Copa do Mundo da FIFA Brasil 2014
Champions Germany (4th title)
Third place Netherlands
Fourth place Brazil
Date: 13 July 2014
Teams 32 (from 5 confederations)
In the wake of thumping on the entryway of significance for almost 10 years (two third-place World Cup completes, one next in line finish in the Euro), Germany, at last, procured that slippery title. A shocker of an elimination round against Brazil — a 7-1 dump shipping of the hosts — was followed up by a granulate it-out extra-time prevail upon Lionel Messi and Argentina. Do you know how U.S. presidents seem to age quickly while in office? No doubt that appeared to happen to Bastian Schweinsteiger in the last. Germany gathered its fourth World Cup win, binds it with Italy with the second most behind Brazil’s five titles. That likewise implies that three countries have won 13 of 20 World Cups.
The 2014 World Cup’s alleged “Gathering of Death” is by both agreement and normal group positioning viewed as the one that the Americans had arrived in Group G.
The U.S. men’s public group should be fruitful against any semblance of Germany, Portugal, and Ghana to proceed onward to the knockout stage. Every one of the four groups has a sensible possibility of making it to the second round. Germany is among a modest bunch of top choices to win the entire thing with their profoundly capable and tried crew. The man drives Portugal thought to be the world’s best soccer player: Cristiano Ronaldo. Ghana has thumped the U.S. out of the last two World Cups in succession.
U.S. lead trainer Jurgen Klinsmann is attempting to depict cool certainty about the gathering heading into the competition.
“Clearly, it’s quite possibly the most troublesome gatherings in the entire draw,” U.S. Men’s National Team lead trainer Jurgen Klinsmann enlightened ESPN in the wake of hearing concerning his draw. “It couldn’t get any more troublesome or any greater. However, that is what is the issue here. It’s a genuine test, and we’ll take it. We’ll take it on, and ideally, we will shock a few groups there.”
Another gathering that could be viewed as a “Gathering of Death” is suitably named “Gathering D” – and it is likewise a merciless one: Italy, England, Uruguay, and Costa Rica.
While many say Costa Rica doesn’t have a potential for success, they aren’t a crew that anybody should rest on with rising 21-year-old star Joel Campbell driving the charge.
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FIFA World Cup 2014 Most-Watched Men’s World Cup Championship Ever
Most-Viewed and Highest-Rated World Cup Ever
The 2014 FIFA World Cup positions as the most-saw World Cup ever on English-language TV in the United States. ESPN, ESPN2, and ABC consolidated to average 4,557,000 watchers and a 2.8 US family evaluating for the 64 matches, checking increments of 39% and 96 percent (versus 3,273,000 of every 2010 and 2,321,000 out of 2006), and 33 percent and 75 percent (versus 2.1 in 2010 and 1.6 in 2006), separately. WatchESPN found the middle value of 892,000 novel watchers and almost 41 million complete minutes for each game for increments 174% and 173 percent, individually, over the 2010 World Cup. WatchESPN had a normal moment crowd of 304,000 throughout the competition, giving a seven percent lift to English-language viewership Fifa.
“A marvelous World Cup and unrivaled substance made by our cross-stage groups in Brazil obviously caught the consideration of fans,” said John Skipper, President ESPN, Inc. what’s more, Co-Chairman Disney Media Networks. “ESPN multiplied U.S. viewership since the 2006 World Cup, and we set industry precedents for live occasion streams. We’re pleased with our part in assisting with developing interest in the worldwide game and our obligation to the game remaining parts solid.”
2014 World Cup Record Audiences
The 2014 World Cup delivered multiple national and market audience records for ESPN and ABC, including:
The nine most-saw men’s World Cup coordinates ever on ESPN or ESPN2 and 10 of the main 20 when including broadcasts circulated on ABC.
The most-saw soccer match in the United States – men’s or ladies’ – ever for ESPN’s opening round broadcast of the USA versus Portugal on June 22 (18,220,000 watchers and a 9.6 US HH rating).
The most streamed game ever, with WatchESPN logging 43,300,000 hours (2.6 billion live minutes) of the live match seeing for each of the 64 matches.
A record rating for at least one World Cup match on ESPN, ESPN2, or ABC in 36 of the 56 metered markets (in alphabetical order with the record rating): Albuquerque (9.0 rating), Atlanta (11.2), Baltimore (11.4), Birmingham (8.5), Boston (12.2), Buffalo (8.6), Columbus (12.6), Dayton (8.9), Denver (10.3), Detroit (8.3), Greensboro (9.2), Greenville (8.9), Hartford/New Haven (13.2), Houston (9.5), Indianapolis (9.5), Jacksonville (8.5), Kansas City (10.6), Los Angeles (13.0), Memphis (7.5), Nashville (9.1), New Orleans (8.7), New York (15.0), Norfolk (10.8), Oklahoma City (6.5), Orlando (12.6), Philadelphia (10.5), Pittsburgh (8.7), Providence (11.2), Raleigh-Durham (9.4), Richmond (12.3), Sacramento (12.0), San Antonio (10.6), St. Louis (8.7), Tampa/St. Petersburg (9.0), Washington, D.C. (15.4), and West Palm Beach (12.0).
FIFA World Cup 2014 Awards List
While Germany came through with an amazing 1-0 triumph in additional time over Argentina to bring home the 2014 World Cup list of titles, there were various individual champs on Sunday also.
Following the last at the Maracana, FIFA reported various honors to perceive incredible exhibitions from players all through their time in Brazil.
