2014 FIFA World Cup
A year after being named the player of the tournament at the Under-20 World Cup, Juventus' Paul Pogba was honored yet again, this time at the big fella's gathering in Brazil. Pogba was named the top young player at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Messi vs. The Machine. Not a bad way to spend a Sunday.
Juveuts' Paul Pogba has been one of three players nominated for the Young Player Award at the 2014 World Cup, joining France teammate and Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane and Memphis Depay from the Netherlands and PSV Eindhoven.
No matter how hard Lichtsteiner huffed and puffed down the right wing, his Swiss side was unable to score against Argentina.
Paul Pogba did Paul Pogba things against Nigeria on Monday. To top off a typical Pogba performance, the 21-year-old dynamo scored the game-winning goal to help France advance to the quarterfinals of the 2014 World Cup.
After his team's flat performance against Costa Rica on Friday, Italy manager Cesare Prandelli is set to shake things up and use a 3-5-2 formantion with the Azzurri's World Cup lives on the line. Good move? Bad move? Let's investigate!
That was fun, wasn't it? (Hint: No, no it wasn't.)
Martín Caceres and the rest of the Uruguay defense owe Luis Suarez a hug. Or 10. Whatever's necessary.
Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has returned to training four days after suffering a sprained ankle in a training session last Friday. While he took part in all exercises, Buffon getting back into the starting lineup hasn't been decided just yet.
Juventus' Kwadwo Asamoah was deployed in a relatively new left back role for Ghana against the United States on Monday. While he was arguably Ghana's best player against the U.S., the Black Stars fell 2-1 to the Americans in their World Cup opener.