From the villain who bites opponents, to the star left with a fractured spine and a broken-hearted host nation, the Brazil World Cup was the best.
Argentina's football legend Diego Maradona feels Lionel Messi didn't impress in this World Cup and didn't deserved to be awarded the Golden Ball.
Goetze volleyed in the winning goal in extra-time to give Germany their fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina.
Germany's astonishing 7-1 semi-final walloping of Brazil the obvious exception - should preclude 2014 from 'greatest ever' status.
The high court had upheld the death sentence awarded to the four convicts on March 13.
Having lost the battle against the lawyers following the suspension of an SHO, policemen are now taking this battle to the virtual world.
A lot of city’s youngsters now prefer cover up tattoos to give a different look to their permanent tattoo ranging from Rs 2,000 to 10,000.
Jayaprakash Kerketta runs 20 km even today in the hope of making it big on the international stage one day.
As the month-long football carnival drew to a close on Sunday, IBNLive.com picks up the Best XI of the tournament.
The Maracana became the moment of reckoning for Germany as they ended their 24-year long wait by lifting the World Cup for the first time as a unified nation.
Germany beat the Argentines 1-0 with a goal in the extra time by Mario Goetze, but Argentina strikers Gonzalo Higuain and Rodrigo Palacio had missed golden chances that cost their team dearly.