More World Cup Stories

  • Russia 'should lose World Cup'

    Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has joined calls for Russia to lose the right to stage the World Cup.

    Sunday July 27 2014, 09:03 BST
    FIFA have awarded Putin's Russia the right to stage the 2018 World Cup
  • Lahm ends international career

    Germany captain Philipp Lahm has retired from international football.

    Friday July 18 2014, 13:41 BST
    Philipp Lahm: Lifted the World Cup trophy with Germany
  • FIFA lifts ban on Nigeria

    FIFA has lifted a ban imposed on the Nigeria Football Federation due to government interference.

    Friday July 18 2014, 16:53 BST
    FIFA: Ban has been lifted due to government interference
  • Reina backs del Bosque

    Pepe Reina has expressed his delight at the announcement that Vicente del Bosque is to continue as Spain coach.

    Friday July 18 2014, 11:22 BST
    Vicente del Bosque: Will lead Spain into the 2016 European Championship
  • World Cup: Team of the tournament

    Matt Brocklebank looks back on a thrilling World Cup and picks his team of the tournament.

    Thursday July 17 2014, 10:33 BST
    James Rodriguez: Fired a stunning volley in off the bar against Uruguay
  • Germany celebrate World Cup win

    Germany have returned to Berlin with the World Cup and a parade to celebrate with the fans.

    Tuesday July 15 2014, 13:15 BST
    Germany have returned home to big crowds
  • Kempes critical of Messi award

    Mario Kempes has joined the growing criticism of the decision to award Lionel Messi the Golden Ball at the World Cup.

    Tuesday July 15 2014, 09:43 BST
    Lionel Messi in action during the World Cup
  • Luiz Felipe Scolari quits

    Luiz Felipe Scolari has resigned as manager of Brazil after finishing fourth at the World Cup.

    Monday July 14 2014, 23:20 BST
    Luiz Felipe Scolari: Time in charge of Brazil is over
  • Schweinsteiger hungry for more

    Bastian Schweinsteiger is targeting further glory after finally winning his first major trophy with Germany.

    Monday July 14 2014, 22:45 BST
    Bastian Schweinsteiger in action during the World Cup final
  • Germany win World Cup

    Mario Gotze scored the winner in extra-time as Germany beat Argentina 1-0 to win the World Cup.

    Monday July 14 2014, 11:06 BST
    Germany celebrate winning the World Cup
  • Loew hails 'boy wonder' Gotze

    Germany coach Joachim Loew has revealed he told Mario Gotze to "go out and show the world you are better than Lionel Messi".

    Monday July 14 2014, 11:05 BST
    Mario Gotze scores the winner in the World Cup final
  • Lionel Messi wins Golden Ball

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

    Monday July 14 2014, 07:49 BST
    Manuel Neuer and Lionel Messi with their awards
  • Germany 5/1 for 2018 World Cup

    Germany have been priced up at 5/1 by Sky Bet to retain the World Cup in 2018.

    Monday July 14 2014, 00:01 BST
    Germany: 5/1 with Sky Bet to win the World Cup again in 2018
  • Gilberto: Woes are deep-rooted

    Long-standing issues in the Brazilian game have led to disappointment in their home World Cup, according to Gilberto Silva.

    Sunday July 13 2014, 11:19 BST
     Brazil's players were disappointed again on Saturday night
  • Three and easy for Holland against Brazil

    Brazil's World Cup campaign ended with a 3-0 defeat to Holland in the third-place play-off.

    Saturday July 12 2014, 23:39 BST
    Holland celebrate victory over Brazil
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