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We'll Leave It There So: Portrush on the up as Portugal collapse and all today's sport

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World Cup

Soccer - FIFA World Cup 2014 - Group G - Germany v Portugal - Arena Fonte Nova Source: Nick Potts



The Best thing we shared

What with all the dehydration and physios going down injured, we missed this bit of England’s defeat to Italy.

After Andrea Pirlo’s sublime free kick landed half an inch too high to ripple the net, Joe Hart wanted the ball back…. no, he really, really, really wanted the ball back.

Source: Paolo Colombo/YouTube

Where we were today

Our man in Brazil was hanging out with some Mexicans before they took on the hosts in Fortaleza.

photo 1 Source: Mikey Stafford

On the record

“Mash it up, son.”

- Daniel Sturridge’s mother gave him this sage advice before he took to the field against Italy.

The Fixture List

Tonight, Ghana take on the US of A hoping to keep pace with Germany in Group G (11pm).

And by tomorrow we’ll have seen all 32 teams at the World Cup as Belgium take on Algeria (5pm) and Russia meet South Korea (11pm) either side of Mexico’s date with Brazil (8pm).

Showbiz, Baby!

Ronaldo gets a sadface from RiRi, so his day wasn’t all bad.

ri ri

“Some might even say, it’s Müller-time.”


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