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Germany vs. Argentina 2014 World Cup final: Preview

Germany vs. Argentina 2014 World Cup final

The FIFA World Cup 2014 is just days before it comes to an end and what better way could the final match be than two countries from two different continents fighting for the World Champions’ crown. This World Cup has been so unpredictable and I honestly did not see this coming, I mean, who actually thought that the Germans were to meet with the Argentines in the grandest stage? I honestly got stunned. You may agree with me on that. The final goes down this Sunday in Rio de Janeiro at 3 p.m local Brazilian time. Let us look at the two teams before they come face to face with each other in the grandest stage.   THE JOURNEY Germany Germany thrashed Brazil 7 smashing goals to 1 and the Brazilians were sent home despite the fact that they are already home. Many were in disbelief of this football massacre ... Read More »

Expected Performance Of The Underdog Teams At The Quarter Finals OF The Fifa World Cup 2014

Expected Performance Of The Underdog Teams At The Quarter Finals OF The Fifa

The underdogs will strike back again Heading into the world cup quarter finals, there are some who still cannot what has transpired in Brazil so far. Costa Rica survived the so called ‘Group of Death’ and outshined Italy, Uruguay and England to reach to the quarter finals after they won a penalty shootout in the round of 16 knockout stage against Greece. I have to admit that nobody saw this coming and nobody saw that coming. Costa Rica beat all the odds and showed us all that anything can happen so long as you put on your best game. The never-say-die attitude showcased by the players overshadowed the opponents and the goalkeeper Keylor Navas displayed his prowess and master-class goalkeeping which saw his stop two penalties all by himself. The whole stadium was dead silent and in disbelief of what had come to light. Jorge Luis pinto, the coach who ... Read More »

THINGS TO EXPECT IN 2014 FIFA WORLDCUP QUARTER FINALS; A REPEAT OF THE 1950 MARACANAZO

THINGS TO EXPECT IN 2014 FIFA WORLDCUP QUARTER FINALS

The Maracanazo which has commonly come into headlines in this year’s world cup tournament is a Portuguese word for what is possibly the biggest upset in world football. In the first ever world cup tournament which was held at Brazil, it was highly anticipated that the hosts(brazil) were the sure winners of the tournament but the unexpected occurred where in their final game the hosts lost to Uruguay who were considered underdogs.   A replica of the famous Maracanazo is bound to happen at the upcoming quarter final matches. In recently played matches we have witnessed some of the greatest football countries have unexpectedly exited the competition succumbing to humiliating losses against teams which to a large extent are new comers to the stated competition, a good example of the huge upsets would be the reigning champions Spain who exited the competition in probably what will be considered their worst ... Read More »

Top 10 FIFA Xbox Controls

Top 10 FIFA Xbox Controls

The FIFA Xbox one games have a lot of amazing controls that make you do some pretty amazing tricks with specific players. Let’s look at the top 10 Xbox controls in FIFA. 1. Elastico                                                        →, ↘, ↓, ↙, ← To perfom this trick, you need Christiano Ronaldo when he is playing for Real Madrid. This control can be used in the Xbox 360 for fifa 14. It is a skill move with five stars. 2. Reverse elastico                                            ←, ↙, ↓, ↘, → This is a five star tricked performed by Robinho. The trick can be used for both the Xbox 360 and PS3. 3.Drag back fake and exit left                       ←, ↙, ↓, ↘, → (While standing)                               This skill is also performed by Robinho and is a five star trick available in both the Xbox 360 and PS3. 4. Drag back fake and exit right                     RB + ↓, ↙, ←, ↙, ... Read More »

Top 10 Referees to watch in FIFA 2014 World Cup

Howard Webb, United Kingdom

In soccer, the referees are the controllers of the game and have to make all the biggest decisions. In the World Cup, there are the people with the most pressure and are credited with the outcome of every game. Let’s look at the top 10 referees in the FIFA World Cup this summer in Brazil. 1. Ravshan Irmatov, Uzbekistan He is the referee with the most experience in the game as he has been in charge of a total of 115 international matches. Among his honors, he was awarded the AFC Referee of the Year in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 and is the most respected referee in soccer. 2. Howard Webb, United Kingdom. Webb is an English Premier League ref who has taken charge of 111 international matches in his career. Webb was in charge of the 2010 World Cup final between Spain and Netherlands. He is a very ... Read More »