Archive for the ‘World Cup’ Category

Rodriguez Wins FIFA's Golden Boot Award After Being the Top Goal Scorer at the World Cup

Rodriguez Wins FIFA’s Golden Boot Award After Being the Top Goal Scorer at the World Cup

James Rodriguez has the FIFA Wold Cup’s golden leg… The 23-year-old Colombian forward was awarded FIFA’s Golden Boot award after being the top goal scorer at this year’s World Cup. Rodriguez, who scored six goals in five games at the 2014...

Jul 14, 14 • Deportes, World CupNo Comments »
Messi Receives FIFA's Golden Ball Award After This Year's World Cup

Messi Receives FIFA’s Golden Ball Award After This Year’s World Cup

Despite a heartbreaking loss in the World Cup final, Lionel Messi is still a golden boy. The soccer star and captain of the Argentina national team was awarded FIFA‘s Golden Ball award as the best player of the FIFA World Cup after leading his...

Jul 14, 14 • Deportes, World CupNo Comments »
Romero Saves Two Penalty Kicks to Help Argentina Reach the FIFA World Cup Final

Romero Saves Two Penalty Kicks to Help Argentina Reach the FIFA World Cup Final

Sergio Romero is the man of the moment… The 27-year-old Argentine footballer has earned a hero’s welcome in his native country after his impressive performance in the penalty shootout after Argentina and the Netherlands were tied 0-0 at the end...

Jul 10, 14 • Deportes, World CupNo Comments »
Higuain's Gorgeous Goals Puts Argentina into the World Cup Semifinals

Higuain’s Gorgeous Goals Puts Argentina into the World Cup Semifinals

Gonzalo Higuain has helped propel Argentina into the FIFA World Cup semifinals for the first time in 24 years. Early in Argentina’s game against Belgium, the Argentinean footballer blasted a half-volley inside the far post on Saturday at Estadio...

Jul 6, 14 • Deportes, World CupNo Comments »
Navas & His Costa Rican Teammates' World Cup Run Comes to a Close Against the Netherlands

Navas & His Costa Rican Teammates’ World Cup Run Comes to a Close Against the Netherlands

Keylor Navas and his Costa Rican teammates came thisclose to pulling off one of the biggest ever FIFA World Cup shocks. The 27-year-old Costa Rican footballer and his fellow Los Ticos teammates gave the Netherlands an almighty scare, keeping the...

Jul 6, 14 • Deportes, World CupNo Comments »
Shakira to Perform at This Year's FIFA World Cup Closing Ceremony

Shakira to Perform at This Year’s FIFA World Cup Closing Ceremony

Shakira is ready to la la la her way to Brazil for a record-setting World Cup performance… The 37-year-old Colombian singer and former The Voice coach has confirmed that she’ll perform “La La La (Brazil 2014)” featuring Brazilian artist...

Jul 3, 14 • Entertainment, World CupNo Comments »
Rodriguez Scores Two Goals to Lead Colombia Into Its First World Cup Quarterfinal

Rodriguez Scores Two Goals to Lead Colombia Into Its First World Cup Quarterfinal

It looks like James Rodriguez is emerging at this year’s FIFA World Cup superstar… The 22-year-old Colombian footballer scored a pair of goals to give Colombia a 2-0 victory on Saturday over Uruguay, earning his team its first-ever World Cup...

Jun 29, 14 • Deportes, World CupNo Comments »
César Stops Two Penalty Shootout Kicks to Help Brazil Defeat Chile

César Stops Two Penalty Shootout Kicks to Help Brazil Defeat Chile

Júlio César is being heralded as Brazil’s saving grace… The 34-year-old Brazilian footballer, the national team’s goalkeeper, emerged as Brazil’s hero on Saturday after Brazil squeaked past Chile 3-2 in a penalty shootout to advance to...

Jun 29, 14 • Deportes, World CupNo Comments »
Messi's Late Goal Kicks Argentina Into the World Cup Round of 16

Messi’s Late Goal Kicks Argentina Into the World Cup Round of 16

It came late in the game, but Lionel Messi still performed a stunning magic trick to prove why he’s commonly ranked as the world’s best soccer player. The 26-year-old Argentinean footballer, a four-time Ballon d’Orwinner, finally found a...

Jun 22, 14 • Deportes, World CupNo Comments »
Ruiz Leads Costa Rica Past Italy and Into the World Cup Round of 16

Ruiz Leads Costa Rica Past Italy and Into the World Cup Round of 16

Bryan Ruiz has scored one of the most important goals of his career to help Costa Rica pull off one of the biggest upsets of the 2014 World Cup. The 28-year-old Costa Rican footballer and national team captain’s header, the first goal World Cup of...

Jun 21, 14 • Deportes, World CupNo Comments »