Thursday, June 12, 2014

FIFA 2014 Know Your Team eBook #BrasilWorldCup #Copadamundo


I have put together an eBook as a handbook for quick reference on all the participating teams of FIFA 2014 #BrasilWorldCup. A quick glance at the teams will equip you with the knowledge of who-is-who and will help you enjoy the matches better. #copadamundo #copamundo

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

FIFA 2014- KYT Series- Portugal

250px-EU-Portugal_with_islands_circled.svg.pngKnow Your Team- Portugal
FIFA World Cup 2014
Location: Europe
Language: Portuguese
Population: 10, 487, 289

Portugal's best performance so far in the World Cups

In 1996 World Cup, Portugal got the third place.
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2014 FIFA Group

Portugal belongs to Group G along with Germany, USA and Ghana.

Portugal Team 2014

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Coach: Paulo Bento
Captain: Cristiano Ronaldo
Goalkeeper: Eduardo Carvalho

Star: Cristiano Ronaldo

Preferred Formation: 4-3-3


Quote:
“It’s going to be a balanced group with four strong teams so it’s going to be very difficult for us, but we will fight to the end to achieve our first goal, which is to reach the knock-out phase.” -Paulo Bento

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FIFA 2014- KYT Series- Germany

250px-EU-Germany.svg.pngKnow Your Team- Germany
FIFA World Cup 2014
Location: Europe
Language: German
Population: 80, 716, 000

Germany's best performance so far in the World Cups

In 1954, 1974 and 1990 World Cup, Germany was the winner.
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2014 FIFA Group

Germany belongs to Group G along with Portugal, USA and Ghana.

Germany Team 2014

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Coach: Joachim Low
Captain: Philipp Lahm
Goalkeeper: Manuel Neuer

Star: Thomas Muller

Preferred Formation: 4-2-3-1

Quote:
“We have a harmonious blend of young talented players and those with a lot of experience. Our squad is balanced as each position is covered with two players.” -Joachim Low

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FIFA 2014- KYT Series- Argentina

220px-Argentina_orthographic.svg.pngKnow Your Team- Argentina
FIFA World Cup 2014
Location: South America
Language: Spanish
Population: 41, 660, 417

Argentina's best performance so far in the World Cups

In 1978 and 1986 World Cup, Argentina was the winner.
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2014 FIFA Group

Argentina belongs to Group F along with Bosnia- Herzegovina, Iran and Nigeria.

Argentina Team 2014

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Coach: Alejandro Sabella
Captain: Lionel Messi
Goalkeeper: Sergio Romero

Star: Lionel Messi

Preferred Formation: 4-3-3

Quote:
“Let’s hope we also have Messi, but we have other tactical options. With Messi it’s one thing and without him it’s another.” -Alejandro Sabella

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FIFA 2014- KYT Series- France

250px-EU-France.svg.pngKnow Your Team- France
FIFA World Cup 2014
Location: Europe
Language: French
Population: 66, 616, 416

France's best performance so far in the World Cups

In 1934, 1998 World Cup, France was the winner.
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2014 FIFA Group

Italy belongs to Group E along with Switzerland, Ecuador and Honduras.

France Team 2014

France-2014-national-team-wallpaper-672x372.jpg

Coach: Didier Deschamps
Captain: Hugo Lloris
Goalkeeper: Hugo Lloris

Star: Karim Benzema

Preferred Formation: 4-3-3

Quote:
“With Franck Ribery at 100 per cent, we can’t be better. But we have to be ambitious and we will continue to be.” -Didier Deschamps

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FIFA 2014- KYT Series- Italy

250px-EU-Italy.svg.pngKnow Your Team- Italy
FIFA World Cup 2014
Location: Europe
Language: Italian
Population: 59, 943, 933

Italy's best performance so far in the World Cups

In 1934, 11938, 1982 and 2006 World Cup, Italy was the winner.
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2014 FIFA Group

Italy belongs to Group D along with Uruguay, England and Costa Rica.

