Greece coach Fernando Santos said he was the victim of a double-standard when he was banished late in Greece’s game against Costa Rica.
Greece’s soccer team has delighted its fans back home by advancing in the World Cup, but Brazilians don’t like the team’s defensive style.
Luis Suarez told FIFA’s disciplinary panel that he did not deliberately bite Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup.
A quarter-final match-up in the 2014 World Cup will be a battle of the underdogs, but Costa Rica, is favored against a Greek team that needed a miracle penalty shot against Ivory Coast to advance.
An 11-year-old Scottish boy with Down’s Syndrome who is a fan of the Greek soccer team has been invited by the Greek football federation to the World Cup.
Nick Kyrgios, a 19-year-old wild-card entry from Australia, overcame 13th-seeded Richard Gasquet 3-6, 6-7, 6-4, 7-5, 10-8 to reach Wimbledon’s third round.
FIFA has to decide what to do about Uruguay’s Luis Suarez, who bit an Italian player in their crucial World Cup game in Brazil.
Although a tie would see both teams advance into the World Cup quarter-finals, Germany and U.S officials and players say they want to win.
Call it the Luck of the Greeks from now on. After a dubious penalty call against Ivory Coast deep in overtime gave striker Giorgos Samaras a free kick, he calmly netted it to give Greece a 2-1 win to make it into the final 16 of the World Cup.
African soccer teams have never reached a World Cup semi-final but are starting to show their stuff at the 2014 games in Brazil.