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Colombia achieved a historic victory

The coffee grower selection had not obtained two consecutive wins in a World Cup.
For the first time in its history, Colombia can boast six points in a group stage, and may even improve that record, lack even to face japan.

Guillermo “Memo” Ochoa was elected the Man of the Match by FIFA

The hero of the match between Brazil and Mexico has been the conversation of the day and praise and comparisons were swift. The ‘great save’ of the Mexican goalkeeper reminded us that it was considered the ‘save of the century’, that he managed the English goalkeeper Gordon Banks after a header of the legendary Pele in the 1970 World Cup.
Besides being a great defensive play of “Memo” did the same as the star now and the figure of the Brazilian team, which also carries the T-shirt 10 Neymar.

World Cup surprise, Italy 0-1 Costa Rica

Lay your patriotism and your disappointment to one side for a moment if you can and revel in the glory of little Costa Rica.
In a World Cup knee deep in fascinating stories and surprises, the tiny Central American nation have presented us with perhaps the best yet.
Costa Rica added a thoroughly deserved victory over Italy to their 3-1 lesson they handed Uruguay a week ago in Fortaleza.

Being aware of your health when playing soccer

The excitement of the 2014 FIFA World Cup is being felt all over the world, and as one of our favorite pastimes, us Hispanics are ready to celebrate the world cup with friends and families.

Soccer is not only entertaining for all age groups, but it also offers health benefits to those who play it. According to the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), practicing the sport helps to improve the health of both young players and old, preventing diseases such as obesity, hypertension, and diabetes.

During a match, players are constantly walking, jogging, or running,…

Colombian cyclist Nairo Quintana wins Pink Jersey on tour de France

Nairo Quintana showed why he’s considered as cycling next star by winning the Giro d’Italia to follow his runner-up finish in last year’s Tour de France. The 24-year-old climbing specialist with the Movistar team won two stages and finished with a 2 minute, 58 second advantage over fellow Colombian Rigoberto Uran for his first Grand Tour victory.
“It’s really emotional,” Quintana said. “I didn’t think there would be so many Colombians here today. It was incredible seeing how much support and how many banners there were.” One such banner held aloft during the podium celebration with the…