Germany Wins Battle For Fourth World Cup CrownMario Goetze volleyed in the winning goal in extra time to give Germany its fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina on Sunday.
German Coach Loew Needs A Title To Prove He's A WinnerJoachim Loew has shaped a talented German generation into an entertaining and successful team with a history of near misses. Germany needs to beat Argentina in Sunday's World Cup decider to finally make Loew a winner.
Argentina Coach Says 'Perfect Game' Required To Beat GermanyArgentina coach Alejandro Sabella is looking for perfection against Germany in Sunday's World Cup final.
Netherlands Beats Host Brazil 3-0 To Finish 3rdDutch coach Louis Van Gaal is trying to motivate his players for the third-place match against Brazil by giving them the mission of becoming the only Dutch squad to finish a World Cup unbeaten in regular play.
Top World Cup Final Matches The 2014 FIFA World Cup Final is now set, with its two participants earning their way into the match in very different ways. First it was Germany absolutely demolishing host nation Brazil by the score of 7-1. Brazil fell behind 5-0 before the 30th minute was over, a result as shocking to the worldwide audience as it was to all the Brazilians both in attendance in Belo Horizonte and across the country.
Germany Win Over Brazil Sets Twitter Sports Record It won't be what Brazil's fans will remember, but the first World Cup semifinal is the most tweeted-about sports event in Twitter history.
Dutch Captain Van Persie May Miss Semifinal Match Dutch captain and all-time top scorer Robin van Persie is in doubt for the World Cup semifinal against Argentina after succumbing to a stomach problem.
Netherlands And Argentina Compete For Spot In World Cup FinalThe World Cup's best dribblers - Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben - face off when Argentina and Netherlands meet in the semifinals.
Brazil Faces Germany In World Cup SemifinalEven without Neymar, Brazil's show must go on. The World Cup hosts, now forced to play without their injured superstar, will face Germany on Tuesday for a spot in next weekend's final.
FIFA: All Doping Samples Clean At World CupFIFA says all samples have tested clean in its World Cup anti-doping program, though no unannounced controls have been made in Brazil.
FIFA Won't Punish Player Who Injured NeymarFIFA will not take action against the Colombia player who injured Neymar and ended the Brazil star's World Cup.
Neymar Denies Report Of Playing In World Cup FinalNeymar and the Brazilian football confederation have denied media reports that the striker could undergo special treatment on his fractured vertebra to try to play in the World Cup final if Brazil makes it that far.