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#World Cup 2014

# world-cup-2014 - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

A tactical breakdown of where the 2014 World Cup final was won and lost
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

A tactical breakdown of where the 2014 World Cup final was won and lost

Jul 15th 2014, 8:45 PM 5,130 Views 0 Comments

A patient game from Germany eventually yielded its rewards, as they beat Argentina 1-0.

Power ranking the 17 best moments of the 2014 World Cup
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

Power ranking the 17 best moments of the 2014 World Cup

Jul 15th 2014, 5:37 PM 5,528 Views 4 Comments

Featuring Christ the Redeemer, Lionel Messi, James Rodriguez and more.

How Germany went from Euro 2000  'disaster' to World Cup champions
# Die Struktur
From The42
# Die Struktur

How Germany went from Euro 2000 'disaster' to World Cup champions

Jul 15th 2014, 3:36 PM 8,155 Views 9 Comments

This is not a golden generation for Die Nazionale Mannschaft, but the product of a well-laid plan.

Analysis: The best young players at the 2014 World Cup
# Young Guns
From The42
# Young Guns

Analysis: The best young players at the 2014 World Cup

Jul 15th 2014, 3:25 PM 19,311 Views 16 Comments

It’s a highly competitive field but who makes our special XI?

Germany dance back into Berlin on massive open-top Merc truck
# Adulation
From The42
# Adulation

Germany dance back into Berlin on massive open-top Merc truck

Jul 15th 2014, 1:02 PM 7,205 Views 1 Comment

The centre of Berlin was thronged with fans celebrating the World Cup success.

Jubilant crowds welcome home German World Cup heroes
# Celebrations
From The42
# Celebrations

Jubilant crowds welcome home German World Cup heroes

Jul 15th 2014, 10:07 AM 3,632 Views 8 Comments

The German team have landed in Berlin, where expectant crowds are waiting.

5 things Martin O'Neill and Ireland can learn from the 2014 World Cup
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

5 things Martin O'Neill and Ireland can learn from the 2014 World Cup

Jul 15th 2014, 7:30 AM 16,427 Views 44 Comments

Squad depth is more important than ever and other noteworthy points.

5 cult heroes we loved at the 2014 World Cup
# The Unlikely Lads
From The42
# The Unlikely Lads

5 cult heroes we loved at the 2014 World Cup

Jul 15th 2014, 7:00 AM 10,116 Views 9 Comments

They may have flown under the radar but this bunch impressed us a lot.

# world-cup-2014 - Monday 14 July, 2014

Here are the best and worst XIs of the 2014 World Cup
# Stars
From The42
# Stars

Here are the best and worst XIs of the 2014 World Cup

Jul 14th 2014, 8:45 PM 32,592 Views 53 Comments

Philipp Lahm, Toni Kroos, Lionel Messi and more players who stood out.

We’ll leave it there so: Contador out, Rihanna lifts the World Cup and all today's sport
# Monday
From The42
# Monday

We’ll leave it there so: Contador out, Rihanna lifts the World Cup and all today's sport

Jul 14th 2014, 7:41 PM 21,746 Views 9 Comments

There’s also a new Limerick manager and Manchester United’s record kit deal.

The Netherlands' Arjen Robben secures the 'Golden Dive' award
# Simulation
From The42
# Simulation

The Netherlands' Arjen Robben secures the 'Golden Dive' award

Jul 14th 2014, 5:10 PM 7,884 Views 8 Comments

Marcelo, Fred and Georgios Samaras provided competition, but there was only ever going to be one winner.

What was your favourite goal of the 2014 World Cup?
# Golazos
From The42
# Golazos

What was your favourite goal of the 2014 World Cup?

Jul 14th 2014, 4:06 PM 5,319 Views 8 Comments

We’ve whittled 171 down to 12…

Check out the BBC's brilliant, epic end-of-World-Cup montage
# Class
From The42
# Class

Check out the BBC's brilliant, epic end-of-World-Cup montage

Jul 14th 2014, 1:38 PM 10,808 Views 3 Comments

We can’t wait for the station’s next effort in four years’ time.

