanuel Emenike, Osaze Odemwingie, Ahmed Musa, Victor Moses, Vincent Enyeama and Efe Ambrose on the Nigeria’s line up, lots was expected from ... Read More »

Muller hat-trick downs 10-man Seleccao

Thomas Muller scored a hat-trick as Germany thrashed 10-man Portugal 4-0 in their opening World Cup game. Paulo Bento’s side’s chances of getting out of a tough Group G were placed in serious jeopardy as a Thomas Muller-inspired Germany put them to the sword in Salvador on Monday. Muller – golden boot winner at the 2010 World Cup – continued ... Read More »

Camel tips Portugal to beat Germany

With a 100% record so far in the World Cup, this camel has predicted the outcome for the Portugal vs Germany game and it seems like Portugal are favorites. Read More »

Messi Shines as Bosnia Are Shot Down

A moment of magic from Lionel Messi helped Argentina to a winning start in their World Cup campaign as they beat Bosnia-Herzegovina 2-1 at the Maracana on Sunday. Sead Kolasinac’s unfortunate own goal in just the third minute sent the South Americans on their way before Messi scored with a fine second-half effort. Substitute Vedad Ibisevic gave Bosnia hope with ... Read More »

WORLD CUP SHOCK CONTINUES WITH EXCITING MATCHES

Gervinho & Bony head home to deny Honda hammering Second-half headers from Wilfried Bony and Gervinho completed a Cote d’Ivoire comeback as they defeated Japan 2-1 on Saturday. Keisuke Honda put Alberto Zaccheroni’s men into the lead with a wonderful finish, controlling the ball in the box with his first touch then hammering into the top corner at the near ... Read More »

Football Stars And Their Super Cars

Cristiano Ronaldo – Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Officially recognised as the best player in the world, Ronaldo’s car exudes the same type of panache the Real Madrid man does with the ball. The Lamborghini Aventador is not a shy car with a lofty 700 brake horsepower (BHP) to help the vehicle reach a top speed of 217mph. The Ballon d’Or ... Read More »