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Suarez signs 5-year Barca deal

Suarez signs 5-year Barca deal

BARCELONA — Liverpool have agreed to sell disgraced Uruguay striker Luis Suarez to Barcelona with great reluctance after “doing all they could” to keep him, manager Brendan...

Golden Boot still up for grabs

SINGAPORE — With just two of the 64 matches left to go, one key question at this World Cup remains unanswered: Who will be the tournament’s top scorer and win the coveted Golden...

Germans have advantage: Sabella

Germans have advantage: Sabella

Only superficially has football hurtled back to 1986 and 1990 when Argentina and (West) Germany last played each other in World Cup finals. The punkish Diego Maradona is history.

Back us, Brazil: Germany

Back us, Brazil: Germany

RIO DE JANEIRO — Germany have made a public plea for the support of Brazil’s heartbroken football fans when they face Argentina in the final on Sunday and have already...

I could have been paralysed: Neymar

I could have been paralysed: Neymar

BRASILIA — Neymar became emotional when talking on Thursday about the injury that ruled him out of the World Cup, saying that if the knee to his back had been slightly more to...

Man on a mission

Man on a mission

Argentina’s desire for this World Cup is fully apparent in Lionel Messi’s attempts to weave through defences, in Sergio Romero’s shot-stopping, in their multitude of bouncing...

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