FIFA World Cup 2014 Results: Ronaldo, Varela Combine to Save Portugal in Humdinger Against USA

Cristiano Ronaldo was staring at the abyss, the abyss that waits gleefully to swallow you up, with criticism, ridicule and pain cranked up a few thousand notches more, before the superstar forward decided to, at the very least, prolong his fall into that abyss, by picking up the ball on the right, putting in a perfect-as-they-come cross for Silvestre Varela to head home easily to save Portugal's blushes against the USA. Jun 23, 2014

FIFA World Cup 2014 Results: Origi Winner Spurs Belgium to Unappetising Win over Russia

What transpired at the Maracana for over 87 minutes was some drab, unexciting, you-can-definitely-take-your-eyes-off-it football from the two European sides who rather cancelled each other out, before a trademark run down the line and cut-back from Eden Hazard set up 19-year-old Divock Origi to score in the most iconic of stadiums in world football. Jun 22, 2014