The Costa Concordia, the cruise ship that wrecked off Giglio Island, Italy in January 2012, has been safely moored at the Port of Genoa Voltri, Italy.
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.
Captain Diego Godin scored in the 81st minute as Uruguay edged 10-man Italy 1-0 Tuesday to reach the second round of the World Cup, although the victory was overshadowed by a biting incident involving the South American side’s star forward Luis Suarez.
Luis Suarez and Uruguay are full of momentum after beating England. Mario Balotelli and Italy are struggling to recover after a draining loss to Costa Rica. Two teams in completely different states – both mentally and physically – meet Tuesday and only one of them will advance to the second round of the World Cup.
Costa Rica followed up its surprise win over Uruguay with another World Cup stunner on Friday, beating four-time champion Italy 1-0 to secure a spot in the next round and eliminate England in the process.
-Uruguay surprised the world with a run to the semi-finals of the last World Cup, but will need to be at its best to even make it to the knockout stages four years on.
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Each country can only bring 23 men to Brazil to compete for the World Cup this year. A few notable men were left off rosters for various reasons and some may surprise you …
Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez was blasted by an Italian-language translator who worked with her for the past six years.
After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.