WORLD CUP 2014

Jose Maria Basanta prepares for the World Cup Final against Germany tonight and feels Argentina have been “touched by magic.”
Philipp Lahm said Germany are “one step away from letting our dream come true” in the World Cup Final against Argentina.
Vincenzo Montella admits Fiorentina’s chances of keeping Juan Cuadrado depend on “his aspirations and clubs who can pay.”
Italian sources claim Patrice Evra already put pen to paper for Juventus and will salute Manchester United.
Louis Van Gaal quits the Netherlands with third place in the World Cup. “This is the best group I’ve ever worked with.”
Luiz Felipe Scolari will not resign after Brazil’s humiliating World Cup campaign. “The Federation will decide.”
Arjen Robben still felt regrets with a bronze medal for the Netherlands and was furious with the referee.
Thiago Silva insists Brazil “did not deserve to end like this” after another heavy World Cup defeat to Holland.
Lionel Messi prepares Argentina for the World Cup Final, “the most important match of our lives for our country.”
Giorginio Wijnaldum ended his and Holland’s World Cup on a high, securing a 3-0 victory over Brazil.
Oscar and the Brazil team had a “horrible feeling” after their 3-0 defeat to the Netherlands.
Louis Van Gaal left the Netherlands with third place, as Brazil paid for another nightmare start in this 3-0 result.
Argentina Coach Alejandro Sabella confirmed he’ll leave after the World Cup Final and wants “the performance of a lifetime” to beat Germany.
Joachim Low not only feels Germany can write history against Argentina in the World Cup Final, but also start a winning era.
Thiago Silva returns as Brazil try to put the 7-1 humiliation behind them against Arjen Robben’s Netherlands.
Argentina and Sampdoria goalkeeper Sergio Romero is taking inspiration from past World Cup winners.
Javier Zanetti trusts Leo Messi can lead Argentina to World Cup glory against Germany on Sunday.
Maxi Rodriguez warns Argentina are “out for revenge” against Germany in tomorrow’s World Cup Final.
West Ham look set to miss out on Sampdoria’s Pedro Obiang, but close in on Ecuador striker Enner Valencia.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito complimented Nicola Rizzoli for the World Cup Final, but took a dig at Roma too.
Nicola Rizzoli refereeing the World Cup Final could mean Italy win the next tournament in 2018!
Napoli offer €5m plus Blerim Dzemaili to prise Swiss international Granit Xhaka from Borussia Monchengladbach.
Alberto Gilardino blasted “crazy” Gian Piero Gasperini and Cesare Prandelli for pushing him towards Guangzhou Evergrande.
Napoli have joined Roma, Genoa, Inter and Lyon in the race for USA World Cup starlet DeAndre Yedlin.
Good news for Lazio and Nigeria, as Ogenyi Onazi is “much better” and training after Blaise Matuidi’s horror tackle.

WORLD CUP 2014 BLOGS

Richard Thomas says Cesare Prandelli’s arrival at Galatasaray provides the former Italy boss with an ideal opportunity to prove himself a winner.