Germany _focused_ on Brazil match

Germany midfielder, Bastian Schweinsteiger, says playing hosts Brazil in their World Cup semi-final game will be an honour and also a challenge. Duration: 00:46 Jul 7, 2014

Brazil trains for Germany semi-final

Brazil trained without star striker Neymar -- who_s out of the World Cup with a back injury -- ahead of their semi-final match against Germany on Tuesday. Duration: 00:45 Jul 7, 2014

Thousands welcome home Colombia_s World Cup heroes

Tens of thousands of people mobbed the streets of Bogota to grab a glimpse of their heroes as Colombia_s World Cup squad arrived home Sunday after their historic run to the quarter-finals. Duration: 01:13 Jul 7, 2014

World Cup: French fans welcome Les Bleus home

The French team arrives home to cheers and autograph requests after redeeming themselves with fans at the World Cup despite a defeat in the quarter-finals. Duration: 01:02 Jul 7, 2014

World Cup: Brazil players cope with Neymar absence

The two leading contenders to replace Neymar in Brazil_s World Cup semi-final line-up against Germany insisted on Sunday they can still win the competition in the absence of their star player. Duration: 01:19 Jul 7, 2014

World Cup: Costa Rica celebrations marred by fan stabbings

Football fans cheer in Costa Rica, proud to have made it to the quarter finals for the first time - despite losing to the Netherlands in the World Cup. Carnival celebrations though were marred by stabbings, as crowds watched on. Duration: 01:17 Jul 6, 2014

Slideshow of Day 24 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil

Slideshow of Day 24 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil on July 5, 2014. Pictures of quarter-finals football matches between Argentina and Belgium (1-0), and Netherlands and Costa Rica (0-0 / 4-3 on penalties). Duration: 03:40 Jul 6, 2014

Rio's fan fest erupts into cheers as Argentina books a place in the World Cup semi-finals

Rio de Janeiro, July 6 (ANI): A wave of blue and white descended on the Copacabana Fan Fest as Argentina fans celebrated getting into the semi-finals of the World Cup in Brazil. Fans chanted songs and cheered after Argentina's Gonzalo Higuain upstaged talismanic team mate Lionel Messi with a superb goal to clinch a nervy 1-0 win over Belgium that put them in the World Cup semi-finals for the first time in 24 years. Jul 6, 2014