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World Cup: Brazil 2014 average attendance second highest ever

World Cup: Brazil 2014 average attendance second highest ever | FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 | Scoop.it
The average attendance at 2014 World Cup matches is now the second highest of all time with an average crowd of 52,762 overtaking the 52,491 at the 2006 tournament in Germany.
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The article talks about the average attendance of the World Cups. Brazilian World Cup 2014 has reached the second highest average attendance, leaving behind German World Cup in 2006. The first highest attendance is still United States, when they organized the World Cup in 1994, due to the huge capacity of their Stadiums.

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World Cup 2014: Gonzalo Higuain happy to fire Argentina into semi-finals

World Cup 2014: Gonzalo Higuain happy to fire Argentina into semi-finals | FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 | Scoop.it
Gonzalo Higuain has spoken of his happiness after firing Argentina through to the World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1990.
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The Argentinian player, Gonzalo Higuian had finally scored a goal for his team, during the match against Belgium in the World Cup's quarter-finals. He showed himself very happy because Argentina has reached the semi-finals after 24 years. He also told, he hadn't been desperate to score, because he knew sooner or later he would do it.

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Netherlands 60 Second Team Profile | Brazil 2014 World Cup - YouTube

Every Goal, Every Game, Every Day -- the World Cup on talkSPORT this summer Check out http://talksport.com for more sport entertainment SUBSCRIBE to get more...
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This spotlight talks about how the Netherlands reaches the Brazilian World Cup. Their first World Cup game in 2014 will be against Spain, which has been defeated by in the final of the Sudafrican World Cup in 2010. It talks about their coach Louis Van Gaal and the best players of the team, Robin Van Persie and Arjen Robben.

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World Cup 2014: Portugal now banking more than ever on Cristiano Ronaldo after opening defeat by Germany - Telegraph

World Cup 2014: Portugal now banking more than ever on Cristiano Ronaldo after opening defeat by Germany - Telegraph | FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 | Scoop.it
Forward was way off his best and time is running out for 29 year-old for whom these finals probably represent last chance to write his own chapter in World Cup folklore
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The article talks about Cristiano Ronaldo's poor perfomance against Germany. He couldn't show his great football skills and he didn't have any chance to score. It also says that his hasn't recovered from his knee injury because if not he would have played much better.

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Stephanie Jaschek's comment, June 18, 2014 4:50 PM
Great! Check. articles = article; his isn't recover = he hasn't recovered; he would have play = he would have played
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Sturridge ready for 'do or die' game

Sturridge ready for 'do or die' game | FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 | Scoop.it

hEngland's Daniel Sturridge is prepared to do almost anything in Thursday's "do or die" World Cup meeting with Uruguay.

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The english player, Sturridge, says that he and his team mates will do anything within the laws of the game to win the match against Uruguay. He's afraid of losing on Thursday because that will probably leave England out of the Brazilian World Cup 2014, so he will "do or die" for winning. Sturridge also knows he will be playing against his Liverpool team mate, Luis Suarez. Finally, the English scorer, remarks that England will be maintining their reputation of fair play.

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Stephanie Jaschek's comment, June 18, 2014 4:56 PM
Fantastic work! Check the spelling of "wining". Check capital letters
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World Cup 2014: Luis Suarez warns England squad he will be ready for ... - Telegraph.co.uk

World Cup 2014: Luis Suarez warns England squad he will be ready for ... - Telegraph.co.uk | FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 | Scoop.it
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World Cup 2014: Luis Suarez warns England squad he will be ready for ...
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World Cup 2014: Luis Suarez warns England squad he will be ready for Uruguay in time for June 19 showdown.
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Luis Suarez's knee has been recently fixed and he has the feeling that he will compete in the Brazilian World Cup. He tells his team mates of Liverpool to be prepared beacuse he will face them in the World Cup. 

