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What’s wrong with Brazil?
What’s wrong with Brazil? Features

What’s wrong with Brazil?

After a draw with Mexico, Daniel Storey asks if we are still waiting for Brazil to come to life?

Food for thought Features

Food for thought

Martin Tyler blogs on how crucial popcorn has been for him in Brazil, and Alan Smith’s buffet etiquette.

Oscar stars in Brazil's opener Features

Oscar stars in Brazil's opener

Sarah Winterburn hails the performance of the Chelsea star but has doubts over Brazil's chances.

Rate the players Features

Rate the players

Adam Bate gives his verdict on Brazil's players after their 3-1 World Cup win over Croatia.

Opening game focus Features

Opening game focus

Adam Bate picks out the key issues to look out for in Brazil's opening game against Croatia.

Brazil legends Q&A Features

Brazil legends Q&A

The goalscoring royalty discuss Brazil’s World Cup potential and why Oscar could be a star.

A nation hopes Features

A nation hopes

We examine the pressure on Neymar as the weight of Brazil's World Cup dream sits on his shoulders.

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Final glory for Germany in Rio

Germany won the World Cup final for a fourth time after Mario Gotze's extra-time volley sealed a 1-0 win over Argentina.

Togetherness the key for Neuer

Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer hailed his side's remarkable team spirit after their 1-0 win over Argentina in Rio.

Golden Ball award for Messi

Argentina forward Lionel Messi has won the Golden Ball award as the best player at the World Cup.

Sabella: Players are warriors

Alejandro Sabella could not fault his "warriors" after Argentina came up just short in the World Cup final.

Newcastle confirm Cabella deal

Newcastle United have confirmed the signing of midfielder Remy Cabella from Montpellier on a six-year contract.


World Cup final player ratings

World Cup final player ratings

Check out our World Cup final player ratings and take the chance to give your own verdict.

World Cup Final: Germany's 1-0 extra-time win over Argentina is a deserved reward for many years of planning

World Cup Final: Germany's 1-0 extra-time win over Argentina is a deserved reward for many years of planning

A match that was billed as the strongest team against the best individual was eventually settled by a moment of individual brilliance from within the team.

Louis van Gaal signs off from Netherlands in style

Louis van Gaal signs off from Netherlands in style

"This match should never be played. I've been saying that for 10 years - it's unfair. There is only one award that counts and that is becoming world champions.