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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.
After his side have been criticised as over-reliant on Lionel Messi, Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella has said it is the work of the team that has allowed their star to shine.
The FIFA President has written to Sunil Gulati, president of US Soccer, to express his shock and sadness at the death of amateur referee John Bieniewicz following an on-pitch assault.
A total of 192 youngsters from 27 nations and seven continents were thrilled as the Football for Hope Festival got underway in Caju. FIFA.com recaps as incalculable fun was had and countless friends were made.
With Belgium facing Argentina in a FIFA World Cup™ quarter-final on Saturday, we consider the past meetings between the sides and what they can expect in Brasillia this time around.
Argentina will once again turn to Lionel Messi for inspiration when they tackle star-studded Belgium in Brasilia on Saturday in a FIFA World Cup quarter-final.
The irresistible fairytale of Costa Rica faces a day of reckoning against Louis van Gaal's Dutch side on Saturday in Brazil2014's most unlikely quarter-final.
With regard to “Operation Jules Rimet”, FIFA is fully supporting the local authorities in their investigations into ticket scalping and any illegal sale of FIFA World Cup tickets.
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