Slideshow of Day 31 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil

Slideshow of Day 31 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil on July 12, 2014. Pictures of the third place play-off match between Brazil and Netherlands (0-3); and training sessions and pressers of German and Argentinean teams. Duration: 01:39 Jul 13, 2014
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FIFA World Cup 2014 Final: Thomas Muller, the German Machine That Can Outshine Messi and End Argentina's Dream

When you think of most of the attacking players that have lit up this 2014 FIFA World Cup – they have been masters in the aesthetics of football. Lionel Messi, James Rodriguez and Arjen Robben are drool-worthy when in full flow, making you sit up and just nod your head in approval and awe. And then, you have Thomas Muller, the man who makes scoring goals at the World Cup look as easy as drinking a mug of beer (German beer, mind) on a warm Sunday afternoon. Jul 13, 2014

World Cup: Football taps into the sublime, says Shakira

Colombian pop star Shakira will perform at her third consecutive World Cup final together with other international singers on Sunday ahead of the match between Argentina and Germany in Rio de Janeiro. Duration: 01:55 Jul 13, 2014