In Clash of Continents, Brazil and Germany Win Quarterfinals

Share

Goal

Feed-twFeed-fb

Tense and frustrating. If German and Brazilian fans wanted to sum up Friday’s World Cup action, they might be best served by those words.

Yet both teams will advance to battle each other in the first semifinal on July 8, having survived one-goal wins against France and Colombia, respectively

Brazil looked like the dominant team early on, and got rolling with a corner corner kick in the seventh minute. Captain Thiago Silva slipped in behind the entire Colombian line to boot the ball in

GOAL by the Brazilian captain Thiago Silva http://t.co/xneqHxgccT

— Football Vines (@FootballVines) July 4, 2014 Read more…

More about Us World and World
Mashable

Share

World Cup Quarterfinals: How to Pick a New Favorite Team

Share

Worldcupqfs

Feed-twFeed-fb

There is a cruel paradox to the World Cup. The better it gets — the higher the quality rises, the closer we get the World Cup final (this year on July 13) — the more fans are left on the outside looking in.

The United States learned heartbreak the hard way on Thursday when, despite the valiant efforts of new American hero Tim Howard, it lost a gut-wrenching 2-1 elimination match to Belgium. Millions of American fans are now left directionless while the tournament progresses toward what’s sure to be an extremely dramatic denouement

More about Soccer, World Cup, Entertainment, and Sports
Mashable

Share