Before it started the Brazil players were confident of success.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter reveals that he is looking forward to seeing Luis Suarez playing again.
Too many teams playing too many matches.
Time has come for Brazil to arrest decline says former coach
Fred confirms international retirement.
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Germany win their fourth World Cup after Mario Gotze's extra-time goal gives them victory over Argentina
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The FIFA partner company at the centre of a World Cup ticketing storm hits back.