Tag: World Cup 2010

FIFA Confirm Goal-line technology for World Cup 2014

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FIFA Confirm Goal-line technology for World Cup 2014

FIFA committed Tuesday to using goal-line technology at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, and could have four systems competing for selection. FIFA said it is now seeking tenders from companies which want their system to be used at the Confederations Cup in June and next year’s World Cup. “Interested GLT companies will be invited […]

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Luiz Felipe Scolari Officially Unveiled As Brazil’s New Coach – 10 years after winning the World Cup

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Luiz Felipe Scolari Officially Unveiled As Brazil’s New Coach – 10 years after winning the World Cup

Brazil on Thursday officially announced Luiz Felipe Scolari as their coach to lead them through to the 2014 World Cup finals on home soil, replacing Mano Menezes, sacked last week. The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) named 2002 World Cup winner Scolari for a second spell at the helm as he targets a sixth world title […]

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Materazzi & Zidane Finally End Feud

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Materazzi  & Zidane Finally End Feud

The DailyMail reports that Materazzi and Zidane has finally ended their long standing feud after the Frenchman’s headbutt on the Italian at the 2006 World Cup. In an interview with French magazine So Foot, Materazzi has revealed that while visiting Jose Mourinho – who had brought his Real Madrid side to Italy to play AC […]

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World Cup Final Ball Sold For £48,200 To Spanish Fans

Filed in International, Liga BBVA by on July 19, 2010 1 Comment
World Cup Final Ball Sold For £48,200 To Spanish Fans

The Jabulani football used in the FIFA World Cup final 2010 in South Africa was sold for £48,200 in an online auction. The ball made by Adidas was one of those used in the final between Spain and Holland played in Johannesburg. A spokesman from ebay said that a total of 133 bids were placed […]

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German Team Accused of Being a “Bunch of Gays”

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German Team Accused of Being a “Bunch of Gays”

This is definitely going to rock the football world,specifically German football.The agent of Michael Ballack claims that the German team contains a “bunch of gays”. Michael Becker, a close adviser to Ballack since 1999, made the remarks two months before the World Cup, according to news magazine Der Spiegel. Writer Alexander Osang recounted an interview […]

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Gerard Pique Spits At Old Man – Video

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Gerard Pique Spits At Old Man – Video

I must say that this video is rather disgusting and rude on the part of Gerard Pique. For those of you who don’t know, Gerard Pique is the defender for Spanish club FC Barcelona and had recently won the 2010 World Cup with Spain. This incident happened during Spain’s World Cup celebration parade where the […]

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Vicente del Bosque Wants Puyol To Play On For Spain

Filed in International, World Cup 2010 by on July 13, 2010 0 Comments
Vicente del Bosque Wants Puyol To Play On For Spain

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has admitted that he will attempt to talk Barcelona captain Carles Puyol out of international retirement. Puyol declared before Sunday’s World Cup triumph that he would be stepping down from his Spain commitments. However Del Bosque declared that : “He is an example for all players, the coaching staff … […]

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Mesut Ozil Juggling Chewing Gum During Warm Up – Video

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Mesut Ozil Juggling Chewing Gum During Warm Up – Video

Check out this video of Germany star Mesut Ozil juggling his chewing gum during warm-up at the 2010 World Cup. Controlling such small object with your feet is not easy but Ozil is not the only player who has done it. Barcelona striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic did the same trick once when he was playing for […]

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World Cup 2014 Brazil Logo Released – Video

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World Cup 2014 Brazil Logo Released – Video

The World Cup is barely over but FIFA has already released the logo for the 2014 Brazil World Cup, the design is entitled “Inspiration” and was chosen out of 25 finalist. The logo is a representation of the World Cup trophy formed by three linked hands in the national colors of Brazil, yellow and green […]

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Cesc Fabregas Wears Barcelona Jersey During Celebration – Video

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Cesc Fabregas Wears Barcelona Jersey During Celebration – Video

This is an interesting video of the Spanish players celebrating their World Cup final victory against The Netherlands. It is shown in the video that Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina is addressing the crowd and pulls out Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas to join him. And while this was happening, Barcelona player Gerrard Pique and Charles Puyol […]

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Felipe Melo : I Blame The Vuvuzela For My Own Goal!

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Felipe Melo : I Blame The Vuvuzela For My Own Goal!

Brazil international midfielder Felipe Melo blames the vuvuzela for his own goal in Brazil’s World Cup quarterfinal defeat to Holland. Juventus midfielder Melo had a disastrous game, not only putting the ball through his own net, but also getting sent off. Melo said: “I will not be a scapegoat in any way: it’s seems that […]

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Pepe Reina Over The Moon After Spain’s World Cup Triumph

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Pepe Reina Over The Moon After Spain’s World Cup Triumph

Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina was over the moon after Spain’s World Cup triumph over Holland on Sunday. The 27-year old did not make an appearance in the tournament but was still an integral part of the Spanish squad and was almost speechless during the aftermath of his nation’s biggest day in football. Reina said : […]

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Alonso : De Jong Tackle Was The Most Painful Tackle In My Life!

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Alonso : De Jong Tackle Was The Most Painful Tackle In My Life!

Real Madrid and Spanish international midfielder Xabi Alonso has blasted Dutch international midfielder Nigel de Jong following a horror challenge that left Alonso with a broken rib. The aerial challenge by Holland’s de Jong came in the World Cup final on Sunday, which was won by Alonso’s Spain. The former Liverpool midfielder said that it […]

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Cesc Fabregas Casts Doubt Over Arsenal Future

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Cesc Fabregas Casts Doubt Over Arsenal Future

Post World Cup news are out and it has been reported that Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas has dedicated his World Cup medallion to Arsenal. However the Arsenal captain was not completely convincing when questioned on whether or not he would remain with the London club for next season. The 23-year old influential midfielder was a […]

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Robin Van Persie Blasts World Cup Final Referee Howard Webb

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Robin Van Persie Blasts World Cup Final Referee Howard Webb

Arsenal and Dutch international striker Robin van Persie has blasted English referee Howard Webb for his decisions during extra-time of Sunday’s World Cup final. Van Persie’s Netherlands were defeated 1-0 by Spain in the 116th minute of the decider when Andres Iniesta scored what appeared to be a controversial goal and it was that decision […]

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