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- Cue samba: Brazil's World Cup bound to be special Updated: Apr-08-14 4:26 am
- AP Interview: Pele ready for World Cup in Brazil Updated: Apr-03-14 2:26 pm
- AP Interview: Pele mourns demise of 'jogo bonito' Updated: Apr-03-14 2:11 pm
BRUSSELS - Belgium is back in the World Cup after 12 years, and with its hottest crop of players in a generation.
FRANKFURT, Germany - Germany departs for the World Cup as one of the teams to beat despite having a relatively young squad.
Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella's challenge at the World Cup is as simple as it is daunting: Make the world's best player play at his best.
Argentina will be heading to the World Cup with the spotlight split between Lionel Messi and a player who's unlikely to make the cut.
Like sunshine and happiness or Lennon and McCartney, football and Brazil go together, each making the other better. So the first World Cup in Brazil in 64 years is bound to be special.
NEW YORK - Pele's family doesn't call him by his nickname. They don't even call him by his given name, Edson Arantes do Nascimento.
NEW YORK - Pele is mourning the passing of the beautiful game, a phrase many say was coined by the 73-year-old Brazilian football wizard.