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  • Feisty Brazil sets tone for World Cup

    The 2014 World Cup hosts are fighting for a bigger cause, in the streets and in the stadiums of Brazil.

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  • Football fans celebrate Cup final in Brazil

    Tens of thousands of fans flocked to Rio de Janeiro for the World Cup final match between Germany and Argentina on Sunday, joining hundreds of millions around the globe who celebrated the last game of the monthlong football festival. With Argentina right next door to Brazil, it was no surprise…

    The Associated Press
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  • Police disperse World Cup protest with tear gas

    Police launched tear gas and stun grenades Sunday to disperse some 300 anti-World Cup protesters who tried to march toward Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium shortly before the Argentina-Germany final. The demonstrators were protesting against police repression and the country's lackluster health…

  • Brazil protests fizzled, but roots of anger remain

    The protesters who many feared would wreck Brazil's World Cup party failed to show up. Brazil avoided a repeat of last year's Confederations Cup when violent protests broke out in several cities and more than a million people took to the streets on just one night to demand the government spend on…

    The Associated Press
  • World Cup disaster leaves Scolari reputation tainted

    Brasília (AFP) - Luiz Felipe Scolari may have been the coach when Brazil won the World Cup in 2002, but his name will now forever be associated with failure and the worst result in the country's footballing history. The 65-year-old knew he was putting his legendary status on the line when he…

  • Scolari: confederation to decide his future

    Luiz Felipe Scolari declined to make a decision on his future Saturday, saying it will be up to the Brazilian football confederation to decide whether he will continue as Brazil's coach after the World Cup. Following Brazil's 3-0 loss to the Netherlands in the third-place match, Scolari said he…

    The Associated Press
  • Scolari: Brazil bosses can decide my future

    The Selecao coach claimed his side didn't play badly in the 3-0 defeat to the Netherlands on Saturday and revealed he could continue in the job after the World Cup.
  • Scolari leaves decision on future to federation

    Brasília (AFP) - Luiz Felipe Scolari has left a decision on his future as coach of Brazil to the country's federation after the World Cup hosts' campaign ended in more disappointment. We will hand in a final report and then leave it to him to analyse what needs to be done," said Scolari after…

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  • Brazil leader hails World Cup as a success

    Brasília (AFP) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said the World Cup has been a success but acknowledged the host country's football team needs reform after its humiliating elimination from the tournament. Last year, the warm-up Confederations Cup was overshadowed by massive and sometimes…

  • Brazil congratulates itself for World Cup success

    Well before the first kick-off, the World Cup was playing against the odds, with Brazil rushing to finish stadiums, chaos at airports and violent protests in the streets. While Brazil's national team was knocked out in a humiliating 7-1 semi-final defeat to Germany, the government is declaring…

  • 'Nothing will be the same again', admits Scolari

    Brasília (AFP) - Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari admitted that a traumatic last six weeks both on and off the field will mark him for the rest of his life. In the coming days I will try to get on with my life, that I have left behind a little bit in recent days," said Scolari ahead of Saturday's…

  • Germany vs Argentina

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Germany play Argentina in the World Cup final in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. ...

  • Zico says Brazil should replace Scolari as coach

    Brazil football great Zico says coach Luiz Felipe Scolari must be replaced if his country is to move past its disappointing World Cup performance. ''We should thank him (Scolari) and thank (assistant coach Carlos Alberto) Parriera too. Zico said Sao Paulo coach Muricy Ramalho would be an ideal…

    The Associated Press
  • In Fred, Brazil has found its scapegoat for World Cup disappointment

    The once-beloved center forward is the target of the Brazilian fans' anger after plodding through a lackluster World Cup.

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  • Scolari: My future will be decided after the World Cup

    The World Cup hosts' hopes of winning the tournament on home soil ended with a 7-1 defeat and the 65-year-old says he will discuss his future after the third-place playoff
  • Scolari apologizes for Brazil's World Cup failure

    Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari apologized to fans for failing to lead the host to the World Cup final, saying the ''catastrophic'' defeat to Germany on Tuesday marked the ''worst day'' of his professional life. ''I have to apologize for the negative result, for not being able to reach the final…

    The Associated Press
  • How could Brazil coach Scolari get it so wrong?

    The Brazil boss must take responsibility for what is probably the most embarrassing defeat in the nation's entire history, eclipsing even the Maracanazo.
  • Cesare Prandelli hurt by comparisons to cruise ship disaster captain Francesco Schettino

    Former Italy manager not happy about comparisons to a guy who sank a cruise ship.

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  • World Cup: Philipp Lahm at right back makes Germany most efficient

    Moving Phillip Lahm back to his natural position may give Germany the edge it needs to go all the way.

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  • Factbox: Brazil v Germany

    By Andrew Cawthorne BELO HORIZONTE Brazil (Reuters) - Brazil play Germany in a World Cup semi-final in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday. Where: The Mineirao stadium, Belo Horizonte Capacity: 58,170 When: Tuesday, July 8, 1700 local (2000 GMT/1600 ET) Referee: To be announced Probable teams: Brazil:…

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