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2018 world cup

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 ago before the …

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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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1954 World Cup: West Germany The New World Football Power

Once more, the unthinkable reared its head at the World Cup. Four years after Brazil watched stunned as the world title slipped away to Uruguay, it was time for one of the strongest teams in football history to crumble when …

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1938 World Cup: The Italians Second Title On Verge Of War

Fascism was spreading through Europe, and the imminence of war was felt in all corners of the continent when France hosted the 1938 World Cup. The Second World War would only start in 1939, but in June the year before, …

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1934 World Cup: The Birth Of A European Footballing Giant

Closely watched by dictator Benito Mussolini, Italy fulfilled the double mission of projecting itself onto the international and political stage by winning the 1934 World Cup. The second World Cup organized by FIFA triggered the interest of 32 national teams. …

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Quini: Enrique Castro The Sporting Gijón’s Riveting Striker

Enrique Castro González, also known as ‘Quini,’ was a spectacular striker at Sporting de Gijón and FC Barcelona. He gained legendary status due to his supremacy in front of the goal and his bravery on and off the pitch. “The …

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