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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JULY 04:  France and Germany line up prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Fans Gather In Brickell To Watch World Cup Quarterfinal Action

It’s the Fourth of July, and while America may be out of the World Cup, soccer-enthusiasts are still gathering to watch the games.

07/04/2014

David Luiz of Brazil celebrates after defeating Colombia 2-1 during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between Brazil and Colombia at Castelao on July 4, 2014 in Fortaleza, Brazil.  (Source: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Brazil Beats Colombia 2-1 To Reach Semifinals

Brazil made its way into the World Cup semifinals for the first time in 12 years by beating Colombia 2-1 Friday, with the goals coming from defenders Thiago Silva and David Luiz.

07/04/2014

(L-R) Thiago Silva, Luiz Gustavo, Ramires, Dani Alves, Jo, Marcelo, Hulk, Willian and Neymar of Brazil celebrate after defeating Chile in a penalty shootout during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil round of 16 match between Brazil and Chile at Estadio Mineirao on June 28, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.  (Source: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

World Cup Host Brazil Set To Face Rival Colombia

Brazil and Colombia enter the World Cup quarterfinals with totally different mindsets. Brazil is surrounded by doubts after a more difficult start than expected to the tournament it is hosting. Colombia is upbeat after convincing performances and four straight wins.

07/04/2014

David Luiz and Neymar of Brazil celebrate after defeating Chile in a penalty shootout during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil round of 16 match between Brazil and Chile at Estadio Mineirao on June 28, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.  (Source: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Host Brazil Tries To Regroup For World Cup Quarterfinals

Brazil is trying to regroup for the rest of the World Cup after narrowly avoiding a humiliating elimination from its home tournament.

06/30/2014

Uruguay's forward Luis Suarez celebrates their victory at the end of a Group D football match between Italy and Uruguay at the Dunas Arena in Natal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 24, 2014. Uruguay won 1-0. AFP PHOTO/ JAVIER SORIANO (Source: JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)

FIFA Charges Luis Suarez For Biting In World Cup

FIFA has officially charged Uruguay’s Luis Suarez with biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini in the teams’ World Cup match, a process that could lead to a suspension for Uruguay’s best offensive player.

06/25/2014

Japan's Italian coach Alberto Zaccheroni (3L) watches his players during an official training session at The Pantanal Arena in Cuiaba on June 23, 2014, on the eve of the Group C football match against Colombia for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. (Source: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

Japan Looks To Keep Hopes Of Advancing Alive Against Colombia

With just one point from its first two Group C matches, Japan must beat already-qualified Colombia on Tuesday and hope for a slip-up by second-place Ivory Coast in the group’s other game to reach the knockout stage for the third time in four World Cups.

06/24/2014

Colombia's midfielder Juan Fernando Quintero (L) runs past Ivory Coast's goalkeeper Boubacar Barry after scoring during a Group C football match between Colombia and Ivory Coast at the Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 19, 2014. (Source: PEDRO UGARTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Colombia Defeats Ivory Coast 2-1 In World Cup

Colombia moved to the verge of qualifying for the World Cup’s knockout stage on Thursday, beating Ivory Coast 2-1 after scoring twice in a devastating six-minute spell in the second half.

06/19/2014

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6 Animal Look-alikes Of The World Cup

The players and coaches have been channeling their inner spiritual animal this year.

06/19/2014

Colombia's midfielder Juan Guillermo Cuadrado (L) vies with Greece's midfielder Kostas Katsouranis (R) during a Group C football match between Colombia and Greece at the Mineirao Arena in Belo Horizonte during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 14, 2014. (Source: EITAN ABRAMOVICH/AFP/Getty Images)

Colombia Beats Greece 3-0

Colombia started its firstWorld Cup campaign in 16 years in dazzling fashion, beating Greece 3-0 with goals from Pablo Armero, Teofilo Gutierrez and James Rodriguez in the Group C opener on Saturday.

06/14/2014

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Brazil To Play Colombia At Sun Life After World Cup

Brazil’s soccer team is headed to South Florida after the World Cup.

06/13/2014

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