Beautiful

  • The Beautiful Game: Brazil look to go out on a high July 12, 2014

    Neymar has urged his Brazil teammates to rescue some of their battered pride after their humiliating semifinal defeat to Germany by beating the Netherlands in thirdplace playoff in Brasilia. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Is Neuer world's best goalkeeper? July 12, 2014

    CNNIBN football experts Novi Kapadia and Karim Bencherifa discuss about the football World Cup 2014's best goalkeepers. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Focus now moves to the last four July 7, 2014

    With Neymar out of the World Cup, Brazil have a tough challenge in the semifinal against Germany. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Brazil in, Neymar out of the World Cup July 5, 2014

    Neymar was ruled out of the rest of the tournament after fracturing his third vertebra during Friday's 21 quarterfinal win over Colombia. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Argentina face Switzerland in the round of 16 July 1, 2014

    Lionel Messi have fired Argentina into the World Cup last 16 but they will look for a better allround performance when they meet Switzerland ...
  • The Beautiful Game: France defeat Nigeria 20 to reach quarterfinals July 1, 2014

    France ended Nigeria's hopes of a first World Cup quarterfinal appearance when they scored two late goals to beat the Super Eagles 20. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Netherlands beat Mexico to reach quarterfinals June 30, 2014

    Netherlands staged a stunning late comeback to dash Mexico's dreams of a quarterfinal with a 21 victory in Fortaleza. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Netherlands take on Mexico in the round of 16 June 29, 2014

    Skipper Robin van Persie will be back for the Dutch and they would hope for the RobinRobben pairing to continue its scintillating form. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Brazil beat Chile on penalties to reach quarterfinals June 29, 2014

    Julio Cesar was the unlikely hero as hosts Brazil sneaked into the quarterfinals after a 32 penalty shootout win over Chile. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Teams gear up for round of 16 June 27, 2014

    In the 48 games in the first round of World Cup 2014, 136 goals have been scored and nine red cards have been dished out. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Argentina beat Nigeria to top Group F June 25, 2014

    Argentina beat Nigeria 32 in their last World Cup group match, with Messi and Ahmed Musa scoring two goals each before Marcos Rojo scored the winner. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Argentina face Nigeria in their last group match June 25, 2014

    Argentina will have their sights set on topping their group as they take on African champions Nigeria in their final Group F game at Porto Allegre. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Italy need a draw against Uruguay to qualify June 24, 2014

    Italy must find a way to shut down Uruguay striker Luis Suarez when the teams clash at the Dunas arena on Tuesday which will decide who goes through to the last 16. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Brazil face Cameroon June 24, 2014

    Brazil have a relatively simple task to advance past the group stage at their home World Cup draw or beat a Cameroon. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Dutch take on Chile June 23, 2014

    Netherlands face Chile in a crucial Group B clash at Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Costa Rica beat Italy 10 June 21, 2014

    Costa Rica made a mockery of rankings and footballing pedigree by beating Italy, the 4time champions, by a solitary goal. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Costa Rica humble Italy 10 June 20, 2014

    Costa Rica beat fourtime champion Italy 10 to secure a spot in the last 16 and eliminate England in the process. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Italy take on Costa Rica June 20, 2014

    Costa Rica and Italy each have three points but the central American side top the group on goal differential. A win for either Italy or Costa Rica would just about assure a spot in the next round. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Netherlands look to seal top spot June 18, 2014

    After setting the World Cup alight with a demolition job over Spain, the Dutch get ready to take another step towards the knockout stage against Australia at Porto Allegre. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Brazil draw 00 with Mexico June 18, 2014

    Brazil were held to a 00 draw by Mexico on Tuesday in an absorbing Group A match in the deafening cauldron of Fortaleza's Castelao arena. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Belgium beat Algeria 21 in Group H June 18, 2014

    They came into the game as dark horses, trailed for more than an hour but Belgium showed why they are rated so highly with a never say die performance to beat Algeria. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Belgium take on Algeria in Group H June 17, 2014

    Tournament dark horses Belgium embark on their World Cup campaign as they take on underdogs Algeria in their first Group H game at Belo Horizonte. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Germany decimate Portugal 40 June 17, 2014

    Thomas Mueller scored a hattrick as Germany turned on their style and power to rout 10man Portugal 40 in their World Cup Group G opener on Monday. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Messi scores as Argentina beat Bosnia 21 June 16, 2014

    Messi finally ended an eightyear wait for a World Cup goal as Argentina edged past debutants Bosnia at the Maracana stadium. ...
  • World Cup 2014: Italy outwit England 21 June 15, 2014

    Mario Balotelli scored with a secondhalf header on Saturday to give Italy a 21 win over England at the World Cup. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: England vs Italy the big clash on day three June 14, 2014

    CNNIBN's panel of experts focuses on the big England vs Italy match and three more games on the first Saturday of World Cup 2014. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Dutch eye revenge from Spain June 13, 2014

    Ahead of the Group B opener between Spain and Netherlands, CNNIBN's panel of experts analyses the finalists of the 2010 World Cup. ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Stars to watch out for at the World Cup in Brazil June 11, 2014

    These players have won the hearts of fans and pundits around the world with their form at the club level but will they be able to catapult themselves to stardom at the World Cup 2014? ...
  • The Beautiful Game: Germany hot favourites for football World Cup June 9, 2014

    Indian cricketer Virat Kohli feels Germany, who are in Group G alongside Portugal, Ghana and USA, are hot favourites to lift the coveted trophy. ...
  • Uruguay need Luis Suarez for football World Cup: Jamie Carragher June 9, 2014

    Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher feels Suarez, who was the highest goal scorer in EPL this season, will play a key role for his national side in Brazil. ...