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Brazil defend emotional performance against Chile

Brazil's footballers defended the tears during their "intense" knock-out game victory against Chile, which went to a penalty shoot-out and eventually booked them a place in the World Cup quarter-finals. Duration: 01:15 Jul 2, 2014
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Brazil targets sixth World Cup win

Brazil are targeting a sixth world title win while Germany, France, Netherlands and Belgium are all looking to become the first European team to win the World Cup on South American soil as the tournament reaches the quarterfinal stage. Duration:02:30 Jul 2, 2014
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US fans react with mixed emotions after World Cup defeat

Washington DC, July 2 (ANI): American soccer fans decked out in red, white and blue flocked to Freedom Plaza and The National Portrait Gallery atrium in Washington DC to see their team knocked out of the World Cup by Belgium in a heart-breaking game. Strong performances by the U.S. team in Brazil had ignited passions in a country not known for its love of soccer, and free viewing parties were held from coast to coast while fans crammed into sports bars and restaurants. The Belgians scored twice in extra time and looked to have the game put away when the Americans scored a late goal. But time ran out and the U.S. squad lost 2-1. Tuesday_s winners Belgium now advance to face Argentina in the quarter-finals on Saturday. Jul 2, 2014
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Argentines euphoric after extra time 1-0 victory against Switzerland

Buenos Aires, July 2 (ANI): Argentines were on cloud nine in Buenos Aires on Tuesday after their team beat Switzerland in a tense 1-0 finish in Sao Paulo. Crowds gathered in front of a gigantic screen in Centennial Park to take in the match, with many fans donning wigs or painting their faces to show their support for Argentina. Angel Di Maria scored in the 118th minute to send Argentina through to a quarter-final against the winner of the Belgium versus United States match. After a tense 0-0 draw at 90 minutes and a scoreless first period of extra time, Lionel Messi broke quickly and released Di Maria, who swept the ball home before wheeling away in delight. Many dedicated the win to Brazil fans. Jul 2, 2014