There were plenty of amazing saves in the World Cup. Here are the 10-best:
10) Manuel Neuer Takes Out Gonzalo Higuain
The entire world collectively reacted on this play from the World Cup final. Manuel Neuer punched a dangerous ball away and simultaneously took out Gonzalo Higuain.
9) Claudio Bravo Punches Away Dani Alves Shot
Chile had a realistic chance to upset...
As many as 1 billion people watched Germany beat Argentina 1-0 in the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals.
Thanks to an extra-time winner from Mario Gotze, Germany was named world champion for the fourth time.
“It's incredible. The team did it beautifully,” German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer told ESPN. "At some point we'll stop celebrating, but we'll still wake up with a smile.”
Manuel NeuerManuel NeuerGermany’s Manuel Neuer has won the Golden Glove award for the World Cup’s best goalkeeper after helping his side to a 1-0 victory over Argentina in Sunday’s final.The 28-year-old Bayern Munich player was presented with the award at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana Stadium moments after the triumph.He beat off competition from Argentine opposite number Sergio...
Manuel Neuer was named the best goalkeeper at the 2014 World Cup.
Germany have been the best team at the 2014 World Cup and are deservedly champions after beating Argentina 1-0 in extra-time, thanks to a goal from Mario Gotze’s. Although Argentina had chances to win the game, it is fitting that Germany won the World Cup because they were the most complete team, and they put in...
Germany’s keeper Manuel Neuer made an aggressive play to play the ball and Argentina’s Gonzalo Higuain never saw him coming. How Higuain managed to get up after this knee to the head is beyond me. [@CorkGaines]
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I remember fondly a Bundesliga match between Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen during the 2012-13 season. Bayern Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer runs up towards the Leverkusen goal. He dribbles and sets up a cross that drifts into the area, and in the end the ball skips off the crossbar. Bayern loses the game. This was no doubt a tough loss for Bayern Munich to absorb, but it was a moment...
After Germany’s throttling of Brazil, Manuel Neuer was looking for someone to give the double high five too and no one was interested. Smoothly, Neuer turned the high five fail into a set of jazz hands and he figured no one was the wiser and he wouldn’t end up on YouTube. Oops. [YouTube]
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France have some thinking to do after their World Cup campaign ended against Germany
France’s World Cup campaign ended in heartbreak as they lost to Germany 1-0 thanks to an early goal from Mats Hummels.
France rarely gave the Germans a chance to attack, while attacking ruthlessly toward the German defense. But, the Germans capitalized on the early mistake that France made and...
Two of the four remaining European teams took to the pitch Friday to being the World Cup Quarterfinals. France and Germany took to the Estádio do Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil both hoping to play the next match scheduled there, the July 13 championship match of the 2014 World Cup.
Germany’s Mats Hummels scores on a header over the hands of France’s goalkeeper Hugo Lloris...
While most people are talking about James, Messi and Robben, yesterday Germany’s ‘keeper, Manuel Neuer gave one of the performances of the World Cup.
However as the song goes, it wasn’t what Neuer did, but the way that he did it. Making as many tackles against Algeria as he did saves, Neuer showed the watching world how vital a good ‘sweeper-keeper’ can be.