World Cup
Golden Moment
Mario Gotze scored in the second period of extra time on Sunday to lift Germany to its fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina at the Maracana. It was a titanic clash between two football giants for... FULL STORY>>
(L-R) Benedikt Hoewedes, Toni Kroos and Miroslav Klose
Not Even Klose
Germany breezed into its eighth World Cup final on Tuesday after thrashing host nation Brazil, 7-1, at the Estadio Mineirao.

After coming away with an impressive 1-0 victory over the offensive-minded French squad in the quarterfinal, Joachim Low's side were surely full of confidence... FULL STORY>>
(L-R) Mats Hummels, Miroslav Klose and Roman Weidenfeller
Germany Heads Past France
Mats Hummels scored in the 12th minute and Germany held on for a 1-0 quarterfinal win over France at the Maracana on Friday, allowing the Germans to become the first nation to reach four straight World Cup semifinals.

Hummels headed home a free kick from Toni Kroos after 12 minutes on the first real chance of the... FULL STORY>>
Mesut Ozil
Going The Distance
Germany survived a major test from Algeria on Monday at the Estadio Beira-Rio in the round of 16 as the European heavyweights needed goals from Andre Schurrle and Mesut Ozil to escape with a 2-1 extra-time win.

Germany was below par for much of the match and had to wait until extra time to finally open the... FULL STORY>>
Germany Wins Group G
They had to do it the hard way, but in the end it was job done for the United States on Thursday as the Americans advanced to the knockout round of the World Cup for the second consecutive tournament despite falling to Germany, 1-0, at the Arena Pernambuco.

After earning a huge 2-1 win over the... FULL STORY>>
(L-R) Tim Howard and Thomas Mueller
Expect The Unexpected
If the 2014 World Cup has taught us anything, it's that we should expect the unexpected.

After only a fortnight, the tournament has been phenomenally enthralling with no shortage of shocking results and performances. There was the quick dismissal of Spain, which suffered consecutive defeats to leave... FULL STORY>>
Ghana and Germany shared the spoils at Estadio Castelao on Saturday by playing to an enthralling 2-2 draw.

A scoreless opening period gave way to an entertaining second half as Mario Gotze opened the scoring for the Germans in the 51st minute. Ghana leveled the score three minutes later through Andre Ayew and... FULL STORY>>
Thomas Muller (#13)
Germany Crushes Portugal
Thomas Muller netted a hat trick on Monday as Germany opened Group G play with a comfortable 4-0 rout of 10-man Portugal at the Arena Fonte Nova.

The Germans got off the mark after just 11 minutes as Muller converted a penalty kick, and the advantage was doubled in the 32nd minute through a goal from... FULL STORY>>
Thomas Muller
Muller is the new Klose
Miroslav Klose enters the 2014 World Cup one goal shy of tying the all-time record for most goals in the tournament's history, held by Brazilian great Ronaldo with 15.

It would be fitting for Klose to tie or break Ronaldo's record in Brazil, but the 36-year-old may not get many chances to add to his total. A veteran of three... FULL STORY>>
Marco Reus
Reus Ruled Out
Germany midfielder Marco Reus was officially ruled out of the World Cup on Saturday after suffering an ankle injury in a friendly against Armenia on Friday.

Reus sustained a partially torn ligament in his left ankle in a challenge with Armenia's Artur Yedigaryan in the first half of Germany's 6-1 win and he will miss... FULL STORY>>
Lars Bender
Bender to miss World Cup
Germany's midfield has suffered another blow as Lars Bender was ruled out for the World Cup on Friday because of a thigh injury.

Bender suffered the injury in training on Thursday, and head coach Joachim Loew revealed that the 25-year-old will now miss the tournament in Brazil, leaving him... FULL STORY>>