Posts Tagged ‘FIFA World Cup’

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 »
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Lopez’s “A.K.A.” Lands Atop Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart

And then there were three for Jennifer Lopez… The 44-year-old Puerto Rican singer/actress and returning American Idol judge’s eighth studio album A.K.A. has landed atop Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart with 33,000 copies sold in...

Jun 28, 14 • EntertainmentNo Comments »
Messi Scores Two Goals Against Nigeria to Tie Neymar at the World Cup

Messi Scores Two Goals Against Nigeria to Tie Neymar at the World Cup

Lionel Messi is proving his critics wrong at this year’s FIFA World Cup… The 37-year-old Argentine soccer star – his country’s team captain – has lit up the World Cup stage with four goals in his first three games, matching Brazil’s...

Jun 26, 14 • DeportesNo 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 »
Netflix to Premiere Muniz's Soccer-Themed Documentary

Netflix to Premiere Muniz’s Soccer-Themed Documentary “This is Not a Ball”

It looks like Vik Muniz will be kickin’ up some futbol fun in the United States, just in time for this year’s FIFA World Cup. Netflix has slated a June 13 premiere in the U.S. and Latin America for the documentary This is Not a Ball, directed...

Jun 4, 14 • EntertainmentNo Comments »
Rousseff: The World's Most Powerful Latina

Rousseff: The World’s Most Powerful Latina

For the forth straight year, Dilma Rousseff has managed to retain her title as the most powerful Latina in the world. The 66-year-old Brazilian president—the first woman ever to hold that office—ranks No. 4 on Forbes’ recently released The...

May 31, 14 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Rimando Named to the United States' Final Squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Rimando Named to the United States’ Final Squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup

It appears Nick Rimando will be a gol man in Rio de Janeiro next month… The 34-year-old half-Mexican American soccer player has been named to the United States’ final 23-man squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Rimando, currently a goalkeeper...

May 24, 14 • DeportesNo Comments »
Shakira Releases Official Video for the World Cup Anthem

Shakira Releases Official Video for the World Cup Anthem “La La La (Brazil 2014)”

Shakira is having a World (Cup) of fun in her latest music video… The 37-year-old Colombian superstar has released the official music video for “La La La (Brazil 2014)“, her new 2014 FIFA World Cup anthem. In the video, Shakira shows...

May 23, 14 • EntertainmentNo Comments »
Pitbull Kicks Off a Night of Latin Performances at the Billboard Music Awards

Pitbull Kicks Off a Night of Latin Performances at the Billboard Music Awards

This year’s Billboard Music Awards had a decidedly Latino feel… Not only did Jennifer Lopez become the first Hispanic artist (and woman) to win the coveted Icon Award, but the show featured several high-octane performances from Latino musicians,...

May 19, 14 • EntertainmentNo Comments »