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27 days to go: Record-setting Mighty Magyars

6 days ago   |   By FIFA

Hungary netted a staggering 27 goals at Switzerland 1954, the most scored by a team at a single FIFA World Cup tournament. Inspired by Ferenc Puskas, the 'Magical Magyars' were eventually defeated in the Final by West Germany.
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Brazil will miss Dani Alves at World Cup given importance of right-back role

Brazil will miss Dani Alves at World Cup given importance of right-back role

6 days ago   |   By ESPN FC

After humiliation on home soil for Brazil in 2014, Ian Darke and ESPN's expert panel feel redemption could be in the cards for Neymar and company.
Statistics don't win football matches, per se, but they do tell you a lot about what takes place on and off the pitch.
Since manager Tite took over in June 2016, Brazil have played 19 games. Daniel Alves missed only five of them, and three of those matches were friendlies in which only domestic-based players took part; he was suspended for Paraguay's visit to Sao Paulo for the South American qualifiers on March 2017, and sat on the bench earlier...
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50 Great World Cup moments: Miroslav Klose's record-breaking 16 goals - 2014

6 days ago   |   By BBC

Watch all of Miroslav Klose's record-breaking 16 World Cup goals, the last of which he scored against 2014 hosts Brazil, during their famous 7-1 defeat to Germany.
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Werner: World Cup no Liverpool & Real Madrid audition

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FIFA Rewind: Watch Brazil versus Germany from World Cup 2014 in full this...

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