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Five reasons why FIFA World Cup 2014 final would be a blockbuster hit

Five reasons why FIFA World Cup 2014 final would be a blockbuster hit

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 10:13

The summit clash of the FIFA World Cup 2014 is between Lionel Messi-led Argentina and robust Germany on Sunday at historical Maracana stadium in Rio De Janeiro. Let`s find out seven reasons why the final between these two nations is going to be a blockbuster hit.

Brazil just have Neymar, Argentina just Messi: Sergio Echigo

Brazil just have Neymar, Argentina just Messi: Sergio Echigo

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 05:18

Former Japanese-Brazilian footballer, Sergio Echigo, slammed Brazil for adopting European style of football. The 68-year-old ethnic Japanese, who played for Corinthians in the 1960s, termed the current model followed in Brazil as “Europeanization.”

Argentina coach Sabella to quit after final: Agent

Argentina coach Sabella to quit after final: Agent

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 00:37

Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella will step down after Sunday`s World Cup final against Germany, his agent told a local Argentine radio station on Friday.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Brazil vs Netherlands Match Preview

2014 FIFA World Cup: Brazil vs Netherlands Match Preview

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 00:04

After Brazil`s utter humiliation against Germany, anything less than a win in Saturday`s third-place match against an indifferent Netherlands team would deepen the gloom hanging over the World Cup hosts.

Argentina in the final: Brazil`s Cup nightmare deepens

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 11:52

Brazilians might have thought that their World Cup nightmare couldn`t possibly get any worse -- and then bitter rivals Argentina reached the final in their own backyard.

Holland exit robs Robben of chance to atone

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 10:31

The Netherlands` heartbreaking penalty shootout loss to Argentina in the World Cup semi-finals looks to have definitively ended Arjen Robben`s hopes of exorcising his ghosts from the 2010 final.

Germany have World Cup final edge, says Sabella

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 10:31

Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella believes a well-rested Germany will have the advantage against the weary South Americans in Sunday`s World Cup final.

From Ground Zero: Argentina set final date with Germany at Maracana

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 10:28

Argentinians sneaked past the Netherlands on Wednesday after a tense round of penalty shootouts after a goalless draw. Now, they meet the Germans at the World Cup final on Sunday (July 13).

Lionel Messi missing signature World Cup moment

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 10:25

The World Cup can only hope that Lionel Messi is leaving his best for last.In the most important World Cup match to date in his epoch-shaping career, football`s superstar was neither super nor a star.

Dutch fate undeserved, says Sneijder

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 10:20

The Netherlands` penalty shootout loss to Argentina in the World Cup semi-finals on Wednesday was an unjust way for them to exit the tournament, according to playmaker Wesley Sneijder.

Time for Argentina to avenge 1990 World Cup final loss against Germany

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 09:34

In the second semi-finals of the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2014, Argentina beat the Netherlands 4-2 in the penalty shootout to set up a summit clash with Germany. After 24 long years, Argentina have managed to reach the final of the football World Cup.

FIFA World Cup: Argentina beat Netherlands in shootout to set up Germany final

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 09:26

Goalkeeper Sergio Romero pulled off two stunning saves as Argentina edged out the Netherlands 4-2 in the penalty shootout in a grinding semifinal match to set up a World Cup summit clash against Germany here Wednesday.