A young Irish football fan is now the proud owner of a piece of World Cup history
# Lucky
From The42
# Lucky

A young Irish football fan is now the proud owner of a piece of World Cup history

Jul 14th 2014, 12:32 PM 38,394 Views 37 Comments

Kevin and Oisín Treanor recently attended Germany’s incredible 7-1 win over Brazil.

Why Manuel Neuer was the best player at the 2014 World Cup
# Number One
From The42
# Number One

Why Manuel Neuer was the best player at the 2014 World Cup

Jul 14th 2014, 12:02 PM 10,210 Views 10 Comments

German goalkeeper displayed remarkable agility, awareness and intelligence.

Here's how the German media reacted to their side's World Cup triumph
# Happy Days
From The42
# Happy Days

Here's how the German media reacted to their side's World Cup triumph

Jul 14th 2014, 11:26 AM 4,326 Views 1 Comment

The top-selling Bild daily splashed “1:0″ and “World Champions!” across its front page.

Brazil fires national football coach Felipe Scolari - reports
# This Is The End
From The42
# This Is The End

Brazil fires national football coach Felipe Scolari - reports

Jul 14th 2014, 10:58 AM 3,379 Views 4 Comments

Last Tuesday’s loss to Germany was the country’s worst defeat since losing the 1950 final game to Uruguay.

Lionel Messi already a great, says Sabella
# Acclaim
From The42
# Acclaim

Lionel Messi already a great, says Sabella

Jul 14th 2014, 10:37 AM 3,148 Views 9 Comments

The 27-year-old Barcelona superstar squandered a glorious chance early in the second half in last night’s World Cup final.

55 of the most memorable pics from the 2014 World Cup
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

55 of the most memorable pics from the 2014 World Cup

Jul 14th 2014, 10:02 AM 23,664 Views 11 Comments

We look back on some of the images that defined the past month in Brazil.

'I take my leave with so many great memories': Billo's tribute and farewell speech
# Okey Doke
From The42
# Okey Doke

'I take my leave with so many great memories': Billo's tribute and farewell speech

Jul 14th 2014, 8:00 AM 55,521 Views 79 Comments

Tonight’s World Cup final was Bill O’Herlihy’s last time in the RTÉ chair.

Knocked out: Global players’ union want action after World Cup concussions
# Playing On
# Playing On

Knocked out: Global players’ union want action after World Cup concussions

Jul 14th 2014, 7:30 AM 15,709 Views 19 Comments

FIFPro say the decision needs to be taken out of the hands of team doctors.

12 things that restored our faith in football at the 2014 World Cup
# Passion
From The42
# Passion

12 things that restored our faith in football at the 2014 World Cup

Jul 14th 2014, 7:15 AM 4,845 Views 4 Comments

Crying during anthems, fan reactions, ‘why always me’ and more…

'Teamwork, not individuals, the reason Germany won' - Philipp Lahm
# Lahm Of God
From The42
# Lahm Of God

'Teamwork, not individuals, the reason Germany won' - Philipp Lahm

Jul 14th 2014, 12:10 AM 4,337 Views 6 Comments

The Germany captain says individual players don’t matter.

# world-cup-2014 - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Timeline: How the 2014 World Cup final was won
# Timeline
From The42
# Timeline

Timeline: How the 2014 World Cup final was won

Jul 13th 2014, 11:12 PM 2,334 Views 3 Comments

Argentina will regret their host of missed chances.

Messi wins Golden Ball, James wins Golden Boot, Neuer wins Golden Gloves
# World Cup 2014
From The42
# World Cup 2014

Messi wins Golden Ball, James wins Golden Boot, Neuer wins Golden Gloves

Jul 13th 2014, 11:07 PM 10,326 Views 39 Comments

Argentina’s superstar picked as the World Cup’s best player despite a disappointing night in the Maracanã.

Don't cry for me Argentina - Lionel Messi is the loneliest man in the Maracanã
# Messi-ing In Action
From The42
# Messi-ing In Action

Don't cry for me Argentina - Lionel Messi is the loneliest man in the Maracanã

Jul 13th 2014, 10:54 PM 8,054 Views 26 Comments

The Argentine playmaker had a last minute free-kick to send the game to penalties.

