Dutch 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.
To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.
FIFA says all samples have tested clean in its World Cup anti-doping program, though no unannounced controls have been made in Brazil.
FIFA will not take action against the Colombia player who injured Neymar and ended the Brazil star’s World Cup.
These World Cup fans have a leg-up on us all when it comes to showing their patriotism and we all need to take cues from their American ways. Here are 17 World Cup fans that are more prepared for the 4th of July than you:
You’ll notice the ratings for this World Cup are highest in the Northeast, where folks try rather hard to look most enlightened. And you may also notice by the time the U.S. team lost to Belgium, some of them had already jumped ship.
Here are eight things you didn’t know about Tim Howard a.k.a. “The Brick Wall.”
Now that the U.S. has been knocked out of the World Cup, Americans need a new reason to drink.
Belgium defeated the U.S. 2-1 in full time and deflated the American hype and furor around our new favorite sport-of-the-moment. Although we won’t see the USMNT contend for the title, good times and camaraderie were had by all.
The 2012 U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year was in Miami Beach Monday morning. Alex Morgan held a mini-indoor soccer camp for young girls at the Scott Rakow Youth Center.