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South Africa World Cup: All Matches, Final Scores & Results

The 2010 South Africa World Cup was the 19th edition of the quadrennial international men’s soccer tournament. It was held in South Africa from June 11 to July 11, 2010, making it the first time the game was held on …

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1966 World Cup Teams: All Matches, Final Scores, And Results

Taking place every four years, the FIFA World Cup for men’s senior national teams was held in 1966. The tournament took place in England from 11 July to 30 July 1966. It was England’s national football team that won the …

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Mexico 86: The Best Players In The World Championships

According to some, Mexico 86 was the last truly great World Cup. A tournament filled with drama, storylines, and, of course, stellar players characterized by prolific goalscorers like Emilio Butragueno, Gary Lineker, and Careca. World Cup fans were dazzled by …

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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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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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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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Real Madrid English Players: Only Five Englishman Ever

There have only ever been five Real Madrid English Players in the history of the most famous football club in the world. Those Englishman are: Laurie Cunningham 1979-1984 Steve McManaman 1999-2003 David Beckham 2003-2007 Michael Owen 2004-2005 Jonathan Woodgate 2004-2007 …

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