Italy Team 2014

Italy-2014-national-team-wallpaper-672x372.jpg

Coach: Cesare Prandelli
Captain: Gianluigi Buffon
Goalkeeper: Gianluigi Buffon

Star: Andrea Pirlo

Preferred Formation: 4-3-2-1

Quote:
“I am not leaving for Brazil with any doubts. Actually we’re going there conscious we can have a great World Cup.” -Cesare Prandelli

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

FIFA 2014- KYT Series- England

250px-England_in_the_UK_and_Europe.svg.pngKnow Your Team- England
FIFA World Cup 2014
Location: Europe
Language: English
Population: 53, 012, 456

England's best performance so far in the World Cups

In 1966 World Cup, England was the winner.
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2014 FIFA Group

England belongs to Group D along with Uruguay, Italy and Costa Rica.

England Team 2014

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Coach: Roy Hodgson
Captain: Steven Gerrard
Goalkeeper: Joe Hart

Star: Wayne Rooney, Sturridge

Preferred Formation: 4-2-3-1

Quote:
“I think the balance is quite good. They(the younger players) have imposed themselves and their ability in my thinking.” -Roy Hodgson

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FIFA 2014- KYT Series- Uruguay

220px-Uruguay_(orthographic_projection).svg.pngKnow Your Team- Uruguay
FIFA World Cup 2014
Location: South America
Language: Spanish
Population: 3, 324, 460

Uruguay's best performance so far in the World Cups

In 1930 and 1950 World Cup, Uruguay was the winner.
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2014 FIFA Group

Uruguay belongs to Group B along with England, Italy and Costa Rica.

Uruguay Team 2014

Uruguay-2014-national-team-wallpaper-672x372.jpg


Coach: Oscar Tabarez
Captain: Diego Lugano
Goalkeeper: Fernando Muslera


Star: Luis Suarez

Preferred Formation: 4-4-2

Quote:
“I took the news(Suarez’s surgery) the same way everyone took it, like a bucket of cold water. But he is very upbeat and it makes me serene.” -Diego Godin


Sources:
http://www.worldcupinfo.info/category/team/uruguay/

FIFA 2014- KYT Series- Netherlands

250px-EU-Netherlands.svg.pngKnow Your Team- The Netherlands
FIFA World Cup 2014
Location: Western Europe
Language: Dutch
Population: 16, 819, 595

Netherlands best performance so far in the World Cups

In 1974, 1978 and 2010 World Cup, Netherlands was runner-up.
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2014 FIFA Group

Netherlands belongs to Group B along with Spain, Chile and Australia.

Netherlands Team 2014

Netherlands-2014-national-team-wallpaper-672x372.jpg


Coach: Louis van Gaal
Captain: Robin van Persie
Goalkeeper: Jasper Cillessen/ Michel Vorm/ Tim Krul


Star: Arjen Robben, van Persie

Preferred Formation: 5-3-2 OR 4-3-3

Quote:
“We consider ourselves as outsiders. I arrived as coach with certain targets: qualify for the finals, and then reach the semifinals.” -Louis van Gaal


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FIFA 2014- KYT Series- Spain

250px-EU-Spain.svg.pngKnow Your Team- Spain
FIFA World Cup 2014
Location: Southwestern Europe
Language: Spanish
Population: 46, 704, 314

Spain’s best performance so far in the World Cups

In 2014 World Cup, Spain was the winner.
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2014 FIFA Group

Spain belongs to Group B along with Netherlands, Chile and Australia.

Spain Team 2014

Spain-2014-national-team-wallpaper-672x372.jpg

Coach: Vicente del Bosque
Captain: Iker Casillas
Goalkeeper: Iker Casillas

Star: Iker Casillas

Preferred Formation: 4-6-0

Quote:
“A healthy, positive dressing room is worth more than 100 hours of tactics.” -Vicente del Bosque

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