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Former Brazil defender Andre Santos attacked by fan

Rio de Janeiro, July 21 : Former Brazil defender Andre Santos was assaulted by a fan after his team Flamengo lost 4-0 to Internacional. Former Brazil defender Andre Santos attacked by fan The 31-year-old left-back was attacked Sunday as he left the Beira-Rio stadium in the southern city of Porto …

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German footballer Mesut Ozil donates World Cup Earnings to Gaza Children

Berlin, 16 July-2014(middleeastmonitor): German footballer Mesut Ozil, who plays for Arsenal, reportedly said he is donating his World Cup earnings to the children of Gaza following his country’s triumph in the cup. German footballer Mesut Ozil donates World Cup Earnings to Gaza Children The German Football Association awarded each of …

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26000 security personnel deployed for FIFA final

Rio de Janeiro, July 11 : About 26,000 armed personnel will be deployed to ensure public safety during the World Cup final at Rio’s Maracana stadium Sunday. 26000 security personnel deployed for FIFA final The announcement was made after a meeting between government officials and representatives from football governing body …

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Germany coach Loew wants referee to clamp down on Brazil’s rough play

Brazil, 8 July-2014(AFP): Germany coach Joachim Loew has accused Brazil of going ‘beyond the limits’ in their tackling and said he expects ‘a battle’ in Tuesday’s World Cup semi-final against the Selecao. Germany coach Loew wants referee to clamp down on Brazil’s rough play File picture of Germany coach Joachim …

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Higuain breaks the jinx of Argentina not making to semis

Brasilia, July 6 (IANS): Gonzalo Higuain scored his first goal at the Brazil World Cup here Saturday to help Argentina break the jinx of not making to the semi-finals for 24 years. Higuain breaks the jinx of Argentina not making to semis “Higuain started playing in the youth teams and …

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Germany sorry about Neymar injury during Brazil v/s Colombia match

Berlin, 5 July 2014 (Reuters): The loss of Brazil forward Neymar to injury is a setback for the entire World Cup tournament, Germany assistant coach Hansi Flick said on Saturday. Germany sorry about Neymar injury during Brazil v/s Colombia match Brazil will face Germany in the semi-finals on Tuesday and …

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Unfinished Overpass in World Cup Plan Falls , 2 Die

BELO HORIZONTE,4 JUNE-2014(AFP): An overpass under construction collapsed Thursday in this World Cup host city, killing at least two people and trapping a commuter bus, two construction trucks and a car in an embarrassment for a country that has been basking in praise for what has mostly been a smoothly …

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