FIFA World Cup 2014 overtime


No, this is not sudden death. Overtime is only played in the knockout stage (anything match after group stage).

If the score is tied at the end of regulation, Overtime will be played. OT is 30 minutes, which is divided into two halves. At the end of OT if the score is still tied, teams move on to penalty shoot-outs. Notice that this means that in OT each team can score multiple goals!

The penalty shoot-outs work as the following. Each team has 5 tries and teams alternate their shots. A team wins if they score more goals than their opponent during these first 5 tries. Otherwise teams move on to sudden death, each getting one try at a time. If both teams score, or both miss in the try, they go for another round until a team scores while the other team fails to do so. The scoring team is the winner of the...

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The 2014 FIFA Club World Cup Final was the final match of the 2014 FIFA Club World Cup, a football tournament hosted by Morocco. It was the 11th final of the FIFA Club World Cup, a FIFA-organised tournament between the winner clubs from each of the six continental confederations, as well as the league winner from the host nation.

The final was contested between Spanish club Real Madrid, representing UEFA as the reigning champions of the UEFA Champions League, and Argentine club San Lorenzo, representing CONMEBOL as the reigning champions of the Copa Libertadores. It was played at the Stade de Marrakech in Marrakesh on 20 December 2014. The Spanish club won the match 2–0 and won their first FIFA Club World Cup title,[1] and their fourth world club title counting the 1960, 1998 and 2002 Intercontinental Cups, equaling Milan's record.[2]


Real Madrid[edit]

Real Madrid qualified for the tournament as winners of the 2013–14 UEFA...

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Luiz Felipe Scolari has discussed the implausibility of Brazil’s historic 7-1 humbling by Germany and insisted that, if he’s the scapegoat for it, he’s to whom their 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan™ conquest is most indebted.

“The least I can say to those who want to blame me is that, if I’m the only one responsible for the defeat in 2014, I’m therefore the only one responsible for the triumph in 2002,” the 68-year-old, who since quitting the Brazil reins has led Guangzhou Evergrande to back-to-back Chinese Super League titles and AFC Champions League glory, told Chuteira FC. “I ask, ‘Who was the last world champion [coach] with Brazil?’ It was me. So, if I lost the 2014 World Cup on my own, I won the 2002 World Cup on my own.

“I don’t think it’s fair that they say I was to blame for everything. I’m not asking you to judge me. After the World Cup I got back to work normally. I exceeded expectations. Two years have passed and in this time I’ve won five...

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Gigi Buffon has lauded Mario Balotelli’s character and backed Marco Veratti to become Italy’s main man in the future. Giampiero Ventura recently insisted he won’t pick players who “think of themselves as a phenomenon”, and the 38-year-old goalkeeper doesn’t believe the 26-year-old forward falls into that bracket.

“I have met few lads as genuinely nice as Mario,” Buffon told L’Equipe. “I get angry when I hear people speaking ill of him, because he is truly a guy with a heart of gold. He is generous, young, and everyone loves him.”

Balotelli hasn’t played for La Nazionale since the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, but has hit eight goals in eight games this season for Nice, who surprisingly lead Ligue 1. Buffon believes the former Inter Milan, Manchester City, AC Milan and Liverpool man – along with Veratti – will be key figures for Italy for a long time.

“Mario’s only 26 years old and can play for another ten years,” said the Germany 2006 winner. “As for Verratti,...

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The Brazil World Cup 2014 is in the semi final stage, and the rules have changed some what.

Going into the semi finals, all players’ disciplinary slate will be wiped clean. This means that single yellow cards accrued in the quarter finals, second round, and group stage will not carry over to the semi final.

Also, any single yellow cards in given to players in the semi finals won’t be brought over to the third and fourth placing match, and the championship match.

If the game goes to extra time, both teams will have to play two full 15 minute halves, with stoppage time added towards the end of each half.

“Golden” and “silver” goal rulings do not apply at World Cup 2014.

The game goes into a penalty shootout if the score is still tied after extra time.

If the sides are still level after the first five kicks, a sudden-death ruling will kick in.

See an AP article below.

Ronaldo: Challenge on Neymar Was Intentional


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On July 13, 2014, a crowd of 74,738 spectators at the...

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It lists the best 5 2014 FIFA World Cup players and shows how to free download best 2014 World Cup players videos from YouTue.

Gathering the most talented football players around the world, FIFA World Cup, held every four years, is extremely welcomed by sports lovers and the 20th tournament is finally walking to us this summer. In 2014 FIFA World Cup, 32 national teams composed of 23 excellent footballers each team are totally ready to win the title. Now, let's have a look at the most promising stars who are considered as the best 2014 World Cup players and predicted to be the Golden Ball winner. Also, you will obtain the guide to free download 2014 World Cup best players videos with the best YouTube video downloader in this article.

