Luck apart, there is something majestic about penalty shootouts, and the Cup has a habit of making fools of forecasters, Pele included
Still, Florencia Costa is now singing Fly Canarinho for Brazil to become Hexacampeão
Komaleeswaran Sankar officiated as an assistant referee in three matches at the 2002 World Cup. He shares the thrill of being the first Indian ever to participate in a World Cup
Minnows, it turns out, have surprised us since 1979, the second World Cup
Watching, er, hearing Yuvraj in full flow, and a chance encounter with an autorickshaw driver who starred in Johnny Mera Naam
Germany’s 4-1 defeat of England at the World Cup, despite the refereeing controversy, will be a match long remembered.
Doddering about, even getting booted out of the World Cup in round one: What has gone wrong with the men from the Continent?