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The World Cup is an international football (soccer) competition contested by the senior national teams every four years.

Next World Cup Location

Next World Cup Location: When And Where Is The FIFA World Cup

The 2022 FIFA World Cup is underway in Qatar. Despite the human rights controversy, Qatar 2022 is now the first winter World Cup ever. And the last finals tournament as we know it. For FIFA, planning for the next tournament …

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Brazil 1970 World Cup Squad

Brazil 1970 World Cup Squad: Becoming Three Time Winners

The Brazil 1970 World Cup squad were worthy winners of the tournament. The only match in which Brazil didn’t score three or four goals was against England. It was a brilliant approach play that led to many of these goals. …

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1970 Brazil Team

1970 Brazil Team: The Heroes Relive Their Days Of Glory

Although it may seem like yesterday to some, it is over 50 years since the 1970 Brazil team wrote itself into the history books by winning the Jules Rimet trophy for the third time. Not only did they win the …

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The Five Finest Teams That Did Not Win The World Cup

The Five Finest Teams That Did Not Win The World Cup

Every team wants to win the World Cup. The team that can lift the trophy must be the best of the best. But in World Cup history, there are several teams equipped with the most excellent players that never felt …

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The first ever African FIFA World Cup

South Africa FIFA World Cup: The First Ever African Tournament

The year 2010 might not seem that long in the 160-year history of football. Indeed 12 years isn’t a long time in the 92-year history of the FIFA World Cup. But it took 80 of those 92 years for football’s …

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North Korea vs Portugal

North Korea vs Portugal: World Cup Matches Of 1966 And 2010

North Korea vs Portugal has played each other twice in World Cup tournaments. Both times Portugal has been victorious. Both occasions have been unique matches. 1966 World Cup: Portugal 5 – North Korea 3 If England were the winners of …

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Most Shocking World Cup Moments

Most Shocking World Cup Moments: Throughout Soccer History

Soccer is the world’s game, and the World Cup is the pinnacle of the sport. A four-yearly celebration of the world’s best players, in which every soccer nation on Earth has the chance to compete for the famous golden trophy …

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2018 World Cup: Underdogs On The Rampage Until The Final

The 2018 World Cup was one for the record books despite heavy hitters like Germany, Brazil, Argentina, Spain, and Portugal failing to live up to expectations. However, the underdogs, including Peru, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Mexico, stepped up and bridged …

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2014 World Cup: Goal Scoring Frenzy In The Heart Of Brazil

With the 2014 World Cup returning to Brazil, the country had much to prove since it had suffered two consecutive quarterfinal exits in the preceding competitions. The Brazilians were eager to abandon Dunga’s defensive play to return to their natural …

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1994 World Cup: Dunga’s Redemption And The Rise Of Romario

Land of basketball, baseball, and American football, the United States succumbed to soccer, as they call the world’s most popular sport, and hosted the 1994 World Cup. Doubts over how involved the population would get spread: the 1994 World Cup …

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