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El Shaarawy hopeful of making Brazil

Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent | April, 21 2014

Stephan El Shaarawy believes he can make Italy’s World Cup squad after making his first appearance in four months at the weekend. • Paul: Seedorf eyes Europe The 21-year-old has spent most of the season sidelined by a foot injury,...

Wenger: Wilshere will be polished for World Cup

PA sport | April, 19 2014

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is confident Jack Wilshere will be "just polished" in time to boost England's World Cup hopes as the midfielder steps up his rehabilitation from injury. Wilshere has been sidelined since suffering a hairline fracture...

Ronaldo: World Cup would crown career Video

ESPN staff and Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 17 2014

Cristiano Ronaldo has told So Foot Junior of his desire to win the World Cup with Portugal this summer -- and believes it is possible with hard work. • Pick your Ultimate XI • Ronaldo relishing underdog role Ronaldo has won many trop...

Filipe Luis hails Brazil squad's depth

ESPN staff | April, 18 2014

Atletico Madrid left-back Filipe Luis believes that Brazil’s squad is the hardest to get into in the world. • World Cup Daily Despite being a regular under Diego Simeone at Atletico, the 28-year-old is not currently in Selecao boss L...

Melville: My World Cup Ultimate XI

Adrian Melville |

Picking the World Cup Ultimate XI is a unique opportunity not only to decide who the best players in the world are, but to assess how those players would all fit together while wearing the same jersey. And while there really is no perfect answer, ...

Llorente unworried about missing WC

Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent | April, 18 2014

Fernando Llorente believes his likely exclusion from Spain's World Cup squad could be a blessing in disguise -- for himself and Juventus. • Rzouki: Conte should stay Llorente, 29, took a while to settle in at Juve following his arrival ...

Cabaye unconcerned by lack of minutes

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | April, 18 2014

Yohan Cabaye is not concerned his lack of playing time at Paris Saint-Germain could cost him his World Cup place and believes France coach Didier Deschamps "is rather happy I don't play every game". • Johnson: Cavani's mala...

Colombia's Pekerman coy on Falcao recovery Video

ESPN staff | April, 17 2014

Colombia coach Jose Pekerman said he prefers not to hear any more speculation regarding the progress of forward Radamel Falcao as he recovers from surgery. "We are all depending on time, we aren’t going to speculate on thing or anothe...

U.S. will train at Stanford ahead of World Cup Video

Associated Press | April, 17 2014

CHICAGO -- The U.S. soccer team will train at Stanford University in Stanford, Calif., ahead of the World Cup. • Carlisle: On the bubble of the U.S. squad The Americans will start gathering there on May 14 and train at the Cagan Stadium socce...

France stars 'could be dropped'

Mark Rodden | April, 17 2014

France coach Didier Deschamps has told BFM TV he would be willing to leave out some of the country’s best players if it gives his team a better chance at the World Cup. Deschamps, 45, has until May 13 to select 30 players for this...

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