Slideshow of Day 15 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil

Slideshow of Day 15 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil on June 26, 2014. Images of match between US and Germany, match between Portugal and Ghana, match between Algeria and Russia, and match between South Korea and Belgium. Duration: 03:03 Jun 27, 2014

Brazilian fans go wild for Neymar

He is the undisputed star of the Brazilian World Cup squad and has hundreds of thousands of fans at home and abroad: Neymar - the man many in Brazil are hoping will deliver the World Cup for a sixth time. Duration: 01:45 Jun 27, 2014

Brazil still on track for World Cup glory

A look ahead to the Last 16 of the World Cup where Brazil are hoping to see off the challenge of Chile as they bid for a sixth world title. Duration: 02:47 Jun 27, 2014

US and Germany fans celebrate getting through next stage even as Germany bags 1-0 win

Recife, June 27 (ANI): German and US fans looked exhausted but relieved after watching Germany win 1-0 against the United States in the World Cup stadium of Recife, Brazil but with both teams making it to the second stage. After battling torrential rain to get to the arena, the downpour eased at the end of the match giving them the respite needed to celebrate just a little as they left. Germany will face the runner-up in Group H while the United States finish second and will face Group H's winner. Portugal who beat Ghana 2-1 are eliminated with the Africans. His friend said he was convinced this World Cup would help America appreciate soccer and increase the interest in the game. Jun 27, 2014

2014 FIFA World Cup: Belgian fans celebrate 1-0 victory over South Korea

Sao Paulo, June 27 (ANI): Belgian soccer fans had two reasons to celebrate after their team beat South Korea 1-0 in their final Group H match and qualifying for the knockout round having finished top of their group. The win came despite having Steven Defour sent off just before halftime for a nasty two-footed challenge. For Korea, the tears in the eyes of players and fans at the final whistle said it all. They were out of the World Cup after gaining a single point and finishing bottom of Group H. Jun 27, 2014

Fans disappointed with Portugal's 2-1 win over Ghana as both teams exit from FIFA World Cup

BRASILIA, June 27 (ANI): Dejected fans poured out of the Brasilia national stadium after Portugal's 2-1 win over Ghana left both teams short of qualifying for the Round of 16. Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first goal of the tournament but missed a glut of other chances, leaving his team level on four points with the United States in Group G. Ghana defender John Boye's first-half own goal was followed after the break by a goal by Gyan. The World Cup exit completed a miserable two days for the Africans who were embroiled in a pay row and suspended midfielders Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari for ill-discipline hours before Thursday's kickoff. According to the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Boateng vulgarly insulted coach Kwesi Appiah, while Muntari made an unprovoked physical attack on a GFA official. Jun 27, 2014

Loud celebrations erupt in Algeria as it makes it to the last 16 of World Cup for first time

Algiers, June 27 (ANI): Algerians lit off fireworks and cheered wildly as the country's national team made it to the last 16 of the World Cup for the first time with the equaliser in a 1-1 draw against Russia. On a momentous night for the North Africans, who were the last team through to the knockout round, Islam Slimani rose to the occasion and nodded home in the 60th minute to cancel out Alexander Kokorin's sixth-minute header. Thousands of fans who watched the game on a giant screen in the centre of Algiers clapped and waved national flags. There was controversy surrounding the Algerian goal, however, with Russian's Italian coach Fabio Capello complaining that goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev had been distracted by a laser beam shone from the crowd. Television images seemed to back up his assertion, with what appeared to be green beams flashing across the keeper's body as he tried to reach the cross. Jun 27, 2014