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World Cup Recap

The Greatest World Cup of the Modern Era ended in spectacular fashion

The Stats:

Champions     Germany (4th title)
Runners-up     Argentina
Third place     Netherlands
Fourth place     Brazil
Matches played    64
Goals scored    171 (2.67 per match)
Attendance    3,429,873 (53,592 per match)
Top scorer   Colombia James Rodríguez
(6 goals)
Best player    Argentina - Lionel Messi
Best young player    France  - Paul Pogba
Best goalkeeper     Germany - Manuel Neuer

The Records:



My team, DIE MANNSCHAFT defeated La Albiceleste in the last few minutes of extra time

The Babes Everywhere

Kudos to the World Cup cameramen for finding a real reason to love soccer in America.

Babes of the World Cup

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Babes of the world cup


We Learned About the "Eeeeeeeeeeeeey PUTO!" Chant

Mexico had there hearts broken



The US Men’s National Team keeper Tim Howard set a World Cup record with 16 saves in a loss to Belgium


The United States Men's National Team made it out of the group of death and had an amazing showing

The Crazy Fans

Crazy World Cup Fans

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KLBJ Fans Represented Austin and the American Outlaws and lived to tell B-DOE about it

Austin Represented at World Cup

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171 goals tied the record and 15 nip-slips made television (new record).



Uruguay’s Luis Suarez was suspended for biting an Italian player (although victory was imminent)


We all learned a new way to say "James"

Brazil experienced the worst loss by a host team in World Cup history



Germany’s Miroslav Klose tied Ronaldo’s World Cup scoring record then surpassed the famous footballer in Die Mannschaft’s 7-1 walluping of Brazil in the semi-finals



Costa Rica and the Netherlands participated in 2 shootouts (pks) each


USA-Belgium nearly sets World Cup ratings record for ESPN




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