The Golden Ball is the loftiest as it is given to the most extraordinary player of the competition. Nonetheless, the top scorer, goalkeeper, and best youthful player are likewise regarded.
Here is a glance at the champ of each grant to close the overall occasion.
The Awards 2014 FIFA World Cup played in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July 2014. The following awards were given after the tournament:
An honor given to the best part in the competition was seemingly the hardest race possible. Squawka Football separated the greatest names in the race dependent on their hostile capacity:
While these five players have each been great, it was significant not to preclude the midfielders and protectors who had worked really hard of holding adversaries back from scoring, which is similarly imperative to winning.
Furthermore, the citizens couldn’t settle on a choice until after the last since Germany was addressed on the waitlist by Mats Hummels, Toni Kroos, Philipp Lahm, and Thomas Mueller. At the same time, Argentina likewise highlighted Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano, and the harmed Angel Di Maria.
With just three players (James Rodriguez, Neymar, and Arjen Robben) not contending in the finals, obviously, this would have been a serious honor.
Eventually, the citizens concluded that Messi was the awesome pack, notwithstanding his misfortune in the last match against Germany. Steven Goff of The Washington Post gave a glance at the Silver and Bronze victors also:
This proceeds with an intriguing pattern for the Golden Ball to go to a player not in the triumphant group, as indicated by Infostrada Sports:
Investigator Ives Galarcep was one of numerous who couldn’t help contradicting the choice:
Jeff Borzello of CBS Sports gave a substitute arrangement:
In any case, Messi scored four objectives with one help to help carry his side to the finals. This was a noteworthy achievement for seemingly the best part on the planet.
Golden Ball is given to the outstanding player at the FIFA World Cup. The players who finish second and third are given the Silver Ball and Bronze Ball, respectively.
Golden Ball: Argentina, Lionel Messi
Silver Ball: Germany, Thomas Müller
Bronze Ball: Netherlands, Arjen Robben
On 11 July 2014, the FIFA Technical Study Group announced the ten-player shortlist for the Golden Ball award.
Argentina Ángel Di María
Germany, Mats Hummels
Germany, Toni Kroos
Germany, Philipp Lahm
Argentina, Javier Mascherano
Argentina, Lionel Messi
Germany, Thomas Müller
Netherlands, Arjen Robben
Colombia, James Rodríguez
This is the solitary honor of the bundle that isn’t cast a ballot upon as it is given to the top scorer in the competition. On account of a tie, the honor goes to the player who has the most helps, trailed by who scored his objectives at all measure of playing time.
There were three players with a genuine possibility of winning the honor heading into the last. Mueller required one objective to coordinate with Rodriguez, albeit the German star would have the sudden death round based on his three bits of help. Messi, in the interim, required a full cap stunt to top the rundown.
Nonetheless, neither of the top scorers had the option to come through in the last as Mario Goetze gave the solitary objective shortly of play.
Subsequently, Rodriguez had the option to complete as the champ despite playing just five matches in Brazil:
Bryan Armen Graham of MicNews analyzes the youth’s creation to another gifted scorer:
With Colombia prone to return as a possible competitor, later on, you can envision the 23-year-old player will be a top pick to win another of these honors a long time from now.
Golden Boot: Colombia, James Rodríguez
Silver Boot: Germany, Thomas Müller
Bronze Boot: Brazil, Neymar
Indeed, even an easygoing fan could tell that this World Cup included some inconceivable goalkeeping. This is the thing that made it so hard to pick only three finalists for the Golden Glove grant, not to mention one victor.
Plugs from the two finalists made the waitlist as Manuel Neuer of Germany, and Argentina’s Sergio Romero were perceived for solid showings. Costa Rica’s Keylor Navas additionally completed in the best three in the wake of conveying his side to an unexpected outing to the quarter-finals.
Obviously, this left out CONCACAF goalkeepers Guillermo Ochoa of Mexico and Tim Howard of the United States, every one of whom had extraordinary competitions. AS gives a touch of understanding concerning why they were left off:
All things considered, this doesn’t remove a single thing from Neuer, who was the possible champ of the lofty honor. He was a stone for his crew in each match he played and was a significant justification for the group’s prosperity.
ESPN gave a glance at the saves he made all through the competition:
Seat Report’s Dan Levy additionally concurred with the choice:
Neuer made huge plays both in and away from the net, and there is little uncertainty he is perhaps the best attendant on the planet.
Golden Glove: Germany, Manuel Neuer
On 11 July 2014, the FIFA Technical Study Group announced the three-player shortlist for the Golden Glove award.
Costa Rica, Keylor Navas
Germany, Manuel Neuer
Argentina, Sergio Romero
Best Young Player:
The Hyundai Young Player Award is given to the most outstanding young player at the FIFA World Cup. Players must be at most 21 years old to receive the award; for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, they must be born on or after 1 January 1993.
Best Young Player: France, Paul Pogba
On 11 July 2014, the FIFA Technical Study Group announced the three-player shortlist for the Young Player award.
Netherlands, Memphis Depay
France, Paul Pogba
France, Raphaël Varane
FIFA Fair Play award
The FIFA Fair Play Award is given to the team with the tournament’s best disciplinary record. Only teams that reach the knockout phase are eligible.
Fair Play Award: Colombia
Man of the Match:
The Budweiser Man of the Match was given to the best player of each match. It was decided by popular voting online, through FIFA’s website, Twitter, and FIFA’s mobile phone application.