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RIO DE JANEIRO -- With two quick touches, Mario Goetze ended Germany's 24-year wait for another World Cup title.


BRASILIA, Brazil -- Robin van Persie and Daley Blind scored early goals to help give the Netherlands a 3-0 win over host Brazil in the third-place match at the World Cup on Sa


After a wild tournament filled with upsets, comebacks and one of the most surprising scorelines in soccer history, the 2014 World Cup will conclude this weekend in somewhat predictable fashion wit


SAO PAULO -- The World Cup's second semifinal was supposed to put the silky skills of Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben in the spotlight.