Brazilian footballing great turned politician Romario says corruption -- not just poor play -- was to blame for the country's humiliating exit from the World Cup a year ago Wednesday.
With England coming 31st out of the 32 teams who participated in this year’s FIFA World Cup, one wonders why a team of global superstars playing in the richest and most popular league in the world cannot do any better than crash out of the tournament so early. Let us look at 5 reasons which may shed light on this.
A throwback at the best memories from the Brazilian carnival!
As the dust settles in the aftermath of a riotous World Cup, it is time to review the hottest moments of Brazil 2014. From the astounding to the absurd, here are the tournament's most memorable moments.
The 2014 World Cup ended with Germany crowned champions of the world. THT picks the best performers, through the entire tournament, with this World Cup Best XI.
Ever imagined what it must have been like to witness Germany's World Cup win in Germany? Here's a firsthand account of it from Tübingen
Germany finally ended their wait for World Cup glory after a triumph over Argentina in Brazil. Here is a look at the path to glory and what lies there after.
Brazil lost 0-3 to the Netherlands to wrap up their World Cup 2014 run. The nightmare is over for the home team, but some questions still remain unanswered.
Germany and Argentina will contest the 2014 World Cup final on Sunday. THT brings you the tactical preview, with latest team news, tactics, and a prediction for the final outcome.
BRAZIL v NETHERLANDS Estadio Nacional de Brasilia, Brasilia July 12, 2014; 21:00 BST *** Brazil seek consolation and a final bow as they take on the Dutch in the third-place match on Saturday. The trauma of Brazil’s 7-1 semi-final demolition is still fresh, the wounds still open, but on Saturday, Brazil’s much-maligned players will have an opportunity—or the misfortune, depending on the result—to try to salvage a small consolation for their fans. Given the size of the outcry though, you wonder if they wouldn’t just rather not play, if any result could ease the host nation’s pain. Fred, who has been booed every time he has touched the ball, told the press, “It is a scar which will remain with us for the rest of our lives.” It will be a stern test to see if the Brazilians can overcome this trauma to rally together for one final, if muted, hurrah in what has been a brilliant World Cup in […]