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Soccer America's World Cup Best XI 
In a tournament with so many twists and turns, it isn't easy to come up with a World Cup Best ...
Germany-Argentina Player Ratings 
A gripping World Cup final ended with a superb goal by Mario Goetze that earned Germany its fourth world title. ...
Germany is Weltmeister, deservedly 
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Mario Goetze, who was born nearly two years after Germany last won the World Cup, struck ...
World Cup at a Glance 
[BRAZIL 2014] The 2014 World Cup finished with 171 goals, tied for the most in tournament history along with the ...
Both semifinals shatter viewing records 
[SOCCER ON THE AIR] Even with the elimination of the USA after the round of 16, interest in the 2014 ...
STORY OF THE DAY!
Germany is Weltmeister, deservedly
by Mike Woitalla on Sunday, Jul 13, 2014 7:19 PM EDT
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Mario Goetze, who was born nearly two years after Germany last won the World Cup, struck a left-footed volley into the Argentine net to give Germany its fourth world championship.

  

Argentina-Germany Gameday Guide 
[BRAZIL 2014] For all the talk about their two previous World Cup finals, in 1986 and 1990, Argentina and Germany ...
The 10 best things about the 2014 World Cup 
Brazil 2014 has been the best World Cup of our lifetime. Beginning with the first three days that produced four ...
Brazil Diary: Meeting Pele  
Life is good. On Saturday I had the offer of a free sandwich and a roundtable discussion with Pele.
Soccer on TV 
Germany and Argentina meet in the World Cup final on Sunday. There's also Seattle-Portland to conclude MLS Week 18 Sunday ...
Indy Eleven breaks into win column 
[NASL: Fall Week 1] Expansion Indy Eleven, which went the entire spring season without a win, finally won its first ...
What They're Saying: Carlos Santana 
"I think Messi has a mystique about him, he has that street soccer thing. I don't think he even really ...
First-place Orlando City keeps unbeaten run going 
[USL PRO: Week 17] Orlando City defeated the Wilmington Hammerheads, 2-0, Saturday night on goals by Dennis Chin and Anthony ...
L.A sweep shakes up Western Conference 
[MLS: Week 18] Chivas USA and the LA Galaxy both won important Western Conference matches, with Erick "Cubo" Torres scoring ...
Red Stars end Seattle unbeaten streak at 16 games 
[NWSL: Week 14] Canadian veteran Melissa Tancredi scored her first NWSL goal in the 8th minute on a pass from ...
Youth Soccer Reporter

Garcia named NPL general manager
[U.S. CLUB SOCCER] Leo Garcia has been named the National Premier Leagues General Manager, filling a position at U.S. Soccer ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Ridge Mahoney


Germany-Argentina Player Ratings
A gripping World Cup final ended with a superb goal by Mario Goetze that earned Germany its fourth world title. ...
College Soccer Reporter

Amherst makes statement against top French youth teams
[COLLEGE MEN] For the third time in the last quarter century, Amherst College men's team toured France, managing to tie ...
Youth Soccer Insider:
Mike Woitalla


Tim Howard's advice for keepers, parents and coaches
In light of Tim Howard's extraordinary performance at the 2014 World Cup, where he set a World Cup record with ...
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Summer 2014 Magazine Issue
World Cup 2014: Stars of Soccer


  • In-Depth Profiles of U.S World Cup Hopefuls
  • World Cup Star Features
  • Top Young World Cup Prospects
  • Brazil's All-Time Greats
  • Dynamic Design — Brilliant Photography
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Alfredo Di Stefano: The complete player. Maybe the best, too.
RIO DE JANEIRO -- As Argentina was making its laborious way to the 2014 World Cup final, the word came from Spain: Alfredo Di Stefano was dead, at the age of 88. Di Stefano, the Argentine who many regard in awe as the greatest of them all.

"I think Messi has a mystique about him, he has that street soccer thing. I don't think he even really looks like a soccer player -- he looks like a plumber to me! It's a compliment, because when he focuses, I admire the gift he has so much. Because it is a beautiful God-given gift to be in the top echelon of greatest [players]."

-- Mexican-American guitarist Carlos Santana, who will perform at the World Cup closing ceremonies before the Argentina-Germany final at Maracana on Sunday. (FIFA.com)