- 5 Ghana players to watch at the World Cup Updated: Apr-11-14 5:51 am
- 5 Germany players to watch at the World Cup Updated: Apr-11-14 5:47 am
- Injury worries for Germany ahead of World Cup Updated: Apr-11-14 5:45 am
- 5 Argentina players to watch at the World Cup Updated: Apr-10-14 6:02 am
- 5 France players to watch at the World Cup Updated: Apr-10-14 5:52 am
- 5 England players to watch at the World Cup Updated: Apr-09-14 5:27 am
- Uruguay: The small country nobody wants to face Updated: Apr-09-14 5:21 am
- Uruguay led by Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani Updated: Apr-09-14 5:20 am
- 5 Brazil players to watch at the World Cup Updated: Apr-08-14 7:49 am
- 5 Australia players to watch at the World Cup Updated: Apr-08-14 5:24 am
- 5 Dutch players to watch at the World Cup Updated: Apr-08-14 5:21 am
- Netherlands hoping to end World Cup winless streak Updated: Apr-08-14 5:11 am
ACCRA, Ghana - Michael Essien and Kevin-Prince Boateng are both returning after extended breaks from international football to play for Ghana at the World Cup, and Andre Ayew is also likely to be one of the country's pivotal players in Brazil.
FRANKFURT, Germany - Germany departs for the World Cup as one of the teams to beat despite having a relatively young squad.
FRANKFURT, Germany - Despite being in charge of one of the top favorites at the World Cup, Germany coach Joachim Loew is deeply worried.
With a squad packed full of talent from Europe's top clubs, Argentina is certainly one of the title contenders at this year's World Cup.
LONDON - Going into the 2012 European Championship with England, Roy Hodgson had only a few weeks from being appointed to taking a squad to the tournament.
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - Diego Forlan recorded a television commercial recently wearing a T-shirt that read: "We're not the favorites, nor will we be a surprise. We are the team that no one wants to draw."
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - Although Uruguay is a small country with only 3.2 million people, it has produced some big talent.
SAO PAULO - Playing at home, Brazil will be attracting more attention than usual at the World Cup.
SYDNEY - Australia will be returning for its third consecutive World Cup with its toughest assignment to date - Group B matches against defending champion Spain, 2010 finalist Netherlands and Chile.
AMSTERDAM - Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal's greatest triumph came when he led Ajax to the Champions League title in 1995 by blending a nucleus of experienced veterans with highly talented youngsters like Patrick Kluivert, Clarence Seedorf and Edgar Davids.
AMSTERDAM - The Netherlands will head to Brazil hoping - again - to shake off the tag of best team never to win a World Cup.