Chelsea winger Victor Moses has been in the news lately, albeit for the wrong reasons, as sources have revealed the player is not comfortable with the bench role he has been confined to for the last two group matches despite his injury worries.
Thomas Muller once again made the difference as Germany qualified as winners of Group G with victory over the United States, who also reached the last 16 at the World Cup.
Southampton and England defender Luke Shaw has signed for Manchester United for £27m, rising to £31m depending on success.
United initially made a bid of £27m for the 18-year-old left-back in May, but the offer was rejected.
Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini says the four-month ban given to Luis Suarez for biting him is excessive.
Suarez, 27, bit the Juventus player during Uruguay's 1-0 win over Italy and has been banned from all football-related activity until the end of October by world governing body Fifa.
Argentina and Nigeria both qualified for the last 16 of the World Cup despite two Lionel Messi goals condemning the African side to a 3-2 defeat in their final group game.
From the president down to football players and fans, Uruguayans rallied behind Luis Suarez on Wednesday as their controversial hero risked a possible World Cup ouster for biting an opponent.
Uruguay scored a dramatic late winner to knock four-time winners Italy out of the World Cup in a match involving another controversial Luis Suarez 'biting' incident.
Liverpool striker Suarez appeared to bite Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini one minute before Diego Godin scored Uruguay's winner.
Colombia finished top of Group C to set up a last-16 tie against Uruguay after beating Japan, who were eliminated.
Japan needed a win to stand a chance of progressing but went behind when Juan Cuadrado scored a penalty following Yasuyuki Konno's foul on Adrian Ramos.
Uruguay's Luis Suarez faces a lengthy ban that would force him to miss the rest of the World Cup if found guilty of biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini.
Fifa, football's governing body, has opened disciplinary proceedings against the striker following Uruguay's 1-0 group win on Tuesday.
The Super Eagles bounced back from a disappointing goalless draw with Iran to record their first three points of the 2014 Fifa World Cup with a 1-0 win over the Blue Dragons of Bosnia-Herzegovina in the second Group F game.
Javier Hernandez came off the bench to help Mexico reach the last 16 of the World Cup as their watertight defence and swift counter attacks gave them a 3-1 win against Croatia on Monday to emerge from Group A as runners-up behind Brazil.
Neymar scored twice in a man-of-the-match display as Brazil rediscovered their attacking flair to overwhelm Cameroon and qualify for the World Cup knockout stage.
The 22-year-old produced two brilliant first-half strikes either side of a Joel Matip equaliser, with Fred and Fernandinho assuring their side of a place in the last 16 as winners of Group A.
Ivory Coast will take a 'very cautious' approach in their World Cup clash with Greece on Tuesday, coach Sabri
Lamouchi said, keeping his final line-up a mystery as the African team look to reach the tournament's knockout stage for the first time.
Croatia may have been soundly beaten 3-1 by Mexico on Monday but coach Niko Kovac remained unbowed as his team headed home from the World Cup having finished third in a tough Group A.
Nigeria earned a hard fought 1-0 win against the Blue Dragons of Bosnia-Herzegovina in a thrilling Group F game in Cuiaba courtesy a Peter Odemwingie's goal in the 29th minute of the pulsating encounter.
He's been out of competitive action for most of 2014, but Tiger Woods will return to golf next week.
Woods, who underwent back surgery to repair a pinched nerve in March, will play at his own Quicken Loans National event at the Congressional Country Club as he begins his preparations for the third major of the season the British Open.
- England Look To Italy, Balotelli To Save Them
- Joleon Lescott: West Brom Sign England defender
- Mikel Calls Iran Draw 'Not The End'
- Upbeat Dutch Set To Expose Australia
- Rooney Hits Back At Media
- Late Goeal As Switzerland Beat Ecuador
- Messi Stunner Inspires Argentina
- Keshi Expects A Well-Trained Iran
- World Cup 2014: Robin Van Persie Praise Netherlands Boss
- Mexico Edge To Win Over Cameroon
- Franz Beckenbauer: Fifa Bans German Legend For 90 Days
- World Cup: Neymar Double Gives Brazil A Nervy Opening Win Over Croatia
- Sepp Blatter: Fifa President Criticises Uefa 'Disrespect'
- Dutch Hunt World Cup Revenge Against Spain
- Messi, Ronaldo Duel For Cup Stardom
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