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The Almost Impossible Feat of Repeating as World Cup Champion

Posted on 23 Mar, 2018, by in Featured, Soccer

The German national football team, as always, is regarded as one of the favorites to win the upcoming World Cup in Russia. But as the defending champions, history isn’t on their side when it comes to repeating as title winners. More

Mexico and the Curse of the Quarterfinals

Posted on 30 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

Mexico have been to the quarterfinals of the World Cup: Once in 1970 and against in 1986. Other than that, a nation that is mad about football and has over over eight million people participating in the sport, with a population of 118 million, can’t get past the round of 16, failing to do so in the 2014 World Cup for a sixth consecutive time. More

The History of World Cup Winners & Hosts

Posted on 27 May, 2014, by in Featured, Soccer

The 2014 World Cup will be the fourth to be hosted by a country that has already had the privilege of doing so, as Brazil try and erase the memories of the tragic loss 64 years ago, when they failed to win the competition for the first time, having to wait eight more years before beginning their dynasty. More

2014 World Cup – Being in The Group of Death Means Not Winning

Posted on 10 Dec, 2013, by in Soccer

Being drawn into the group of death in the World Cup means the chances of going very far in the tournament are awful, non existing even. Uruguay, England and Italy weren’t great favorites going into Brazil 2014, but after the draw they’ve receiving, pitted against each other, their chances of doing something memorable in the tournament, which means at least a semifinal, took another huge hit. More

The History of World Cup Balls & Posters

Posted on 17 Jun, 2010, by in Soccer

In honor of the World Cup and its official and controversial ball, the Jabulani, here are all the Posters and official World Cup balls from all 19 tournaments. More