Which sport is America’s national pastime? For decades the answer was simply baseball. Now, the answer is football. But does football’s grip on our nation’s collective heart wane a bit as another type of “fútbol” grips the nation through the World Cup?
For many U.S. Hispanics, the answer is yes. Soccer has been a game of many Hispanic nations and cultures for decades, so it’s a natural extension to expect a certain degree of that fandom to transcend into these culture’s American lives. And while the National Football League’s Hispanic-focused promotions have paid off in the form of 25…
Comfortably beat the last date and is the leader of their group. In the next phase was measured with the ‘mapochos’
The Italian side scored their second consecutive defeats in the World Cup after losing 1-0 to charrúas and was eliminated in the group stage.
Lionel Messi saved Argentina’s day with two goals in their 3-2 win over Nigeria in Porto Alegre to finish top of Group F.
A three-goal burst in the space of 10 minutes propelled Mexico to a 3-1 win over Croatia in Recife in the final Group A game. Mexico will now head into the Round of 16, where it will face the Netherlands in Fortaleza on Sunday.
Argentina fought Iran until the last moment. Argentina will be pleased to have qualified from group F at the first round, and cheered by the spectacle of Lionel Messi’s superbly taken winning goal.
The French after the win against Honduras, 3-0 in his presentation at the World Cup 2014 in the city Porto Alegre.
Swiss won a dramatic 2-1 win Ecuador in compensation time, with stunning somersault after being down on the scoreboard.
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.
The Spanish national team makes out his second consecutive defeat in the World Cup in Brazil, after losing 0-2 to Chile at the Maracana, a result that leaves out.