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Brazil's leading goalscorer won't play any further part in the tournament after injuring his back late in the quarter-final win against Colombia.
The father of Tico midfielder Celso Borges and a veteran of three FIFA World Cups as a player and coach, Alexandre Guimaraes spoke to FIFA.com about the progress the Costa Rican game is making.
Colombia’s elimination from Brazil 2014 on Friday caused sadness in the Cafetero camp but did not stop Juan Quintero and David Ospina from vowing they will come back even stronger.
Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella has warned his team about the dangers posed by the latest 'Golden Generation' of Belgian players, when the teams meet in the FIFA World Cup™ quarter-finals at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia.
There were tears, a tumble and the ending of a long sequence as defensive players propelled Germany and Brazil into the FIFA World Cup semi-finals.
FIFA.com heard from Mickael Landreau as he prepared to head into retirement, with the France reserve keeper full of praise for the man who keeps goal for Les Bleus' conquerors.
Starting this summer, Physical and Health Education Canada (PHE Canada) and the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014 will be helping teachers educate students about physical literacy through soccer.
After his match-winning performance in front of goal and in defence sent Germany into their fourth consecutive FIFA World Cup semi-final, coach and team-mates alike told FIFA.com why Mats Hummels is so key for them.
After suffering a heavy challenge during Brazil's 2-1 quarter-final victory over Colombia on Friday, team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar confirmed Neymar will miss the rest of the FIFA World Cup as a result of a fractured third vertebrae.
Four young talents vying for the Hyundai Young Player Award have seen their last action at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, with Paul Pogba, Raphael Varane, Juan Quintero and Eder Balanta all bowing out.
Goals from Thiago Silva and David Luiz, the latter a brilliant free-kick, have taken Brazil through to the last four - and a Belo Horizonte showdown with Germany - with a 2-1 victory over Colombia.
The quest for semi-final spots concludes at Brazil 2014 with a pair of tournament favourites looking to pull rank in their respective ties against a dark horse and the competition's surprise package.
FIFA has today sent a letter to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) expressing its great concern over different actions taken by Nigerian public authorities that affect the NFF.
With the daunting prospect of Argentina's attacking line to face in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil quarter-final, Belgium's Jan Vertonghen feels they can stop the likes of Lionel Messi finding their flow.
FIFA.com talks to captain Bryan Ruiz about Costa Rica's incredible run, a last-eight date with a familiar Dutch side, and his desire to keep the Tico dream alive here in Brazil.
With Costa Rica their quarter-final opponents, Louis van Gaal has admitted the Netherlands are not a great side, though believes they are capable of winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
The likes of musician Wyclef, DJ Tiesto, former footballers Gary Lineker and Youri Djorkaeff and current ones Joey Barton and Aaron Ramsey, among others, give FIFA.com their predictions on Brazil-Colombia.
Germany edged France to book a FIFA World Cup semi-final against Brazil or Colombia, with Mats Hummels heading home the only goal early on.
Belgium coach Marc Wilmots has insisted his side can write history when they face Argentina in the FIFA World Cup quarter-finals and that Les Diables Rouges cannot be fixated on the threat posed by Lionel Messi.
Lionel Messi has failed to score against Thibaut Courtois in their last seven meetings. FIFA.com takes a closer look at a fascinating sub-plot to Saturday’s quarter-final between Belgium and Argentina.