BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Neymar will watch Brazil’s final World Cup match from the bench.
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BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Left back Maxwell and striker Jo were among six players entering Brazil’s lineup for the third-place match against the Netherlands on Saturday, while Dutch midfielder Wesley Sneijder had to pull out after getting injured during the warmup.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — No European team has ever won a World Cup played in the Americas. Just one more source of motivation for Germany ahead of Sunday’s final against Argentina.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Marcelo looked wide-eyed, stunned when he scored the first goal of the World Cup … against his own team. Hardly the most auspicious of starts for Brazil. But that blooper just 11 minutes into the tournament was soon forgiven and forgotten as Brazil went on to win that opening game and the 2014 World Cup quickly flowered into a roaring success, confounding doom and gloom merchants who predicted Brazil couldn’t pull it off without major protests and problems.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A four-time world player of the year, Argentina’s Lionel Messi is gifted with talents that most footballers can only dream of. What makes him special is that he possesses not just one or two but a combination of special skills that give him an edge over just about everyone.