In 2007, Liam Plunkett almost quit cricket as he wanted to donate his kidney to his ailing father.
A day after the final loss to Germany by a score of 1-0, Fernandez received the national team in the capital.
Fans began arriving overnight to secure good spots to welcome home coach Joachim Loew’s team and the trophy.
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Tom Hanks posted a picture of himself watching a World Cup match with his family.
Match was also marred by an argument between Cameroon teammates with Assou-Ekotto head-butting his teammate.
The US pulled a goal back and again it was a substitute who made the difference.
France topped with seven points while Switzerland finished on six, Ecuador ended with four and Honduras none.
Lionel Messi had his best match of the World Cup so far, scoring twice in the first half.
Soccer’s world governing body is investigating the incident during Tuesday’s Group D match in Natal which has made headlines around the world.
Suarez blames Italy defender Chiellini for triggering urge to bite; FIFA officially charges striker.
Not a speck of ground is visible as people sway and swing in time to the joyous, simple beats of simple instruments.
Ronaldo’s Portugal must beat Ghana, preferably by several goals, to have any hope of progressing.
Having taken Germany to the semis in 2006, he has now invested USA with the pace and strength of his old side.
With the football alone, you may not be able to fully comprehend the “moments of grace” in the stadiums of Brazil.