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European qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup consists of a group stage and a play-off round, providing 13 UEFA member nations for the 32-team final tournament in Russia (who qualify as by right).

Qualifying group stage
Matches take place between 4 September 2016 and 10 October 2017 with seven groups of six teams and two of five. The nine group winners qualify directly for the finals and the eight runners-up with the best record against the teams finishing first, third, fourth and fifth in their section go into the play-offs.

The eight teams are drawn into four pairings for two-legged ties played from 9 abnd 14 November 2017. If scores are level after the second leg the team with the most away goals qualified, whether after 90 minutes or extra time. The four winners qualify for the finals.

Final tournament
The allocation for other confederations is: Asian Football Confederation (AFC) 4.5, Confederation of African Football (CAF) 5.0,...

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Get ready to take your own national team to glory! You can pick from more than 120 National Teams and play them through the World Cup Qualifiers to the Final Stage of the 2014 World Cup. The patch will bring in your FIFA the real World Cup athmosphere and will make your game experience unique! Bellow you can see the full features of this amazing patch:


– All UEFA National Teams

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– CAF National Teams: Ghana, Nigeria, Morocco, Algeria, Mali,Ivory Coast, Cameroon, South Africa, Egypt & Senegal

– AFC National Teams: Saudi Arabia, Iran, Japan, China, Uzbekistan, Australia, Korea Republic & India

– Road to World Cup 2014 Tournament

– Final World Cup 2014 Tournament

– Road to UEFA Euro 2016 Tournament

– Final UEFA Euro 2016 Tournament

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Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick on Sunday as European champion Real Madrid claimed its second Club World Cup title by beating Japanese side Kashima Antlers 4-2 after extra time in Yokohama, Japan.

“This has been an unbelievable year for me and for the team,” Ronaldo said.

Ronaldo also led Portugal to the European Championship final in July, which it won against France.

With the score 2-2 in Japan heading into extra time, Ronaldo received a pass from Karim Benzema in the 98th minute and fired under Kashima goalkeeper Hitoshi Sogahata to make it 3-2. He then sealed the win six minutes later with a left-footed shot to the ceiling of the net.

Ronaldo, who last week was named world player of the year for the fourth time, won his third Club World Cup, adding to titles in 2014 with Madrid and in 2008 with Manchester United.

© Shizuo Kambayashi, Associated Press Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring his third goal against Kashima...
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The FIBA Basketball World Cup, also known as the FIBA World Cup of Basketball or simply the FIBA World Cup, between 1950 and 2010 known as the FIBA World Championship,[1] is an international basketball competition contested by the men's national teams of the members of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), the sport's global governing body. It is considered to be the flagship event of the International Basketball Federation.[2] The world championship is considered to be just as prestigious as the olympic basketball gold medal, tournament of COI. The championship has been held every four years since the inaugural tournament in 1950, except for two occasions.

The tournament structure is similar, but not identical, to that of the FIFA World Cup; both of these international competitions were played in the same year from 1970 through 2014. A parallel event for women's teams, now known as the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup, is also held quadrennially. From 1986...

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Tuesday - Off the Field Moment of the Year
Today, Dec. 20, marks the second day of our 2016 U.S. Soccer Best of Awards voting right here on Scroll to the bottom of the moment descriptions to cast your vote!

WNT’s Carli Lloyd and Jill Ellis Win World Player and Coach of the Year Awards – Jan. 11, 2016
The U.S. WNT kicked the new year off with a bang as both Carli Lloyd and Jill Ellis took home the highest honors from FIFA after being named the Best Women’s Player and Best Women’s Coach of the Year, respectively. Lloyd and Ellis received the awards on January 11 at the 2016 FIFA Ballon d’Or gala in Zurich, Switzerland, as the world’s governing body for soccer held its annual event. Lloyd posed with the Men’s Player of the Year, Lionel Messi, following the ceremony.

Fans Unveil New Crest and Typeface – Feb. 29, 2016
Early this year, U.S. Soccer gave its fans and players the unique opportunity to unveil its bold new crest. The...

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American folklore asserts that Pilgrim Fathers, upon settling at Plymouth Rock found American Indians along the Massachusetts coast playing a form of soccer. The Indians called it “Pasuckquakkohowog,” which means “they gather to play football.”

Many American colleges played soccer, but there was no intercollegiate competition. Rules were casual and changed often.

The Oneidas of Boston, the first organized soccer club in America, was formed by Gerritt Miller Smith. The Oneidas were undefeated from 1862-65. A monument now stands in Boston Common, where the Oneidas played their home matches.

Soccer was initiated as an organized college sport in the USA in the years following the Civil War. Princeton and Rutgers Universities engaged in the first intercollegiate soccer match Nov. 6, 1876, in New Brunswick, N.J. Rutgers won the match 6-4. The game was more similar to both rugby and...

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