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Humiliation: Brazil demolished by Germany 1-7 in World Cup semi-final
Brazil’s dream of winning the World Cup on its home soil has been crushed by a merciless effort from Germany, which blasted out to a 5-0 lead before halftime and never looked back.

08.07.2014 21:31

FIFA official implicated in $100mn World Cup ticket scam
Brazilian police say they have identified a FIFA official who they believe could be at the center of a ticket-tout scandal worth $100 million. Eleven suspects have been arrested after their mobile phones were tapped as part of the investigation.

04.07.2014 13:55

Fatalities as bridge collapses in World Cup host city, crushes several vehicles (VIDEO)
At least two people were killed and 19 people injured as an overpass collapsed in the Brazilian World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte, according to the Minas Regais state health department.

03.07.2014 19:41

Paraguay and the Trans-Pacific plot to split South America
Tiny and impoverished Paraguay has found itself in the middle of a great geopolitical game for influence over the South American continent.

03.07.2014 10:01

​Brazil has already lost and it’s the people who pay the price
“We don’t need the World Cup. We need health and education,” hand-written placards say during the recent demonstrations against the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

01.07.2014 11:38

Deadly penalties: Brazil fan has heart attack during World Cup game vs Chile
A Brazil fan went into cardiac arrest while supporting the host nation in a World Cup game against Chile. The man was reportedly watching the dramatic penalty shoot-out at a bar when the heart attack struck. He later passed away at a local hospital.

29.06.2014 17:22

German World Cup fans warned not to sing or face paint
The German team has concluded the group stage of the World Cup at the top of Group G. But the country's authorities are aiming to calm down the football fever, handing out huge fines to loud fans and warning that flag face paint might cause cancer.

27.06.2014 19:25

Russian fans outraged as laser beam blinds goalkeeper in Algeria game
Goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev was blinded by a laser beam aimed directly at his eyes 10 seconds before Algeria scored the winning goal, said Russia’s coach Fabio Capello. Social media exploded with wild theories concerning the origin of the laser beam.

27.06.2014 14:35

Reality bites: Uruguay’s Suarez slammed with record 9-match ban, $111k fine
Uruguay’s football team has been left toothless in the World Cup after FIFA imposed a nine-match ban on striker Luis Suarez for taking a bite out of his Italian opponent. Uruguay will reportedly appeal the decision, which also comes with a large fine.

26.06.2014 15:41

Jaws and scores: Suarez and other bite-crazy athletes (VIDEO)
Uruguay’s striker Luis Suarez has made headlines by chomping on an Italian rival in a crucial FIFA World Cup match. RT recalls the history of Suarez’s misconduct and other top athletes, who don’t hesitate to use their teeth to achieve victory.

25.06.2014 16:01

Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez takes a bite out of the competition, social media erupts
A minor scandal erupted during a World Cup match on Tuesday when Uruguay’s striker, Luis Suarez, appeared to take a bite out of Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini’s shoulder. The incident immediately set off a torrent of memes on social media.

24.06.2014 21:19

Football hooligans: Challenge for Russia ahead of home 2018 World Cup?
With Russian fans accused of displaying neo-Nazi banners during the country’s opening World Cup match in Brazil, RT looks into the origins and the current state of Russian football hooliganism.

22.06.2014 15:44

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