#2014 FIFA World Cup

John Oliver Takes A Moment Away From Trashing FIFA To Express How Psyched He Is For The World Cup

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John Oliver might've tore FIFA apart earlier in the week, but that doesn't mean he's not really excited for The World Cup.

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Check Out Nike’s Amazing Animated Short, ‘The Last Game,’ Just In Time For The World Cup

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Nike outdoes the competition with this amazing animated short that channels Pixar by way of 'Space Jam.'

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John Oliver Took FIFA To The Woodshed Just In Time For The 2014 World Cup

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John Oliver's excitement for the World Cup is tempered only by his knowledge of FIFA.

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FIFA Now Admits That Awarding The World Cup To Qatar Was A Mistake

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FIFA is finally willing to admit that the World Cup in Qatar might be a mistake, but not for the reason you might be expecting.

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On FIFA 14, PES 2014 And Soccer Games Hitting A Glass Ceiling

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This article began life as a traditional standoff between video game's football powerhouses: <em>FIFA 14</em> and <em>Pro Evolution Soccer 2014</em> for current-gen systems.

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The 10 Most Dangerous Places On Earth Are Probably All World Cup Soccer Stadiums

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Construction at the World Cup's Arena da Amazônia has stopped after two more worker deaths were reported last week.

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This FIFA 14 TV-Smashing Freakout Will Make Your Worst Video Game Tantrum Seem Tame

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It starts with the requisite controller throw and only escalates from there.

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Sepp Blatter’s Twitter Was Hacked, And Now He’s Hashtagging People As Murderers

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Earlier today, FIFA president Sepp Blatter started to get a little.

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My Favorite Player In FIFA 13: Liu Kang

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If I'd known they'd put special attacks into the FIFA games, I would've started buying them years ago.

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Plenty Of Flair To Spare: FIFA Street Review

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The beautiful game quickly goes sour when there's no suspense on the pitch.

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Shakira Is A Very Good Reason To Like Soccer

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Last we <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/10/why-would-someone-ever-cheat-on-shakira?preview=true&preview_id=67372&preview_nonce=419b1fe116">checked in on international pop superstar Shakira</a>, she was dumping her no-good soccer star boyfriend, Gerard Piqué, because he allegedly couldn’t stop putting his balls in other girls’ nets.

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Gay Kiss In FIFA ’12 Is Unintentional, Hilarious

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While EA and Microsoft keep pretending <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gaming/2011/10/why-is-ea-ignoring-widespread-fifa-hacking/">there's not a massive security flaw in FIFA 2012</a>, even though <a href="http://venturebeat.com/2011/12/04/how-i-was-hacked-a-tale-of-hijack-xbox-live-and-fifa-trading-cards/">the hacking is still going on</a>, we're pretty sure that won't receive nearly as much coverage as this glitch.

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Bulgarian Role Models

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It's important and interesting that two ridiculously oil-rich countries (Russia and Qatar) get awarded the World Cup and then it emerges that the FIFA judges who dole out such cherries are corrupt as f**k.

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SI Writer Wants To Run FIFA

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UPDATE: There's <a href="http://www.facebook.com/pages/Grant-Wahl-For-FIFA-President/147263328667805">a Facebook page</a> for Grant's "candidacy" now.

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K’Naan Comes Through For Coke

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<a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/150/waving-the-flag.html?page=0%2C0"> Off-guard was an understatement in regards to how I felt upon hearing my day job boss bring up <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/knaan">K'Naan</a> in casual conversation.

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ITALIAN DAD STABBED OVER PLAYSTATION

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Here's a not-so-feelgood story out of Europe involving an Italian teenager (not pictured), a PlayStation, and a dad getting stabbed because he was kicking his boy's ass in FIFA.

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AMERICA MISSED CONFED CUP BY THAT MUCH

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The United States Men's National Team was minutes away from winning the FIFA Confederations Cup this weekend, taking a stunning 2-0 lead into half time.

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USA BEATS SPAIN, 2-0. WE LIKE SOCCER NOW!

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4TH UPDATE: Here are the highlights in case you missed the match, or just want to relive your jaunt onto the MNT bandwagon.

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US NATIONAL TEAM ADVANCES…SOMEHOW

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For the US Men's National Team to advance in the FIFA Conferderations Cup, they had to beat Egypt by three goals, and then Brazil had to beat Italy by three goals, and both of those things happened over the weekend.




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