Matchday 4 of the 2014 World Cup throws up some heavyweights in the form of Argentina and France and some sides like Ecuador and Bosnia which are relatively young on the world stage. Here we take a look at the major talking points ahead of these games.
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Javi Martinez reportedly seeking a new club while Ribery sidelined due to an injury
With very few days to go for the voting of Ballon d'Or, we look at the record of both the front runners for the award in world Football and try to make the case for both.
A fateful season is nearing its end. Bayern Munich still has to qualify for the Champions League. What else is next? What lies ahead for the Bavarians?
In the second installment of Footballistic!, TheHardTackle's creative genius Prasanna Venkatesh illustrates the quality of advertisements featuring football players and it's possible effect on the ads of rival companies who are trying to compete!
Manchester United crashed out of Europe on away goals despite defeating Bayern at Old Trafford. Bayern Munich recovered from a disastrous start which saw them go three goals down in the first half, to turn the tie on its head. First leg hero Olic got one back for the Germans before Robben scored a spectacular volley to send Bayern into their first Champions League semi-final in nine years.
The Champions League enters the exciting knock-out stages of the season, with the prospect of some wonderful clashes to savour; none more so than the clash between English champions Manchester United and German giants Bayern Munich. TheHardTackle previews the first leg of this mouth-watering tie in Munich.