Aug 22 2014
A standoff in Praça saens Pena, and tense fans on the Copacabana. Matthew Niederhauser’s Photo Diary, Day 15
Deciding who to root for in the World Cup final is not so easy if you're English
A visit with the squatters of the Copa do Povo
I know it makes me a traitor. But neuer deutscher Fußball has won me over.
He might not be the flashiest, but the Bayern keeper is quietly leading Germany to glory.
"Putting pink or light blue cleats on a man" argues Father Alexander, "is like dressing him in a woman's underwear or brassiere."
A professor at Northwestern's campus in Al Rayyan argues that the tournament will bring reform. Now a Northwestern student fires back.
Five more goals to reach the record, and three more matches to go. Piece of cake, right?
No rioting, and not much to say—yet—as fans absorb the massacre at the Mineirão
To be read in the voice of Ian Darke.