Das ist Götze! Mario's goal wins the World Cup for Germany
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Das ist Götze! Mario's goal wins the World Cup for Germany

Jul 13th 2014, 10:33 PM 2,665 Views 2 Comments

The Munich midfielder popped up with seven minutes remaining to score.

Here's the incident that somehow resulted in a free kick to Manuel Neuer
# Schumacher II
From The42
# Schumacher II

Here's the incident that somehow resulted in a free kick to Manuel Neuer

Jul 13th 2014, 10:05 PM 7,746 Views 23 Comments

Eh, what ref?

Snapshot: Christ the Redeemer holds the sun in his arms
# Spectacular
From The42
# Spectacular

Snapshot: Christ the Redeemer holds the sun in his arms

Jul 13th 2014, 9:59 PM 4,309 Views 6 Comments

The World Cup final cameraman captured a magnificent shot tonight.

Late replacement Kramer forced out of World Cup final with suspected concussion
# Injury
From The42
# Injury

Late replacement Kramer forced out of World Cup final with suspected concussion

Jul 13th 2014, 9:04 PM 4,204 Views 4 Comments

The Borussia Moenchengladbach midfielder was substituted 32 minutes into his competitive international debut.

As it happened: Germany v Argentina, 2014 World Cup final
# Minute-by-Minute
From The42
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Germany v Argentina, 2014 World Cup final

Jul 13th 2014, 7:02 PM 34,947 Views 60 Comments

The eyes of the world were on the Maracanã tonight. Relive the 2014 World Cup final in our minute-by-minute report.

Gerrard should remain as England captain, says Beckham
# Support
From The42
# Support

Gerrard should remain as England captain, says Beckham

Jul 13th 2014, 4:58 PM 3,270 Views 21 Comments

The Liverpool star donned the captain’s armband as England failed to progress from Group D in Brazil.

The defining song of the 2014 World Cup is...
# Anthem
From The42
# Anthem

The defining song of the 2014 World Cup is...

Jul 13th 2014, 4:19 PM 5,047 Views 0 Comments

Since Thursday morning, Rio has been humming with Argentinians.

7 animals who really want to watch the World Cup final with you
# Cats Vs Dogs
From The Daily Edge
# Cats Vs Dogs

7 animals who really want to watch the World Cup final with you

Jul 13th 2014, 3:58 PM 4,386 Views 3 Comments

They’d certainly win the World Cup in ADORABLE.

Goalkeepers shine brightest at 2014 World Cup
# Heroes
From The42
# Heroes

Goalkeepers shine brightest at 2014 World Cup

Jul 13th 2014, 2:18 PM 4,124 Views 3 Comments

The single most impressive goalkeeping display of all, though, may have come from America’s Tim Howard.

Robin van Persie gave his World Cup medal away to a Dutch fan last night
# ALTRUISM
From The42
# ALTRUISM

Robin van Persie gave his World Cup medal away to a Dutch fan last night

Jul 13th 2014, 11:32 AM 10,695 Views 16 Comments

The Man United striker also scored a penalty as Holland comfortably beat the tournament hosts.

No, North Korea didn't tell its citizens they're in the World Cup final
# World Cup
From The Daily Edge
# World Cup

No, North Korea didn't tell its citizens they're in the World Cup final

Jul 13th 2014, 11:00 AM 8,232 Views 2 Comments

Lots of people were duped by a parody. Again.

'Okey doke, we'll leave it there so' - Billo calls time on RTÉ career tonight
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'Okey doke, we'll leave it there so' - Billo calls time on RTÉ career tonight

Jul 13th 2014, 10:00 AM 28,026 Views 77 Comments

The vastly-experienced broadcaster is set to retire after the World Cup final.

Brazil coach Scolari leaves decision on future to federation
# Doubt
From The42
# Doubt

Brazil coach Scolari leaves decision on future to federation

Jul 13th 2014, 9:39 AM 1,991 Views 1 Comment

Last night’s loss came on top of Tuesday’s 7-1 mauling by Germany in the semi-final.

5 talking points ahead of today's Germany-Argentina World Cup final
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

5 talking points ahead of today's Germany-Argentina World Cup final

Jul 13th 2014, 8:00 AM 10,822 Views 12 Comments

Can Messi deliver, will the respective stubborn defences be breached and more.