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The 2014 World Cup in Brazil has kicked off. Our curated collection brings together interviews, match highlights, and analysis in celebration of the world's most watched tournament.

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil has kicked off. Our curated collection brings together interviews, match highlights, and analysis in celebration of the world's most watched tournament.
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The 2014 World Cup in Brazil has kicked off. Our curated collection brings together interviews, match highlights, and analysis in celebration of the world's most watched tournament.

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English


Episodes

Neymar Is Out, Argentina Takes On Netherlands

7/7/2014
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The 32 nations that began the World Cup are now down to just four: Germany, Brazil, the Netherlands and Argentina. By the end of the weekend, a champion will raise the trophy. (Take Two, KPCC, 7/8/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


World Cup Play Helps Colombian Team Shed Bad Reputation

7/2/2014
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For the first time, Colombia is in the quarter-finals of the World Cup. The team's winning streak is helping Colombian soccer emerge from a history of disappointment and drug-fueled violence. (Morning Edition, NPR, 7/3/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


Has American Soccer Finally Won?

7/1/2014
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Team USA will not be back on the World Cup stage—the men's national team was defeated and eliminated from the tournament by Belgium yesterday. We might continue to cry about it, but in a way, has American soccer finally won? Has the United States finally fallen in love with soccer, and if so, what took us so long? (The Takeaway, WNYC, 7/2/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


Slate's Knockout Round Preview

6/30/2014
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Josh Levin, Stefan Fatsis, and Mike Pesca discuss the end of the group stage and the beginning of the knockout round at the World Cup. (Hang Up and Listen, Slate, 6/30/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


How Soccer Works

6/25/2014
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Maybe you hail from a soccer crazed country – or from the U.S. Either way, there’s lots to discuss about “the beautiful game”, from its prehistory, rules and strategy to, of course, the World Cup. Join Josh and Chuck as they wade into football, aka soccer. (How Stuff Works, 6/19/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


USA Can Still Advance

6/23/2014
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Doug Tribou of NPR’s Only a Game joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to explain how the U.S. can remain in the World Cup after Thursday’s game, regardless of the outcome. (Here & Now, WBUR, 6/23/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


Ecuador's Secret Weapon: Esmeraldas

6/19/2014
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Most of Ecuador's top soccer players hail from one place: the rural, coastal province of Esmeraldas. What makes Esmeraldas so special? (Morning Edition, NPR, 6/20/2014)

Duration: 00:04:00


Netherlands Defeats Australia, 3-2

6/17/2014
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Australia has given the Netherlands a run for their money at the football world cup. (Morning Report, RNZ, 6/19/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


Brazilians Embrace World Cup, Troubles Aside

6/17/2014
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In World Cup action Tuesday, Brazil and Mexico played to a draw. Despite the dashed hopes of the home team, Brazilians are feeling more buoyant generally about hosting soccer's biggest tournament. (Morning Edition, NPR, 6/18/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


Animals Predict Outcomes Across The Globe

6/14/2014
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Animals and World Cup predictions have a storied history. In 2010, an octopus in a German aquarium named Paul became famous after correctly predicting 8 cup matches in a row, outperforming many soccer analysts. (NewsHour, PBS, 6/15/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


Mexico Defeats Cameroon, 1-0

6/12/2014
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It seemed like Mexico's entire population took the day off to watch their teams first match against Cameroon. (All Things Considered, NPR, 6/13/2014)

Duration: 00:03:00


Your Guide To Brazilian Indie Music

6/12/2014
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Soundcheck brings you an occasional series looking at the huge musical landscape of Latin America's largest and most populous country as part of the Soundcheck Guide To Brazil. (Soundcheck, WNYC, 6/12/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


Brazil Defeats Croatia, 3-1

6/11/2014
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Brazil breathed a sigh of relief after defeating Croatia 3-1 in a win that included two goals from its star striker, Neymar. (Morning Edition, 6/13/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


How to Watch the World Cup Like a Brazilian

6/11/2014
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Get ready to enfiar o pé na jaca. (WNYC News, 6/12/2014)

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In Brazil, Fans Eager For Kick Off

6/10/2014
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Despite strikes and protests, fans are converging on Brazil in advance of the World Cup. (Morning Edition, NPR, 6/11/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


Qatar 2022 Casts Long Shadow

6/9/2014
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On June 12, the World Cup in Brazil kicks off, but allegations that bribes were paid to secure the 2022 tournament for Qatar have been overshadowing the opening of the four yearly showpiece event. (Morning Report, RNZ, 6/9/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


Your World Cup Primer

6/7/2014
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As some of you might need a bit of a refresher, here's your 2014 World Cup primer. (The Takeaway, WNYC, 5/28/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


The 'Glorious World Cup': Assessing U.S. Chances

6/7/2014
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Alan Black and David Henry Sterry, authors of The Glorious World Cup, preview of the tournament with NPR's Rachel Martin. (Weekend Edition, NPR, 6/8/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


Brazil's Youth Continue World Cup Protests

6/7/2014
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As the World Cup nears, Brazilian youth take to the streets. (The World, PRI, 3/28/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00