2014 World Cup: Robin Van Persie Fails to Change His Big Game Reputation

Robin Van Persie World Cup

In the third-place match of the 2014 World Cup, Robin Van Persie finally scored his first goal beyond the group stage. It came early in the match for the Netherlands as Brazil captain Thiago Silva conceded a penalty. It was […]

2014 World Cup: Mats Hummels is Germany’s Keystone vs. Argentina

Mats Hummels Germany World Cup

One of the biggest names during the silly season of the transfer window is also crucial to Germany in the 2014 World Cup final. Mats Hummels aggravated a knee injury that is said to be tendinitis and was substituted at […]

Luis Suarez to Barcelona is Another Black Eye for FIFA

Luis Suarez Transfer Barcelona

Rumors have been swirling for a year that Luis Suarez wanted to leave Liverpool. He has now completed a $128 million transfer to Barcelona, the biggest transfer ever for a South American player. This large transaction is between a team […]

2014 World Cup Preview: Brazil vs. Netherlands is the Game No One Wants to Play

2014 World Cup Brazil v Netherlands

For some the third place game in this 2014 World Cup is another chance to see two of the best nations play soccer on the world stage. However, the teams from Brazil and the Netherlands have no interest in playing […]

2014 World Cup: History vs. Form in Argentina vs. Germany Final

Germany Vs Argentina World Cup

The stage is set for the 2014 World Cup final. Germany, a European powerhouse, will take on the host’s neighboring country Argentina. The history is on the side of Argentina as Lionel Messi tries to cement his legacy with the […]

Analyst, Manager Roberto Martinez Deserves Renewed Admiration

Roberto Martinez Everton

Some of those tuning into the World Cup may only know Roberto Martinez as the in-studio analyst for many of the early matches. Then they learn that he is the manager of the USMNT‘s Tim Howard at Everton. ESPN has […]

2014 World Cup: Joachim Löw Must Instill Humility for Germany

Germany World Cup Final

After dismantling the home country in the 2014 World Cup, Germany and Joachim Löw must prepare for the final on Sunday. A barrage of goals before the 30th minute against Brazil meant the team knew they were moving on for an […]

2014 World Cup: 3rd-Place Game is Unfortunate, Pointless for Brazil

Brazil World Cup Third Place Game

No other nation is tied to soccer like Brazil. As a nation mourns after their biggest defeat at the hands of Germany, the reality of a third-place game begins to set in. The 2014 World Cup was supposed to be […]

2014 World Cup: Miroslav Klose Makes History With Thomas Müller Waiting in the Wings

Miroslav Klose World Cup

There was a storybook feeling to it as Miroslav Klose took over the World Cup scoring crown from Ronaldo. He did it against Brazil on their home soil with a striker’s finish placing the ball in the bottom corner with […]

2014 World Cup: Mesut Özil Has Been Better Than You Think For Germany

Mesut Ozil World Cup

Last summer Mesut Özil was the biggest prize of the transfer window. This summer he has fallen to the one of the last to be spoken about of the star-studded German lineup. With the injury to Marco Reus, Özil has been the […]

Toni Kroos Will Take Money and Allure of Real Madrid over Bayern Munich

Toni Kroos Transfer Real Madrid

With Germany still in the World Cup, midfielder Toni Kroos said he would speak on his future when the competition is over. He made it clear that he knew where he was playing next season. Now reports from Spanish paper […]

2014 World Cup: James Rodriguez Remains in the Spotlight

James Rodriguez Transfer

The best player in the World Cup has been James Rodriguez, and he could still claim the Golden Boot despite Colombia losing in the quarterfinals. He did not just appear in the soccer world as he was part of one […]