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Schweinsteiger fears galvanised Brazil

Schweinsteiger fears galvanised Brazil | FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 | Scoop.it
Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger fears Neymar's injury could galvanise Brazil in Tuesday's World Cup semi-final.
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Bastian Schweisnteiger, the German player, thinks that Neymar injury will benefit Brazil, because it will united them as a team, and they will want to win the World Cup for him. Schweisnteiger is sure this incident will make Brazil stronger, but he is very confident Germany is going to play a great match, because they have greater players.

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Neymar 60 Second Player Profile | Brazil 2014 World Cup - YouTube

Every Goal, Every Game, Every Day -- the World Cup on talkSPORT this summer Check out http://talksport.com for more sport entertainment SUBSCRIBE to get more...
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This video is a spotlight of the profile of Neymar Jr., Brazilian most important player. He just turned 22 years old, but all Brazilian fans expect a lot of him. Neymar won the last Golden Ball of the best player of the Confederations Cup last year, and he wants to repeat his great performance at the World Cup 2014.

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Lionel Messi 60 Second Player Profile | Brazil 2014 World Cup - YouTube

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The video is spotlight of the profile of the world greatest football player,  Lionel Messi. It shows Messi's achievements during his carrer. The only trophy he is missing is the World Cup with Argentina. The spotlight also compares Messi to Maradona and Pele, being both champions of the world.

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Stephanie Jaschek's comment, June 18, 2014 4:48 PM
interesting!! Correct: It shows Messi's Achievements during his career
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Gotze: Muller was outstanding

Gotze: Muller was outstanding | FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 | Scoop.it
Mario Gotze and Andreas Kopke have showered Thomas Muller in praise following his hat-trick against Portugal, while the Germany No13 has expressed his delight to FIFA.com.
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Mario Gotze, the German player, talks about the important role that Thomas Muller plays on the team. He says that Thomas is an excellent football player because he can score from everywhere and makes reference to Thomas's outstanding performance against Portugal where he scored a hat trick. Also, Gotze says that Muller is very important to the atmosphere of the team beacuse he makes jokes in the changing room and quotes " Thomas is always the life and soul of the party and is unbelievably important to our game".

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Stephanie Jaschek's comment, June 18, 2014 4:52 PM
Super! Correct: he talks about the important role that Thomas Muller plays...
Stephanie Jaschek's comment, June 18, 2014 4:52 PM
Super! Correct: he talks about the important role that Thomas Muller plays...
Stephanie Jaschek's comment, June 18, 2014 4:54 PM
check the spelling of "excelent" and remember that nationalities take capital letters.
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Holland’s Rafael van der Vaart ruled out of World Cup with a calf injury

Holland’s Rafael van der Vaart ruled out of World Cup with a calf injury | FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 | Scoop.it
Holland’s most experienced player, Rafael van der Vaart, has been ruled out of the World Cup in after picking up a calf injury in a training session on Tuesday
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Rafael van der Vaart was injured this morning traning with his team selection. He will miss the Brazilian World Cup and Holland loses another great and important player. Also he is considered to be the most experienced man in court because of this age. Holland will now have to search a player to repleace him

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Stephanie Jaschek's comment, June 18, 2014 4:56 PM
Great! Check spelling of "looses", and the adjective form of "experience"
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World Cup: Injury rules Croatias Niko Kranjcar out of finals in Brazil

World Cup: Injury rules Croatias Niko Kranjcar out of finals in Brazil | FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 | Scoop.it
Croatias World Cup plans have been rocked by the news that Niko Kranjcar is to miss the finals through injury. (Croatia's World Cup plans have been rocked by the news that Niko Kranjcar is to miss the finals through injury.
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The article talks about the injury of the Croatian player, Niko Kranjcar. It is believed that he is going to miss the finals of the Brazilian World Cup. It is a big absence for Croatia because he is one of the best players

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Stephanie Jaschek's comment, June 18, 2014 4:57 PM
Good!! Check the noun form of "Absent" and remember to capitalize nationalities