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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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The Oldest Soccer Players To Score In The World Cup

Since hosting the inaugural FIFA World Cup in 1930, the competition has witnessed players grace the tournaments at different stages of their soccer careers. The FIFA World Cup has also seen young and old players spectacularly find the net on …

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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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2010 World Cup: Spain National Football Team Finally Wins

The 2010 World Cup held in Africa also had a first-time winner. After good campaigns but no actual title, Spain national football team finally joined the select group of World Cup winners. In 19 editions of the tournament, only eight …

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2006 World Cup: Italy’s Fourth Title While Zidane Loses It

Hero of the French 1998 World Cup title, Zinedine Zidane, also stood out in the 2006 World Cup in Germany. The image the Frenchman left behind was rather negative. The playmaker managed to steer France into yet another FIFA World …

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1966 World Cup: Football Coming Home After Dramatic Final

The 1966 World Cup in England was the first to have a mascot – Willie the Lion – but the dog Pickles became the hero after finding the Jules Rimet trophy in a garden, stolen four months before the tournament …

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1962 World Cup: Brazil Go Back To Back And Garrincha Shines

Two years after suffering the biggest earthquake of the 20th Century, Chile staged the 1962 World Cup with four host cities: the capital Santiago, charming Viña del Mara, Racangua, and Arica. The National Stadium in Santiago was quite a picture, …

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