Although Manaus may sound exotic, it isn’t. And neither does the most seasoned tourist take very well to it.
Algeria, taking part in their fourth World Cup, have never gone beyond the group stages.
Brazil will take big step towards knock out stage with win against Mexico, who denied them 2012 Olympic gold.
Mueller's hat-trick inspired Germany to a 4-0 mauling of Portugal in their opening Group G match on Monday.
Pepe leant into Mueller with his head, making contact and applying pressure in a needless altercation.
Organizers are reviewing security after some Argentina fans without tickets got over fences at Maracana.
Koeman will have his brother Erwin as assistant as he replaces Mauricio Pochettino at Southampton.
Croatia have put the 'shameful' penalty against Brazil behind, and are looking ahead to playing against Cameroon.
Chelsea will have to pay $40 mn for Costa who was La Liga's third top scorer in the 2013-14 season.
Eto'o may play no further part in the World Cup because of his on-going knee injury.
Mexico have never won against Brazil in the World Cup and will be looking to turn the tide this time around.
Karim Benzema was sublime in France's 3-0 win over Honduras scoring two goals.
Lionel Messi, whose goal sealed the game for Argentina, typically played down his contribution after the game.
Messi put his side 2-0 ahead on a night when the stadium was turned into little Buenos Aires.
The result will go a long way towards helping France banish the ghost of their disastrous 2010 campaign.
The 36-year-old former Chelsea star started for Ivory Coast in the last two World Cups.
Also, Brazilian prostitutes and a Christian evangelical group played a football match in World Cup host city.
An estimated 50,000 Argentines are believed to have descended on Rio ahead of Argentina’s match.
The US’s last two World Cup campaigns have both been ended by the Black Stars.
Portugal will bank on their star player, who is cleared to play, to stop Loew's well-oiled unit
The Italians will not take that match lightly. Costa Rica were every bit as good as Uruguay in the heat of Fortaleza’s Castelao arena and thoroughly deserved to win.
In Group of Death’s marquee clash, Mario Balotelli soars above the rest, nods Italy home.
Arsenal had first option on Fabregas when he decided to leave Barcelona but he moved to Chelsea.
Switzerland fought back to win 2-1 against Ecuador, thanks to a stoppage time goal by Seferovic.
Italy are concerned about their Friday's match against Costa Rica, who came from behind to beat Uruguay 3-1.